OBITUARY: Gordon Maclean — a lifelong passion for ornithology

2008-04-01 00:00

Gordon Lindsay Maclean (70), Professor Emeritus of Zoology of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, internationally famed ornithologist and author of the fifth and sixth revisions of Roberts’ Birds of Southern Africa, died in Howick on Sunday night after a long illness.

Following his stint in the desert, he went to the United States for a year at Cornell University and then to Chile and Argentina for four months to pursue his desert ornithological studies.

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