Latest sightings

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  • 10 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 20 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 10 December, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 1 at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 10 December, 2011: Bewick's Swan 4 (2ads 2 juvs) near Newton Arlosh between Wedholme House & Broom Park Farm
  • 9 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 20 near Flookburgh
  • 9 December, 2011: Bean Goose 2 near Flookburgh
  • 9 December, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 8 at Blackdyke, Silloth
  • 9 December, 2011: Great Skua 1 past Workington Pier
  • 9 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 2 still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 9 December, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose "some" NW of Carlisle at Beaumont
  • 8 December, 2011: Firecrest 1 in Calder Woods near Calder Bridge
  • 8 December, 2011: Whooper Swan 206 NW of Carlisle at Cargo
  • 8 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 2 near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 8 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 2 with 800 Pink-feet NW of Carlisle at Cargo
  • 8 December, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 23 with 800 Pink-feet NW of Carlisle at Cargo
  • 8 December, 2011: Little Gull 1 adult past Bowness-on-Solway
  • 8 December, 2011: Great Skua 1 past Bowness-on-Solway
  • 8 December, 2011: Little Gull 3 adults off Workington Pier
  • 8 December, 2011: Little Auk 1 south past Workington Pier
  • 7 December, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 10 at Blackdyke, Silloth by entrance to Montgomery Feeds
  • 6 December, 2011: Spotted Redshank 3 still south of Ravenglass on Esk Estuary
  • 6 December, 2011: Snow Bunting 1 at South Walney N.R.
  • 6 December, 2011: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 6 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 90+ near Longtown
  • 6 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 93 south of Little Salkeld with Greylags NY564354
  • 5 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 2 with 1000 Pink-feet NW of Carlisle at Cargo