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.
Puffin run still continues
11th June 2019 – sunny spells NE3/4 Offshore Early morning observations (0630-0730) produced just 110 Sandwich Tern, 34 Common Scoter, 21 Gannet, 7 Manx Shearwater, 4 Guillemot and 2 Puffin. Miscellaneous A Raven was the only other bird logged.