Submit a Record

Send Records to CBDC

There are multiple ways to submit your wildlife data to CBDC, depending on the nature and quantity of your records:

  • For multiple records, use the CBDC Species Recording Sheet.
  • For one or two records, use the CBDC Online Records Form on this website.
  • If you a regular recorder, try using iRecord for an easy way to submit any amount of records.

We appreciate all of your submissions, your records are very valuable towards helping nature conservation in Cumbria, for now and the future.

Get Cumbria Buzzing

If you are a Get Cumbria Buzzing recorder, you may wish to download Get Cumbria Buzzing’s ‘Record the Buzz’ form and take it with you while you’re out and about recording pollinators.

Please return forms back to CBDC via the contact details listed on this page, we’ll share your records with the Get Cumbria Buzzing team.

Download (PDF):
Record the Buzz Form

Download (Word):
Record the Buzz Form

CBDC Species Recording Sheet

If you have several records to report or you record over a period of time please download and fill in the  spreadsheet below.

Please email the completed spreadsheet to recordingofficer@cbdc.org.uk.

Download (.xlsx):
CBDC Species Recording Sheet

CBDC Online Records Form

If you only have one or two sightings to report and are not a regular recorder please complete the form below. Please enter Not Applicable, or N/A, if you are missing data for a section.

Online Recording with iRecord

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Another way to  record your wildlife sightings is using iRecord online software. iRecord is a website run by the Biological Records Centre at CEH Wallingford. You can enter records, upload photos, and explore yours and others’ data.

Click here to submit a record with iRecord

Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 6:59pm
Wood anemones and early dog violets out by the river Wear in Durham now - getting outside and looking for signs of spring at this surreal time seems like the best #NaturalHealthService @BSBIbotany https://t.co/l2KoNthcz8 CumbriaBDC photo
Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 at 11:56pm
Following the closure of Tullie House tomorrow CBDC will continue to operate by staff working from home and via email. All face to face meetings and training courses have been cancelled up to end of April. Keep safe and well.
Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 at 11:52pm
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Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 at 11:52pm
2. On Wednesday 18th March all galleries will be closed. From Thursday 19th March the entire building and grounds will be closed to the public. Decisions about eventual reopening will be made in accordance with the latest government guidance.