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I started drawing in 2008 to illustrate the Ayrshire Bird Report. This page represents several of my pencil drawings completed so far. Many of my drawings have featured in various publications including The Birds of London by Andrew Self (Helm/Bloomsbury 2014).

 

 

Goldeneye at Hogganfield Loch drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Goldeneye  (Bucephala clangula)

Eurasian Cranes courtship dance in Sweden drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Eurasian Cranes  (Grus grus)

Short-eared Owls at RSPB Rainham Marshes drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Short-eared Owl  (Asio flammeus)

                   Yellow-crowned Night Heron drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

 

Yellow-crowned Night Heron  (Nyctanassa violacea)

Red Kite drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Red Kite  (Milvus milvus)

 

 

Kestrel drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Common Kestrel  (Falco tinnunculus)

 

 

 

 

 Sanderling drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Sanderling  (Calidris alba)

 

 

 

Nuthatch drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wood Nuthatch  (Sitta europaea)

Goosander drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Goosander  (Mergus merganser)

 

 

Goldeneye drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Goldeneye  (Bucephala clangula)

 

 

 

House Sparrow drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

House Sparrow  (Passer domesticus)

 

 

 

Great Cormorant drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Great Cormorant  (Phalacrocorax carbo)

Mute Swan drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Mute Swan  (Cygnus olor)

 

 

 

Northern Lapwing drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Northern Lapwing  (Vanellus vanellus)

 

 

 

Mallard drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Mallard  (Anas platyrhynchos) 

Blue Tit drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Blue Tit  (Cyanistes caeruleus)

 

 

 

 

 

 Great Tit drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Great Tit  (Parus major) 

 

 

 

 

 Willow Tit drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Willow Tit  (Poecile montanus)

 

 

 Dunlin drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Dunlin  (Calidris alpina)

 Common Shelduck drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Common Shelduck  (Tadorna tadorna)

 

 

Little Egret drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Little Egret  (Egretta garzetta

 

 

 Little Grebe drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Little Grebe  (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

 

 

 

 

Ring-necked Parakeet drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Ring-necked Parakeet  (Psittacula krameri

 

 

 

 

 Tree Sparrow drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Tree Sparrow  (Passer montanus)

 

 

 

 

Common Eider drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Common Eider  (Somateria mollissima)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 European Starling drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

European Starling  (Sturnus vulgaris)

 

 

 

 

 

Great Crested Grebes drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Great Crested Grebes  (Podiceps cristatus)

 

 

 

 

 Atlantic Puffin drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Atlantic Puffin  (Fratercula arctica)

 

Tawny Owl drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Tawny Owl  (Strix aluco)

 

 

 Northern Shoveler drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Northern Shoveler  (Anas clypeata)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whooper Swan drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Whooper Swan  (Cygnus cygnus)

 

 

 

 

 Ruddy Turnstone drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Ruddy Turnstone  (Arenaria interpres)

 

 

 

Mandarin Duck drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Mandarin Duck  (Aix galericulata)

 

 

 

 

 Buff-breasted Sandpiper drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Buff-breasted Sandpiper  (Tryngites subruficollis)

 

 

Common Gull drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Common Gull (Larus canus)

 

 

 Tufted Duck drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Tufted Duck  (Aythya fuligula)

 

 

Grey Heron drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Grey Heron  (Ardea cinerea)

 

 

 

 Bohemian Waxwing drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Bohemian Waxwing  (Bombycilla garrulus)

 

 

 

 

Eurasian Wigeon drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Eurasian Wigeon  (Anas penelope)

 

 

 Stonechat drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Stonechat  (Saxicola torquatus)

 

 

Grey Heron drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Grey Heron  (Ardea cinerea)

 

 

 

 Stonechat drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Hoopoe  (Upupa epops)

 

 

Common Blackbird drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Common Blackbird  (Turdus merula)

 

 

 

 Green Heron drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Green Heron  (Butorides virescens)

 

 

Northern Shoveler drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Northern Shoveler  (Anas clypeata

 

 

 

 Common Tern drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Common Tern  (Sterna hirundo)

 

 

Greylag Goose drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Greylag Goose  (Anser anser)

 

 

 Green Woodpecker drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Green Woodpecker  (Picus viridis)

 

Feral Pigeon drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Feral Pigeon  (Columba livia)

 

 

 

 

 Mediterranean Gull drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Mediterranean Gull  (Larus melanocephalus)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Snipe drawing  Fraser Simpson  

 

 

Common Snipe  (Gallinago gallinago)

 

 

 

 

 

 


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