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John James Audubon

by Mary Ann Kelley
John J. Audubon

Photo Credit: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

John Audubon was a French-born American artist and ornithologist. Audubon is known for his studies, drawings, and paintings of North American birds. His best known work is Birds of America. Volumes 1-7 of Birds of America can be found online at the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Born - April 26, 1785

Died - January 27, 1851

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John James Audubon Biography  (Y, M, O, T)
American artist and ornithologist (one who studies birds) John James Audubon was a leading natural history artist who made drawings of birds directly from nature. He is mainly remembered for his Birds of America series. From NotableBiographies.com

John James Audubon Biography  (Y, M, O, T)
A great painter and ornithologist, John James Audubon was a detailed illustrator of birds. John James Audubon biography trails the artist's journey of failure and success. From TheFamousPeople.com

John James Audubon  (Y, M, O, T)
From Britannica.com

Prints by John James Audubon  (Y, M, O, T)
Digitized Print Materials from the Library of Congress

John James Audubon  (Y, M, O, T)
From the Florida Museum of Natural History

Audubon Nature Institute  (Y, M, O, T)
Audubon Nature Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit that operates a family of ten museums and parks dedicated to nature.

John James Audubon  (Y, M, O, T)
The American Woodsman: Our Namesake and Inspiration. From Audubon.org

John J. Audubon's Birds of America  (Y, M, O, T)
The life's work of both a lover and observer of birds and nature. From Audubon.org

John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove  (Y, M, O, T)
First home in America for John James Audubon.

John James Audubon   (Y, M, O, T)
Audubon was an American ornithologist, artist and naturalist known for his studies, drawings and paintings of North American birds. From Biography.com

National Audubon Society  (Y, M, O, T)
The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.

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