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)
- 20-Oct: Common Sandpiper - 1 Holme Island
- 20-Oct: Great White Egret - 2 emerging from Allithwaite Egret roost
- 19-Oct: Pectoral Sandpiper- 1 still Anthorn
- 19-Oct: Great White Egret - 1 Foulshaw Moss
- 18-Oct: Red Kite - 1 Docker Fell, New Hutton
- 18-Oct: Pectoral Sandpiper - 1 Anthorn still
- 18-Oct: Osprey - 1 Campfield Marsh still
- 18-Oct: Great White Egret - 1 flew down River Kent, Kendal
All archive reports From the archives:
- 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.
Nature through the lens
Mon 8 March 2021 7:15pm
The third Fred Gould Memorial Lecture joint with KNHS
Gary Gould - ‘Nature through the lens’. A selection of slides by Fred Gould, showing a variety of flora and fauna.