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.
First Eiderlings appear
30th May 2011 – early rain then sunny spells W2/3/4 Offshore A flock of 50 Little Tern and 10 Arctic Tern fed offshore. Grounded Migrants Three Wheatear were logged. Wildfowl and Waders A Black-tailed Godwit was seen. Breeding Birds The first Eiderlings have now emerged.