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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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Short-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl photo: Stephen Lilley

Saturday, 22 March 2014

Saturday 22nd March 2014

Glovershaw
On a cold, bright, blustery morning, three male Wheatears were on the Golf Course with up to 10 Skylarks.  In the fields near Golcar Farm up to 20 pairs of Lapwing had settled on territory where two pairs of Curlews, a few Snipe, two pairs of Grey Partridge and a pair of Stock Dove were feeding. A pair of Reed Bunting also flew over.
Paul King

Bradup.
 Red Kite flying low, Kestrel,  4 Skylark, 30 or so Lapwing fairly widely dispersed, 2 Curlew, Snipe heard.
 Single Redshank in boggy sheepfield on east side of road.
  male Stonechat and 2 Skylark at Whetstone below quarry.
 Stephen Lilley