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.


  • 8 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Walney
  • 7 September, 2020: Marsh Harrier - 1 Foulshaw Moss
  • 7 September, 2020: Little Stint - 1 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 7 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 5 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 6 September, 2020: Ruff - 10 on Allonby flood with 26 Black-tailed Godwits and 8 Mediterranean Gulls
  • 6 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 7 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 6 September, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn with Redshanks
  • 6 September, 2020: Pink-footed Geese - widespread arrival across the County
  • 5 September, 2020: Hobby - 1 Foulshaw Moss
  • 5 September, 2020: Little Stint - 1 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 5 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 6 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 4 September, 2020: Little Stint - 2 on field flash at Eskmeals
  • 4 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 5 on field flash at Eskmeals
  • 4 September, 2020: Little Stint - 1 still present Bowness-on-Solway
  • 4 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 4 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 3 September, 2020: Marsh Harrier - 1 North Plain
  • 3 September, 2020: Little Stint - 1 still present Bowness-on-Solway
  • 3 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 still present Bowness-on-Solway
  • 3 September, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn with Redshank
  • 3 September, 2020: Black Guillemot - 1 Walney
  • 2 September, 2020: Little Stint - 1 still present Bowness-on-Solway
  • 2 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 still present Bowness-on-Solway
  • 2 September, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn with Redshank
  • 1 September, 2020: Greenshank - 33 South Walney
  • 1 September, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn with Redshank