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.
10th March 2020 – early rain then showers SW4/5/6 Offshore . The Great Northern Diver remained in its favoured sheltered haunt. Wildfowl and Waders Five Scaup and 330 pale-bellied Brent Geese and waders included 3000 Knot.