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.
Waders begin to return
8th July 2016 – early showers then sunny spells SW4/5 Wildfowl and waders Waders included 14 Black-tailed Godwit and 4 Whimbrel amongst 480 Curlew and 50 Dunlin. Miscellaneous A group of 6 Little Egret included a juvenile.