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 Egrets increase
13th November 2007 - overcast/rain at times NW5/6 Miscellaneous The only notable sighting involved an increase in the wintering Little Egret population with at least 12 individuals seen.