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The Birds of America digitized by Library of Parliament

“In the 1820s, John James Audubon set out to illustrate every single species of bird in North America, ultimately creating large prints depicting more than 1,000 individual birds and more than 450 species.The Library of Parliament digitized its copy of The Birds of America, which are “by far the largest items in the library’s collection,” said Sonia Bebbington, the library’s director of knowledge management and preservationSo far, six images are available on the library’s Flickr account — with more to come.” (via CBC News)

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USF library preserving early Audubon records

“Documents detailing the protection of wading birds before the establishment of Everglades National Park are being digitized at the University of South Florida. Thousands of game warden records from Audubon Florida’s Tavernier Science Center have been delivered to the USF library’s Florida Studies Collection.” (via AP)

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