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.


  • 24 November, 2012: Waxwing 7 at Waberthwaite
  • 24 November, 2012: Waxwing c40 again on Arnside Knott
  • 24 November, 2012: Waxwing 65 in Wetheral on Plains Road behind terraced houses
  • 24 November, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh just west of saltmarsh pool
  • 24 November, 2012: Green-winged Teal drake still at Hodbarrow RSPB (5 Waxwings)
  • 23 November, 2012: Waxwing 3 at Bowness-on-Solway
  • 23 November, 2012: Waxwing c40 on Arnside Knott
  • 23 November, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh just west of saltmarsh pool
  • 23 November, 2012: Waxwing 36 in Penrith behind 15 Carleton Rd
  • 23 November, 2012: Green-winged Teal drake still at Hodbarrow RSPB
  • 21 November, 2012: Waxwing 6 on Arnside Knott
  • 20 November, 2012: Waxwing 4 in Egremont at Bridge End Industrial Estate
  • 20 November, 2012: Waxwing 22 in Thurstonfield
  • 20 November, 2012: Waxwing 8 in Dalston at Garden House Nursery
  • 19 November, 2012: Waxwing 1 over Walney Island (8 Shags 15 Whooper Swans)
  • 18 November, 2012: Snow Bunting 3 on Great Dun Fell
  • 18 November, 2012: Waxwing 3 at Bowness-on-Solway in garden at east end of village
  • 18 November, 2012: Waxwing 8 at Humphrey Head in lane by visitor centre
  • 18 November, 2012: Waxwing 17+ at Milnthorpe on north side by A6
  • 18 November, 2012: Waxwing 40 in Carlisle at Stanwix at Carr Milling Industry
  • 18 November, 2012: Waxwing 80 in Penrith at Beaconsfield Primary School
  • 18 November, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh just west of saltmarsh pool
  • 18 November, 2012: Great White Egret again between Kents Bank & Humphrey Head on saltmarsh (8 Little Egrets)
  • 18 November, 2012: RED-BREASTED GOOSE again at Whitrigg with Barnacle Geese though elusive
  • 17 November, 2012: Waxwing 20 at Brampton by A69