Discover more about Cumbria's upland hay meadows and the work being done to restore them on the Hay-Day walks.
Help Cumbria Wildlife Trust conserve the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria for the future.
Pale pink flowers form a dense spike at the end of the flowering stem.
Other names: Easter ledges, Pudding dock.
A large thickset bird of prey, measuring 51-57 cm the female being larger than the male.
A secretive, solitary summer migrant bird, now rare in Cumbria with only 2 pairs known to have nested in recent years.
The curlew is present throughout most of Cumbria although breeding records are now scare within the Lakeland Fells. The Breeding Birds of Cumbria (2001) estimates the population in Cumbria at 10,500 breeding pairs.