John Gale

Gale’s work celebrates birds and wildlife from around the world and he has illustrated the most popular Bird Guides all over the world. His love of natural history, his scientific background and extensive travelling have all culminated in his ability to draw birds beautifully and exactly.
His work is highly renowned: in 1992, only one year after beginning his career, he won the prestigious ‘Bird illustrator of the year’ award; in 2002 he won the Swarovski ‘Bird artist of the year’ title; in 2009 he won the frozen plant category of the BBC wildlife magazine ‘Artist of the year’.