Cumbria Bird Club

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)

  • 10-Aug: Red Kite - 1 Foulshaw
  • 10-Aug: Spoonbill - 1 flying NE over Workington
  • 9-Aug: Great White Egret - 2 Arnside Viaduct
  • 7-Aug: Red Kite - 1 Cartmel Fell
  • 6-Aug: Wood Sandpiper - 1 juvenile Walney
  • 6-Aug: Wood Sandpiper - 1 juvenile Wedholme Flow
  • 1-Aug: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Whitehaven Marina slipway
  • 31-Jul: Great White Egret - 2 near Arnside Pier

Birds and Wildlife in Cumbria annual County Natural History Report 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.

Next events:

Fri 18 November 2022 7:30pm

The AGM will be held in The George Hotel Penrith on Friday 18th November at 7.30pm.

More events

St Bees Head - Cumbria's major cliff nesting seabird colony
St Bees Head Seabird monitoring plots