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.
A few Pink-feet on the move
2nd January 2016 – overcast/rain NE3/4 Diurnal Migration A skein of 40 Pink-footed Geese flew through. Miscellaneous A Barn Owl and 2 Raven were the best of the rest.