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.
Waders brighten a damp day
12th July 2007 - rain W2 Rarities The Hudsonian Whimbrel was again present on Wylock Marsh through the day. Wildfowl and Waders Also logged were 3 Greenshank, 2 Whimbrel and a Spotted Redshank.