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.


  • 1 June, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 1 June, 2021: Glossy Ibis - 1 Walney
  • 31 May, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 31 May, 2021: Garganey - 1 Longtown Ponds
  • 30 May, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 29 May, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 29 May, 2021: Honey Buzzard - 1 Skimburness
  • 28 May, 2021: Black Tern - 1 Walney
  • 28 May, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney still
  • 27 May, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney
  • 27 May, 2021: Garganey - 1 drake Wedholme Flow
  • 27 May, 2021: Common Scoter - 4500 in the Solway
  • 24 May, 2021: Garganey - 2 Black Dyke Moss
  • 24 May, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Walney
  • 24 May, 2021: Little Stint - 1 Wedholme Flow
  • 24 May, 2021: Wood Sandpiper - 1 Wedholme Flow
  • 23 May, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Campfield Pool
  • 23 May, 2021: Pomarine Skua - 10 east past Bowness-onSolway
  • 23 May, 2021: Long-tailed Skua - 1 east past Bowness-on-Solway
  • 22 May, 2021: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Rockcliffe Marsh
  • 22 May, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Rockcliffe Marsh
  • 22 May, 2021: Long-tailed Skua - 1 Workington
  • 22 May, 2021: Pomarine Skua - 5 Workington
  • 22 May, 2021: Pomarine Skua - 2 Walney
  • 20 May, 2021: Pomarine Skua - 1 Walney