- Audubon,John James
Au·du·bon (ôʹdə-bŏn', -bən), John James. 1785-1851.
Haitian-born American ornithologist and artist whose extensive observations of eastern North American avifauna led to the publication of The Birds of America (1827-1838), a collection of his engravings that is considered a classic work in ornithology and American art.
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