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A Colonial Bird Lover

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One hundred years before Audubon began painting birds, Mark Catesby was painting birds, plants, and animals in colonial America. Called the \"Colonial Audubon,\" Catesby published NATURAL HISTORY OF CAROLINA, FLORIDA, BAHAMAS in England between the years 1731 and 1743. The book, containing 109 bird illustrations, twenty color plates, and text, was a pioneering work in the field of scientific illustration.
Wildlife in North Carolina (NoCar SK 431 W54x), Vol. 50 Issue 1, Jan 1986, p16-21, il