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.
Black Brant again
8th January 2018 – bright and cold E4/5 Wildfowl and Waders The Black Brant was again logged over the high tide in the company of 60 dark-bellied Brent Geese. The pair of Scaup remain. Miscellaneous The Twite flock held 20 birds.