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Biographical entry Mees, Gerlof F.

Born
Holland
Occupation
Biologist and Ornithologist

Summary

Gerlof F. Mees was Curator of Vertebrates (particularly birds and fish) at the Western Australian Museum 1958-1963.

Details

Born Holland. Grew up in the East Indies. Ichthyologist, Holland ? to 1958; Curator of Vertebrates (particularly birds and fish), Western Australian Museum 1958-63; curator of Birds, Leiden Museum 1963-retirement; returned to Australia ca 1991. Has a particular interest in Zosterops (Silvereyes), and has visited Norfolk Island twice to study them there, including sighting one which is now extinct.

Archival resources

Western Australian Museum

  • G.F. Mees - Records, 1958 - 1961; Western Australian Museum. Details

Published resources

Online Resources

See also

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

McCarthy, G.J. & Rosanne Walker