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.
Scaup still here
12th December 2018 – overcast ESE5/6 Wildfowl and Waders The 3 Scaup remain amongst 17 Goldeneye and the Brent Goose flock held 121 pale-bellied and 68 dark-bellied birds. Waders included the wintering group of 8 Greenshank and 58 Bar-tailed Godwit.