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.
28th February 2020 – rain SSE4/5 Offshore The Great Northern Diver and Shag continued to seek shelter. Wildfowl and Waders The Brent Goose flock held 179 pale-bellied and 2 dark-bellied birds while the 12 Scaup and 4 Barnacle Geese remain.