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 (ô′də-bŏn′, -bən), John James 1785-1851.
Haitian-born American ornithologist and artist whose engravings, collected in volumes such as The Birds of America (1827-1838), are noted for their naturalistic detail and artistic sensibility.


(Biography) John James. 1785–1851, US naturalist and artist, noted particularly for his paintings of birds in Birds of America (1827–38)


(ˈɔ dəˌbɒn, -bən)

John James, 1785–1851, U.S. naturalist who painted and wrote about the birds of North America.
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[ˈɔːdəbɒn] N the Audubon Society (US) sociedad para la conservación de la naturalezaICONA m, ADENA f
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Audubon, on the littl smelling powers of carrion-hawks, I tried in the above mentioned garden the following experiment: the condor were tied, each by a rope, in a long row at the bottom of wall; and having folded up a piece of meat in white paper, walked backwards and forwards, carrying it in my hand a the distance of about three yards from them, but no notic whatever was taken.
yet there are upland geese with webbed feet which rarely or never go near the water; and no one except Audubon has seen the frigate-bird, which has all its four toes webbed, alight on the surface of the sea.
Josephine made a lasting impression on Audubon. The Zoo's logo continued to be a stylized whooping crane many years after Josephine had passed on.
IN 1896 Harriet Lawrence Hemenway, a wealthy, fashionable woman of Boston high society, launched a campaign for bird protection that would serve as the foundation for the modern National Audubon Society.
The picture, by 15-year-old Katy Read of Kenton in Newcastle, won the under-18s 'Naturally Funny' section of the competition, run by the Audubon Community Nature Center in New York State.
There are Audubon conservation organisations throughout the US and a National Audubon Society.
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In 2016, NH Audubon hired Doug Bechtel as president.
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It's the first calf conceived at the Species Survival Center created by the Audubon Nature Institute and San Diego Zoo Global.
Readers of all ages will enjoy Audubon: On the Wings of the World, a colorful graphic novel biography of French-American ornithologist, naturalist and painter John James Audubon (17851851).