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.


  • 1 January, 2021: Mandarin Duck - 2 Culgaith
  • 1 January, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 near Culgaith
  • 1 January, 2021: White-fronted Goose - 7 Wintertarn, Shap
  • 1 January, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile between Redhills and New Sandsfield still
  • 31 December, 2020: Chough - 1 Spadeadam Forrest
  • 30 December, 2020: Cetti's Warbler - 1 Creephaw Marsh, Walney still
  • 30 December, 2020: Chough - 2 south over Helsington Barrows
  • 30 December, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Fell End
  • 29 December, 2020: Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile Redhills still
  • 28 December, 2020: Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile Redhills still
  • 28 December, 2020: Snow Bunting - 2 Orton Scar
  • 28 December, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 Campfield Marsh Pools still
  • 28 December, 2020: Cetti’s Wabler - 1 still Creephaw Marsh, Walney
  • 27 December, 2020: Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile still at Redhills
  • 26 December, 2020: Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile downstream from Redhills still
  • 26 December, 2020: Great White Egret - 2 on canal a Holme Mills
  • 24 December, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Black Dyke Moss
  • 24 December, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Campfield Marsh Pools
  • 24 December, 2020: Iceland Gull - 1 Juvenile , Rockcliffe downstream from Redhills
  • 23 December, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 Campfield Marsh Pools still
  • 23 December, 2020: Iceland Gull - 1 Juvenile between Redhills and Old Sandsfield still
  • 22 December, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 Campfield Marsh pools
  • 22 December, 2020: Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile between Redhills and Old Sandsfield
  • 22 December, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Black Dyke Flash
  • 22 December, 2020: Snow Bunting - 1 Walney