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.
17th March 2019 – sun and showers W5/6 Offshore Another quiet day over the sea with just 12 Common Scoter, 8 Kittiwake, 4 Red-breasted Merganser and a Red-throated Diver. Miscellaneous Six Twite were logged.