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.
First Teal return
15th June 2019 – overcast/rain at times SE2/3 Wildfowl and Waders The first 2 Teal of the autumn have returned. Butterflies and Moths The first Painted Lady of the year was logged.