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Sad News Tony Belsham aka Mahsleb
Duke Leto

Sad News Tony Belsham aka Mahsleb

For those that didn't see my post in the main forum pages. Its with great sadness that I have to inform you all of the passing of Tony Belsham. He died on the 1st Jan 2018 after a long period of illness. This is one of the images I took of Tony doing what he loved best, getting out with his camera around East Anglia. I'm sure all that knew him will miss his character and support for this forum.
RIP Tony
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Makes me very sad ... my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family ... RIP Tony ...
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Thanks so much for finding this great picture and posting the sad news Steve.

I don't think we'd 'seen' him before.... such a handsome guy and a huge loss to the birding world and us here on the Forum too.

Sleep well Tony.

Many thanks for sharing your wonderful work with us.

Please pass on my condolences to his family.
Very sad news in beginning days of new year !
I used to see his very kind comments on my shots , and I had seen and commented many of his great shots ...
PBUH ... he is in our mind for ever ...
Tony your last journey has started .... RIP

Thanks Duke Leto for sharing Tony 's photo with us ...

Like Mo.....he commented on my shots and i on his.I did'nt know him but it feels like you have lost somebody you knew really well.
A great loss to the forum.
That's really sad news!! Always enjoyed his pictures, RIP Tony! Thanks for sharing this with the BF community! Bob
Having been out togging with Tony a couple of times over the years, after us meeting through Birdforum, this makes me feel really sad...RIP Tony, you will be greatly missed mate.
Very sad news. I always enjoyed his post in the gallery and welcomed his comments. RIP Mashleb
I am deeply saddened by this news of Tony who was a great bird photographer. My condolences to his family. RIP he will be missed here on Birdforum.

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