• Week Commencing Monday 27th May 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 27th May 2024 27th May Spoonbills were seen at South Walney remaining until 29th May in 1993 and at Bowness-on-Solway in 2002, these were the 22nd and 26th Cumbrian records,  a 3CY male Pallid Harrier in the Cumbrian part of the Yorkshire Dales…

  • Week Commencing Monday 20th May 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 20th May 2024 20th May An Egyptian Goose was found at Hodbarrow in 2007 it was the 14th Cumbrian record and the 18th individual bird, a drake American Wigeon at Hodbarrow in 1997 was the fifth Cumbrian record, a Spotted Crake was recorded…

  • Week Commencing Monday 13h May 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 13th May 2024 13th May A Spoonbill was found at South Walney in 2001 it was seen again on 15th and 25th May and it was the 34th Cumbrian record, , a Crane was photographed on Wedholme Flow in 2013 it was the…

  • Week Commencing Monday 6th May 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 6th May 2024 6th May A Black-winged Stilt was found on Rockcliffe Marsh in 2023, it was the third Cumbrian record, a Glossy Ibis that remained at Ulpha Meadows until 9th May in 2012 was the eighth Cumbrian record, a Turtle Dove was…

  • Week Commencing Monday 29th April 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 29th April 2024 29th April  An Egyptian Goose that remained at Hodbarrow until 20th May 2007 was the 14th Cumbrian record, a 2CY Iceland Gull at Siddick Pond in 1984 was the 19th  Cumbrian record and a Hoopoe that was seen at South…

  • Week Commencing Monday 22nd April 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 22nd April 2024 22nd April An adult Red-breasted Goose on Rockcliffe Marsh remained until 27th April 1993 it was presumed to be the same returning individual last recorded as a first-winter there on 19th April 1992 and it was the fourth Cumbrian record,…

  • Week Commencing Monday 15th April 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 15th April 2024 15th April The drake American Wigeon first seen on Green Road Marsh on 9th March 1989 was last seen on this date it was the first Cumbrian record, a Rough-legged Buzzard was seen on Talkin Fell in 2011 it was…

  • Week Commencing Monday 8th April 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 8th April 2024 8th April An Egyptian Goose was seen on South Walney in 2008 it was the 11th Cumbrian record this  century, a drake Ring-necked Duck frequented Coniston Water from 7th January 1989 until this date in 1989 it was the fourth…

  • Week Commencing Monday 1st April 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 1st April 2024 1st April The adult Black Brant returned to Snab Point, Walney on 15th December 2017 it remained until this date in 2018, the Taiga Bean Goose found on Green Road Marsh, Millom on 27th March 1993 was last seen on…

  • Week Commencing Monday 25th March 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 25th March 2024 25th March A drake Green-winged Teal returned to  Campfield Marsh for its fourth consecutive winter period remaining until 19th April 2008, it was approximately the 15th Cumbrian record, a Ring-necked Parakeet was seen at Thwaite Head, Rusland Valley in 2012,…