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.
Useless northeasterlies continue to blow
12th May 2016 – bright and sunny ENE 3/4 Offshore A group of 8 Little Tern fed offshore. Grounded Migrants Limited to single Spotted Flycatcher and Wheatear. Wildfowl and Waders Whimbrel numbers decrease with just 3 birds logged.