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)
- 24-Jun: Quail Bowscale Fell Skiddaw Forest
- 18-Jun: Hoopoe photographed in garden in northern fells
- 29-May: Hobby going north along Allonby beach
- 29-May: Black tern feeding over the pond at North walney
- 19-May: 2 Adult Little Gull Longtown also Greenshank
- 27-Apr: 130 Whimbrel Maryport to Silloth
- 26-Apr: Ad. Sabines Gull west past Bowness on Solway
- 25-Apr: 40 Whimbrel Bowness on Solway
- 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.
AGM + Whinchats talk
Fri 5 October 2018 7:30pm
'Eight years of colour-ringing Whinchats at RSPB Geltsdale’ - Stephen Westerberg