Re: [Birding-Aus] John Penhallurick’s website,

To: Elizabeth Penhallurick <>
Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] John Penhallurick’s website,
From: Marie Tarrant <>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2015 03:15:55 +0000
Hello Liz
I don't have any advise or feedback personally but did want to extend my
condelences to you and your family.  Thank you for letting the group know;
I've read John's posts to Birding Aus over the years and appreciate how
much work he put into the website.
Marie Tarrant

On 1 October 2015 at 11:37, Elizabeth Penhallurick <>

> Hello all.  I’m Liz Penhallurick, John’s wife. You may have received news
> from John in 2013 and 2014 that he was suffering from motor neurone
> disease.  Very sadly, but not unexpectedly, John died on 5 September 2014 ,
> and he entrusted me to try to ensure the continued existence of his
> website,  , which he had been working on for many
> years.
> Fortunately  an agreement has been reached with the Trust for Avian
> Systematics -- which owns the database behind the Howard and Moore Complete
> Checklist of the Birds of the World -- to take over the website and
> continue to make John's work accessible. However, without making any
> commitment to extend John's unfinished work the Trust would like to
> research the opinions of those who have used John's website. Any
> conclusions the Trust reaches will be discussed with me. I would therefore
> be very grateful if you could advise me if you would like to provide
> individual feedback and/or participate in a survey about WorldBirdInfo
> which will be handled by an invitation to access Survey Monkey for which
> your e-mail addresses will be needed.
> I would greatly appreciate your help in this matter, including advice on
> other fora which I should approach..
> best regards
> Liz
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