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.
Snow Buntings increase
8th February 2008 - overcast SE3/4 Miscellaneous The flock of Snow Bunting increased to 8 individuals and a total of 13 Little Egret stalked the salt marshes along the eastern side of the island.