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.


  • 20 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 280 north of Burgh-by-Sands near Old Sandsfield
  • 19 January, 2012: Bittern 1 at Siddick Pond
  • 19 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 72 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 19 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 1 at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 19 January, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 18 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 70 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown W.M. Club
  • 18 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 2 again at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown W.M. Club
  • 18 January, 2012: Bittern 1 at Siddick Pond
  • 18 January, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 17 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 56 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 17 January, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 17 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 2 at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Social Club
  • 16 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 40 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 16 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 2 at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown W.M. Club
  • 16 January, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 15 January, 2012: Bittern 1 at Siddick Pond
  • 15 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at Longtown Ponds on pool by A6071
  • 15 January, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 15 January, 2012: Iceland Gull 2 juvs Whitehaven Harbour
  • 14 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 14 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at Longtown Ponds on pool by A6071
  • 14 January, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 14 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 52 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 14 January, 2012: Great Skua 1 at Foulney Island
  • 14 January, 2012: Slavonian Grebe 1 off Foulney Island