Hyndman, Cecil

HYNDMAN, Cecil, bird enthusiast (b 11 Oct 1911, Edmonton; d 17 Apr 1997, Victoria). After brief stints at agricultural college and medical school, he joined the CBC in 1932 as a sound effects specialist, the network's first. During WWII he worked for the National Film Board, then moved to VICTORIA with his new wife Adele. In 1946 the couple established a bird interpretative centre called Featherland outside the city, where they observed and photographed birds, conducted public tours and cared...

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