Founded in 1964, the work of Walney Bird Observatory is funded entirely by membership subscription. Since 1965 it has been an accredited member of the British Trust for Ornithology’s bird observatories network which operates across Britain and Ireland. Bird Observatories are at the forefront of conservation, monitoring bird populations through the medium of census work, daily recording of migrants and ringing.
Brent Goose flock sets a new high
28th December 2008 - bright and frosty E3 Wildfowl and Waders The Brent Goose flock contained 124 pale-bellied birds - a new record. Also seen were a single dark-bellied Brent Goose and several Greenshank. Miscellaneous At least 11 Little Egret remain.