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
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 Google 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.
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.