RIP Trevor Ford

To: Phil Gregory <>
Subject: RIP Trevor Ford
From: John Harris <>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:08:07 +0000
That is very sad news, Phil.

The last time I was chatting to Trevor, via email, he was seemingly on the

The birds and environment of Bribie Island, and further afield, have lost a
great advocate and the birding community has lost another "Good Bloke"!

My condolences to Kym and family.



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On 31 August 2015 at 13:06, Phil Gregory <> wrote:

> Just back from PNG, and very sad to hear that my birding mate Trevor Ford
> died peacefully with his wife Kym beside him on Aug 22; he had been under
> treatment for cancer for the past 18 months but seemed to be responding
> well, to the extent of planning trips again and debating taxonomy issues.
> Sadly he had a massive relapse about a month ago and never recovered. He
> and I did trips to Sulawesi and Halmahera, PNG, and just last year Socotra,
> Kuwait and Dubai.
> Kym will be scattering his ashes in various favourite birding spots,
> including of course Buckley's Hole on Bribie Island, for which he penned an
> excellent booklet. I shall miss him, RIP mate.
> Phil Gregory
> ornithological writer/ bird guide/ tour organizer
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