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701: 2 Sep 2022 Pink-footed Goose – c50 south

Location: Sandale

Name: Chris Taylor

First reported birds of autumn

702: 2 Sep 2022 White-tailed Eagle – 1

Location: Sand bank off Grange-over-Sands

Name: BirdGuides

One of the satellite tagged Isle of White birds reported to be present at this location

703: 1 Sep 2022 Great White Egret

Location: Ulpha Fields

Name: Matthew Cookson

Briefly in the waters before being ousted by the attentions of a Grey Heron & a Little Egret. Flew South.

704: 31 Aug 2022 Mandarin drake

Location: Grinsdale River Eden

Name: PeterWilson

705: 31 Aug 2022 Curlew Sandpiper – 2

Location: Hodbarrow

Name: Marc Mcloughlin

706: 29 Aug 2022 Little Stint -1

Location: Arnside

Name: Ronnie Irving

707: 27 Aug 2022 Marsh Harrier – female

Location: Wet Sleddale, Shap

Name: John France

708: 23 Aug 2022 Bittern – 1

Location: Park End Moss

Name: Birding Cumbria Whats App

709: 22 Aug 2022 Black Redstart – 1

Location: Culgaith

Name: Angela and David Hartland

710: 21 Aug 2022 Great White Egret – 2

Location: Arnside

Name: John Bromley

Flying over Church Hill from estuary