FAIR ISLE BIRD OBSERVATORY: OFFICIAL OPENING ON 2 JULY 2011 (BACK TO MAIN SITE)



































































Double-click on the image to zoom in. Click, hold down and drag to pan. 1: Sebastian King (Nether Taft); 2: Jess Walkup (visiting researcher - Starlings); 3: Becky Langton (visiting researcher - Starlings); 4: Ian Newton (visiting professor of ornithology at the University of Oxford); 5: Lisa Bracken (Schoolhouse, left Fair Isle 2012); 6: James Bracken (Schoolhouse, left Fair Isle 2012); 7: Grace Parnaby (Obs child); 8: David Parnaby (FIBO Warden 2011-); 9: Orla Bracken (Schoolhouse, left Fair Isle 2012); 10: Oisin Bracken (Schoolhouse, left Fair Isle 2012); 11: Ythan Shaw (Burkle); 12: Fyntan Shaw (Burkle); 13: Raven Shaw (Burkle); 14: Annie Thomson (Shirva); 15: Stewart Thomson (jnr) (Quoy); 16: Liz Musser (Auld Haa, left Fair Isle 2014); 17: Maria Vasii (Taft); 18: Raluca Mera (Taft); 19: Jon Dunn (SIC economic development); 20: Tommy Hyndman (Auld Haa); 21: Henry Hyndman (Auld Haa, AHS); 22: Triona Thomson (Quoy); 23: Agnes Riddington (Director's wife); 24: Anne Sinclair (Busta); 25: Lowri Best (Kenaby, AHS); 26: Pat Thomson (Lower Stoneybrek); 27: Carrie-Marell Gunn (Obs Ranger, CEH); 28: Jane Reid (Director); 29: Roy Dennis (outgoing FIBOT Chairman); 30: Deryk Shaw (Burkle. FIBO Warden 1999-2010); 31: Andrew Blackadder (AB Associates); 32: Margo Murray (Koolin); 33: Ailsa Murray (daughter of Koolin); 34: Nick Riddiford (Schoolton. FIBO Warden 1981-1988); 35: Elizabeth Riddiford (Schoolton. FIBO Administrator 1981-1988); 36: Barry Sinclair (Busta); 37: John Best (Utra); 38: Irene Loseby (Director's wife); 39: Amy Stout (Setter, University); 40: Iain Stout (Setter); 41: Kathy Coull (Upper Leogh); 42: (off a boat in Havens); 43: Angela Wiseman (Barkland); 44: Roger Broad (FIBO Warden. 1971-77); 45: Dennis Coutts (visitor); 46: Robert Mitchell (Stackhoull); 47: Peter Harrison (South Light East); 48: (off a boat in Havens); 49: Fiona Mitchell (Stackhoull, FIBO Director); 50: Roy Ball (Obs Cook); 51: Susannah Parnaby (FIBO Administrator 2011-); 52: (unknown); 53: Ruth Stout (Setter); 54: Daniel Stout (Setter, University); 55: Scott Mitchell (Stackhoull, University); 56: Martha Thomson (Niece of Quoy); 57: Alice Best (Kenaby, Further education); 58: Judy Broad (FIBO Administrator 1971-1977, deceased 2013); 59: Hannah Best (Kenaby, University); 60: Betty Best (Utra, deceased 2014); 61: Elizabeth Harvey (FIBO Administrator 1989-1992); 62: David Nicolson (Bank of Scotland); 63: Peter Evans (FIBO Director); 64: Chris Cox (FIBO Director until 2012); 65: Anne Prior (Obs Cook); 66: Malcolm Adamson (BT, retired); 67: Jason Moss (Obs AW); 68: Louise Batchelor (FIBO Director); 69: Roger Riddington (FIBO Director (Chairman)); 70: Tavish Scott (Shetland MSP); 71: Stewart Thomson (snr) (Shirva); 72: Rob Hughes (Researcher (RSPB)); 73: Wendy Nightingale (Visitor); 74: Charlotte Kingston (Obs volunteer); 75: Kate Mavor (NTS CEO); 76: Mati Ventrillon (Nether Taft); 77: Allison Duncan (SIC councillor); 78: Alexander Bennett (NTS/FIBO Director); 79: Mike Wood (FIBO Finance Director); 80: Bill Murray (Koolin); 81: Hollie Shaw (Burkle. FIBO Administrator 1999-2010); 82: Sandy Cluness (SIC convenor); 83: David Cormack (Senior Agricultural Officer, DAFS Lerwick); 84: David Jardine (SOC President); 85: Stuart Robertson (HIE); 86: Andy Clements (BTO Director); 87: Gillian Okill (Director's wife); 88: Iain Robertson (FIBO Warden 1978-80); 89: Florrie Stout (Skerryholm); 90: David Okill (FIBO Director (Vice-Chairman)); 91: Jimmy Stout (Skerryholm); 92: David Parkin; 93: Brian Wilson (Houll, leaving island March 2016); 93a: Barry Nightingale (Obs guest); 94: Johan Nilsson (Obs researcher - Starlings); 95: Mark Bolton (RSPB, FIBO Director); 96: Will Miles (Obs AW); 97: Marilyn Jones (Obs childcarer); 98: Aileen Meek (Director's wife); 99: Eric Meek (FIBO Director, FIBO Chairman); 100: Saskia King (Nether Taft); 100a: David King (Nether Taft, Aesterhoull (west)); 101: Brian Marshall (former AW); 102: Becki Rosser (Obs domestic assistant);