Audubon


Audubon

Audubon [aw-duh-bon, -buh n] Examples noun

  1. John James,1785–1851, U.S. naturalist who painted and wrote about the birds of North America.

Examples from the Web for audubon Contemporary Examples of audubon

  • And Audubon continued to paint birds as his business ventures faltered and failed.

    Christie’s Auctions Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’: Priciest Book Ever?

    Josh Dzieza

    January 14, 2012

  • Olivier is based loosely on Alexis de Tocqueville and Parrot has affinities with Audubon.

    The Best of Brit Lit

    Peter Stothard

    January 31, 2010

  • On October 11, Gloria showed up on Audubon Drive and nervously rang the doorbell.

    Elvis’ Pajama Party

    Alanna Nash

    January 7, 2010

  • Heidi, Gloria, and Frances were always the last fans to leave Audubon Drive.

    Elvis’ Pajama Party

    Alanna Nash

    January 7, 2010

  • Historical Examples of audubon

  • Let us watch with Audubon in the neighbourhood of one of their curious roosting-places.

    The Western World

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • This description is given by Mr Nuttal the naturalist, and quoted by Audubon.

    The Western World

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • There are 12 full-page illustrations, after Audubon, in colors.

    Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers

    John Burroughs

  • Audubon’s Warbler is a common winter visitant and migrant in Coahuila.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

    Emil K. Urban

  • Birds unknown to Audubon, yet flying, as it were, with a rush.

    The Professor at the Breakfast Table

    Oliver Wendell Holmes (Sr.)

  • British Dictionary definitions for audubon Audubon noun

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

    Word Origin and History for audubon Audubon

    with reference to birds or pictures of them, from U.S. naturalist John James Audubon (1785-1851).

    audubon in Science Audubon [ô′də-bŏn′]John James 1785-1851

    1. American ornithologist and artist. His effort to catalog every species of bird in the United States resulted in the publication of The Birds of America (1827-1838), a collection of 1,065 life-size engravings of birds found in eastern North America. It is considered a classic work in ornithology and in American art.

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