Very sadly, news arrived on 16th January 2003 that Chris Mead had died, peacefully in his sleep, concluding a remarkably full life. The UK has consequently lost a modern-day ornithological giant, one of its most powerful communicators of bird research findings to the media, an authority on bird migration, a lifelong supporter of British Birds and a good friend to many. The news came as a great sho

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