Latest sightings

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  • 23 January, 2012: Ross's Goose 1 on Burgh Marsh
  • 23 January, 2012: White-fronted Goose 1 at Cardurnock but no sign of Red-breasted Goose
  • 23 January, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 22 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 22 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at South Walney N.R.
  • 22 January, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool
  • 22 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 14 at Abbeytown
  • 22 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 4 at Abbeytown
  • 22 January, 2012: Smew redhead still at Whinfell Tarn
  • 22 January, 2012: Red-breasted Goose 1st-winter at Cardurnock with Barnacle Geese at 12.06 (seen earlier at Drumburgh)
  • 21 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 21 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 34 north of Burgh-by-Sands near Old Sandsfield
  • 21 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 110 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 21 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 1 at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 20 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 280 north of Burgh-by-Sands near Old Sandsfield
  • 19 January, 2012: Bittern 1 at Siddick Pond
  • 19 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 72 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 19 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 1 at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 19 January, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 18 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 70 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown W.M. Club
  • 18 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 2 again at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown W.M. Club
  • 18 January, 2012: Bittern 1 at Siddick Pond
  • 18 January, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh
  • 17 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 56 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 17 January, 2012: Great White Egret still at Campfield Marsh