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.


  • 6 March, 2021: Sand Martin - 1 Talkin Tarn
  • 6 March, 2021: Water Pipit - 1 Bardsea
  • 6 March, 2021: Cettis Warbler - 2 Bardsea
  • 5 March, 2021: Red Kite - 1 Foulshaw Moss
  • 5 March, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 College Green
  • 4 March, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 3 Foulney
  • 2 March, 2021: Tundra Bean Goose - 2 Whitrigg
  • 2 March, 2021: Cetti’s Warbler - 1 north of Baycliffe between Seawood and Swinestead Lane
  • 1 March, 2021: Great Northern Diver - 2 still NW tip of Lake Windermere
  • 28 February, 2021: Great White Eget - 1 Black Dyke Levels
  • 28 February, 2021: Great Northern Diver - 2 Waterhead, Lake Windermere
  • 27 February, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Arnside Tower
  • 27 February, 2021: Tundra Bean Goose - 2 south east of Skimburness
  • 27 February, 2021: House Martin - 1 Longtown
  • 27 February, 2021: Red-throated Diver - 1 Lake Windermere
  • 27 February, 2021: Great Northern Diver - 2 Lake Windermere from Lowwood
  • 26 February, 2021: Great Northern Diver - 1 Lake Windermere near Pull Wyke Bay
  • 24 February, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 between Allithwaite and Flookborough
  • 22 February, 2021: Long-tailed Duck - 1 South Walney
  • 21 February, 2021: Great White Egret - 3 Arnside Tower
  • 19 February, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 Longtown Ponds still
  • 17 February, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 Longtown Ponds still
  • 17 February, 2021: Firecrest - 1 Crosscanonby still
  • 15 February, 2021: Smew - 1 redhead Longtown Ponds still
  • 15 February, 2021: Iceland Gull - 1 second calendar year Longtown Ponds