Birds to chirp their way into the front parlor by Dutch lithographer and painter Theodorus van Hoytema, or Hoijtema. Living from 1863 to 1917 his bird calendars decorated homes all over the Netherlands.

"The Return of the Stork." 1893.
“The Return of the Stork.” 1893. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://msdresen.blogspot.com/2014/05/theo-van-hoytema.html
"Swans in the river." 1898.
“Swans in the river.” 1898. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hoytema-Swans.jpg
"Ducks." Undated.
“Ducks.” Undated. Watercolor. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ducks.jpeg
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