Our Area

The CBDC boundary follows that of Cumbria County Council and out to the 12 mile nautical limit. This administrative county is referred to in natural history circles as โ€œLakelandโ€.

Watsonian Vice-Counties

CBDCโ€™s boundary includes Cumberland (VC70), Westmorland-with-Furness (VC69) and parts of North-West Yorkshire (VC65), West Lancashire (VC 60) and Mid West Yorkshire (VC 64).

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 at 10:00pm
Very exited to see the Ernest Blezard cases out on display again! https://t.co/jsLHae5c6U
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Tullie House @TullieHouse
Exciting stuff as the famous Ernest Blezard habitat bird cases are installed for #Tullie125 #exhibition. Here red kite, southern puffins, kestrel chicks, merlins shown. Recreating the fondly remembered bird room atmosphere of older times. https://t.co/0EPsd4Mj3S
Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 at 7:43pm
Best ever farmland bird ringing day - phenomenal 142 Yellowhammers caught inc a 5 year old with c700 Yellowhammers on site! 400 Tree Sparrows present with 31 ringed but 44 retrapped originally ringed as nestlings across the landscape. I think working with the farmers is working! https://t.co/5ZCAghpSBX CumbriaBDC photo
Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 at 7:38pm
We had a great first #Winter #Invertebrate talk last night with Ian Beddison. A fascinating presentation followed by soup, cake & a good natter! This was one of our favourite of Ian's photos, beautiful Ruby-tailed wasps found in County #Durham ๐Ÿ˜ @NorthPennAONB @HeritageFundNE https://t.co/1xbUFOHTbO CumbriaBDC photo