Latest sightings

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  • 8 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 45 at Linstock
  • 8 January, 2012: Greenland White-fronted Geese 1 at Linstock
  • 8 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 2 at Linstock
  • 8 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 130 at Wedholme Flow
  • 8 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 29+ at Wedholme Flow
  • 8 January, 2012: Iceland Gull 1st-winter at Parton
  • 7 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 33 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 7 January, 2012: Bewick's Swan 7+ adults at Abbeytown
  • 6 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 11 at Abbeytown
  • 6 January, 2012: Bewick's Swan 2 adults at Abbeytown
  • 6 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 24 at Blackdyke, Silloth
  • 6 January, 2012: Lesser Snow Goose blue morph near Blackdyke, Silloth then back at Abbeytown
  • 5 January, 2012: Bean Goose 1 near Flookburgh by Ravenstown W.M. Club
  • 5 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 17+ near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 5 January, 2012: Smew redhead still at Whinfell Tarn
  • 5 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 5 January, 2012: Bewick's Swan 2 adults at Abbeytown
  • 5 January, 2012: Greenland White-fronted Geese 1 at Abbeytown
  • 5 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 40 at Abbeytown
  • 5 January, 2012: Bean Goose 1 at Abbeytown
  • 5 January, 2012: Lesser Snow Goose blue morph still at Abbeytown
  • 4 January, 2012: Green-winged Teal 1 drake at Campfield Marsh from hide at North Plain
  • 4 January, 2012: Snow Goose blue morph still at Abbeytown
  • 3 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 3 January, 2012: Bewick's Swan 6 at Abbeytown