American White Pelican by John James Audubon
John James Audubon, who turns 228 this Friday, is remembered for his efforts to document the birds of North America, and his masterpiece, The Birds of America, depicts just over 700 species, 25 of which were new to science. However, Audubon was not the first person to attempt to paint and describe all the birds of America. Do you know who was? Find this image in BHL: http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40419021

American White Pelican by John James Audubon

John James Audubon, who turns 228 this Friday, is remembered for his efforts to document the birds of North America, and his masterpiece, The Birds of America, depicts just over 700 species, 25 of which were new to science. However, Audubon was not the first person to attempt to paint and describe all the birds of America. Do you know who was?

Find this image in BHL: http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40419021

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