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.


  • 17 March, 2013: Waxwing 13 NNE of Grange-over-Sands in Lindale by Greenacres guesthouse
  • 16 March, 2013: Waxwing 6 flew west at Arnside
  • 16 March, 2013: Waxwing 12 NNE of Grange-over-Sands in Lindale by Greenacres guesthouse
  • 16 March, 2013: Slavonian Grebe again on lagoon at Hodbarrow + 4 Scaup (Spotted Redshank Borwick Rails)
  • 15 March, 2013: Waxwing 17 NNE of Grange-over-Sands in Lindale
  • 14 March, 2013: Todd's Canada Goose again at Whitrigg with 1000 Barnacle Geese
  • 13 March, 2013: Waxwing 1 in Wetheral
  • 12 March, 2013: Waxwing 4 NNE of Grange-over-Sands in Lindale by Bateman's garage
  • 11 March, 2013: Red-necked Grebe between Aldingham and Roosebeck
  • 11 March, 2013: Todd's Canada Goose just south of Kirkbride by sharp S bend with Pink-footed and Barnacle Geese
  • 8 March, 2013: Waxwing 5 in Kendal at junction of Burton Road, Oxenholme Road and Heron Hill
  • 5 March, 2013: Slavonian Grebe again on lagoon at Hodbarrow
  • 5 March, 2013: Waxwing 4 still NNE of Grange-over-Sands in Lindale by Lindale Inn
  • 4 March, 2013: Waxwing 4 NNE of Grange-over-Sands in Lindale by Lindale Inn
  • 3 March, 2013: Waxwing 8 in Levens on Lower Levens to Brigsteer road
  • 3 March, 2013: Bittern again at Siddick Pond (4 Whooper Swans)
  • 2 March, 2013: Great Northern Diver again off Silecroft
  • 2 March, 2013: Slavonian Grebe again on lagoon at Hodbarrow (4 Scaup)
  • 1 March, 2013: Waxwing 16 in Grange-over-Sands on Kents Bank Road
  • 28 February, 2013: Todd's Canada Goose on Newton Marsh opposite Longcroft with Barnacle Geese
  • 28 February, 2013: Slavonian Grebe again on lagoon at Hodbarrow (7 Scaup)
  • 28 February, 2013: Great Northern Diver off Silecroft (20 Whooper Swans on sea)
  • 28 February, 2013: Waxwing 3 north of Kendal at south end of Bowston
  • 28 February, 2013: Waxwing 25 in Penrith in Morrison's car park
  • 28 February, 2013: Waxwing 25 in Penrith in NFU Mutual car park on Cromwell Road