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.
Good numbers of Little Egret
11th November 2008 - rain at times SW5/6/7/8 Miscellaneous At least 2 Shag remain in the sheltered waters on the eastern shore and 21 Little Egret were logged.