Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

James Bond, Secret Agent and Ornithologist

Ian Fleming, the creator of the literary character James Bond, drew on his passion for ornithology and dubbed the now-famous secret agent in honour of the American bird expert of the same name.

In fact, one can spot James Bond reading a book by the “original” Bond in the 2002 movie “Die Another Day” where he introduces himself to his partner Halle Berry as being an ornithologist.

James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) passport National Motor Museum, Beaulieu" by Morio James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) passport National Motor Museum, Beaulieu" by Morio

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