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.


  • 16 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Port Carlisle
  • 14 September, 2021: Great White Egret - 3 Culgaith
  • 14 September, 2021: Little Stint - 2 Halforth, Kent Estuary
  • 14 September, 2021: Garganey - 2 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 13 September, 2021: Little Stint - 2 Anthorn still
  • 13 September, 2021: Honey Buzzard - 1 Sedgwick
  • 13 September, 2021: Black-throated Diver - 1 St Bees
  • 13 September, 2021: Whooper swan - 3 summering birds Halforth still
  • 13 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Arnside
  • 12 September, 2021: Osprey - 3 Campfield Marsh still
  • 12 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Port Carlisle still
  • 12 September, 2021: Garganey - 1 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 11 September, 2021: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Irt Estuary
  • 11 September, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Arnside
  • 11 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Drigg
  • 10 September, 2021: Little Stint - 1 Walney still
  • 10 September, 2021: Osprey - 3 Campfield Marsh still
  • 10 September, 2021: Little Stint - 2 Anthorn still
  • 9 September, 2021: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Drigg
  • 9 September, 2021: Little Stint - 1 Walney still
  • 9 September, 2021: Garganey - 1 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 8 September, 2021: Little Stint - 1 Walney still
  • 8 September, 2021: Garganey - 5 Carr Beds
  • 8 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Port Carlisle
  • 8 September, 2021: Little Stint - 2 Anthorn