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)
- 12-May: Velvet Scoter - 4 Walney
- 12-May: Pomarine Skua - 7 east over Walney at 06.40 am
- 12-May: Little Gull - 1 second calendar year River Esk, Longtown still
- 11-May: American Wigeon - 1 drake, Petersburg’s Tarn, Beckermet
- 11-May: Spotted Flycatcher - general overnight influx
- 11-May: Little Gull - 1 second calendar year River Esk, Longtown
- 10-May: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Walney still
- 10-May: Little Gull 1 east Bowness-on-Solway
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.