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)

  • 16-Sep: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Port Carlisle
  • 14-Sep: Great White Egret - 3 Culgaith
  • 14-Sep: Little Stint - 2 Halforth, Kent Estuary
  • 14-Sep: Garganey - 2 Ulpha Meadows still
  • 13-Sep: Little Stint - 2 Anthorn still
  • 13-Sep: Honey Buzzard - 1 Sedgwick
  • 13-Sep: Black-throated Diver - 1 St Bees
  • 13-Sep: Whooper swan - 3 summering birds Halforth 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:

AGM and Talks
Fri 1 October 2021 7:30pm

All being well the AGM will be held at Penrith United Reformed Church on Friday 1st October 2020 at 7.30pm. Followed by these talks:

More events

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