How to Draw an Osprey

Welcome, young artists, to a tutorial on how to draw an osprey that we hope you will enjoy and have fun during the process! These birds of prey are found near water and are known for their incredible hunting skills. With this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll be able to create your very own osprey drawing in no time. So grab your pencils and let’s get started!


Materials Needed:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Coloring Supplies

Perfect For:

  • Kids
  • Newbies

How to Draw an Osprey

  • Draw a large, rounded body shape for the osprey.
  • Add a smaller, rounded head connected to the body with a short neck.
  • Draw a strong, hooked beak on the head.
  • Add a round eye on the head.
  • Sketch two thin legs with sharp claws, extending from the bottom of the body.
  • Draw two large wings on each side of the body, with feather details.
  • Add a medium-length, fan-shaped tail at the back of the body.
  • Include shading, patterns, and colors (such as browns, grays, and whites) to make the osprey look more realistic.

Easy Osprey Drawing for Kids – Step by Step Tutorial


Congratulations on completing this tutorial on how to draw an osprey! We’ve reached the end of this tutorial and we are sure your sketch looks awesome! Your final sketch should look like the image on the right. Now you can add some colors to make your drawing more realistic.


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About the Osprey

The osprey is a large bird of prey with a white head and a dark brown back. It has long wings and a hooked beak for catching fish. It lives near lakes, rivers, and oceans and eats mainly fish.