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, 6 October 2013

Sunday 6th October 2013

Denton Park 10.30am
Yellow-browed Warbler
Steve Blain  (Bedfordshire Recorder) et al managed to obtain this recording of the warbler, though it is faint, the Coal Tit-like "Sweest" can be heard.

Denholme Clough 0715-1100
Highlight was a site first - Hawfinch north at 0925.
3+11 Crossbill also north, 3 Swallow, 9 Skylark,
Meadow Pipits passing through all morning in small groups,
Pied Wagtail, Starling, 15+Redwing, Mistle Thrush,
Song Thrush, Linnet, Goldfinch, Siskin, Redpoll,
Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Grey Wagtail, Collared Dove,
1 Reed Bunting,
In the Clough;
Common Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel,
5+Chiffchaff (3 singing), male Blackcap,
Butterflies - Speckled Wood, Peacock, Red Admiral

Doe Park Res - 2 Raven

Aire Valley
25+Pink-footed Geese seen from Denholme Clough

Dick Hudson's area - Red Kite (pm)

M Doveston   

Upwood  Hall  -  This morning 4 Buzzard, 2  overhead , 2 some distance to the west.

Stephen  Lilley