This delightful coloring book includes spectacular bird illustrations based on the artwork of Audubon and other classic ornithology illustrators, presented in an attractive hardback gift edition with patterned endpapers. Included here are bright songbirds and majestic birds of prey, as well as favorites such as the jewel-like kingfisher and the flamboyant flamingo. Their delicate, vivid plumage makes birds ideal subject matter for developing color technique and rendering those illustrations is guaranteed to provide hours of pleasure. An index of birds is included, to help you identify each species and find your favorites. Based on classic ornithology illustrations. The original full-color plates are displayed on the adjacent page for easy reference. 77 designs printed on thick high quality paper. Hardback. 160 pages.