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.


  • 24 August, 2021: Mediterranean Gull - 1 Bowness-on-Solway (railings)
  • 24 August, 2021: Osprey - 2 Campfield Marsh, 1 Port Carlisle, 1 Burgh Marsh
  • 23 August, 2021: Mediterranean Gull - 74 counted in Workington area
  • 23 August, 2021: Great White Egret - 2 Sandside, Kent Estuary
  • 19 August, 2021: Great White Egret - 2 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 18 August, 2021: Black Redstart - 1 Spelter Works, Tindale still
  • 17 August, 2021: Great White Egret - 2 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 16 August, 2021: Garganey - 1 Ulpha Meadows
  • 16 August, 2021: Great White Egret - 4 Ulpha Meadows
  • 16 August, 2021: Black Redstart - 1 Spelter Works, Tindale still
  • 16 August, 2021: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Irt Estuary
  • 15 August, 2021: Black Redstart - 1 Spelter Works, Tindale still
  • 14 August, 2021: Black Redstart - 1 Spelter Works, Tindale still
  • 12 August, 2021: Black Redstart - 1 Spelter Works, Tindale still
  • 10 August, 2021: Wood Sandpiper - 1 Siddick Pond
  • 10 August, 2021: Osprey - 1 Anthorn
  • 10 August, 2021: Greater Scaup - 9 flying west off Campfield Marsh
  • 10 August, 2021: Spotted Reshank - 1 Port Carlisle still
  • 10 August, 2021: Hen Harrier - 1 Ringtail Anthorn
  • 10 August, 2021: Black Redstart - 1 Spelter Works, Tindale
  • 9 August, 2021: Black Guillemot - 1 Walney still
  • 9 August, 2021: Spotted Redshank - 1 Port Carlisle
  • 9 August, 2021: Wood Sandpiper - 2 Siddick Pond
  • 9 August, 2021: Black Redstart - 1 Spelter Works, Tindale
  • 9 August, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Black Dyke Moss