Edmund Meade-Waldo


Edmund Meade-Waldo

Edmund Gustavus Bloomfield Meade-Waldo (1855 – 1934) was an English ornithologist and conservationist.

Meade-Waldo was born in Hever Castle and educated at Eton College and Cambridge University. He collected birds in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, the Canary Islands and Spain, the presumably-extinct Canarian Black Oystercatcher Haematopus meadewaldoi being foremost among them. He took a leading part in the conservation of the Red Kite in Wales. He was Vice-President of the BOU in 1923.