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Award J. N. Hobbs Memorial Medal (1995 - )

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  • Hobbs Medal
  • John N. Hobbs Medal


The J. N. Hobbs Memorial Medal was first awarded in 1995 by the New South Wales regional group of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union (RAOU), and since 1999 has been awarded the Birds Australia (later Birdlife Australia). It is conferred "for outstanding contributions to Australasian ornithology by an amateur ornithologist" (from John Hobbs was a member of several ornithological organisations, and played a central role in a number of RAOU projects.

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  • Fitzsimons, James, Debus, Stephen and Olsen, Jerry, 'J. N. Hobbs Medal 2016: citation - A. B. (Tony) Rose', Australian field ornithology, 33 (2016), 111. Details
  • Paton, David, Copley, Peter, Garnett, Stephen and Joseph, Leo, 'J. N. Hobbs Medal 2015: citation - Lynn Pedler', Australian field ornithology, 32 (2015), 209-10. Details

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