Vale Glenn Holmes

To: Richard Jordan <>
Subject: Vale Glenn Holmes
From: Tom Tarrant <>
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 23:36:25 +0000
Must agree with your sentiment Richard, I too was saddened to see the news
of Glenn's passing through Mike's post yesterday. I only met him
occasionally, but always found him a very knowledgeable and friendly person
who will be sadly missed.


On 29 January 2016 at 10:26, Richard Jordan <> wrote:

> I noted with sadness (via a mention by Mark Carter) that Glenn Holmes has
> passed away. I knew that he had been ill for some time.
> Glenn was a great birder, and he often expertly assisted me as a guide in
> those distant days when I operated bird tours. Since then he has freely
> given his time to guide our local 'Bellingen Birders' group when we made
> trips into his area around Stanthorpe. He was a most knowledgeable and
> observant man. I remember asking him how many birds he had recorded in 24
> hours from his base in Atherton. His answer was '254', a record that I
> imagine would be very hard to equal! My deepest sympathy to Jenny.
> --
> Richard Jordan
> PO Box 449
> Bellingen
> NSW 2454
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