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 “Lakeland”.

Note for Recorders – Watsonian Vice-Counties

CBDC’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).

Learn about Vice Counties here (Wikipedia).

Friday, July 3rd, 2020 at 6:07am
Young mudshrimps Corophium are growing & moulting right now; a friend once described the piles of cast exoskeletons as 'like snow-drifts' along the shore. Not quite such dramatic nos. here but I was thrilled to find them - the long antennae are clearly seen https://t.co/Fmtf33Duf9 CumbriaBDC photo
Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 5:41am
Two Fabulous Pollinators for Cumbria Recording the Buzz Project. Chrysolina oricalcia (l) & Chrysolina polita (r). Both GB red listed. @CumbriaBDC @TullieHouse @cumbriawildlife @_NFBR @insectweek https://t.co/odpGfan8eW CumbriaBDC photo