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Desmond Nethersole Thompson

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Role  Writer

Name  Desmond Nethersole-Thompson
Died  1989, Culrain, United Kingdom
Books  Pine crossbills, Greenshanks, Waders: Their Breeding, The Oystercatcher, The dotterel

Desmond Nethersole-Thompson (1908-1989) was a British teacher, ornithologist and writer. Although brought up in the south of England, and educated at the London School of Economics, from the 1930s he spent most of his life in Scotland and is notable for his contribution to ornithology through his monographs on various birds of the Scottish Highlands, as well as his other writings.

Nethersole-Thompson stood as a parliamentary candidate for the Labour Party in Inverness at the 1950 and 1955 general elections. He was also an elected member of Inverness County Council.


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