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711: 4 Dec 2022 male Sparrowhawk

Location: Foulshaw Moss

Name: Mike Redman


712: 1 Dec 2022 Tawny Owl

Location: Arnside garden

Name: Mike Redman


713: 1 Dec 2022 Common Scoter

Location: Cavendish Dock Barrow

Name: Paul Haughian

3:30 just before light went.


714: 28 Nov 2022 Cetti’s Warbler

Location: Park End Moss

Name: Stephen Taylor

Singing loud and clear very close to the hide entrance throughout my stay (9:15 to 11:00am). Saw briefly a few times flitting low across the path.

715: 27 Nov 2022 Waxwing – 1

Location: A66 Stainton/Newbiggin crossroads

Name: John France

716: 26 Nov 2022 Little Auk – 1

Location: Silecroft

Name: Jonathan Lishman per birdguides

717: 26 Nov 2022 Todd’s Canada Goose – 1

Location: Rockcliffe Marsh

Name: Nick Franklin per biding cumbria Google group

718: 25 Nov 2022 Smew – 1 redhead still

Location: Siddick Ponds

Name: Phil Evans per Birding Cumbria What’s app

719: 22 Nov 2022 Mediterranean Gull – 1

Location: Furness Academy sports pitches

Name: Pete Ellis

720: 22 Nov 2022 Smew – 1 redhead still

Location: Siddick Ponds

Name: Phil Evans per Biding Cumbria Google Group