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, 23 March 2014

Sunday, 23rd March 2014

Long Liberty Farm near Beaver Dyke Reservoir - at 4.30 this afternoon, a Firecrest was seen near the bottom of the public footpath.
John Poland

Glovershaw - Three more Wheatears on the Golf Course and at least seven pairs of Sky Larks on Pennithorne Hill.  Meadow Pipits are displaying and five pairs of Curlew were on Golcar Fields in addition to Snipe and Oystercatcher flying in from Weecher.
Paul King

Trough Lane, Oxenhope - 9 Wheatears (males)
Nab Water Lane - 2 Wheatear, pair of Stonechat
Brian Vickers

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 39 species recorded this morning including - Redpoll, Pied Wagtail, Reed Bunting, Chiff-Chaff, Kestrel, Bullfinch plus 12 Bramblings in hedges of nearby fields.
Fred Drake et al