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)

  • 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

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:

Fred Gould Memorial Lecture
Mon 9 March 2020 7:15pm

The second Fred Gould Memorial Lecture joint with KNHS Talk by Paul Colley, winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018.

More events

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