Ernst Mayr was born in Germany in the year 1904. He was regarded as one of the most influential biologists of the last century in addition to being an ornithologist as well as a taxonomist.
Mayr’s interest in science was triggered by his father’s great love of natural history. Mayr’s father would often take his children to explore the outdoors.
During one of the explorations with his father, Mayr spotted a red-crested Pochard in 1923 the likes of which had not been sighted for more than 75 years. That renewed his interest in discovering new birds.
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