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Biographical entry Chenery, Arthur (1869 - 1948)

November 1869
Mansfield, Victoria, Australia
6 June 1948
Physician and Ornithologist


Arthur Chenery was a country doctor and a keen amateur ornithologist.


Born Delatite Station, Mansfield, Victoria, November 1869. Died Melbourne, 6 June 1948. Educated University of Melbourne and Kings College Hospital, London (MRCS, LRCP). Practised at Port Augusta, Sale, Tocumwal and Wentworth 1916-44. Foundation member, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union 1901, president 1930-31.

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

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