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.
Wet weather dominates
28th December 2007 - overcast/rain at times S5/6 Wildfowl and Waders The flock of 58 pale-bellied Brent Geese remain and a flock of 1000 Golden Plover fed in the now flooded fields. Mammals A Weasel was the highlight of the day.