Latest sightings

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  • 5 February, 2012: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at South Walney N.R.
  • 5 February, 2012: Ross's Goose adult at Anthorn
  • 5 February, 2012: Iceland Gull juv at Parton
  • 4 February, 2012: Ross's Goose adult between Anthorn and Cardurnock
  • 4 February, 2012: Glaucous Gull juv between Crosscanonby and Allonby on beach opp Dolphin Caravans
  • 3 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 21 on Newton Marsh
  • 3 February, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 4 on Newton Marsh
  • 3 February, 2012: Ross's Goose adult on Newton Marsh
  • 3 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 39 near Flookburgh on Sandgate Marsh
  • 3 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 120 at Longtown in field by A7
  • 3 February, 2012: Glaucous Gull juv on R.Eden east of New Sandsfield cNY341616
  • 3 February, 2012: Glaucous Gull juv between Crosscanonby and Allonby on beach
  • 2 February, 2012: Ross's Goose 1 on Border Marsh
  • 2 February, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 2 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 20 between Anthorn and Longcroft
  • 1 February, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 15 over South Walney
  • 1 February, 2012: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at South Walney N.R.
  • 1 February, 2012: Bittern 2 at Siddick Pond
  • 1 February, 2012: Glaucous Gull juv in Maryport harbour
  • 31 January, 2012: Ross's Goose again on Skinburness Marsh
  • 31 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose c100 near Longtown at Brisco Hill NY395676
  • 31 January, 2012: Glaucous Gull juv between Crosscanonby and Allonby on beach
  • 30 January, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 30 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 2 on Skinburness Marsh
  • 30 January, 2012: Greenland White-fronted Geese 22 on Skinburness Marsh