Shorebird is a cast bronze sculpture by Edwin Gamble and is one of his classic abstract birds.  Gamble was an avid birdwatcher who lived in Brunswick, Maine.  His love of birds led him to abstract them to their most essential forms.  His sculpture is in both the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland, Maine and the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine, where he had retrospectives before his death in 2006. He was a highly regarded artist and he seemed happiest making art and making the rounds with his beloved and permanent sidekick, a West Highland terrier named Angus.
This sculpture is one of several generously donated to the City of Portland and the Jetport by William D. and Mary Louise Hamill.