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
19th February 2020 – overcast/rain soon WSW4 Offshore A check over the sea (0800-0900) produced just 10 Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Common Scoter and a solitary Kittiwake. Wildfowl and Waders The 12 Scaup remain.