Sightings

Here are recent sightings submitted to us, which may not be verified. Please submit a sighting. If you have a query about a sighting please contact us on sightings@cumbriabirdclub.org.uk.

See also the Walney Bird Observatory blog, latest photos from Cumbria on BirdGuides and the Cumbria Birding Facebook group.

691: 19 Dec 2022 Smew – 1 redhead now returned following thaw in ice

Location: Siddick Ponds

Name: Chris Mason per Birding Cumbria whatsapp

692: 15 Dec 2022 Red-necked Grebe – 1 still

Location: Bassenthwaite

Name: Andy Langford via Birding Cumbria Google Group

693: 14 Dec 2022 Todd’s Canada Goose – 1

Location: Between Anthorn and Longcroft

Name: Birding Cumbria Whatsapp

694: 13 Dec 2022 Red-necked Grebe – 1 still

Location: Bassenthwaite

Name: Stuart Rothery per birding cumbria Google group

695: 11 Dec 2022 Smew – 1 redhead

Location: Talkin Tarn

Name: Birding Cumbria Whats App

696: 11 Dec 2022 Velvet Scoter – 1 female on sea

Location: Walney

Name: Walney BO

697: 11 Dec 2022 Iceland Gull – 1 first calendar year

Location: Sandy Bottoms, River Kent, Kendal

Name: Helen Dodd

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698: 10 Dec 2022 Smew – 1 redhead still

Location: Tindale Tarn

Name: Birding cumbria whatsapp

699: 10 Dec 2022 Red-necked Grebe – 1

Location: Bassenthwaite

Name: Birding Cumbria Whatsapp

700: 10 Dec 2022 Todd’s Canada Goose – 1

Location: Cardurnock

Name: Birding Cumbria Whatsapp