The warden and administrator
The Fair Isle Bird Observatory team is headed by David Parnaby (Warden) and his wife Susannah (Administrator). They have lived on Fair Isle with their family (Grace and Freyja) since February 2011.
Wardening team 2020
From June 2020, David Parnaby has been joined by Assistant Wardens Alex Penn and Dan Gornall and Ranger Georgia Platt.
In 2019, David was joined by Assistant Warden Richard Cope and Ranger Chris Dodd (to August). Many additional volunteers also helped considerably.