• Week Commencing Monday 31st October 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 31st October 2022 31st October A Shore Lark at South Walney in 1998 was the 20th Cumbrian record and the 25th individual bird, a Pallas’s Warbler at South Walney in 1994 was the second Cumbrian record and the third individual bird, a Yellow-browed…

  • Week Commencing Monday 24th October 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 24th October 2022 24th October Five Sooty Shearwaters off South Walney in 1984 constituted the 20th Cumbrian record and the 31st to 35th individuals, a drake Ring-necked Duck on Ullswater until 28th October in 2006 was the 29th Cumbrian record but thought to…

  • Week Commencing Monday 17th October 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 17th October 2022 17th October A Red-crested Pochard duck was at Whinfell Tarn in 2014 it was thought to be a wild bird and was the 19th Cumbrian record and the 21st individual bird, a Bittern returned to spend the winter at Siddick…

  • Week Commencing Monday 10th October 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 10th  October 2022 10th October A Spoonbill at South Walney in 1966 remained until 20th October, it was the eighth Cumbrian record and the tenth individual bird, a Great White Egret was found at Campfield in 2012, remaining until 28th November, two Great…

  • Week Commencing Monday 3rd October 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 3rd October 2022 3rd October A Great White Egret at Campfield Marsh was also seen on 10th and 12th November and 4th December in 2016, birds were also present on the Kent estuary in 2016 now becoming a regular sight in the south…

  • Week Commencing Monday 26th September 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 26th September 2022 26th  September A drake American Wigeon was found at South Walney it remained until 27th September in 2017 and was the 12th Cumbrian record and the tenth individual bird, two Sooty Shearwaters offshore at South Walney in 1988 constituted the…

  • Week Commencing Monday 19th September 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 19th September 2022 19th September A Great Shearwater offshore at South Walney in 1983 was the fourth Cumbrian record, a Cattle Egret was found at Scarside (NY60J) near Orton in 2018 it was the tenth Cumbrian record and the 12th individual bird, a…

  • Week Commencing Monday 12th September 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 12th September 2022 12th September A Spoonbill flying west at Port Carlisle in 2002 was the 40th Cumbrian record and the 52nd individual bird, a juvenile Sabine’s Gull flew past Biggar Bank, Walney in 2011 it was the 25th Cumbrian record and the…

  • Week Commencing Monday 5th September 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 5th September 2022 5th September A Pectoral Sandpiper found at Sunbiggin Tarn in 1989 remained overnight, it was the 10th Cumbrian record and the 11th individual bird, other Pectoral Sandpipers were found at Carr Beds, Rockcliffe remaining until 7th September in 1995 and…

  • Week Commencing Monday 29th August 2022

    Records from the archives – On This Day For week commencing Monday 29th August 2022 29th August A Cory’s Shearwater was seen flying south off Biggar Bank in 2015  it was the 14th Cumbrian record and the 16th individual bird, a Sooty Shearwater seen offshore at Selker in 1988 was the 22nd Cumbrian record and…