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.
Long-tailed Duck and Scaup
9th November 2016 – overcast with early drizzle E1 Wildfowl and Waders Two female/immature Long-tailed Duck and a female Scaup were logged. Also seen were 2 Greenshank. Miscellaneous Raptors involved Merlin and Sparrowhawk.