Drawing birds takes patience. To really get a sense of their behaviour you can't just draw from a photograph, you have to spend time watching.
Artist Niels Meyer-Westfeld moved to New Zealand from Germany, where he had a career as a graphic artist and part time landscape artist. But once he met our birds, he couldn't stop drawing them, which lead to his exhibit Land of Birds at Expressions Gallery and a related book.
He talks about what it takes to capture a bird on paper in its natural habitat,