posted August 11th, 2010; last edited April 13th, 2014 –– David Sibley

Original Art for sale

The gallery below shows original artwork for sale. This sale includes gouache (opaque watercolor) portraits most of which were done for a weekly newspaper column from 2002 to 2005, and ink drawings done for a variety of publications 1985 to 2003.

To Purchase:

If you are interested in purchasing one or more pieces, the first step is to contact me to confirm that the pieces are still available. If they are, I will reserve them for you while the next step – payment – is completed.

Also, Original paintings on Commission

If you are interested in my original artwork but don’t find anything here that captures your fancy, you might want to consider commissioning a painting of the species of your choice. More info about commissions is at this link

Browsing the table: There are about 100 total pieces listed here and arranged more or less by price. The listing begins with black-and-white ink drawings or scratchboard, and farther down you will find color paintings in gouache. You can use your browser’s search function (e.g. command-f keys) to find specific words or numbers (e.g. gouache, falcon, Bright Wings, etc.)

SubjectSizeDateMediumsale price
himantopus_bachmani-tiff_thumbBlack Oystercatcher Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.8 x 6.51989ink on paper$175
rissa_tridactyla_wings-tiff_thumbBlack-legged Kittiwake Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.4.5 x 71985ink on paperSOLD
dendroica_fusca-tiff_thumbBlackburnian Warbler Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.4 x 6ink on paper$175
stellula_calliope-tiff_thumbCalliope Hummingbird Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.6 x 6ink on paperSOLD
nucifraga_columbiana-tiff_thumbClark's Nutcracker Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.7.5 x 71992ink on paperSOLD
dendroica_occidentalis-tiff_thumbHermit Warbler Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.7 x 6.51989ink on paper$175
limosa_haemastica-tiff_thumbHudsonian Godwit Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.7.5 x 71989ink on paperSOLD
coccyzus_minor_wings-tiff_thumbMangrove Cuckoo Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.7 x 8.51989ink on paperSOLD
icterus_parisorum_wings-tiff_thumbScott's Oriole Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.7 x 6.51989ink on paper$175
buteo_brachyurus-tiff_thumbShort-tailed Hawk Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.7 x 5ink on paperSOLD
spindais_zena_wings-tiff_thumbWestern Spindalis Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.5 x 5ink on paper$175
lagopus_lagopus-tiff_thumbWillow Ptarmigan Published in WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.9 x 6.51989ink on paperSOLD
chamaea_fasciata-tiff_thumbWrentit Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.7 x 6.51989ink on paper$175
pheucticus_melanocephalus_wings-tiff_thumbBlack-headed Grosbeak Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.7 x 5.5ink on scratchboard$200
todus_broad-billed-tiff_thumbBroad-billed Tody Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.5 x 5ink on scratchboard$200
chlorostilbon-tiff_thumbCuban Emerald Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 7ink on scratchboard$200
chen_canagicans_bna-tiff_thumbEmperor Goose Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.9 x 41994ink on scratchboard$200
passer_montanus_bna1-tiff_thumbEurasian Tree Sparrow Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.7 x 72000ink on scratchboard$200
phalacrocorax_carbo-tiff_thumbGreat Cormorant published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.52000ink on scratchboard$200
phalacrocorax_carbo2-tiff_thumbGreat Cormorant published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.52000ink on scratchboard$200
phalacrocorax_carbo3-tiff_thumbGreat Cormorant published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.52000ink on scratchboard$200
cyanocorax_yncas_bna-tiff_thumbGreen Jay Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.5 x 61995ink on scratchboardSOLD
zonotrichia_querula-tiff_thumbHarris's Sparrow Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.6 x 81995ink on scratchboardSOLD
oceanodroma_leucorrhoa-tiff_thumbLeach's Storm-Petrel Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.9.5 x 81995ink on scratchboard$200
aethia_pusilla_cristatellus-tiff_thumbLeast and Crested Auklets Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 5ink on scratchboard$200
oporornis_tolmiei-tiff_thumbMacGillivray's Warbler Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.6 x 5ink on scratchboard$200
gavia_pacifica_scan_20100414_smallPacific Loon Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.10 x 5ink on paperSOLD
vireo_plumbeus-tiff_thumbPlumbeous Vireo Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.6 x 91985ink on paper$200
progne_subis_tachycineta_bicolor-tiff_thumbPurple Martin and Tree Swallow Published in the WINGS tour catalog, Birds of Cape May, and The Birds of New Jersey. Ink on paper.9 x 6.5ink on paper$200
