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.
Water Pipits remain
29th December 2015 – sun and showers SSE4 Rarities At least 2 Water Pipits were again amongst 20 Rock Pipits and 6 Meadow Pipits feeding in the flooded horse paddocks along Carr Lane.. Offshore A check of the sea (0900-1000) produced 112 Common Scoter and 3 Razorbill.