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.


  • 27 February, 2013: Slavonian Grebe off Foulney Island
  • 27 February, 2013: Bittern again at Siddick Pond at 17.40 (Little Egret)
  • 27 February, 2013: Waxwing 2+ 3mls north of Kendal at Bowston Bridge
  • 27 February, 2013: Long-eared Owl SE of Silloth and south of Parkhead in pines NY133511
  • 26 February, 2013: Waxwing 55 in Penrith in Morrison's car park
  • 26 February, 2013: Waxwong c20 3mls north of Kendal at Bowston Bridge
  • 26 February, 2013: Todd's Canada Goose at Whitrigg with Barnacle Geese
  • 25 February, 2013: Red-necked Grebe 1 at South Walney off the old tip
  • 25 February, 2013: Waxwing 40 in Penrith by HBM garage on Cromwell Road
  • 24 February, 2013: Ruff 1 at Abbeytown on flood
  • 24 February, 2013: Ruff 1 at Anthorn
  • 24 February, 2013: Waxwing 86 in Penrith in Morrison's car park
  • 23 February, 2013: Waxwing 50+ in Penrith in Morrison's car park
  • 22 February, 2013: Waxwing 42 in Penrith in NFU Mutual car park on Cromwell Road
  • 21 February, 2013: Marsh Harrier over Arnside Marsh
  • 21 February, 2013: Waxwing 52 in Penrith in NFU Mutual car park on Cromwell Road
  • 20 February, 2013: Waxwing 30 in Penrith in NFU Mutual car park on Cromwell Road
  • 19 February, 2013: Waxwing 1 at Anthorn
  • 19 February, 2013: Waxwing 1 at Thurstonfield
  • 18 February, 2013: Green-winged Teal drake still at Hodbarrow RSPB (7 Scaup)
  • 17 February, 2013: Waxwing 56 in Penrith in NFU Mutual car park on Cromwell Road
  • 16 February, 2013: Waxwing 65 in Penrith by HBM garage on Cromwell Road
  • 15 February, 2013: Marsh Harrier male just east of Arnside viewed from Blackdyke Rd
  • 14 February, 2013: Little Auk past South Walney
  • 14 February, 2013: Smew drake Derwent Water again