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.
2020 Report now available
15th January 2021 – bright and frosty ESE1/2 Notice Please note following the advice on essential travel Walney Bird Observatory has closed until further notice. Miscellaneous The WBO 2020 Annual Report is now available.