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.
26th December 2015 – overcast/rain SE1 Rarities A Water Pipit was amongst 20 Rock Pipit and 30 Skylark in the flooded horse paddocks along Carr Lane. Wildfowl and Waders The Brent Goose flock held 175 pale-bellied birds, also seen were 5 Shoveler and 3 Pink-footed Geese.