John Cassady's Gallery of Bird Photographs and Artwork

Rough-legged Hawk

My top 40 favorite US birds

Indiana Rarities

North American (ABA) Rarities

Whistling-Ducks, Geese and Swans


Pheasant, Grouse, Turkey and Quail

Loons and Grebes

Albatrosses, Shearwaters, Petrels, Boobies, and Pelicans

Herons and Waders

Vultures, Kites, Eagles, Hawks, and Falcons

Rails and Cranes

Plovers, Oystercatchers, Stilts, and Avocets


Jaegers and Small Gulls

Large Gulls

Terns and Skimmers

Auks, Murres, and Puffins

Pigeons, Doves, Parrots, and Cuckoos

Owls and Nightjars


Trogons, Kingfishers and Woodpeckers


Shrikes, Vireos, Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens

Larks and Swallows

Chickadees, Titmice, Nuthatches, Wrens, and Dipper

Gnatcatchers, Old World Thrushes, and Thrushes

Mimics, Starling, Pipits, and Waxwings


Tanagers and Towhees

Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Buntings

Sparrows, Juncos, and Longspurs

Blackbirds, Meadowlarks, Orioles, and Finches

Birds of Costa Rica

Birds of Ecuador

Northern Colombia Birding Trip - July, 2023

Southern Ecuador Birding Trip - February, 2023

Ecuador Birding Trip - Amazon Foothills and Andes Highlands - June, 2022

Costa Rica IV Birding Trip - February, 2022

Costa Rica III Birding Trip - October, 2021

Costa Rica II Birding Trip - October, 2019

SE Arizona Birding Trip - May, 2019

Costa Rica Birding Trip - February, 2019

South Florida Birding Trip - May, 2018

South Texas Birding Trip - April, 2018

Duluth, Minnesota Birding Trip - February, 2018

Monterey California Birding Trip - September, 2017

North Carolina Birding Trip - May, 2017

New Mexico Birding Trip - January, 2017

Alaska Birding Trip - May/June, 2016

Whitefish Point, Michigan Birding Trip - October, 2013

Northern Michigan Birding Trip - June, 2013

South Texas Birding Trip - April, 2013

Duluth Birding Trip - February, 2013

Wyoming Birding Trip - June, 2012

Central California Coast Birding Trip - April, 2012

Southern California Birding Trip - April, 2011

Reptiles and Amphibians


Bird Drawings

Bird Carvings

Original Paintings

John Cassady birding in the Pribilof Islands, Alaska

John Cassady birding at Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska