Rock Pipit

Rock Pipit sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta.
Rock Pipit
The Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus) is endemic to Europe and nests on the rocky coasts of the Kola peninsula and in western Europe northwards from Brittany. It is normally a resident bird in Ireland, Britain and France, but the populations in Scandinavia, the Baltics and Russia moves south in winter, probably to the coastal areas of Western Europe.
Half the world population of rock pipits are in Norway.

Jack Snipe

Jack Snipe sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta.
Jack Snipe
Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus) breed in the northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Jack Snipes are migratory, spending the non-breeding period in Great Britain, Atlantic and Mediterranean coastal Europe, Africa, and India.

Lesser Whitethroat

The Lesser Whitethroat sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta.
Lesser Whitethroat
The Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca) breeds in Europe and Asia east to the Trans-Baikal and as far south into northern Israel. The Lesser Whitethroat is a migratory bird that winters in the south of the Sahara, mostly in East Africa, the southern Arabian Peninsula and India.

Common Sandpiper

Common Sandpiper sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta.
Common Sandpiper
The Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) is a migratory bird that breeds across much of Europe and Asia. It winters in Africa, South Asia and Australia.

Little Gull

Little Gull sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Little Gull
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus) has a very wide range. It breeds in northeastern Europe and in scattered locations in central Europe and in Asia, in Russia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia. It also breed very locally at the Great Lakes in North America.

Sand Martin

Sand Martin ketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Sand Martin
The Sand Martin (Riparia riparia) is a migratory bird that breeds across much of the northern hemisphere, in Europe, parts of northern Asia and North America. It has its winter quarters in the warmer tropical regions in the Southern Hemisphere in southern Africa, South America and Southeast Asia.

Savi's Warbler

Savi's Warbler sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Savi's Warbler
Savi's Warbler (Locustella luscinioides) is a migratory bird that breeds in southern Europe and western Asia. The bird winters in sub-Saharan Africa.

Bateleur Eagle

Bateleur Eagle bird painting by Artmagenta
Bateleur Eagle

The bateleur eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus) is endemic to Africa and small parts of Arabia. "Bateleur" is French for "Street Performer".