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Michael Sharland Michael Sharland i(A99717 works by) (a.k.a. M. S. R. Sharland)
Gender: Male
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'Michael Stanley Reid Sharland (1899-1987), naturalist, conservationist, journalist and photographer, was born on 14 June 1899 at Bellerive, Hobart, fourth child of Tasmanian-born parents Alfred Fullarton Sharland, architect, and his wife Violet Agnes, née Scott.  William Stanley Sharland and James Reid Scott were his grandfathers; Charles Schaw was his great-grandfather.  Although a member of elite Tasmanian families, Stan knew straitened circumstances; his education, at Campbell Town, went only to government-school primary level.  Working on his father’s pastoral run, he developed a strong feeling for nature.' 

Most Referenced Works


  • See also the full Australian Dictionary of Biography Online entry for Sharland, Michael Stanley Reid (1899–1987)
  • Only works within AustLit's scope individually. Other works include.

    Vintage railways : some nostalgic Australian trains and steam locomotives (1983)

    A guide to the birds of Tasmania (1981)

    Tasmanian national parks (1972)

    A pocketful of nature : an anthology of notes and articles / by the natural history columnist of The Mercury, Hobart, 'Peregrine' (1971)

    These verdant plains : a history of the shire of East Loddon, Victoria (1971)

    Birds of the Sun (1967)

    Hobart (1967)

    Oddity and elegance (1966)

    Tasmania (1966)

    The Swift Parrot (with K.A. Hindwood)

    A Territory of Birds (1964) 

    Tasmanian wild life : a popular account of the furred land mammals, snakes and introduced mammals of Tasmania (1963)

    Birds of Iron Range (1966)

    Tasmanian birds : a field guide to the birds inhabiting Tasmania and adajacent islands, including the sea birds 

    Symbols of an extinct race.

    Birds of the Richmond District : Hawkesbury River, N.S.W.

    Feathered friends : a Gould League annual

    The cascade story 

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