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.


  • 13 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock still
  • 11 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock still
  • 10 February, 2022: Spoonbill - 1 Askam-in-Furness
  • 10 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock still
  • 9 February, 2022: Great White Egret - 2 Ulpha Meadows
  • 8 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock still
  • 7 February, 2022: Water Pipit - 4 Biggar, Walney still
  • 7 February, 2022: Grear Grey Shrike - 1 Killington still
  • 7 February, 2022: Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile Cavendish Dock
  • 7 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock still
  • 6 February, 2022: Great White Egret - 3 Fell End
  • 6 February, 2022: White-fronted Goose - 3 Winter Tarn
  • 5 February, 2022: Spoonbill - 1 Askam-in-Furness still
  • 5 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock still
  • 4 February, 2022: Water Pipit - at least 4 Biggar, Walney
  • 4 February, 2022: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Cavendish Dock
  • 3 February, 2022: Water Pipit - at least 3 Biggar, Walney
  • 3 February, 2022: Great White Egret - 1 Little Salkeld
  • 2 February, 2022: Water Pipit - 2 Biggar, Walney
  • 31 January, 2022: Great White Egret - 1 Kings Meaburn
  • 29 January, 2022: Red Kite - 1 High Hesket
  • 29 January, 2022: Red Kite - 1 over Morrisons, Kendal
  • 28 January, 2022: Great White Egret - 1 Holme Canal
  • 28 January, 2022: Jack Snipe - 1 Cliburn Moss
  • 26 January, 2022: Great Grey Shrike - 1 Killington still