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.
28th November 2014 – sunny spells E2/3 Wildfowl and Waders At least 6 Barnacle Geese remain and waders included a Greenshank. Miscellaneous A Water Rail was logged along with 61 Little Egret, 60 Twite and a Barn Owl.