Tuesday, April 26, 2011

226th birthday of John James Audubon is being celebrating by Google.

Google is celebrating 226th birthday of John James Audubon with this doodle.

John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-Americanornithologistnaturalisthunter, and painter. He painted, catalogued, and described the birds ofNorth America in a manner far superior to what had gone before. Born in the French colony ofSaint-Domingue (now Haiti) and raised in France as a youth, in his embrace of America and his outsize personality and achievements, he represented the new American people of the United States. Read More


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