John Yealland

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John James Yealland (1904 – 1983) was a noted British aviculturist and ornithologist.[1] He is best remembered for helping Sir Peter Scott found the Wildfowl Trust at Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, he accompanied Gerald Durrell on his first animal collecting expedition to the British Cameroon in 1947 - 1948. He went on to become the Curator of Birds, London Zoo.


  1. ^ Harvey, M. (1983). "Obituary: John James Yealland 1904–1983". Avicultural Magazine (892): 111–113.