Mark Tasker / January 2021 – vol. 114, issue 1, pp 47–48 Peter was born in Oswestry, Shropshire, a few kilometres from the Welsh border, because there was no Welsh maternity unit close to his parents’ home in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant. Peter was brought up in Prestatyn and went to Rhyl grammar school. He took up birdwatching, influenced by Edmund Sandars’ A Bird Book for the Pocket. In 1953, he went to the University College of North Wales, Bango... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.