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.
Water Pipit reappears
10th December 2019 – rain SSE5/6/7 Rarities The latest round of high tides saw the Water Pipit again in the flooded horse paddocks at Biggar over the high tide. Wildfowl and Waders The 3 female Scaup remain.