Bernard William Tucker ((1901-01-22)22 January 1901 - 19 December 1950(1950-12-19) (aged 49)) was an English ornithologist. He was lecturer in zoology at Oxford University, a long-time editor of British Birds and one of the authors of The Handbook of British Birds. He was the first Secretary of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and founder of the Oxford Ornithological Society in 1921.
Tucker was born at Northaw, Hertfordshire and was educated at Harrow School and Magdalen College, Oxford, gaining first class honours in 1923. He spent 1924 at the Zoological Gardens in Naples investigating parasitism in crustaceans. In 1925 he was appointed Demonstrator in the Zoological Laboratory, Cambridge. In 1926 he became Demonstrator in Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at Oxford University.
The BTO now awards a Bernard Tucker Medal.
|Short description||English ornithologist|
|Date of birth||22 January 1901|
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|Date of death||19 December 1950|
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