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.
A quieter day
9th May 2016 – bright and sunny E4/5 Grounded Migrants Limited to 3 Spotted Flycatcher and a Wheatear. Wildfowl and Waders Waders included 34 Whimbrel and 2 Golden Plover.