What scientist was born on today's date?

September 14
Pacific Time Zone

John Gould (Ornithology)
Birthday 1804: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
John Gould learned bird-stuffing as a teenager and in 1827 was made taxidermist to the London Zoological Society. His wife was a talented illustrator and together they produced many beautifully illustrated folios and monographs including Birds of Europe, Birds of Australia, Mammals of Australia, a book on humming birds, and many others.

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