Latest sightings

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The sightings below may not be verified. To report a latest sighting, please contact us selecting category latest sighting. This won't be an official record, so please note it in BirdTrack or report to us. Please let us know if you have photos and if it is OK to put them on this website.


  • 29 November, 2016: Waxwings 350 at Dalston
  • 28 November, 2016: 58 Waxwings Lower Viaduct Car Park Carlisle
  • 27 November, 2016: Black Redstart Whitehaven Harbour
  • 24 November, 2016: Waxwings - 6 St John's Church Keswick
  • 23 November, 2016: 58 Waxwings Carlsile Catherdal grounds
  • 21 November, 2016: Great Grey Shrike still at Great Broughton
  • 20 November, 2016: 65 Waxwings Mintsfeet Rd Kendal
  • 20 November, 2016: Waxwings - 28 at Greystoke
  • 17 November, 2016: Waxwings Bells Close Car Park Keswick
  • 15 November, 2016: Great Skua Nethertown
  • 15 November, 2016: Waxwing 20+ by traffic lights on A66 Bassenthwaite
  • 15 November, 2016: Great Grey Shrike still present at Soddy Gap Great Broughton
  • 14 November, 2016: Waxwings 200+ in Brampton still present 17/11/16 & 18/11/16
  • 13 November, 2016: Snow Bunting 8 at Grune Point
  • 13 November, 2016: Waxwings - 8 at Stainton . Still 11 in Wetheral and c150 Currock rd Carlisle
  • 12 November, 2016: Waxwings still at Currock Road Carlisle and Wetheral also a few in Penrith .
  • 12 November, 2016: Long Tailed Duck - 4 off Grune Point
  • 11 November, 2016: 78 Waxwings ,Currock Road, Carlisle
  • 10 November, 2016: Great White Egret Campfield RSPB
  • 10 November, 2016: Waxwings 4 Wetheral and 14 West Walls Carlisle & 30 Geltsdale
  • 7 November, 2016: Waxwings - c50 on rowans by Plumb Centre, Currock Road , Carlisle still 10/11/16
  • 6 November, 2016: Great Grey Shrike at Soddy Gap, Great Broughton still present 8/11/16
  • 5 November, 2016: Several groups of Brambling around Talkin Tarn
  • 4 November, 2016: 4 Waxwings east at Dalton Crags
  • 28 October, 2016: Single Waxwing at entrance to Scout Scar