BLATHWAYT, who died in his 78th year a t Dyrham, Gloucestershire, on June 30th, 1953, w a s a country parson of sterling qualities and a distinguished English naturalist, as close as possible to t h e Gilbert W h i t e tradition in a world vastly different from that in which W h i t e was born 155 years before him. His outstanding service to county ornithology throughout the first half of the 20t...

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