• 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,…

  • Week Commencing Monday 18th March 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 18th March 2024 18th March The drake Ruddy Duck first found on Ormsgill Reservoir on 10th February 2011 was last seen on this day, a second-winter Iceland Gull was found at South Walney in 1990  it was the 23rd Cumbrian record, two Great…

  • Week Commencing Monday 11th March 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 11th March 2024 11th March A Richardson’s Cackling Goose was seen at Whitrigg (NY25I) it remained until 12th March 2016 and was the second Cumbrian record, a Balearic Shearwater was seen off South Walney in 1982 it was the first Cumbrian record, an…

  • Week Commencing Monday 4th March 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 4th March 2024 4th March A white morph adult Snow Goose consorted with ‘grey’ geese at Newton Marsh until 25th March 2007 was probably only the third genuine Cumbrian record in recent years, A Sooty Shearwater was seen off South Walney in 1983…

  • Week Commencing Monday 26th February 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 26th February 2024 26th February The wintering drake Green-winged Teal returned in 2004 for its fourth consecutive winter in the Eskmeals/Hodbarrow area, it was seen at Newbiggin viaduct on this day in 2005, it was the 11th Cumbrian record, a Sooty Shearwater was…

  • Week Commencing Monday 19th February 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 19th February 2024 19th February A drake Green-winged Teal was found at Port Carlisle in 2023  it remained overnight, it was approximately the 33rd Cumbrian record, a Black-throated Diver was seen off Nethertown in 2014, a Bittern was seen at Mere Tarn in…

  • Week Commencing Monday 12th February 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 12th February 2024 12th February An Egyptian Goose seen in the Lyth Valley in 2017 was the 19th Cumbrian record, a Black-necked Grebe was seen off Foulney in 1999, a Rough-legged Buzzard found in the Gelt valley in 2000 was the 20th Cumbrian…

  • Week Commencing Monday 5th February 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 5th February 2024 5th February The drake American Wigeon found on Roosecote on 28th January was last seen on this day in 2006 it was the ninth Cumbrian record, an adult Yellow-legged Gull seen at Rampside in 1995 was only the second Cumbrian…

  • Week Commencing Monday 29th January 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 29th January 2024 29th January A Black-throated Diver was seen off Parton in 2014 and a first-winter Iceland Gull was found on South Walney in 1994, a Little Auk was seen off Workington on this day and the next! 30th January A wing-tagged…