'Meat or sickly sweets' Sirs,--I entirely disagree with Philip S. Redman (Brk. Birds, 59: 390). It seems to me that a really comprehensive interest in ornithology must extend beyond the birds to those who have made outstanding contributions to our knowledge of them and, surely, when a name has grown familiar to us over the years, it is natural curiosity for us to wonder what the man himself looks li...

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