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.


  • 26 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Anthorn
  • 26 September, 2021: Whooper Swan - 3 Talkin Tarn
  • 26 September, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Siddick Pond
  • 26 September, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Leven Estuary
  • 25 September, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Halforth, Kent Estuary
  • 24 September, 2021: Garganey - 2 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 24 September, 2021: Pink-footed Goose - widespread arrival with good numbers flying mainly south at many locations
  • 24 September, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Kent Estuary off High Foulshaw
  • 22 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 2 Port Carlisle
  • 22 September, 2021: Garganey - 2 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 22 September, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Ulpha Meadows
  • 21 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 3 Port Carlisle
  • 21 September, 2021: Little Stint - 1 Port Carlisle still
  • 21 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 3 Anthorn
  • 20 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Port Carlisle still
  • 20 September, 2021: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Irt Estuary
  • 20 September, 2021: Garganey - 2 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 19 September, 2021: Little Stint - 1 Port Carlisle still
  • 19 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Port Carlisle still
  • 18 September, 2021: Little Stint - 1 Port Carlisle
  • 18 September, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Arnside Marsh
  • 17 September, 2021: Garganey - 1 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 16 September, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Port Carlisle
  • 14 September, 2021: Great White Egret - 3 Culgaith
  • 14 September, 2021: Little Stint - 2 Halforth, Kent Estuary