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August 7, 2019

Jon Hardey Obituary (S 63-68)

The Old Sedberghian Club has received the sad news that Jon Hardey (1950-2019), expert on peregrine falcons and other upland birds of prey, passed away in July 2019. Please see below for an obituary from the Scotland Herald. Jon Hardey, who has died aged 69, belonged to the North East Branch of the Scottish Raptor Study Group, consisting of remarkable and feisty specialists studying the ecology, behaviour and changing fortunes of birds of prey. For several years Jon chaired the NE group. He specialised in peregrine falcons, and was encouraged to do so by his idol, the late Dr Derek Ratcliffe,...
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