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 new in
6th February 2007 - bright and sunny NW3/4 Diurnal Migration A flock of 8 Whooper Swan flew north. Miscellaneous A group of six Snow Bunting fed on the tideline and a total of 12 Little Egret remain along the eastern salt marshes.