Michael Madders


Age: 52

British ornithologist and wildlife expert known for his studies of hen harriers and sea eagles who was a popular and respected figure in the ornithological community because of his close association with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) for more than 20 years.

Cause of Death: Drowned while canoeing

Born: July 12, 1957

Died: August 23, 2009

Loch Maree, Wester Ross, Scotland