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.
10th May 2016 – rain at times ENE 4/5 Grounded Migrants Limited to 2 Spotted Flycatcher. Wildfowl and Waders Waders included 32 Whimbrel.