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 present
26th January 2019 – overcast/ rain later SW3/4 Offshore The sea proved disappointing with just 8 Common Scoter, 4 Red-throated Diver and 4 Shag logged. Wildfowl and Waders The 5 Scaup remain and 4 Greenshank were the best of the waders.