Details: John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, and artist. He is widely known for his beautiful paintings of North American bird species. Within his beautiful scientific illustrations are seeds of some of today's environmental movements. See telling examples of Audubon's historic work in this lovely wall calendar.
John James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon) (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. His major work, The Birds of North America (1827-1839), is considered one of the finest ornithological works. Audubon identified 25 new species and a number of new sub-species.