Latest sightings

See also the Walney Bird Observatory blog, latest photos from Cumbria on BirdGuides and the Cumbria Birding Facebook group.

The sightings below may not be verified. To report a latest sighting, please email sightings@cumbriabirdclub.org.uk including any photos you have - let us know if it is OK to put the photos on this website. This won't be an official record, so please note it in BirdTrack or report to us.


  • 21 June, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Hodbarrow
  • 21 June, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Hodbarrow
  • 20 June, 2021: Spoonbill - 2 Haverigg
  • 19 June, 2021: Rose-coloured Starling - 1 Whitehaven
  • 16 June, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Hodbarrow
  • 16 June, 2021: Bee-eater - 1 St Bees Head
  • 13 June, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Haverigg
  • 12 June, 2021: Great White Egret - 3 Arnside
  • 12 June, 2021: Garganey - 1 River Esk, Longtown
  • 12 June, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 12 June, 2021: Quail - 1 near Langwathby
  • 11 June, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 11 June, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Hodbarrow
  • 11 June, 2021: Garganey - 1 Longtown still
  • 10 June, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Siddick Pond
  • 10 June, 2021: Rose-coloured Starling - 1 Baycliff
  • 9 June, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 8 June, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 still present Walney
  • 8 June, 2021: Rose-coloured Starling - 1 Ravenglass
  • 7 June, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 6 June, 2021: Spoonbill - 3 west over Carlisle
  • 6 June, 2021: Pomarine Skua - 4 Walney
  • 6 June, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 6 June, 2021: Greater Scaup - 2 Walney
  • 2 June, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still