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.


  • 4 December, 2021: Little Gull - 1 adult Parton
  • 4 December, 2021: Great Grey Shrike - 1 Killington still
  • 4 December, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 4 between Kirkbride and Newton Arlosh still
  • 3 December, 2021: Great Grey Shrike - 1 Killington
  • 3 December, 2021: Velvet Scoter - 1 Walney
  • 1 December, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 4 between Kirkbride and Newton Arlosh with Whooper Swans
  • 1 December, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Haverigg
  • 27 November, 2021: Firecrest - 1 Upper Blengdale
  • 27 November, 2021: Greater Scaup - 1 female Sunbiggin Tarn
  • 25 November, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Holme
  • 24 November, 2021: Long-toed Stint - 1 at a private site with strictly no public access
  • 24 November, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 between Askam and Dunnerholme
  • 24 November, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Stainton
  • 22 November, 2021: Swallow - 1 Siddick Pond
  • 22 November, 2021: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 Siddick Pond
  • 18 November, 2021: Todd's Canada Goose - 1 Rockcliffe Marsh
  • 18 November, 2021: Little Auk - 1 Walney
  • 17 November, 2021: Great White Egret - 2 Fell End Nature Reserve
  • 16 November, 2021: Waxwing - 7 flying over Wray
  • 13 November, 2021: Lapland Bunting - 1 or possibly 2 birds Farleton Knot
  • 13 November, 2021: Dusky Warbler - 1 Walney still
  • 11 November, 2021: Dusky Warbler - 1 Walney still
  • 10 November, 2021: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 Westfield Point still
  • 10 November, 2021: Greater Scaup - 1 female Sunbiggin Tarn
  • 10 November, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 2 Soddy Gap still