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.


  • 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
  • 29 January, 2012: Iceland Gull juv at Parton
  • 28 January, 2012: Green-winged Teal 1 drake still at Hodbarrow
  • 28 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 64 near Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 28 January, 2012: Tundra Bean Goose 1 at Flookburgh behind Ravenstown Club
  • 28 January, 2012: Eurasian White-fronted Goose 26 at Longtown
  • 28 January, 2012: Bean Goose 1 at Longtown
  • 28 January, 2012: Bewick's Swan 1 at Longtown with 66 Whoopers
  • 28 January, 2012: Glaucous Gull 1 at South Walney N.R. on pools
  • 28 January, 2012: Bittern 2 at Siddick Pond
  • 27 January, 2012: Long-tailed Duck fem still near Great Broughton at Soddy Gap
  • 27 January, 2012: Great White Egret again at Campfield Marsh on saltmarsh pool