Cumbria is an excellent county for bird watching: the Lake District, superb coasts and estuaries, woods and fast-flowing rivers, up to Pennine moors.
All sightings Latest sightings:
(Reported but to be verified)
- 24-Oct: Jack Snipe - Carlisle Airport
- 24-Oct: 185 whooper Swans - Abbeytown area
- 23-Oct: min 17 Mediterannean Gulls in Workington Harbour
- 13-Oct: Yellow Browed Warbler Wigton
- 8-Oct: 3 Spoonbill Arnside near viaduct
- 1-Oct: Great White Egret and Green Sandpiper on Milnthorpe Marsh this afternoon plus Barn Swallow
- 25-Sep: Great White Egret on Milnethorpe Marsh
- 22-Sep: 1 Little Stint - Kent Estuary
- Do join the club to receive regular CBC Newsletters by email.
- Here are some ideas on where to watch birds in Cumbria.
- Don't forget to check the tide times and weather.
- Please report any sightings and send us photos
- Join the Birding Cumbria Yahoo group or the Cumbria Birding Facebook group.
The Cumbria Bird Club runs events throughout the year, conducts important survey work and produces annual bird reports. We are working on a new county avifauna based on the BTO Bird Atlas survey. Please help out with any on-going surveys in the county.
Reintroductions for a Wilder Cumbria?
Wed 9 January 2019 7:15pm
Talk by Kevin Scott, Northern Reserves Manager, CWT
Fred Gould, wildlife photographer
Mon 11 March 2019 7:15pm
The First Fred Gould Memorial Lecture.