Leslie Gordon Chandler

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Leslie Gordon Chandler (1888–1980) was an Australian jeweller, vigneron, bird photographer and amateur ornithologist. He became a member of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union (RAOU) in 1911 and was Press Correspondent for the RAOU 1914-1916 and again in 1920, war service and disability intervening. From 1920 he was based at Red Cliffs in the Victorian Mallee region. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Hattah-Kulkyne National Park there.


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