Latest sightings

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  • 4 December, 2011: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 4 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 8 still NW of Milnthorpe by College Green Farn
  • 4 December, 2011: Bewick's Swan 1 SW of Newton Arlosh with 300 Whoopers
  • 4 December, 2011: Spotted Redshank 3 south of Ravenglass on Esk Estuary
  • 4 December, 2011: Green-winged Teal 1 drake still at Hodbarrow on lagoon
  • 4 December, 2011: Velvet Scoter drake at South Walney
  • 4 December, 2011: Grey Phalarope 1 on Gate Pool, South Walney N.R.
  • 3 December, 2011: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 3 December, 2011: Bittern 1 at Siddick Pond
  • 3 December, 2011: Great Skua 2 south past Workington Pier
  • 3 December, 2011: Sabine's Gull juv south past Workington Pier at 14.30
  • 3 December, 2011: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at Longtown Ponds on pool by A6071
  • 3 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 8 still NW of Milnthorpe by College Green Farn
  • 3 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 20 at Walby on flood
  • 3 December, 2011: Green-winged Teal 2 drakes at Hodbarrow
  • 2 December, 2011: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 2 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 18 at Park Broom
  • 2 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 8 NW of Milnthorpe by College Green Farn
  • 2 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 4 at Walby on flood
  • 2 December, 2011: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 1 December, 2011: Arctic Skua off South Walney
  • 1 December, 2011: Water Pipit still at Walney in flooded fields near Biggar
  • 1 December, 2011: Green-winged Teal drake still at Hodbarrow on lagoon
  • 1 December, 2011: Smew redhead still at Whinfel Tarn + female Mandarin
  • 1 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 4 by River Eden at Linstock