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Richard Brown

Committee Member

Richard Brown has been Skokholm Island Warden since 2013 and has lived on Welsh islands since 2005. With his partner Giselle Eagle, he has overseen the re-establishment of Skokholm Bird Observatory and the digitisation of over 90 years of daily census data, whilst sharing one of the most remarkable UK seabird experiences with up to 40 overnight guests a week. He has been Assistant Warden on Skomer and Bardsey and during the northern winter has worked with seabirds on various islands in the Pacific, Caribbean and Indian Ocean. He was part of the team who eradicated rats from the second largest seabird colony in the Caribbean and has helped control invasive mammals on four continents. He is a world birder, photographer, an A permit ringer, inventor of the Petrel Station and regularly bumps into BBRC and WBRC species.