Copyright Free, Vintage Bird Drawings from FreeVintageArt.com

There’s just something about birds that fascinate me. I know part of it is their ability to take wing and fly up among the tree tops. But, it’s something more that appeals to me. Perhaps it is how there are so many different kinds and the color of their feathers truly encompasses the full rainbow.It’s only been a few days since I began adding free vintage bird drawings to Free Vintage Art. It seems many of the mixed media artists are incorporating bird and

It’s little wonder why so many of the mixed media artists are incorporating bird and insect images into their pieces. Hopefully, one or more of the vintage bird here will find their way into your heart and your own creative endeavors.

Everything here is copyright free and in the public domain in the United States.

Vintage postcard illustration of two birds on a branch

Birds on a Branch

A pair of charming birds on a branch is the focal point of this vintage postcard illustration. Brightly colored birds sit on a holly branch near a pond.

vintage barnyard chickens drawing

Barnyard Chickens

Pretty barnyard chickens from an early 1900s holiday card. Repurposed as a charming bird illustration for your own crafty endeavors by FreeVintageArt.com.

Proud Turkey Drawing

Vintage proud turkey drawing rescued from a Thanksgiving Day card postmarked 1912. Full color illustration of a Tom showing off his plummage.

Baltimore Orioles

Public domain drawing of a pair of Baltimore Orioles and their nest from an American government publication.

sea gull nest

Sea Gulls and Nest

Vintage children’s book illustration of a pair of sea gulls and nest. Another bird flies past the nest as the father bird hollers at the coming storm clouds.

winter birds of England

Winter Birds of England

A children’s book illustration of winter birds of England. So many different kinds of birds visiting a backyard feeding station.


Vintage, black and white drawing of a pair of bullfinches on a branch with berries. From a children’s natural history story book.

Drawing of Seagulls

Seagull trio rescued from a 1958 travel brochure by the National Park Service. This drawing of seagulls will add some beachy goodness to your next project.

Chamba Moonal Pheasant

Beautiful, full-color book plate of a Chamba Moonal Pheasant. This bird drawing dates back to at least 1896 and is fully PD in the US.

Swan Pair

Pretty swan pair drawing from a vintage 1899 magazine. Two beautiful white birds glide majestically among white, yellow and orange water lilies.

15 Little Bird Drawings

A collection of 15 little bird drawings from the pages of the first volume of Bird Lore, a magazine by the Audubon Society.

Bird Eggs

A color printed book plate of bird eggs. Nine different bird species and their eggs are represented. Mostly brown-spotted blue eggs one a pinkish color.

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