William Dunlap Sargent, was among the foremost authorities on falconry in America.
Sargent studied ornithology at Cornell University under Arthur A. Allen, graduating in 1931, receiving an M.S. in 1933 and a Ph.D. in 1936. He taught limnology and ecology at Cornell, 1932-1936, and taught limnology, stream improvement, conservation, and ornithology at City College of New York. A noted bird artist, as well as scientist, he illustrated a number of books on biology.
||Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., May 15
||Graduated from the Lincoln School of Teacher's College
Summer Staff Entomologist in the museum maintained by AMAH at Kanokwakke Lakes Scout Camp
Entered Cornell University
||Summer Junior Nature Counselor, Camp Lincoln, Keeseville, N.Y.
||Entomology Museum at Kanokwakke Lakes Camp
||Summer Biological Survey of a trout stream for Tuscarora Club, Arena, N.Y.
||Summer member of West Virginia University Zoological Field Expedition under Dr. J.G. Needham
||Biological Survey of Mashpee River for Mr. J.W. Farley, Boston, Mass.
Summer Survey of North Hudson drainage, fish food unit
||Instructor of Ecology and Limnology at Cornell
||Ph.D., Cornell, in Limnology
||Biology Instructor at City College of N.Y.
||Assistant Professor, C.C.N.Y.
||Associate Professor, C.C.N.Y.