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 of note!
5th February 2010 – misty/murky ESE2 Wildfowl and Waders A pair of Gadwall was amongst 250 Teal and 200 Wigeon. Miscellaneous A flock of 65 Twite, 2 Little Egret and a Merlin were the only other records of note logged.