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.
6th April 2016 – heavy blustery showers WSW5/6 Offshore An evening seawatch (1515-1615) revealed 29 Kittiwake, 20 Common Scoter, 13 Gannet and a Sandwich Tern. Miscellaneous A Raven was the best of the rest.