February 1991 – vol. 84, issue 2, pp 79–82 Opinions expressed in this feature are not necessarily those of 'British Birds' British Birdwatching Fair, August 1990. Writing his weekly column in The Times before the first national Birdwatching Fair, Simon Barnes cheerfully described the forthcoming event at Rutland Water as 'an amphibian. It walks hand in hand with conservation groups and also swims freely in the capitalistic waters of Britai... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.