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.


  • 10 February, 2012: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 10 February, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 10 February, 2012: Smew 2 (1 drake) on Talkin Tarn
  • 9 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 13 near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 9 February, 2012: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 8 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose c200 at Easton
  • 8 February, 2012: Smew drake at Longtown Ponds
  • 8 February, 2012: Smew drake on Talkin Tarn
  • 8 February, 2012: Glaucous Gull juv again on R.Eden at New Sandsfield cNY341616
  • 8 February, 2012: Iceland Gull juv again at Parton
  • 7 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose c100 at Longtown NY375698
  • 7 February, 2012: Bewick's Swan 1 at Longtown with 72 Whoopers
  • 7 February, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 7 February, 2012: Glaucous Gull juv on R.Eden at New Sandsfield cNY341616
  • 6 February, 2012: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at South Walney N.R.
  • 6 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 71 at Easton
  • 6 February, 2012: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at Longtown Ponds on pool by A6071
  • 6 February, 2012: Smew 2 (pair) at Longtown Ponds
  • 6 February, 2012: Glaucous Gull juv on R.Eden east of New Sandsfield cNY341616
  • 5 February, 2012: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at South Walney N.R.
  • 5 February, 2012: Ross's Goose adult at Anthorn
  • 5 February, 2012: Iceland Gull juv at Parton
  • 4 February, 2012: Ross's Goose adult between Anthorn and Cardurnock
  • 4 February, 2012: Glaucous Gull juv between Crosscanonby and Allonby on beach opp Dolphin Caravans
  • 3 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 21 on Newton Marsh