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.
Little Egret numbers remain high
14th November 2008 - overcast/showers W4/5 Wildfowl and Waders A group of 3 Gadwall were logged. Miscellaneous Coordinated counts revealed a total of 35 Little Egret. A Little Owl peered through the evening gloom.