j. james audubon


[aw-duh-bon, -buhn]
John James, 1785–1851, U.S. naturalist who painted and wrote about the birds of North America.
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Audubon (ˈɔːdəˌbɒn)
John James. 1785--1851, US naturalist and artist, noted particularly for his paintings of birds in Birds of America (1827--38)

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with ref. to birds or pictures of them, from U.S. naturalist J.J. Audubon (1785-1851).
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Audubon   (ô'də-bŏn')  Pronunciation Key 
American ornithologist and artist. His effort to catalog every species of bird in the United States resulted in the publication of The Birds of America (1827-1838), a collection of 1,065 life-size engravings of birds found in eastern North America. It is considered a classic work in ornithology and in American art.
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