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.


  • 10 November, 2020: Cetti's Warbler - 3 Watchgate
  • 9 November, 2020: Great Northern Diver - 1 Hodbarrow
  • 9 November, 2020: Common Scoter - 55 Derwent Water
  • 9 November, 2020: Long-tailed Duck - 3 Longtown Ponds by auction Mart still
  • 8 November, 2020: Long-tailed Duck - 3 Longtown Ponds
  • 8 November, 2020: Pied-billed Grebe - 1 South Walney still
  • 7 November, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn
  • 7 November, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Burton-in-Kendal
  • 7 November, 2020: Common Crane - 1 near A66 west of Embleton junction
  • 7 November, 2020: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Rydal Water
  • 7 November, 2020: Long-tailed Duck - 4 Longtown Ponds by auction Mart
  • 7 November, 2020: Snow Bunting - 2 South Walney
  • 7 November, 2020: Pied-billed Grebe - 1 South Walney still
  • 6 November, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Gummers Howe
  • 6 November, 2020: Pied-billed Grebe - 1 South Walney, first for Cumbria
  • 5 November, 2020: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Longtown Ponds still
  • 5 November, 2020: Short-eared Owl - 1 Sunbiggin Tarn
  • 5 November, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Workington on beach near coastguards still
  • 4 November, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Walney
  • 4 November, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Blencathra
  • 4 November, 2020: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Longtown
  • 4 November, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 Anthorn still
  • 4 November, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Sandgate Marsh
  • 4 November, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Workington on beach near coastguards still
  • 3 November, 2020: Swallow - 3 Walney