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.
First Black-tailed Godwit reappear
5th July 2016 – sunny spells NW3/4 Wildfowl and Waders Waders included 16 Black-tailed Godwit and a Greenshank. Moths Swallow-tailed Moth, Short-cloaked Moth and Antler Moth were all new for the year.