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)

  • 1-Jul: Quail - 1 singing Mardale Ill Bell
  • 29-Jun: Common Scoter - 1 northern end of Buttermere
  • 25-Jun: Green Sandpiper - 1 Ulpha Meadows
  • 23-Jun: Arctic Skua - 2 birds heading northwest high over Matterdale End
  • 22-Jun: Wood Sandpiper - 1 Walney
  • 21-Jun: Black Kite - 1 north west over Windermere
  • 20-Jun: Bee-eater - 1 Derwentwater between Hawse End and Low Brandlehow
  • 20-Jun: Long-eared Owl - 1 South Walney

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:

St. Bees Head seabird cliffs
Sat 9 July 2022 9:00am

We have been fortunate to be able to arrange an additional outdoor meeting at St. Bees Head seabird cliffs on Saturday 9th July 2022.

More events

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