Eric Ennion with Kittiwake in the hand (Anon)
Monks’ House c.1952 (John Busby)
Monks’ House, October 1953 (Roy Crossley)
Bamburgh, October 1953 (Roy Crossley). The traps are strapped onto the car bonnet which is protected with a leathery blanket. Eric Ennion is on the left.
Stag Rocks, Bamburgh, with a drop-net and a twin Potter trap, October 1953 (Roy Crossley)
The Quay, Seahouses c.1952 (John Busby)
Building the Heligoland trap on Inner Farne c.1952. Martin Dodsworth, John Busby in beret, David ?, Eric Ennion sawing wood. (John Busby family collection)
Eric Ennion with Charlie the juvenile Gannet – see The House on the Shore, page 110. (Ennion family collection)
Eric and Dorothy Ennion at Branton County Primary School Bird and Tree Festival, 1951 (Northumberland Gazette). The Bird and Tree Challenge Shield essay competition for schools was one of the ways the RSPB encouraged children to take an interest in nature. Branton C.P. won joint second prize in 1951 and this photograph appeared in the RSPB’s annual report.
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