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An Unforgettable Challenge

Biography / Memoir

By: Gordon Barnes(Author)

92 pages, b/w photos, 1 b/w illustration, 1 b/w map

Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust

Paperback | Jan 2008 | #178650 | ISBN-13: 9780952228103
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About this book

Gordon Barnes spent fifteen years living on Fair Isle, then considered to be the most remote place in the British Isles. He was Assistant Warden at Fair Isle Bird Observatory for two seasons and was then asked by the islanders to become the first non-native crofter there. In this book, he gives us an insight into his life on Fair Isle as a crofter, lighthouse keeper and ornithologist.

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