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.


  • 5 March, 2022: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 Urswick Tarn
  • 4 March, 2022: Water Pipit - 2 Biggar, Walney still
  • 4 March, 2022: Long-eared Owl - 1 Foulshaw Moss
  • 3 March, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 Walney still
  • 3 March, 2022: Water Pipit - 3 Biggar, Walney
  • 2 March, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 Walney still
  • 2 March, 2022: Cetti's Warbler - 1 Park End Moss still
  • 1 March, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 Walney still
  • 1 March, 2022: Red Kite - 1 Woodrow, Wigtown
  • 1 March, 2022: Ring-necked Duck - at least one Longtown Ponds still
  • 27 February, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 South Walney
  • 27 February, 2022: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 singing Park End Moss
  • 26 February, 2022: Great Northern Diver - 1 Hodbarrow
  • 26 February, 2022: Snow Bunting - 4 Dollywagon Pike (southern slopes)
  • 23 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock still
  • 21 February, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 SunbigginTarn still
  • 19 February, 2022: Ring-necked Duck - 2 Longtown Ponds still
  • 18 February, 2022: Water Pipit - at least two, Biggar, Walney
  • 18 February, 2022: Great White Egret - 1 Park End Moss
  • 18 February, 2022: Cetti's Warbler - 1 Park End Moss
  • 17 February, 2022: Great White Egret - 1 Ulpha Meadows
  • 17 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock still
  • 16 February, 2022: Great White Egret - 1 Park End Moss
  • 14 February, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 Siddick Pond still
  • 14 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock still