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.
13th November 2015 – heavy showers W6/7 Offshore Observations on the falling tide (1250-1350) produced 30 Kittiwake, 3 Common Scoter and single Arctic Skua, Gannet and Fulmar. Miscellaneous A group of 60 Little Egrert congregated on the sheltered eastern shore.