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)

  • 26-Feb: Great Northern Diver - 1 Lake Windermere near Pull Wyke Bay
  • 24-Feb: Great White Egret - 1 between Allithwaite and Flookborough
  • 22-Feb: Long-tailed Duck - 1 South Walney
  • 21-Feb: Great White Egret - 3 Arnside Tower
  • 19-Feb: Iceland Gull - 1 Longtown Ponds still
  • 17-Feb: Iceland Gull - 1 Longtown Ponds still
  • 17-Feb: Firecrest - 1 Crosscanonby still
  • 15-Feb: Smew - 1 redhead Longtown Ponds 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:

CANCELLED Nature through the lens
Mon 8 March 2021 7:15pm

The third Fred Gould Memorial Lecture joint with KNHS
Gary Gould - ‘Nature through the lens’. A selection of slides by Fred Gould, showing a variety of flora and fauna.

More events

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