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.
31st March 2019 – sunny spells E2/3 Rarities The adult Black Brant was again on Tummerhill Marsh amongst 100 pale-bellied Brent Goose. Grounded Migrants Nine Wheatear and 2 Goldcrest provided evidence of some movement.