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.
Little of note recorded
5th January 2009 - bright and frosty/calm Miscellaneous A total of 7 Little Egret and single Little Owl were the only sightings of note.