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 remains
8th January 2017 – sunny spells/calm Offshore A group of 6 Shag were logged. Wildfowl and Waders Waders included 6 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit. Miscellaneous The ringtail Hen Harrier remains.