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.
Geese still in residence
24th November 2016 – bright and sunny NE1/2 Wildfowl and Waders Wildfowl included the lingering 43 Barnacle Geese and 2 White-fronted Geese. Miscellaneous A Barn Owl hunted at dusk and at least 61 Little Egret remain.