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.
Black Redstart new in
24th November 2008 - sunny spells N3/4 Grounded Migrants A quiet day was enlivened by a Black Redstart that was newly arrived. Miscellaneous At least 8 Little Egret continue to roam the island.