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.
26th November 2007 - overcast W1
A total of 11 Little Egrets remain scattered along the eastern side of the island.
The Black Guillemot recently found residing in Walney Channel.