Resources

CBDC and Tullie House Museum have a number of resources available to support local recorders.

CBDC Publications

From time to time CBDC publishes from the local recording community in Cumbria.
1. Inventory of Urban Gull Colonies in Cumbria
2. Pug Moths of Lancashire and Cumbria
3. Ornithology in Cumbria in the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries: A Bibliography.

Tullie House Collections and Library The museum holds a large amount of zoological, botanical and geological material. Items in the collection can be viewed by appointment by local recorders and researchers. Read more
Equipment Loans Specific equipment is necessary to successfully record some taxon groups. For new recorders the expense may be off putting. Therefore CBDC has some a moth trap and micrscopes that it can loan out. Read more
Mapping Tools  We have selected some common tools that help you map and record the correct OS grid references.  Read more
Identification help There are a number of field guides, species keys and websites on the internet that will help you with identification. Read more