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.
Grey Phalarope continues to linger
18th November 2010 - rain E5/4/3 Rarities The Grey Phalarope was again on floodwater in the fields along Biggar Bank. View only from the road and do not enter the private fields. Miscellaneous A Barn Owl hunted over the fields at dusk.