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.
21st August 2018 – sunny spells V1 Grounded Migrants Grounded birds included: 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Wheatear, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat and single Yellow Wagtail and White Wagtail. Diurnal Migration Two Yellow Wagtail flew through.