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.
White-fronted Geese still in residence
23rd November 2016 – Sunny spells NNE1/2 Wildfowl and Waders The 2 adult White-fronted Geese remain in residence. Miscellaneous At least 72 Little Egret were along the eastern shore.