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)

  • 12-May: Velvet Scoter - 4 Walney
  • 12-May: Pomarine Skua - 7 east over Walney at 06.40 am
  • 12-May: Little Gull - 1 second calendar year River Esk, Longtown still
  • 11-May: American Wigeon - 1 drake, Petersburg’s Tarn, Beckermet
  • 11-May: Spotted Flycatcher - general overnight influx
  • 11-May: Little Gull - 1 second calendar year River Esk, Longtown
  • 10-May: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Walney still
  • 10-May: Little Gull 1 east Bowness-on-Solway

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.

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More events

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