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.
Storm Ciara steals the show
9th February 2020 – rain then showers SW6/7/8 Miscellaneous Little was seen as storm Ciara hit the island bringing winds gusting to 63mph, a check of the sea proved fruitless and 2 Raven were the only birds of note.