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)
- 11-Feb: Greenland White Fronted Goose River Eden near Carlisle, also 119 Whooper swans, 3 Green Sandpipers and Red Kite
- 25-Jan: 200 Brambling Glassonby
- 21-Jan: Ring Necked Duck Tindale Tarn - has also moved to Castle Carock Res. and back at Tindale on 25th and still present 27th.
- 18-Jan: 10 Whitefronted Geese , Soddy Gap
- 17-Jan: Slavonian Grebe Coniston - off Brantwood
- 10-Jan: Single Waxwing Staveley
- 10-Jan: Male Ring Ouzel near mines at glenridding
- 4-Jan: Greensandpiper Redhills Rockliffe
- 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.
Fred Gould, wildlife photographer
Mon 11 March 2019 7:15pm
The First Fred Gould Memorial Lecture.