Dorothy Frances Vincent, one of the ‘BWP team’, died on 15th October 2021, in Jersey, her birthplace. Recruited by Stanley Cramp in 1985 to work on the Birds of the Western Palearctic, she remained through to completion of the concise version in 1998.

Although only an amateur ornithologist, she was qualified as a linguist and librarian and played an important role in the text’s lite


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