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Biographical entry Chalk, Aubrey Stubbing (1883 - 1957)

Berwick, Victoria, Australia
20 March 1957
Business executive and Ornithologist


Aubrey Chalk was a bank manager with a good general knowledge of field ornithology, being particularly skilled at finding nests. He took an active part in the work of a number of natural history societies.


Born Berwick, Victoria, 1883. Died Kooyong, Victoria, 20 March 1957. Bank of Australasia, retiring as a branch manager. President, Bird Observers Club 1934-36, 1945; president, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria 1939-40, auditor 1930-57; treasurer, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1941-50, life member 1945; vice-president, Gould League of Bird Lovers.

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

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