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.
Black Brant remains
1st March 2018 – overcast/cold ENE4/5/6 Rarities The adult Black Brant was again in Walney Channel just south of Jubilee Bridge amongst 74 pale-bellied and a single dark-belled Brent Goose.