• Week commencing Monday 11th July 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 11th July 2022 11th July A good day for White-winged Black Terns with an adult located at Burgh-by-Sands (NY35E) staying until 13th July in 1987, this was the second Cumbrian record, and a second-summer bird at Port Carlisle until 22nd July in 2001…

  • Week commencing Monday 4th July 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 4th July 2022 4th July Two adult Roseate Terns were found at Hodbarrow in 2009 this constituted the fifth Cumbrian record this century and all were recorded at Hodbarrow and an Alpine Swift was shot at Low Mill House in Egremont in 1842…

  • Week commencing Monday 27th June 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 27th June 2022 27th June A Great White Egret found at Bassenthwaite Lake remained until 1st July in 2006 it was the fourth Cumbrian record, a Roller was located on the airfield at North Walney in 1992 was the eighth and most recent…

  • Week commencing Monday 20th June 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 20th June 2022 20th June A Corncrake found near Carlisle airport (NY46) remained until 7th July in 1982, an adult Whiskered Tern was found at Siddick Pond in 2007 it was the fourth Cumbrian record, a Hoopoe was seen near Ulpha (SD48) in…

  • Week commencing Monday 13th June 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 13th June 2022 13th June A Long-tailed Skua was seen off  South Walney in 1985 and a Corncrake remained on territory near Isel Bridge (NY13) until 14th July in 1987. 14th June A Corncrake at Moresby (NX92) from 1st June remained until this…

  • Week commencing Monday 6th June 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 6th June 2022 6th June An Egyptian Goose remained at Halforth until 13th June in 2007 it was the 13th Cumbrian record, a drake Ring-necked Duck remained on Cavendish Dock until 8th June in 1989, this bird frequented Coniston Water from January to…

  • Week commencing Monday 30th May 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 30th May 2022 30th May An Egyptian Goose at High Foulshaw in 2002 was the fifth Cumbrian record, a Bittern was found at Whinfell Tarn in 1974, a Spotted Crake at Portinscale until 30th June in 1986 was the sixth Cumbrian record since…

  • Week commencing Monday 23rd May 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 23rd May 2022 23rd May An adult Spoonbill was seen on Glasson Moss (NY26F) in 2009, a Common Crane was seen at Longtown in 1989 it was the seventh Cumbrian record, a spectacular 71 Long-tailed Skuas were seen off Bowness-on-Solway in 2011 contrasting…

  • Week commencing Monday 16th May 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 16th May 2022 16th May A drake Blue-winged Teal was found at Arthuret Ponds, Longtown on this day it remained until 19th May in 2006 it was the third Cumbrian record, an adult Night-heron found in the Lyth Valley in 1999 was the…

  • Week commencing Monday 9th May 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 9th May 2022 9th May Four Egyptian Geese on the Kent Estuary, from 2nd  May that remained until this day in 1988 were the first modern day Cumbrian record of this species , a Kentish Plover at Bowness-on-Solway in 2011 was the fourth…