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.
7th April 2015 – fog/calm Grounded Migrants Limited to 4 Goldcrest and 3 Chiffchaff. Diurnal Migration Two Swallow and a Sand Martin were seen despite the very poor visibility.