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.


  • 8 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 2 near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 8 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 2 with 800 Pink-feet NW of Carlisle at Cargo
  • 8 December, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 23 with 800 Pink-feet NW of Carlisle at Cargo
  • 8 December, 2011: Little Gull 1 adult past Bowness-on-Solway
  • 8 December, 2011: Great Skua 1 past Bowness-on-Solway
  • 8 December, 2011: Little Gull 3 adults off Workington Pier
  • 8 December, 2011: Little Auk 1 south past Workington Pier
  • 7 December, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 10 at Blackdyke, Silloth by entrance to Montgomery Feeds
  • 6 December, 2011: Spotted Redshank 3 still south of Ravenglass on Esk Estuary
  • 6 December, 2011: Snow Bunting 1 at South Walney N.R.
  • 6 December, 2011: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 6 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 90+ near Longtown
  • 6 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 93 south of Little Salkeld with Greylags NY564354
  • 5 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 2 with 1000 Pink-feet NW of Carlisle at Cargo
  • 5 December, 2011: Tundra Bean Goose 2 with 1000 Pink-feet NW of Carlisle at Cargo
  • 5 December, 2011: White-fronted Goose 11 Greenland and 1 juv Eurasian between Allonby & Mawbray in stubble field
  • 5 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 26 at Wedholme Flow early morning
  • 5 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 8 still NW of Milnthorpe by College Green Farn
  • 4 December, 2011: Whooper Swan 547 Wedholme Flow flighted out at dawn
  • 4 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 8 by River Eden at Linstock Castle
  • 4 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 2 at Walby on flood
  • 4 December, 2011: White-fronted Goose 11 between Allonby & Mawbray in stubble field
  • 4 December, 2011: Bean Goose 1 between Allonby & Mawbray in stubble field
  • 4 December, 2011: Black-throated Diver juv still on Bassenthwaite Lake
  • 4 December, 2011: Black Redstart 1 at Watchtree N.R. in car park