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.


  • 22 September, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn
  • 22 September, 2020: Little Gull - 1 adult Sellafield beach roost with Kittiwakes
  • 22 September, 2020: Great White Egret - 1 opposite Arnside Pier
  • 21 September, 2020: Melodious Warbler - 1 Walney
  • 21 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 3 Port Carlisle
  • 21 September, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 Old Anthorn
  • 21 September, 2020: Marsh Harrier - 1 Foulshaw Moss
  • 20 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Port Carlisle
  • 20 September, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn
  • 19 September, 2020: Great White Egret - 2 emerging from Egret roost at Allithwaite at dawn
  • 18 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - Port Carlisle
  • 18 September, 2020: Little Stint - 1 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 18 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 2 Carter Pool, Leven Estuary
  • 18 September, 2020: Hen Harrier - 1 ringtail Foulshaw Moss drifting off high South West
  • 17 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 2 Walney
  • 17 September, 2020: Little Stint - 2 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 17 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Arnside Marsh
  • 17 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 4 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 17 September, 2020: Great White Egret - 2 North East over Sunbiggin Tarn
  • 16 September, 2020: Curlew sandpiper - 1 Walney
  • 16 September, 2020: Little Stint - 2 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 16 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 7 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 16 September, 2020: Curlew Sandpiper - 3 Anthorn
  • 16 September, 2020: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Old Anthorn
  • 16 September, 2020: Garganey - 1 Campfield RSPB Reserve