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.
Hen Harrier continues to linger
11th January 2017 – sun and showers W6/7/8 Wildfowl and Waders A group of 23 Shoveler were recorded. Miscellaneous The ringtail Hen Harrier continues to linger and a Merlin was logged.