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.
Hooded Crow still present
22nd January 2020 – dense fog/calm Grounded Migrants Early morning thrushes involved a Mistle Thrush Miscellaneous The long-staying Hooded Crow loomed out of the fog.