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.
13th October 2018 – rain, heavy at times SE2/3/4 Grounded Migrants Four Redwing were logged. Diurnal Migration Despite the torrential rain 4 Whooper Swan flew through.