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.


  • 20 April, 2021: Common Crane - 1 flying over Walney
  • 20 April, 2021: Whitethroat - now on territory Walney
  • 20 April, 2021: Reed Warbler - now on territory Walney
  • 20 April, 2021: Grasshopper Warbler - now on territory Walney
  • 20 April, 2021: Black Redstart - 1 Walney
  • 19 April, 2021: Sedge Warbler - 1 Foulshaw Moss
  • 19 April, 2021: Cuckoo - 1 Meathop Moss
  • 17 April, 2021: Swift - 2 Cartmel
  • 16 April, 2021: Lesser Whitethroat - 1 Walney
  • 15 April, 2021: Arctic Tern - 2 Walney
  • 15 April, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Grune Point
  • 14 April, 2021: Sedge Warbler - 1 Walney
  • 13 April, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Salt Coates Marsh
  • 13 April, 2021: Avocet - 1 Foulney
  • 12 April, 2021: Garganey - pair Campfield RSPB still
  • 11 April, 2021: Garganey - pair Campfield RSPB still
  • 10 April, 2021: Arctic Skua - 1 Walney
  • 10 April, 2021: Garganey - pair still Campfield RSPB
  • 9 April, 2021: Garganey - pair Campfield still
  • 9 April, 2021: Little Tern - 1 Hodbarrow
  • 8 April, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney
  • 8 April, 2021: Bonxie - 1 Walney
  • 8 April, 2021: Garganey - pair Campfield RSPB still
  • 8 April, 2021: Arctic Skua - 1 east past Bowness-on-Solway
  • 8 April, 2021: Bonxie - 4 east past Bowness-on-Solway