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 continues to perform
7th March 2017 – sunny spells S2 Rarities The Water Pipit was again showing well in the flooded horse paddocks at Biggar. Wildfowl and Waders The 4 Barnacle Geese remain. Miscellaneous Additional sightings included a flock of 20 Twite and 4 Raven.