July 2023 – vol. 116, issue 7, pp 409–411 Derek A. Scott, whose funeral was held at Bridgwater, Somerset, on 7th December 2022, passed away aged 78. He was very much a man of his times, of eight tumultuous decades of unprecedented global anthropogenic transformation.He was first and foremost an ornithologist – yet, forever a birder, a conservationist and an intrepid traveller, who undertook lengthy journeys on all continents. Born into ... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.