Pizzey, Graham, (AM) (1930-2001)

Also known as
Pizzey, Graham, (Graham Martin) (1930-2001)
Pizzey, Graham (1930-2001)
Field of activity
Natural history writer; Ornithologist; Photographer
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Biographies

Graham Pizzey wrote about and photographed Australia's birds and other animals. In 1991 he and his wife, Sue, established a home in 40 ha. of bushland adjacent to the Grampians/Gariwerd National Park near Dunkeld, Victoria, where they revitalised habitats by creating wetlands and planting local vegetation.

Born Melbourne, 4 July 1930. Died Melbourne, 12 November 2001. AM 1977. Educated Geelong Grammar School. Naturalist, early ABC wildlife film series, including the award-winning ; known for his contributions to newspapers and magazines, including writing a weekly article for the for nearly 20 years, and for his books, films and videos on natural history; Honorary Ornithologist, Museum Victoria. Author of several books. C.J. Dennis prize for literary merit, Victorian Government 1981 and Best Field Guide on the Natural History of Animals of the Australian Region, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1981, both awarded for (Collins, 1980). Australian Natural History Medallion 1986. Councillor, Australian Conservation Foundation; Councillor, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union; member, Victorian National Park Authority; Warden, Coolart Reserve, near Somers, Victoria; Founding President, Friends of the Victoria Museum. From 1984, led annual 'Bird Weeks' at O'Reilly's Green Mountain Resort, Lamington National Park, Queensland, and at Gipsy Point, Mallacoota, Victoria.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Pizzey, Graham
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Graham Martin Pizzey, AM
    Latreille, Anne
    Published: 2001
    Series: The Age
  3. Morrison, Philip Crosbie (1900-1958), Naturalist
    Pizzey, Graham
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 15, 418-420
  4. A Separate Creation: Discovery of Wild Australia by Explorers and Naturalists
    Pizzey, Graham
    Published: Curry O'Neil, Melbourne, 1985
  5. Crosbie Morrison: Voice of Nature
    Pizzey, Graham
    Published: Victoria Press, Melbourne, 1992
  6. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

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  1. AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES AND SENIOR CADETS.
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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 23 November 1950 p 16 Family Notices
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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 5 June 1952 p 11 Family Notices
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