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.
Barnacle Geese reappear
15th February 2013 – sunny spells S1/2 Wildfowl and Waders The flock of 63 Barnacle Geese reappeared and a drake Scaup was logged Miscellaneous The Twite flock held 60 birds, the Hooded Crow was again seen and several Little Egret remain.