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.


  • 23 August, 2020: Mandarin - 4 to 6 Kitchen Bay, Derwentwater including at least 3 juveniles
  • 23 August, 2020: Osprey - 2 Wetsleddale
  • 23 August, 2020: Spotted Redshank - 1 Arnside Marsh still
  • 22 August, 2020: Mediterranean Gull - at least 112 present at St Helens beach, Siddick
  • 22 August, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Rockcliffe Marsh
  • 22 August, 2020: Turtle Dove - 2 Rockcliffe
  • 22 August, 2020: Sabine's Gull - 1 south past Workington at 09.54
  • 21 August, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Rockcliffe
  • 21 August, 2020: Spotted Redshank - 1 Arnside Marsh
  • 20 August, 2020: Spotted Redshank - 1 Anthorn
  • 20 August, 2020: Osprey - 1 River Lowther near Helton
  • 20 August, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Anthorn
  • 19 August, 2020: Caspian Gull - 1 Port Carlisle
  • 19 August, 2020: Great White Egret - 5 Black Dyke Moss
  • 19 August, 2020: Hobby - 1 Southwaite
  • 18 August, 2020: Great White Egret - 4 Black Dyke Moss
  • 17 August, 2020: Wood Sandpiper - 1 South Walney
  • 17 August, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Anthorn
  • 16 August, 2020: Osprey - 1 over River Brathay between Skelwith Bridge and Clappersgate
  • 16 August, 2020: Merlin - 1 Ulpha Meadows
  • 16 August, 2020: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Sandside
  • 16 August, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Ulpha Meadows
  • 16 August, 2020: Great White Egret - 5 Black Dyke Moss
  • 15 August, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Black Dyke Moss
  • 14 August, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 Ulpha Meadows