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 and Scaup
6th February 2020 – overcast/calm Diurnal Migration A flock of 100 Pink-footed Geese flew north. Wildfowl and Waders The 8 Scaup (6 females + 2 first-winter males) remain. Miscellaneous The Hooded Crow is still in residence.