Passing of Jerry Olsen

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Subject: Passing of Jerry Olsen
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2021 09:17:29 +0000

Wow that is really bad news. Sad. Surprising. Also a leading light in raptor study in particular. On a scale much beyond Canberra. Gave many really good talks to COG and likely other groups.




From: Canberrabirds [ On Behalf Of Neil Hermes via Canberrabirds
Sent: Monday, 1 February, 2021 6:31 PM
To: COG Chat
Subject: [Canberrabirds] Passing of Jerry Olsen




It is with great sadness that I report the sudden passing of Jerry Olsen last Saturday.

Jerry was a great member and friend of COG, a personal friend to many, .a consummate professional and a passionate birder.


Vale Jerry




Neil Hermes

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