• Week commencing Monday 4th April 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 4th April 2022 4th April An adult Tundra Bean Goose was seen with Pink-footed Geese at Whitrigg, near Kirkbride in 2010 it was the first Cumbrian record of the decade, drake Ring-necked Ducks were found at Sunbiggin Tarn on 4th April remaining until…

  • Week commencing Monday 28th March 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 28th   March 2022 28th March A drake Green-winged Teal was found on the Irt Estuary in 1998 it was the fifth Cumbrian record, the drake Ferruginous Duck wintering at Brothers Water was last seen on this day in 1992, two Bitterns wintered at…

  • Week commencing Monday 21st March 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 21st  March 2022 21st March The Red-breasted Goose seen at Easton (NY25U) in February was seen there again on this day, it was the eighth Cumbrian record, a Spoonbill was found at South Walney in 2013 it was the seventh Cumbrian record of…

  • Week commencing Monday 14th March 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 14th March 2022 14th March A drake Ferruginous Duck found at Brothers Water remained until 23rd April 1989 it was the second Cumbrian record and returned to winter every year until 29th March 1995, an adult Great White Egret was found on Skinburness…

  • Week commencing Monday 7th March 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 7th March 2022 7th March A Black-necked Grebe was seen from the Groyne Hide at South Walney in 1999 and a Great White Egret seen at Ayside (SD38B) in 2011 was the 16th Cumbrian record of this decade. 8th March A Great Grey…

  • Week commencing Monday 28th February 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 28th February 2022 28th February A Black-throated Diver was seen off Hilpford Point, Walney in 2010, a Red Kite was seen at Burnbanks (NY51) in 1990 pre-dating the Grizedale releases, a Common Crane was found at Lilyhall, Workington (NY02H) in 2005 was the…

  • Week commencing Monday 21st February 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 21st February 2022 21st February Great Grey Shrikes were found at Long Moss (NY55) in 1998 and at Dalton Crags (SD57N) in 2009 these were the second and 17th Cumbrian records since 1994. 22nd February A Taiga Bean Goose was found in a…

  • Week commencing Monday 14th February 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 14th February 2022 14th February Two Black-throated Divers were seen off Bowness-on-Solway in 1995, a Black-necked Grebe was found on Longtown Ponds in 2000, two Bitterns were seen at Siddick Pond in 2006, an Avocet was found at Cavendish Dock in 1995 it…

  • Week commencing Monday 7th February 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 7th February 2022 7th February Increasingly rare and not an annual visitor the Black-necked Grebe first found at Lindale-in-Furness (SD27M) on 24th January 2018 was last seen on this day. 8th February An adult Tundra Bean Goose found with the Pink-footed Goose flock…

  • Week commencing Monday 31st January 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 31st  January 2022 31st January A Red-breasted Goose found in January 2012 and now in its third calendar year was seen on this day in 2015 on  Whitriglees Moss (NY25P) it was the 12th Cumbrian record, a female Smew frequented Longtown Ponds in…