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.


  • 16 January, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Holme Mills Pond
  • 13 January, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 second winter Workington Harbour again
  • 12 January, 2021: Waxwing - 1 Wetherall
  • 12 January, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 2nd winter Workington Harbour
  • 11 January, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Moss Lane, Burton
  • 10 January, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 first winter New Sandsfield
  • 10 January, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 1 adult Lyth Valley still
  • 10 January, 2021: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 Old Anthon still
  • 10 January, 2021: Little Stint - 1 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 9 January, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 1 adult Lyth Valley
  • 9 January, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 second winter Workington Harbour
  • 8 January, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 1 adult Lyth Valley
  • 8 January, 2021: Great Northern Diver - 1 Hodbarrow still
  • 7 January, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - adult plus juvenile Lyth Valley still
  • 6 January, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile Old Sandsfield
  • 6 January, 2021: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 West of Old Anthorn
  • 6 January, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 2 Lyth Valley
  • 5 January, 2021: Caspian Gull - 1 east side of Ullswater between Pooley Bridge and Waterside House, a potential first for Cumbria
  • 4 January, 2021: Great White Egret - 2 Holme Mills
  • 4 January, 2021: Great White Egret - 2 Holme Mills
  • 4 January, 2021: Snow Bunting - 2 Grune Point still
  • 4 January, 2021: Red Kite - 1 north over Foulshaw Moss
  • 4 January, 2021: Little Stint - 1 east of Port Carlisle still
  • 3 January, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile Redhills still
  • 3 January, 2021: Little Stint - 1 between Glasson Point and Port Carlisle