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.


  • 13 November, 2021: Lapland Bunting - 1 or possibly 2 birds Farleton Knot
  • 13 November, 2021: Dusky Warbler - 1 Walney still
  • 11 November, 2021: Dusky Warbler - 1 Walney still
  • 10 November, 2021: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 Westfield Point still
  • 10 November, 2021: Greater Scaup - 1 female Sunbiggin Tarn
  • 10 November, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 2 Soddy Gap still
  • 10 November, 2021: Yellow-browed Warbler - 1 Walney
  • 10 November, 2021: Dusky Warbler - 1 Walney
  • 8 November, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 2 Soddy Gap still
  • 8 November, 2021: Cetti’s Warbler - 2 Park End Moss, Brigsteer.
  • 7 November, 2021: Todd’s Canada Goose - 2 Rockcliffe Marsh
  • 7 November, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 2 Soddy Gap still
  • 6 November, 2021: Little Auk - 1 Walney
  • 6 November, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 2 Soddy Gap still
  • 5 November, 2021: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 Westfield Point
  • 5 November, 2021: Leach's Petrel - 1 Tindale Tarn
  • 5 November, 2021: Water Pipit - 1 Walney
  • 4 November, 2021: Twite - 4 Walney
  • 4 November, 2021: Fieldfare - widespread arrival at last
  • 4 November, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Arnside still
  • 3 November, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 3 Soddy Gap
  • 3 November, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Arnside still
  • 2 November, 2021: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 Walney
  • 2 November, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Arnside still
  • 1 November, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Arnside still