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.
Long-tailed Duck sees in the New Year
1st January 2012 – rain at times SW3/4/5 Wildfowl and Waders The Long-tailed Duck remains in residence. Miscellaneous A flock of 50 Twite were logged