I'm sorry to hear that. I met him a few times out birding, and did a couple of
OBP surveys with him. I recall his OBP photos, they were close enough for the
individuals to be identified from the bands and, if I recall correctly, in a
part of WTP where they hadn't been recorded before.
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> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Vale Alan Jordan
> Some of you will know that Alan has been fighting a battle
> with Lung Cancer since August of last year.
> Unfortunately the fight is drawing to a close for our friend
> and at the time of writing he is comfortable on a Morphine
> infusion with no active treatment. He is at Royal Melbourne
> Hospital, comforted by his parents, sister, some friends and
> other family members. It is a matter of hours before he
> passes away. He is drifting in and out of consciousness. I
> stress to you that he is no longer in pain and not suffering.
> Alan loved nature photography and bird watching. His
> favourite sites were the Western Treatment Plant in Werribee,
> Victoria, and the nearby Youyangs, and Brisbane ranges. I
> remember being amazed at the shots he took of the
> yellow-bellied Parrot at WTP.
> He will missed by many of us.
> Joe Novella
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