I have seen some beautiful birds in my travels on the east coast of Australia. Here are some of the birds that I have photographed or painted.
Crimson Rosellas Oil Pastel
Rainbow Bee eaters Oil Pastel
Indian Minor bird enjoying our lunch
I am yet to identify this one
Thanks for the inspiration to Ailsa http://wheresmybackpack.com/2013/12/27/travel-theme-birds/