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 quiet seawatch
24th October 2021 – overcast/showers SSE5/6
Offshore Observations over the sea (1000-1100) produced 34 Common Scoter, 9 Gannet, 8 Razorbill and 3 Goldeneye. Miscellaneous The movement of Jay’s continues with a further 2 birds logged.