Passing of Jerry Olsen

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Subject: Passing of Jerry Olsen
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 05:47:17 +0000

I have been waiting for the opportunity to respond in this way to add to what I wrote before. It took over a week. Last night at 7:25 p.m. as I was arriving at a meeting venue I regularly attend, in Chisholm (at the Community Centre). Lots of noise from big flock of Corellas and Galahs had me looking up. A Peregrine Falcon flew over me, I believe my first for this year. Anyway I thought I would mention it as ……… this one for Jerry Olsen.




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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