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.
A few more seabirds
9th December 2019 – bright and sunny NNW4/5/6 Offshore Early morning observations (0830-0930) produced just 20 Common Scoter, 9 Razorbill, 5 Red-throated Diver, 3 Red-breasted Merganser and a Pintail. Wildfowl and Waders The Brent Goose flock held 275 pale-bellied birds.