My mom turned 57 this May! Good lord. :P In honor of her birthday, my boyfriend (Frans), my sister (Simone), and I each drew her a picture of a bird, which we then matted and framed and presented to her (along with crepes and creampuffs.)
Here's the triptych:
Mine was a barn owl, Frans' some unknown bird, and Simone's, a budgerigar.
Close-up of my bird (gouache on BFK Rives paper):