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.
Slavonian Grebe reappears
3rd February 2008 - overcast SW5/6 Offshore The Slavonian Grebe remains along the eastern shore. Miscellaneous A Merlin hunted the island and at least two Little Egret were present.