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.
Little of note
31st August 2007 - overcast W4/5 Offshore Passage remains light with morning observations (0900-1000) limited to 45 Gannet, 4 Fulmar, 3 Kittiwake, 2 Sandwich Tern and a Common Scoter. Wildfowl and Waders Waders included 10 Black-tailed Godwit and a single Ruff.