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)
- 22-Sep: 1 Little Stint - Kent Estuary
- 20-Sep: 300 Lesser Black Backed Gulls Bowness Railings
- 20-Sep: 400 Black Tailed Godwit Glasson/Port Carlisle
- 19-Sep: Cattle Egret , Orton, Tebay
- 25-Aug: 20 Black tailed Godwit Crosscanonby
- 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
- 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 Yahoo group or the Cumbria Birding Facebook 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.
AGM + Whinchats talk
Fri 5 October 2018 7:30pm
'Eight years of colour-ringing Whinchats at RSPB Geltsdale’ - Stephen Westerberg