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-Jan: Waxwings 6 Lowry Hill Carlisle
- 10-Jan: Long Billed Dowitcher still present at RSPB Campfield
- 10-Jan: Firecrest still at Longtown Sewage Farm
- 1-Jan: 7 Waxwings London Rd Carlisle
- 17-Dec: Black Redstart Foulney Car Park still present 17/12/19
- 29-Nov: c30 Snow Buntings Kidsty Pike towards Rampsgill Head also 12 on St Sunday Crag
- 23-Nov: 2 Waxwings with Redwings Old Fire Station Bridge Lane Penrith
- 17-Nov: c300 Twite at Anthorn
- 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.
Twenty years of Pied Flycatchers in a Galloway wood
Wed 22 January 2020 7:15pm
‘Twenty years of Pied Flycatchers in a Galloway wood’ - Talk by Brian Smith
Fred Gould Memorial Lecture
Mon 9 March 2020 7:15pm