Barn Swallows bring good luck and rid the area of insects but don't dare get in the way of their nest building determination!
The House Sparrow, in spite of its drab appearance, is an amazing little singing survivor.
Pelicans make for great painting and photography subjects but their history is quite fascinating in itself.
The mockingbird may look like a drab gray bird, but this "many-tongued mimic" is anything but drab. It will take more than Payne's Gray to paint this guy!
Seagulls, or more accurately "Gulls" are a fascinating bird for artists of all kinds, versatile and dramatic in their antics, they keep us entertained.