Welcome to the Blog of the Bradford Ornithological Group (BOG). Here you will find information about the latest sightings, an archive of information and a gallery photos of the birds of this area of West Yorkshire, England. We are an active group of 150 members dedicated to the study and conservation of birds within this region which is situated amongst the Pennines of Northern England.

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Upper Wharfedale - April 14th photo: Roger Nelson

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Sunday 28th April 2013

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Still a few Redpoll coming to the feeders along with Reed Bunting and Bullfinch. The cold wind kept bird song down with just Willow Warbler and Blackcap the only migrants heard. A few Swifts are now around the houses and Swallows are pushing through.
Shaun Radcliffe
St.Ives - Friends of St.Ives Guided Bird Walk 0730-1030
Cuckoo, 2 Crossbill, Siskin, 6+Redpoll, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Swallow, Little Owl, Tufted Duck, GSWdpkr, Nuthatches, Jay, plus all the usual common species.
Wilsden Main Street - 10x Waxwing @ 14:30
East Riddlesden Hall
Blackcap pair coming to feeders, Chiffchaff singing all day long, GSWdpkr, Swallow, 2 pair of Siskin at feeders, Redpoll overhead, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Song Thrush.
M Doveston

Blackcaps have been widely reported this week.  Here's a pair seen a couple of years ago by Brian Vickers.