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.
29th November 2022 – foggy ESE1/2 Grounded Migrants Single Redwing and Fieldfare were logged. Diurnal Migration Several skeins of Pink-footed Geese flew through and 6 Siskin were seen. Miscellaneous A Merlin and 2 Water Rail were the best of the rest.