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.
Hooded Crow still in residence
9th January 2022 – sun and showers W3/4 Offshore A check of the sea (0830-0930) revealed just 20 Common Scoter, 9 Kittiwake, 2 Razorbill and a Red-throated Diver. Miscellaneous The long-staying Hooded Crow continues in residence.