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 again
15th January 2019 – overcast WSW3 Rarities The adult was again in Walney Channel off Long Rein Point feeding amongst 69 pale-bellied Brent Geese on the rising tide. Miscellaneous A pair of Raven were the best of the rest.