• Common Tern

    Sighting date: 2024-04-11. Submitted by: Ronnie Irving. Location: Whinfell Tarn.  A single bird for most of the morning hawking in front of the Reed bed. Found by Liz Robinson.

  • Sedge Warbler

    Sighting date: 2024-04-11. Submitted by: Matthew Cookson. Location: Foulshaw Moss.  Heard singing intermittently all morning.

  • Pied Flycatcher – early arrival

    Sighting date: 2024-04-11. Submitted by: Peter Ullrich. Location: Holme Wood, Loweswater .  2 male Pied Flycatcher back on territory NW end of Holme Wood, Loweswater – in song and fly catching – earliest I’ve ever seen them

  • Red Kite

    Sighting date: 2024-04-01. Submitted by: Stephen Horsfield. Location: Blagill, Alston.  Red Kite with Buzzard.

  • Whooper Swans

    Sighting date: 2024-04-10. Submitted by: Harry Coghill. Location: Borrans Park.  3 whooper swans came from the east turning north before re-orientating and heading south down Windermere. Also c175 pink footed geese NW, drake tufted duck (uncommon here), 5 house Martin, 2 swallow and 4 red breasted mergansers. My first patch morning above 50 species, full list here…

  • Swallows

    Sighting date: 2024-04-11. Submitted by: Ruth Sutton. Location: April 11th.  Two swallows near Lowther Street, Waberthwaite

  • Grasshopper Warbler

    Sighting date: 2024-04-08. Submitted by: Steven Swift. Location: Foulshaw Moss.  Heard a grasshopper warbler on the path east of the car park near the bench. Recorded sound on Merlín app. Reported it to the warden. He confirmed my sound recording and with real song. No sighting of bird though.

  • Green Woodpecker

    Sighting date: 2024-04-08. Submitted by: Harry Coghill. Location: University of Cumbria Ambleside .  Green woodpecker heard yaffling to the east.

  • Grasshopper Warbler – 1 heard

    Sighting date: 2024-04-08. Submitted by: Matthew Cookson. Location: Foulshaw Moss. 

  • Common Scoter – 1, also 80 Sand Martins and 6 House Martins

    Sighting date: 2024-04-08. Submitted by: Brian Howson. Location: Ulpha Meadows.