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.
A dismal day
28th November 2007 - rain SW4/5/6 Miscellaneous A dank and dreary day limited observations and the only notable sightings involved the continued presence of a total of 11 Little Egrets feeding among the salt marsh pools on the eastern side of the island.