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921: 6 Aug 2022 Wood Sandpiper – 1 juvenile

Location: Walney

922: 1 Aug 2022 Yellow-legged Gull – 1

Location: Whitehaven Marina slipway

923: 20 Jul 2022 Pectoral Sandpiper

Location: Wedholme Flow

Name: Keith McVeigh


924: 7 Jul 2022 Lesser-spotted Woodpecker

Location: Pardshaw

Lesser-spotted Woodpecker

925: 20 Jun 2022 Hobby in South Cumbria


Name: Chris Cant

As per title

Hobby title

926: 24 May 2022 Little Stint

Location: Solway

Name: Keith McVeigh

Little Stint on the Solway


927: 12 May 2022 Spotted Sandpiper

Location: Bowness on Solway

Name: Keith McVeigh

Spotted Sandpiper at Bowness on Solway