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.
Hen Harrier steals the limelight
11th December 2007 - bright and sunny, early frost N2/3 Miscellaneous Although few birds were logged quality made up for the lack of quantity with a ringtail Hen Harrier proving the star attraction and a total of 11 Little Egret logged.