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What year did Alick Moore pass away?

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Old Saturday 5th January 2019, 12:14   #1
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What year did Alick Moore pass away?

My question relates more to the etymology of bird checklists rather than that of birds themselves. I am curious to know when Alick Moore (co-author of the original Howard and Moore checklist) passed away.

I could not find biographical data on Richard A. Forster, assistant to Edward S. Gruson in his bird checklist, either. I assume it was the same person who was on the board of the Massachusetts "Bird Observer".
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Old Saturday 5th January 2019, 12:30   #2
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I could not find biographical data on Richard A. Forster, assistant to Edward S. Gruson in his bird checklist, either. I assume it was the same person who was on the board of the Massachusetts "Bird Observer".
Presumably the author of Why was it a Cox’s Sandpiper? in which case there are some further biographical details at the end of the article.
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Old Saturday 5th January 2019, 13:11   #3
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The only information I found is here

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Moore, Alick Gibson 1931-
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Old Saturday 5th January 2019, 17:33   #4
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Before 2003 in any case, as he was called "The late Alick Moore" in Richard Howard's foreword to H&M3.
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I cannot find a damn thing about his death. Went through pages & pages in Google and nothing about his death.
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Old Saturday 5th January 2019, 18:20   #6
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He died somewhere in the late 1990s.


In description of the Howard and Moore Complete Checklist:

”A revised edition appeared in 1991 with Academic Press. Three years later Alick added an Appendix, in fact an update, in a 1994 reprint – which should have been called the third edition but wasn’t! Following Alick’s early death an extensively revised 3rd edition was developed under the management of Edward Dickinson involving a Regional Consultant for each of five regions."
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Old Saturday 5th January 2019, 20:53   #7
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Re Moore he was born 23 July 1931 in Abingdon, Berks.
Death registered April 1995, Norwich, Norfolk.

Assuming Richard A. Forster is the one who lived in Acton and Framington MA. He was born on 24 April 1944 and died on 1 April 1997.

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I thank you all for the information, my admiration goes especially to Paul from Christchurch who either has secretely a much more powerful search engine than Google or he knows the ornithologist world in and out by heart from Scotland to Massachusetts.

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OK, just to take Paul down a peg, there is no such town as Framington, Massachusetts.

I assume he meant Framingham, which isn't too far from Acton.
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There is a Farmington Mass.
Ancestry dot com has a public record for Alick Gibson Moore from 1995 in Norfolk. Behnd a pay wall. I am guessing a death record with birth details on it?
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There is a Farmington Mass.
Nope. One in CT, two in NH, two in ME, one each in MI, MN, MO, MS; several elsewhere, but none in MA.
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