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.


  • 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
  • 4 December, 2011: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 4 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 8 still NW of Milnthorpe by College Green Farn
  • 4 December, 2011: Bewick's Swan 1 SW of Newton Arlosh with 300 Whoopers
  • 4 December, 2011: Spotted Redshank 3 south of Ravenglass on Esk Estuary
  • 4 December, 2011: Green-winged Teal 1 drake still at Hodbarrow on lagoon
  • 4 December, 2011: Velvet Scoter drake at South Walney
  • 4 December, 2011: Grey Phalarope 1 on Gate Pool, South Walney N.R.
  • 3 December, 2011: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 3 December, 2011: Bittern 1 at Siddick Pond
  • 3 December, 2011: Great Skua 2 south past Workington Pier
  • 3 December, 2011: Sabine's Gull juv south past Workington Pier at 14.30
  • 3 December, 2011: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at Longtown Ponds on pool by A6071
  • 3 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 8 still NW of Milnthorpe by College Green Farn
  • 3 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 20 at Walby on flood
  • 3 December, 2011: Green-winged Teal 2 drakes at Hodbarrow
  • 2 December, 2011: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 2 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 18 at Park Broom
  • 2 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 8 NW of Milnthorpe by College Green Farn
  • 2 December, 2011: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 4 at Walby on flood
  • 2 December, 2011: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap