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.


  • 11 January, 2022: Ring-necked Duck - 2 still Longtown Ponds
  • 11 January, 2022: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 heard Siddick Pond
  • 10 January, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 female Sunbiggin Tarn still
  • 9 January, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 female still Sunbiggin Tarn
  • 8 January, 2022: Spoonbill - 1 Askam-in-Furness still
  • 6 January, 2022: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 4 Kirkbride still
  • 5 January, 2022: Todd’s Canada Goose - 2 Rockcliffe Marsh still
  • 4 January, 2022: Water Pipit - 2 Biggar, Walney
  • 4 January, 2022: Red Kite - 1 Clifton, Penrith
  • 4 January, 2022: Black-necked Grebe - 2 Elterwater
  • 4 January, 2022: Snow Bunting - 1 Tarnhouse Rigg, Geltsdale
  • 3 January, 2022: Ring-necked Duck - at least 1 female still Longtown Ponds
  • 1 January, 2022: Spoonbill - 1 Askam-in-Furness still
  • 1 January, 2022: Great White Egret - 1 Little Salkeld
  • 1 January, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 female Sunbiggin Tarn
  • 1 January, 2022: Swallow - 1 Foulshaw Moss!
  • 31 December, 2021: Ring-necked Duck - 2 females Longtown Ponds still
  • 30 December, 2021: Russian White-fronted Goose - 3 between Warcop and Sandford
  • 30 December, 2021: Ring-necked Duck - now 2 females Longtown Ponds
  • 29 December, 2021: Ring-necked Duck - 1 female Longtown Ponds still
  • 29 December, 2021: Waxwing - 1 Harrington NR
  • 28 December, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - at least 1 still Kirkbride
  • 27 December, 2021: Ring-necked Duck - 1 female Longtown Ponds
  • 21 December, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Matterdale
  • 21 December, 2021: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Walney