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)

  • 25-May: Black Kite - 1 flying north near Haile
  • 25-May: Pomarine Skua - 5 past Bowness-on-Solway
  • 24-May: Great White Egret - 1 Park End Moss still
  • 24-May: Little Stint - 1 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 22-May: Long-tailed Duck - 1 Bowness-on-Solway
  • 21-May: Velvet Scoter - 1 Walney
  • 21-May: Pomarine Skua - 1 Walney
  • 21-May: Hobby - 1 south Port Carlisle

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:

Geltsdale field trip
Sat 28 May 2022 9:00am

Field trip with Chris Hind and Adam Moan.
Whinchats will be back on the RSPB upland reserve.

More events

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