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)

  • 22-Jan: Red-necked Grebe - 1 Walney still
  • 22-Jan: Spoonbill - 1 Askam-in-Furness still
  • 22-Jan: Great Grey Shrike - 1 Killington still
  • 21-Jan: Great Grey Shrike - 1 Killington still
  • 20-Jan: Spoonbill - 1 Askam-in-Furness still
  • 20-Jan: Greater Scaup - 1 female Sunbiggin Tarn still
  • 20-Jan: Great Grey Shrike - 1 Killington still
  • 18-Jan: Greater Scaup - 1 Siddick Pond still

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:

Foulney Island field trip
Sat 5 February 2022

Field trip with Mike Douglas. Winter waders, wildfowl and more.

Nature through the lens
Tue 22 February 2022 7:30pm

Gary Gould - ‘Nature through the lens’

Watchtree Nature Reserve field trip
Sat 16 April 2022

Field trip with Frank Mawby. Varied habitats and early spring migrants.

More events

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