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.


  • 14 November, 2012: Waxwing 3 flew south over Dearham
  • 14 November, 2012: Waxwing 24 in Keswick in Bell Close car park
  • 14 November, 2012: Waxwing 50 in Penrith on Gilwilly Industrial Estate by David Hayton garage
  • 14 November, 2012: Waxwing 130 in Carlisle on Kingstown Industrial Estate
  • 13 November, 2012: Waxwing 2 at Beetham in lane by Beetham Nurseries
  • 13 November, 2012: Waxwing 25 in Workington in Marks & Spencers car park
  • 13 November, 2012: Waxwing 50 in Penrith on Brent Road behind Beaconsfield Primary School
  • 13 November, 2012: Waxwings in Carlisle: on Kingstown Industrial Estate 85 by McDonalds & 60 by Next, c.60 on Scotland Road near The Flaming Grill, 20 flew over near Comet
  • 12 November, 2012: Waxwing 20 on Walney Island on Mill Lane (146 pale-belied Brent Geese at South Walney)
  • 12 November, 2012: Waxwing 30 in Workington in Marks & Spencers car park
  • 12 November, 2012: Waxwing 110 in Penrith by 66 Brantfield Way
  • 12 November, 2012: Waxwing 18 in Great Broughton at North Terrace
  • 12 November, 2012: Waxwing 14 in Keswick in Bell Close car park
  • 12 November, 2012: Waxwings 125 in Carlisle on Kingstown Industrial Estate by McDonalds
  • 11 November, 2012: Waxwing 10 in Cleator Moor on cycle path
  • 11 November, 2012: Waxwing 20 in Ulverston by canal
  • 11 November, 2012: Waxwing 3 at Oulton in garden by road to Kirkbride
  • 11 November, 2012: Waxwings in Kendal: 15 at Abbot Hall Park & 6 on Mintsfeet Industrial Estate at Lyte Bite Cafe
  • 11 November, 2012: Waxwings in Carlisle: 60 on Kingstown Industrial Estate by McDonalds & 11 at north end of viaduct car park
  • 11 November, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 11 November, 2012: Waxwings in Penrith: 30 at junction of Carleton Rd and Pategill Rd & 11 at bottom of Salkeld Rd
  • 10 November, 2012: Bittern at Siddick Pond
  • 10 November, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 10 November, 2012: Waxwing 6 near Arnside flew from Meathop Marsh towards Arnside AONB offices
  • 10 November, 2012: Waxwing 18 in Keswick in St. John's Churchyard