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 also see in New Year
2nd January 2019 – bright and frosty/calm Wildfowl and Waders The 8 Shoveler and 3 Scaup remain. Miscellaneous A Merlin was the best of the rest.