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.
Little Gull and Long-tailed Duck
11th March 2019 – bright and sunny W4/5 Offshore A check of the sea produced a first-winter Little Gull amongst 19 Kittiwake and a female Long-tailed Duck amongst 7 Eider. Additional sightings were limited to a single Red-throated Diver.