turdus_red-legged-tiff_thumbRed-legged Thrush Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.6.5 x 8ink on scratchboardSOLD
phalaropus_lobatus_bna1-tiff_thumbRed-necked Phalarope Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.6 x 7.52000ink on scratchboard$200
phalaropus_lobatus_bna2-tiff_thumbRed-necked Phalaropes Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.52000ink on scratchboard$200
chen_caerulescens_bna1-tiff_thumbSnow Goose Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.9.5 x 62000ink on scratchboard$200
chen_caerulescens_bna2-tiff_thumbSnow Goose Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.6.5 x 42000ink on scratchboard$200
cygnus_buccinator-tiff_thumbTrumpeter Swan Published in Birds of Denali. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.52001ink on scratchboardSOLD
ixoreus_naevius_bna2-tiff_thumbVaried Thrush Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.6 x 52000ink on scratchboard$200
xenoligea_montana-tiff_thumbWhite-winged Warbler Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.6 x 4ink on scratchboard$200
coturnicops_noveboracensisYellow Rail Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.7 x 6.51994ink on scratchboard$200
anthus_rubescens_wings-tiff_thumbAmerican Pipit Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.5 x 4.51994ink on scratchboard$250
melanitta_nigra-tiff_thumbBlack Scoter Published in the WINGS tour catalog, Birds of Cape May, and The Birds of New Jersey.11 x 5.51995ink on scratchboardSOLD
vireo_atricapillus-1-tiff_thumbBlack-capped Vireo published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.7 x 91995ink on scratchboard$250
gelochelidon_nilotica-tiff_thumbGull-billed Tern Published in Birds of Cape May. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.51994ink on scratchboard$250
stercorarius_longicauda_scan_20100414_smallLong-tailed Jaeger Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.6.5 x 5ink on scratchboardSOLD
grus_canadensis-tiff_thumbSandhill Cranes over Denali Published in Birds of Denali. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.52000ink on scratchboard$250
charadrius_wilsonia_bna-tiff_thumbWilson's Plover Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.6 x 92000ink on scratchboard$250
icteria_virens-tiff_thumbYellow-breasted Chat Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.5ink on scratchboard$250
picoides_tridactylus-tiff_thumbAmerican Three-toed Woodpecker Published in Birds of Denali. Ink on scratchboard.6.5 x 82000ink on scratchboard$300
picoides_arcticus-tiff_thumbBlack-backed Woodpecker Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.10 x 82000ink on scratchboard$300
spizella_pallida-tiff_thumb-2Clay-colored Sparrow Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.9.5 x 61994ink on scratchboard$300
spizella_pallida-tiff_thumbClay-colored Sparrow Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.9.5 x 6.51994ink on scratchboard$300
calonectris_diomedea_puffinus_gravis-tiff_thumbCory's and Great Shearwaters Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on paper.6.5 x 81988ink on paper$300
larus_pipixcan-tiff_thumbFranklin's Gull Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.9.5 x 6.51994ink on scratchboardSOLD
centrocercus_urophasianus-tiff_thumbGreater Sage-Grouse Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 71995ink on scratchboard$300
charadrius_vociferus_bna2-tiff_thumbKilldeer Published in The Birds of North America. Ink on scratchboard.7 x 61999ink on scratchboard$300
charadrius_montanus-tiff_thumbMountain Plover Published in the WINGS tour catalog. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.51995ink on scratchboard$300
oenanthe_oenanthe-tiff_thumbNorthern Wheatear Published in Birds of Denali. Ink on scratchboard.6.5 x 82000ink on scratchboard$300
ammodramus_maritimus_bna2-tiff_thumbSeaside Sparrow Published in the WINGS tour catalog, and Birds of Cape May. Ink on scratchboard.10 x 71994ink on scratchboard$300
catharus_swainsoni-tiff_thumbSwainson's Thrush Published in Birds of Denali. Ink on scratchboard.6.5 x 82000ink on scratchboard$300
heteroscelus_incanus-tiff_thumbWandering Tattler Published in Birds of Denali. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.52000ink on scratchboard$300
numenius_phaeopus-tiff_thumbWhimbrel Published in Birds of Denali. Ink on scratchboard.8 x 6.52000ink on scratchboard$300
loxia_leucoptera-tiff_thumbWhite-winged Crossbill Published in Birds of Denali. Ink on scratchboard.6.5 x 82000ink on scratchboard$300
arenaria_bltu_thumbBlack Turnstone Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$600
himantopus_bnst_hawaiian_thumb(Hawaiian) Black-necked Stilt Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
botauru_lentiginosus_americanbittern_thumbAmerican Bittern Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
fulica_americana_amco_clean_thumbAmerican Coot Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
cinclus_americana_amdi_thumbAmerican Dipper Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
