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

Get Cumbria Buzzing wants to find out about pollinating species in the Get Cumbria Buzzing project area and across Cumbria.

Visit Get Cumbria Buzzing to find out about the project.

We want you to tell us what you have seen and where.  There are different ways to do this,, Whether you are a complete beginner or an expert you can get involved. Our Get Cumbria Recording the Buzz Guidance notes explains how to Record the Buzz with web links, forms and information.

Download (PDF):
Get Cumbria Recording the Buzz Guidance

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

    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 at 8:18am
    Buglife Webinar Happening Now. Showcased Get Cumbria Buzzing's successful biodiversity improvements of our Highways' verges. They can prove Better Management = more pollinators + lower maintenance costs. @cumbriawildlife, @Buzz_dont_tweet @TullieHouse
    Monday, March 22nd, 2021 at 1:09pm
    So this little friend found recently in Dumfriesshire turns out to be Dinocheirus panzeri, a first for Dumfriesshire and to the whole SWSEIC area. Thanks to @PseudoscorpUK for identifying the specimens. https://t.co/MsNsST0UVz CumbriaBDC photo
    Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 at 6:20am
    Important article as Cumbria drafts its Local Nature Recovery Strategy https://t.co/7nMfP9Ejxb
    Monday, March 8th, 2021 at 3:23pm
    Good evening everyone! We are very excited to let you all know that the bookings for this years Recorders Conference is now open.
    Follow this link to book: https://t.co/6CPqGJZJGl https://t.co/h9NzoVfjTN
    CumbriaBDC photo
    Monday, March 1st, 2021 at 8:36am
    Here is a flavour of what the Nature Recovery Network is all about. During the years ahead, a lot more of this kind of initiative will be possible as new laws and policies lead to changes on the ground. https://t.co/OXF1CNBdnT