Jack Vincent

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Birthday
6, 1904
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 3, 1999 (95)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
6, 1904
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 3, 1999 (95)

About

British ornithologist and author whose published works include Check List of the Birds of South Africa and The Red Book: Wildlife in Danger.

Before Fame

He worked in the 1920s as a collector of bird-related artifacts for London's world-famous British Museum.

Trivia

He earned the World Wildlife Fund's Gold Medal for his conservation work on behalf of the International Council for Bird Preservation.

Family Life

Born in London, England, he moved to South Africa in his early twenties to work on Natal Province farms.

Associated With

He and renowned naturalist John James Audubon both studied birds.