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)

  • 17-Nov: 2 Snow Buntings Helvelyn summit
  • 16-Nov: Velvet Scoter with Common Scoter at Parton
  • 24-Oct: Jack Snipe - Carlisle Airport
  • 24-Oct: 185 whooper Swans - Abbeytown area
  • 23-Oct: min 17 Mediterannean Gulls in Workington Harbour
  • 13-Oct: Yellow Browed Warbler Wigton
  • 8-Oct: 3 Spoonbill Arnside near viaduct
  • 1-Oct: Great White Egret and Green Sandpiper on Milnthorpe Marsh this afternoon plus Barn Swallow

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:

Reintroductions for a Wilder Cumbria?
Wed 9 January 2019 7:15pm

Talk by Kevin Scott, Northern Reserves Manager, CWT

Fred Gould, wildlife photographer
Mon 11 March 2019 7:15pm

The First Fred Gould Memorial Lecture.

More events

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