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.


  • 3 November, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn
  • 3 November, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Workington on beach near coastguards still
  • 2 November, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 Anthorn still
  • 2 November, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Holme
  • 2 November, 2020: Little Gull 1 Workington
  • 2 November, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Workington beach by costguards
  • 1 November, 2020: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 Seawood between Bardsea and Baycliffe
  • 1 November, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Farleton Fell near summit
  • 31 October, 2020: Hooded Crow - 1 Irt estuary
  • 31 October, 2020: Hooded Crow - the regular Walney bird still present
  • 31 October, 2020: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney
  • 31 October, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Workington on beach near coastguards briefly
  • 30 October, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Holme
  • 29 October, 2020: Swallow - 2 Arnside
  • 28 October, 2020: Swallow - 2 Walney
  • 28 October, 2020: Black-throated Diver - 1 in the Esk Channel between Gretna and Rockcliffe Marshat high tide
  • 28 October, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Burgh Marsh
  • 28 October, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn
  • 28 October, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Walney
  • 27 October, 2020: Ruff - 8 Campfield RSPB inland fields
  • 27 October, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Walney
  • 27 October, 2020: Swallow - 1 Arnside
  • 26 October, 2020: Little Gull - 1 Bardsea
  • 26 October, 2020: Long-tailed Duck - 2 Walney
  • 26 October, 2020: Marsh Harrier - 2 Foulshaw Moss