|Dr. Salim Ali|
• Born : 12th November, 1896 • Died : 27th July, 1987
- He was a world renowned Ornithologist.
- He received several awards like the Golden Ark of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Padma Bhushan (1958) & Padma Vibhushan (1976) from the Indian Government.
- His timely intervention saved the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and the Silent Valley National Park.
- He authored numerous books on Indian Birds.