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 January, 2022: Greater Scaup - 1 female Sunbiggin Tarn
  • 1 January, 2022: Swallow - 1 Foulshaw Moss!
  • 31 December, 2021: Ring-necked Duck - 2 females Longtown Ponds still
  • 30 December, 2021: Russian White-fronted Goose - 3 between Warcop and Sandford
  • 30 December, 2021: Ring-necked Duck - now 2 females Longtown Ponds
  • 29 December, 2021: Ring-necked Duck - 1 female Longtown Ponds still
  • 29 December, 2021: Waxwing - 1 Harrington NR
  • 28 December, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - at least 1 still Kirkbride
  • 27 December, 2021: Ring-necked Duck - 1 female Longtown Ponds
  • 21 December, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Matterdale
  • 21 December, 2021: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Walney
  • 19 December, 2021: Lapland Bunting - 1 Askam-in- Furness
  • 18 December, 2021: Greater Scaup - 1 female Sunbiggin Tarn still
  • 18 December, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Askham-in-Furness still
  • 16 December, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 4 Angerton still
  • 16 December, 2021: Spoonbill - 1 Askham-in-Furness
  • 15 December, 2021: Greater Scaup - 1 Sunbiggin Tarn still
  • 11 December, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 4 Kirkbride
  • 8 December, 2021: Ring Ouzel - 1 Lorton
  • 7 December, 2021: Greater Scaup - 1 female Sunbiggin Tarn
  • 7 December, 2021: Water Pipit - 1 Biggar
  • 7 December, 2021: Great White Egret - 1 Matterdale
  • 6 December, 2021: Great Grey Shrike - 1 still present Killington
  • 5 December, 2021: Great Grey Shrike - 1 Killington still
  • 5 December, 2021: Greenland White-fronted Goose - 4 Angerton