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Easy How to Draw a Bird Tutorial and Bird Coloring Page

Below you’ll find an easy step-by-step tutorial for how to draw a Bird and a Bird Coloring Page. A chubby little body and big eyes makes him extra fun to draw.

Bird Drawing

A drawing of a bird, made with the help of an easy step by step tutorial.

How to Draw a Bird for Kids Tutorial

This how to draw a bird tutorial is simple but stays true to a more realistic form. Whether it be a Blue Jay, a Cardinal or a Finch, the body and wing shape here will work for all of them. You might only need to alter the colors, or maybe smooth that cute tuft on its head, to make it look like a different species.

Drawing a bird with this sitting, profile view is one way to go. But if a standing bird that fills the paper sounds interesting, just scroll down for the other Easy Bird option. It could be used for birds that have a different bit of color on its head. After that, check out the many other bird options at the bottom of this post. There’s quite a collection to choose from!

Use the Button below to Download a PDF Tutorial

A step by step tutorial for how to draw an easy bird, also available as a free download.

Bird Coloring Page

Bird Coloring page, available as a free download.

Another Bird Drawing

Easy Bird Coloring Page

Student Bird Drawing

Brown and Black colors make a cute Chickadee!

Materials to Draw a Bird

  • Drawing Paper. This is the good stuff you can buy in bulk for a good price.
  • Pencils. I like how this brand always makes nice dark lines.
  • Black Marker. A permanent marker will give you a dark black color.
  • Crayons. The larger packs are nice for more color choices.
  • Note: All of the above are Amazon affiliate links.

How to Draw a Bird Step by Step

Time needed: 45 minutes

How to Draw a Bird

  1. Start the body with a round shape.

  2. Attach a head with a point.

  3. Erase line and add large eye and beak.

  4. Draw a wing.

  5. Erase line and add tail.

  6. Add lots of feather details.

  7. Draw a branch underneath.

  8. Add leaves on the branch, clouds in the sky.

  9. Trace with marker and color.

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