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.
Nights begin to draw out
8th February 2010 – sunny spells E1 Grounded Migrants The flock of Fieldfare increased to 50 birds and also included 3 Redwing. Miscellaneous At least 11 Little Egret remain along the eastern shore and additional sightings included 26 Twite and a Little Owl.