Obituaries

Jeffery Harrison’s sudden a n d untimely death on ist September 1 9 7 8 came as a thunderbolt particularly to his friends, and to anybody who h a d come into…

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Julian Huxley was born in London on 22nd June 1887 and died there on 14th February 1975. During the intervening 87 years this brilliant and remarkable man, driven on by an indefatigable…

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Dr Charles Vaurie, Curator Emeritus at the Department of Ornithology at the American Museum of Natural History, died at his home in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA, on 13th May 1975 after a short…

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Plate 6> Professor M. F. M. Meiklejohn died in a Glasgow hospital on 14th May 1974, after a short illness. Maury Meiklejohn was of Scottish parentage and ancestry, from a scholastic family…

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David Lack carne from an East Anglian family of tenant farmers, the name being a variant of Lock. The stock was of modest means, but David’s father became a leading ear, nose…

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Looking back over more than half a lifetime, I recollect the international ornithological scene being increasingly dominated by the debonair figure of my near-contemporary, Erwin Stresemann of the museum at Berlin. I…

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ernard King was an exceptional birdwatcher. Unbounding enthusiasm, great kindness to others and an intense desire to commit his observations to paper were the hallmarks of this amateur ornithologist. Many young birdwatchers,…

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