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.
Not a day for passerines
25th March 2009 - sunshine and showers NW4/5 Wildfowl and Waders Wildfowl included 6 Scaup, 2 Gadwall and 2 Shoveler while 3 Greenshank were logged. Miscellaneous At least 3 Little Egret remain and a Little Owl was seen. Moths The first Hebrew Character was recorded.