Latest sightings

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The sightings below may not be verified. To report a latest sighting, please contact us selecting category latest sighting. This won't be an official record, so please note it in BirdTrack or report to us. Please let us know if you have photos and if it is OK to put them on this website.


  • 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
  • 30 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 30 January, 2012: Bewick's Swan 1 at Longtown with Whoopers
  • 30 January, 2012: Ross's Goose 1 on Skinburness Marsh
  • 29 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 140 at Longtown
  • 29 January, 2012: Smew redhead at Killington Reservoir
  • 29 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck 1 still at South Walney N.R.
  • 29 January, 2012: Glaucous Gull 1 juv at South Walney N.R.
  • 29 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 91 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 29 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 1 at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 29 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 14 at Grune Point
  • 29 January, 2012: Ross's Goose 1 at Grune Point