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 damp day
12th November 2021 overcast/rain at times SSW4/5/6
Offshore An early morning check over the sea (0800-0900) revealed 40 Common Scoter, 9 Razorbill, 2 Red-throated Diver and 2 Kittiwake. Grounded Migrants Just 6 Redwing and single Blackcap and Goldcrest were logged.