December 2020 – vol. 113, issue 12, pp 797–798 For more than four decades Ludwik Tomiałojć was a central figure in Polish ornithology with a wide network of international collaborators. His life spanned a turbulent period of European history, which was also a time of great ornithological development, and in which he played a significant part. Born in 1939, in a part of northeast Poland that now lies within Belarus, Ludwik had a lif... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.