Cooper, Roy P. (1907-1976)

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Cooper, Roy P.
Cooper, Roy Percy (1907-1976)
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Ornithologist
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Roy Cooper was a bird photographer. He was foundation editor of and its chief illustrator for 18 years.

Born Sydney, 21 December 1907. Died Melbourne, 1 October 1976. Accountant, Imperial Chemical industry of Australia and New Zealand, based in Sydney to 1950, Melbourne 1950 until retirement. Honorary ornithologist, National Museum of Victoria. Chairman, governing body, Wilson Promontory National Park. Council member, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales; council member, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union for 34 years, including president 1960-61, editor of 1960-62 and Victorian representative on the Committee dealing with the vernacular names of Australian birds; editor, (Melbourne Bird Observers' Club) 1959-76. Wrote , describing 200 species of birds recorded from the ICI salt-fields, a sanctuary in South Australia and (1975). An excellent bird photographer.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Cooper, Roy Percy
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituaries: Roy Percy Cooper
    Chisholm, A. H.
    Published: 1977
    Series: Emu, 77, 2, 88
  3. 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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