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)
- 16-Jul: Black Guillemot - 1 South Walney, also 1 Bonxie and 2 Arctic Skuas
- 16-Jul: Rose-coloured Starling - 1 College Green, Kent Estuary
- 16-Jul: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Port Carlisle
- 16-Jul: Storm Petrel - 2 close in Workington following small fishing boat
- 15-Jul: Greater Scaup - 3 off Workington
- 15-Jul: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Port Carlisle
- 14-Jul: Quail - one calling near Cliburn
- 14-Jul: Long-billed Dowitcher - 1 still present Port Carlisle
All archive reports From the archives:
- 12-Jul-2020 Week Commencing 13th July 2020
- 6-Jul-2020 Week commencing Monday 6th July 2020 from previous years
- 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.
AGM and slide show
Fri 2 October 2020 7:30pm
Members slide show by Mike Carrier, Jake Manson & Adam Moan
Birds of moor and mountain - controversy or cooperation?
Wed 6 January 2021 7:15pm
Talk by Andre Farrar
Nature through the lens
Mon 8 March 2021 7:15pm
The third Fred Gould Memorial Lecture joint with KNHS
Gary Gould - ‘Nature through the lens’. A selection of slides by Fred Gould, showing a variety of flora and fauna.