Peter James Grant (1943-1990) T he whole ornithological world was shocked to hear that Peter Grant had terminal abdominal cancer, of which died on 16th April, aged 46. It still seems quite unbelievable that his cheerful voice will no longer answer the phone, that there will be no more evenings poring over photos of gulls and waders, and that there will be no more crack-of-dawn starts to visit


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