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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Ring Ouzel

Ring Ouzel
Upper Wharfedale - April 14th photo: Roger Nelson

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Saturday 5th October 2013

Paul Clough
There were four Swallows a Ring Ouzel, 69 Chaffinch, Bull finch, Reed Bunting and 160 Meadow Pipits.
Brian Vickers
A female  Sparrowhawk dries  her feathers, Stockbridge Reserve.
 Paul  Croft

Whetstone Gate
4 Stonechat, (2m, 2f) all four looked like young birds, seen  200m or so below  quarry, feeding on roadside.  Single Reed  Bunting, same  area.
Single Wheatear at  Bradup
Stephen  Lilley

Three Wheatears, one on the 11th fairway and two in Golcar Fields.  Four Red Grouse were flushed from the heather on the Golf Course.
Paul King and Richard Butler

East Riddlesden Hall
Early morning vis-mig;
4 Redwing, Pied Wagtails, Finches, Meadow Pipits.
At the feeders;
20+Goldfinch, 12+Chaffinch, Nuthatches, GSWdpkr,
4+Jackdaw, Coal Tit, 3+Dunnock, Robin, Blackbirds
M Doveston