Lars Jonsson (illustrator)

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Lars Jonsson

Lars Jonsson (born 1952 in Stockholm) is a Swedish ornithological illustrator living in Hamra in the south part of the Swedish island of Gotland. He was appointed an honorary degree by Uppsala University in 2002.[1]


English/Translated Works

  • Birds of Sea and Coast (1978) Penguin ISBN 0-14-063003-1
  • Birds of Wood, Park and Garden (1978) Penguin ISBN 0-14-063002-3 - also translated in Dutch and German
  • Birds of Lake, River, Marsh and Field(1978) Penguin ISBN 0-14-063009-0
  • Birds of Mountain Regions (1979) Penguin ISBN 0-14-063013-9
  • The Island: Bird Life on a Shoal of Sand, Christopher Helm ISBN 0-7099-1443-1
  • Birds of the Mediterranean and Alps Croom Helm Ltd ISBN 0-7099-1413-X
  • Birds of Europe: With North Africa and the Middle East Translated by David Christie (1992) ISBN 0-7136-5238-1 - also translated in Danish, Dutch, French, and German
  • Birds and Light: The Art of Lars Jonsson Helm (2002) ISBN 978-0-7136-6405-8
  • Where Heaven and Earth Touch: The Art of the Birdpainter Lars Jonsson Dr. M. Imhof (2008) ISBN 978-3-865-68412-7
  • Lars Jonsson's Birds, winner National Outdoor Book Award (Design and Artistic Merit), Princeton University Press (2008) ISBN 978-0-691-14151-0


  • The Image of a Bird, Birds, Spring 1993, Vol 14 No 5, pages 54–58


  • Fåglar i naturen. 5, Medelhavsländerna och Alperna Wahlström & Widstrand (1980) ISBN 978-9-146-12495-5
  • Lommar : art- och åldersbestämning samt ruggning hos smålom Gavia stellata, storlom Gavia arctica, islom Gavia immer och vitnäbbad islom Gavia adamsii Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening (1992) ISBN 978-9-188-12401-2
  • En Dag i Maj Atlantis ISBN 91-7486-909-4
  • Lars Jonsson : fåglar och ljus Atlantis (2002) ISBN 978-9-174-86600-1
  • Lars Jonssons Fåglar i Europa med Nordafrika och Mellanöstern Wahlström & Widstrand (2006) ISBN 978-9-146-17633-6


  1. ^ Hogdal, Jon. "Pressmeddelande 2002-03-23. Konstnär och musikforskare nya hedersdoktorer". Uppsala Universitet. Archived from the original on 2007-09-25. Retrieved 22 March 2002.

External links

  • COPAC bibliography
  • Lars Jonsson's Homepage in Swedish and English.

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