Dr. Herbert Kale II was vice president of ornithology for the Florida Audubon Society, as well as president of the Colonial Waterbird Society, chair of the Committee on Birds for the Florida Committee on Rare and Endangered Plants and Animals, director of the Florida Breeding Bird Atlas, and field associate for the Florida Museum of Natural History. His many friends in the ornithological community remember him not only for his passion for birds and his devotion to saving them, but for his warm heart and kindness toward people.