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.


  • 27 March, 2021: Great Northern Diver - 1 Hodbarrow
  • 27 March, 2021: Black-throated Diver - 1 Hodbarrow
  • 27 March, 2021: Great Northern Diver - 1 Lake Windermere from Ambleside Pier
  • 27 March, 2021: Swallow - 1 Lazonby
  • 27 March, 2021: Slavonian Grebe - 1 Lake Windermere
  • 27 March, 2021: Arctic Skua - 2 off Silecroft
  • 27 March, 2021: Manx Shearwater - 2 off Silecroft
  • 26 March, 2021: Osprey - widespread arrival at breeding sites
  • 26 March, 2021: Great Northern Diver - 1 Lake Windermere opposite Low Wood still
  • 25 March, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Black Dyke Moss
  • 24 March, 2021: Great Northern Diver - 1 Lake Windermere still
  • 24 March, 2021: Red Kite - 1 Glasson Moss
  • 24 March, 2021: Red Kite - 1 over Penrith
  • 23 March, 2021: Red Kite - 1 Foulshaw Moss
  • 23 March, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 second calendar year bird Mockerkin Tarn
  • 22 March, 2021: Northern Wheatear - 1 Bannishead Quarry, Torver
  • 22 March, 2021: Cetti's Warbler - 1 along Swinestead Lane, Bardsea
  • 21 March, 2021: Osprey - 1 over Hesket Newmarket
  • 21 March, 2021: Red-crested Pochard - 1 Bassenthwaite still
  • 21 March, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Black Dyke Moss
  • 21 March, 2021: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 Black Dyke Moss
  • 21 March, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Park End Moss
  • 20 March, 2021: Red-crested Pochard - 1 Bassenthwaite still
  • 20 March, 2021: Lapland Bunting - 1 Walney still
  • 20 March, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Park End Moss