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Biographical entry Dow, Douglas David

Born
Scotland
Occupation
Ornithologist

Summary

Douglas Dow lectured in zoology at the University of Queensland from 1969 until at least 1986. He worked on Noisy Miners and other species of communal breeders like Babblers and established a small field station at Meandara, west of Brisbane.

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Events

1951
Life event - Emigrated to Canada
1957
Career event - Began banding birds under the Canadian Wildlife Service scheme
1958
Career position - Director, Point Pelee Bird Observatory
c. 1960 - 1964
Career position - Surveying bird populations for Department of Recreation and Conservation of British Columbia
1964
Education - BSc (hons), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
c. 1965 - 1968
Career position - Member of Council, McIlwraith Ornithological Society
c. 1965 - 1968
Career position - Editor, Ontario bird banding
1968
Education - PhD, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
c. 1969 - ?
Career position - Lecturer in zoology, University of Queensland
1970
Career position - Member of Council, Queensland Ornithological Society
1983 - 1986
Career position - President, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union
2018 -
Award - Fellow, Birdlife Australia

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Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Anon, '2018 Fellows of Birdlife Australia: citations. Douglas Dow, Stephen Garnett, Philip Moors', Emu, vol. 118, no. 4, 2018, p. 388. Details

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

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