limosa_lapponica_bartailedgodwit001_thumbBar-tailed Godwit Painted for Audubon Alaska's Important Bird Areas poster. Gouache on Bristol Board.14 x 92008gouache$800
laterallus_jamaicensis_blra_thumbBlack Rail Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$700
pica_americana_bbma_clean_thumbBlack-billed Magpie Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
anas_discors_bwte_clean_thumbBlue-winged Teal Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$700
tringytes_subruficollis_bbsa_clean_thumbBuff-breasted Sandpiper Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
branta_hutchinsii_cago_clean_thumbCackling and Canada Geese Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
branta_hutchinsii_cacklinggoose_clean_thumbCackling Goose Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
ptychoramphus_aleuticus_caau_clean_thumbCassin's Auklet Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
chaetura_pelagica_chsw_clean_thumbChimney Swift Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
somateria_molissima_coei_thumbCommon Eider Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
corvus_corax_cora_clean_thumbCommon Raven Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
podiceps_nigricollis_eagr_thumbEared Grebe Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$700
streptopelia_decaocto_ecdo_clean_thumbEurasian Collared-Dove Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$700
sturnus_vulgaris_eust_clean_thumbEuropean Starling Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$700
fulmarus_glacialis_nofu_thumbFulmar Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
leucosticte_gcrf_thumbGray-crowned Rosy-finch Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92002gouacheSOLD
catharacta_skua_grsk_thumbGreat Skua Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouacheSOLD
cyanocorax_yncas_greenjay_thumbGreen Jay Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
perdix_perdix_grpa_thumbGrey Partridge Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92002gouache$700
falco_rusticolus_gyrfalcon001_thumbGyrfalcon Painted for Audubon Alaska's Important Bird Areas poster. Gouache on Bristol Board.14 x 92008gouache$900
ammodramus_henslowi_hesp_thumbHenslow's Sparrow Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92002gouacheSOLD
eremophila_alpestris_hola_thumbHorned Lark Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
limosa_hugo_thumbHudsonian Godwit Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92002gouache$700
tringa_flavipes_lesseryellowlegs_clean_thumbLesser Yellowlegs Published in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92008gouache$700
aegithalos_caudatus_ltti_thumbLong-tailed Tit Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
moas_thumbMoas Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
charadrius_montanus_mountainplover_clean_thumbMountain Plover Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92002gouache$700
cygnus_olor_muteswan_clean_thumbMute Swan Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
glaucidium_npow_thumbNorthern Pygmy Owl Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$700
passerina_ciris_paintedbunting_thumbPainted Bunting Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouacheSOLD
paradiseblueflycatcher_thumbParadise Blue Flycatcher Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
phalaenoptilus_nuttalli_copo_thumbPoor-will Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$700
amazona_viridigenalis_redcrownedparrot_clean_thumbRed-crowned Parrot Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouache$700
rissa_rlki_clean_thumbRed-legged Kittiwake Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
columba_livia_09142006_thumbRock Pigeon Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
buteo_lagopus_09132006_thumbRough-legged Hawk Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouacheSOLD
onychoprion_fuscata_sote_thumbSooty Tern Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92002gouache$700
uria_lomvia_09142006_thumbThick-billed Murre Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$700
agelaius_tricolor_tricoloredblackbird_clean_thumbTricolored Blackbird Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds, on an Audubon California poster of Important Bird Areas, and in the book Bright Wings. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
lunda_cirrhata_tuftedpuffin_thumbTufted Puffin Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92003gouacheSOLD
zonotrichia_leucophrys_wcsp_thumbWhite-crowned Sparrow Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92004gouache$700
brotogeris_09142006_thumbYellow-chevroned Parakeet Published in the New York Times syndicated column Sibley on Birds. Gouache on Bristol Board.7 x 92005gouache$700
brachyramphus_marmoratus_marbled-murrelet001_thumbMarbled Murrelet Painted for Audubon Alaska's Important Bird Areas poster. Gouache on Bristol Board.14 x 92008gouache$900
somateria_fischeri_spectacledeider003_thumbSpectacled Eider Painted for Audubon Alaska's Important Bird Areas poster. Gouache on Bristol Board.14 x 92008gouache$900

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