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.
Water Pipit again
27th February 2017 – bright and sunny SW3 Rarities The latest round of high tides again pushed a single Water Pipit from the salt marsh. The bird was feeding late afternoon in the flooded horse paddocks along Biggar Bank with 12 Meadow Pipit.