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.
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2nd April 2016 – overcast rain soon SSE3 Offshore A check of the sea (0800-0900) produced 112 Common Scoter, 34 Sandwich Tern, 8 Red-throated Diver, 4 Kittiwake, 2 Gannet and single Guillemot and Razorbill. Grounded Migrants Limited to 3 Goldcrest.