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.
27th February 2022 – bright and sunny SE5/6 Offshore Observations over the sea (0730-0830) revealed 61 Common Scoter, 6 Red-breasted Merganser and a Red-throated Diver. Wildfowl and Waders The female Scaup remains. Miscellaneous The Hooded Crow continues in residence.