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Biographical entry Dove, Hamilton Stuart (c. 1864 - 1941)

c. 1864
19 May 1941
Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
Naturalist and Ornithologist


Hamilton Stuart Dove was a prolific contributor of articles to Emu and The Advocate (Devonport) newspaper. He arrived in Australia (Tasmania) from England in around 1890 and initially helped run a farm with his brother. Dove soon moved to Devonport where his love of natural history flourished. He had a special interest in migratory birds.

Published resources


  • Whittell, H. M., The Literature of Australian Birds: a History and a Bibliography of Australian Ornithology, Patterson Brokensha, Perth, 1954. Details

Journal Articles

  • C.E.B., 'Obituary: Hamilton Stuart Dove', Emu, vol. XLI, July, 1941, pp. 95-96. Details

Online Resources

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