• Week Commencing Monday 1st January 2024

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 1st January 2024 1st January A Tundra Bean Goose was found in a mixed flock of ‘grey’ geese at Aglionby Grange (NY4N) it remained until 6th January 1995 it was the third Cumbrian record of the 90’s, a drake Green-winged Teal was found…

  • Week Commencing Monday 25th December 2023

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 25th December 2023 25th December A Bittern found on Urswick Tarn remained until 31st December 2009, a juvenile Night-heron stayed overnight at Little Salkeld in 1995 it was the 16th Cumbrian record, a Great Grey Shrike was seen on Thwaites Fell (SD18U) in…

  • Week Commencing Monday 18th December 2023

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 18th December 2023 18th December The drake Ring-necked Duck first found on Ullswater on 24th October 2006 was seen there again on this day in 2006, a Great White Egret frequented the Kents Bank/Humphrey Head area in 2011 until 11th February 2012, a…

  • Week Commencing Monday 11th December 2023

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 11th December 2023 11th  December A drake Green-winged Teal was seen on floodwater on the outskirts of Millom in 2010  it was the 18th Cumbrian record, a drake Ruddy Duck was seen at Hodbarrow in 2010 it was thought to be the returning…

  • Week Commencing Monday 4th December 2023

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 4th December 2023 4th December The now regular drake Green-winged Teal seen at Campfield remained until 31st December 2006 it was the 14th Cumbrian record, a Black-throated Diver was seen off Silecroft in 2014, a Bittern was seen at Elterwater in 1999 ,…

  • Week Commencing Monday 27th November 2023

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 27th November 2023 27th November A Taiga Bean Goose seen on Rockcliffe Marsh in 2000 this was the fourth Cumbrian record since 1993, a Slavonian Grebe drifted in on the tide on the Kent Estuary at Arnside in2019, a male Bearded Tit was…

  • Week Commencing Monday 20th November 2023

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 20th November 2023 20th November Drake Green-winged Teals were found at Siddick Pond and at Hodbarrow in 2011 these were the 22nd and 23rd Cumbrian records and the 17th and 18th individual birds, a Bittern returned to Siddick Pond in 2011 for its…

  • Week Commencing Monday 13th November 2023

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 13th November 2023 13th November A  Spoonbill was seen flying high over Ambleside in 2022, a Bittern was seen at Goldmire, Barrow-in-Furness remaining until  26th November in 1989, an adult Cattle Egret was seen in fields at Little Urswick (SD27R) remaining until 27th…

  • Week Commencing Monday 6th November 2023

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 6th November 2023 6th November A white morph Snow Goose at Mosser in 2010 was considered to be an escape, a 1st CY Pied-billed Grebe was found at South Walney in 2020 it remained on site until the 8th November and was the…

  • Week Commencing Monday 30th October 2023

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 30th  October 2023 30th October Two Red-crested Pochards at Silverholme, Windermere in 2013 were considered to be escapes, a Bittern returned to Siddick Pond for its sixth winter in 2010, four Bearded Tits frequented Elterwater in 1978 this was the first Cumbrian record…