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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Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Sunday 11 August 2013

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - movement of Swifts with 26 passing "swiftly" through. Other sightings in the last two days - 3 Kingfisher, 3 Whitethroat, 7 LTT, Reed Warbler, 2 juv Bullfinch, plenty of Willow Warbler & Chiff-Chaff, GSW, Stock Dove.
Fred Drake et al

A brisk westerly wind over Baildon Moor but a Wheatear was feeding on the Golf Course and three Stock Doves flashed by.  Reed Buntings, Meadow Pipits and Skylarks were about but in smaller numbers than previously.
Paul King

A walk around the Royds Hall/ Judy Woods area this morning showed up;3 Great Crested Grebe (1 young)
12 Tufted Duck, 8 Linnet, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Tawny Owl, 6 House Martins plus plenty of Swallows
Jamie Brass