JOHN JAMES
AUDUBON 
FOR THE BEAUTY OF BIRDS

John James Audubon (born April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was an American ornithologistnaturalist, and painter. He was notable for his studies of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America , is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. 

CATCHING THE MOMENT

FISH HAWK OR OSPREY

John James Audubon tried to draw his animals in very natural looking positions and situations, trying to capture every detail in his drawings.

BEAUTY IN MOTION

THE PIED 

DUCK

One of the most enchanting drawings in , "The Birds Of America"   by John James Audubon are the  pied ducks at the seashore.