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 still
28th February 2019 – early fog/ rain later ESE1 Rarities The adult Black Brant was again in Walney Channel just south of Jubilee Bridge at low tide amongst 75 pale-bellied Brent Geese.