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.
At least the fog cleared!
8th April 2015 – sunny spells/calm Offshore The sea provided 5 Sandwich Tern, 3 Shag and 3 Red-throated Diver. Grounded Migrants Single Goldcrest and Chiffchaff was the sole evidence. Miscellaneous A Merlin and several Little Egret were the best of the rest.