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 November, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 4 November, 2012: Waxwing 3 in Carlisle on Kingstown Industrial Estate on Blackdyke Road
  • 3 November, 2012: Great Northern Diver off Walney Island (151 pale-bellied Brent Geese, Hooded Crow, Snow Bunting)
  • 3 November, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 3 November, 2012: Waxwing 3 still in Carlisle on Kingstown Industrial Estate on Blackdyke Road
  • 2 November, 2012: Waxwing 6 in Carlisle on Kingstown Industrial Estate on Blackdyke Road opposite Trade Window & Door Centre
  • 2 November, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh just west of saltmarsh pool
  • 2 November, 2012: American Golden Plover adult again at Cardurnock at 10.30
  • 1 November, 2012: Hooded Crow again at Eskmeals opposite Qinetic depot (220 Whoopers in flooded fields)
  • 1 November, 2012: Green-winged Teal drake at Hodbarrow (Slavonian Grebe still present)
  • 1 November, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 1 November, 2012: Waxwing 3 in Carlisle on Kingstown Industrial Estate on Blackdyke Road
  • 31 October, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool (1 Little Egret)
  • 31 October, 2012: Waxwing 11 in Carlisle on Kingstown Industrial Estate on Blackdyke Road
  • 31 October, 2012: Little Auk at Bowness-on-Solway at 11.47
  • 30 October, 2012: Marsh Harrier female Campfield Marsh
  • 30 October, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 29 October, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh west of saltmarsh pool (4 Little Egrets) Med Gull adult at Anthorn
  • 29 October, 2012: Waxwing 3 at Haweswater
  • 29 October, 2012: Waxwing 6 in Carlisle on Kingstown Industrial Estate opposite Trade Window & Door Centre
  • 29 October, 2012: Cetti's Warbler again on Walney Island at North Scale Kennels in scrub by pond
  • 28 October, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh just west of saltmarsh pool
  • 28 October, 2012: Cetti's Warbler on Walney Island at North Scale Kennels in scrub by pond
  • 28 October, 2012: Whooper Swan 289 at Eskneals in fields opposite Qinetic depot (2 Ruff on estuary at Newbiggin)
  • 28 October, 2012: American Golden Plover adult again in fields at Cardurnock NY171581