Allan Reginald McEvey

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Allan Reginald McEvey (1919-1996) was a schoolteacher before becoming Curator of Ornithology at the National Museum of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. In 1962-63 he participated in the first of the Harold Hall Australian ornithological collecting expeditions. He was President of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union (RAOU) in 1968-1969, a critical period in its history. He was elected a Fellow of the RAOU in 1980.


  • Anon. (1980). RAOU Fellow: Citation. Allan Reginald McEvey. Emu 80: 244.
  • Robin, Libby. (2001). The Flight of the Emu: a hundred years of Australian ornithology 1901-2001. Carlton, Vic. Melbourne University Press. ISBN 0-522-84987-3