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.
A bird of open farmland and hedgerows the yellowhammer is distributed across the lowland areas of Cumbria. Breeding pairs estimated to be 22,000 in 2001.
A hemi-parasite on many grass species.
Other names: Hay rattle.