This is a taster of a potential new feature in BB. The idea is to bring you an insight into the lives of key figures in modern-day ornithology, by posing a standard set of questions - some serious, some less so. We decided it to trial it on our website by putting the questions to members of BB's editorial board. Let us know what you think by posting a comment. Robin Prytherch was born in Sussex ...

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