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)

  • 16-Aug: 63 Black Tailed Godwits and 1 Greensandpiper RSPB Campfield Marsh
  • 15-Aug: 106 Mediterranean Gulls Siddick/Workington
  • 2-Aug: 3 Green & 5 Common Sandpipers west of Rockliffe
  • 30-Jul: Little Egret 22 at Hodbarrow and 14 at Port Carlisle
  • 28-Jul: 34 Mediterranean Gulls in Siddick/ Workington Harbour
  • 23-Jul: 1 Avocet east of port Carlisle . Whimbrel also .
  • 22-Jul: 2 Adult Mediterranean Gulls Bowness on Solway Railings
  • 24-Jun: Quail Bowscale Fell Skiddaw Forest

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:

AGM + Whinchats talk
Fri 5 October 2018 7:30pm

'Eight years of colour-ringing Whinchats at RSPB Geltsdale’ - Stephen Westerberg

More events

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