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.
Long-tailed Duck still in residence
25th January 2014 – overcast/showers SW5/6 Wildfowl and Waders The Long-tailed Duck remains is residence and at least one Greenshank continues to overwinter. Miscellaneous Little Egrets continue to show along the eastern shore.