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, 2012: Green-winged Teal drake still at Hodbarrow RSPB (Slavonian Grebe still & a Waxwing)
  • 7 December, 2012: Waxwing 40 between Carlisle and Wetheral at Scotby on Scotby Road
  • 7 December, 2012: Manx Shearwater 3 north past Workington
  • 7 December, 2012: Bean Goose 2 on Newton Marsh with Barnacle Geese
  • 7 December, 2012: Waxwing 3 a mile NE of Ireby at Sandale CA7 1DE
  • 7 December, 2012: Waxwing 3 in Carlisle at The Sands Centre CA1 1JG
  • 5 December, 2012: Waxwing 200 on Arnside Knott
  • 4 December, 2012: Waxwing 4 at Jockey Shield, Castle Carrock
  • 3 December, 2012: Waxwing 100+ at Derwent Water
  • 3 December, 2012: Waxwing one in Cockermouth
  • 3 December, 2012: Siberian Chiffchaff Ulverston in gardens with tit flock (3 Waxwings briefly)
  • 2 December, 2012: Velvet Scoter 2 1st-winter males off Silecroft with 151 Common Scoters
  • 2 December, 2012: Bittern again at Siddick Pond
  • 2 December, 2012: RED-BREASTED GOOSE again at Cardurnock in fields west of village with Barnacle Geese
  • 1 December, 2012: Waxwing 15 on Arnside Knott
  • 1 December, 2012: Waxwing 5 in Kendal on Kettlewell Road
  • 30 November, 2012: Waxwing 3 at Holme in Mayfield Avenue
  • 30 November, 2012: Waxwing c30 on Arnside Knott
  • 30 November, 2012: RED-BREASTED GOOSE again at Cardurnock with Barnacle Geese at 13.00
  • 30 November, 2012: Waxwing 15 at Milburn
  • 30 November, 2012: Waxwing 3 in Dalston at Garden House Nursery
  • 30 November, 2012: Waxwing 9 in Kendal on Underley Road
  • 30 November, 2012: Waxwing 22 in Penrith in Carleton area
  • 30 November, 2012: Waxwing 50 Wetheral between Scotby Rd & Wetheral Pasture
  • 29 November, 2012: Great White Egret still ay Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool