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Warham, John

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Natural history photographer and Ornithologist
Born: Yorkshire, England
John Warham undertook ornithological research in England, various parts of Australia and New Zealand. He had a particular interest in seabirds.

Career Highlights
Born Yorkshire. Arrived Australia 1953. Wrote about and photographed the birds of south-western Australia, then the Kimberley; warden (with his wife Pat), Cat Island gannetry, Bass Strait; studies of sea-birds and bower birds in north Queensland; more island work; doctorate, University of Durham; University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, retiring in 1987 as Reader in Zoology. Led several university expeditions to New Zealand's sub-Antarctic islands. Wrote The Handbook of Australian Seabirds (1971, with Dom and Vincent Serventy, q.q.v.), with most of the photography by him, and The Petrels - their Ecology and Breeding Systems (1990). D.L. Serventy Medal, RAOU 1992.

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Created: 20 April 2001
Modified: 25 May 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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