David John Fisher was born on 13th December 1954 in Cardiff, Glamorgan. His father, Bernard, fuelled an early interest in birds. Later, when David attended Rhydypenau Junior School, one of the teachers, Mr Amos, further developed David’s knowledge of birds and other wildlife. It was here that he met Mike Powell, who was to become a life-long birding friend and part of a subsequent local birding


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