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 seabirds
4th December 2019 – overcast SSE3/4 Offshore Early morning observations (0830-0930) produced 100 Common Scoter, 16 Razorbill, 5 Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Kittiwake and 2 Red-throated Diver.