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'''John Gould''' ([[14 September]] [] – [[3 February]] []) was an [[England|English]] [[ornithologist]]. The [[Gould League]] in [[Australia]] was named after him. His identification of [[Charles Darwin]]'s [[finch]]es was pivotal in the development of the theory of [[The Origin of Species]].
His son [[Charles Gould]] was notable as [[geologia|geological]] surveyor.
== Nexus externi ==
* [http://www.amonline.net.au/exhibitions/gould/ John Gould Inc.] - Exhibition at the Australian Museum
* [http://www.amonline.net.au/research_library/johngould.htm Research Library – John Gould and the bird illustrators]
*[http://darwin-online.org.uk/EditorialIntroductions/Freeman_ZoologyOfBeagle.html ''The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle'' – bibliography by Freeman, R. B. (1977)]
* [http://www.abc.net.au/rn/ockhamsrazor/stories/2004/1130006.htm John Gould's place in Australian culture], Ockham's Razor
* [http://www.nla.gov.au/pub/nlanews/2005/apr05/article2.html Patterns of Nature: The Art of John Gould] at the National Library of Australia
* A. H. Chisholm, '[http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A010427b.htm Gould, John (1804 - 1881)]', [[Australian Dictionary of Biography]], Volume 1, [[Melbourne University Press|MUP]], 1966, pp 465-467.
* [http://gallica.bnf.fr/scripts/catalog.php?Mod=i&Auteur=John+Gould Scanned books from Gallica]
* [http://www.mirroroftheworld.com.au/exploration/terra_australis/mammals_australia.php The Mammals of Australia] - Series of high resolution images taken from the 1845 edition.
* [http://gutenberg.net.au/dictbiog/0-dict-biogG.html#gould1 Gould at Gütenberg project]
* ''The Ruling Passion of John Gould'' by Isabella Tree ISBN 0-7126-2158-X ▲
* ''Darwin'', Adrian Desmond and James Moore, Michael Joseph, the Penguin Group, London [] ISBN 0-7181-3430-3
* ''[http://nla.gov.au/nla.aus-f4773 The Birds of Australia: in seven volumes by John Gould]'' - all volumes fully digitised
* ''The Bird Man - The Extraordinary Story of John Gould'' - Isabella Tree, 1991. ISBN 0-09-189579-0
* ''Portraits of the Honorary Members of the Ipswich Museum'' (Portfolio of 60 lithographs by T.H. Maguire) (Publisher: George Ransome, Ipswich, 1846-1852).