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)

  • 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

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:

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.

More events

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