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)
- 19-Apr: Male Pied Flycatcher Powter Howe woods.
- 18-Apr: First Sedge Warbler of Spring at Meathop Moss also 19/4/18
- 17-Apr: 8 Great , 3 Arctic and 1 Pomarine Skua past Bowness
- 16-Apr: Cuckoo heard calling from the car park at Sandscale Haws
- 16-Apr: Minimum of 400 Common Scoter on Solway at Bowness on Solway. Also a single Arctic Skua and a Red Kite
- 11-Apr: 2 Whitewagtails- Milnethorpe/Ulpha meadows
- 9-Apr: Common Sandpiper R Bela Milnethorpe and R Esk at Longtown
- 7-Apr: Swallows at Bullgill Maryport and Longtown
- 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