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.
9th April 2019 – bright and sunny E3/4 Grounded Migrants Wheatear dominated with 15 birds logged. Diurnal Migration A House Martin was the first of the year.