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.


  • 28 November, 2011: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 28 November, 2011: Swallow 1 over Kent Estuary at Arnside
  • 28 November, 2011: Twite 100 at South Walney N.R.
  • 28 November, 2011: Pale-bellied Brent Goose 157 at South Walney
  • 28 November, 2011: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at South Walney N.R.
  • 28 November, 2011: Great Skua 1 off Walney Island
  • 28 November, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose c4 flew south from Calvo near Silloth at 11am
  • 28 November, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose c60 flew south from Calvo near Silloth at 11am
  • 28 November, 2011: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 28 November, 2011: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh from hide at end of lane (North Plain Farm)
  • 28 November, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 6 SW of Brigsteer in Lyth Valley SD4475880
  • 28 November, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 6 flew SE over Arnside Marsh at midday
  • 28 November, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 10 flew SW over Leasgill near Milnthorpe at 10.15
  • 27 November, 2011: Pale-bellied Brent Goose 161 at South Walney
  • 27 November, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 2 flew over Walney Island
  • 27 November, 2011: Little Gull adult off Walney Island
  • 27 November, 2011: Water Pipit still at Walney in flooded fields near Biggar
  • 27 November, 2011: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh from hide at end of lane (North Plain Farm)
  • 27 November, 2011: European White-fronted Goose 4 still at Blackdyke, Silloth
  • 27 November, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 62 still at Blackdyke, Silloth
  • 26 November, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 76+ still at Blackdyke, Silloth
  • 26 November, 2011: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 25 November, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 6 between Anthorn & Longcroft on flood N of road
  • 25 November, 2011: Bittern 2 at Siddick Pond
  • 25 November, 2011: Common Scoter 4 on Bassenthwaite Lake