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Biographical entry Mellor, John White (1868 - 1931)

Born
1868
Died
10 October 1931
Occupation
Ornithologist

Summary

John Mellor was a keen ornithological, oological and entomological collector and worked hard for the protection of birds. He was a President of both the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union and the South Australian Ornithological Association.

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1901 - 1910
Career position - Foundation member of the Australasian Ornithologists Union
1908
Career position - Represented South Australia at the interstate conference on Bird Protection held in Melbourne in November
1910 - 1931
Career position - Member, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union
1911 - 1912
Career position - President of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union

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Journal Articles

  • Mellor, J. W., 'President's address: bird protection in South Australia', Emu, 12 (1911), 151-7. Details

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See also

  • Robin, Libby, The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2001), 492 pp. Details

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