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.
Scaup new in
19th January 2016 – sunny spells NE1 Wildfowl and Waders The Barnacle Goose flock increased again to hold 85 birds. Two female Scaup were amongst 20 Goldeneye and waders included 4 Greenshank Miscellaneous A Raven was logged and Little Egrets remain prominent.