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.
Expected winter fare
12th December 2007 - overcast SE2/3 Wildfowl and waders At least 10 Greenshank and the adult Spotted Redshank remain. Miscellaneous The small wintering flock of Twite and at least 9 Little Egret remain.