Memoirs of the Nuttall Ornithological Club, No. 18. Illustrated with B&W photos. The people and institutions which changed the face of modern ornithology in Australia, New Zealand, and the surrounding region. Contents include: The First National Ornithologists' Society, Depletion of the Avifauna of the North Island of New Zealand, Museum Victoria, the Australian Museum, Canterbury Museum, Alexander, William Sharp and William John Macleay, the Macleay Museum, and History of Australian Ornithology in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.