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, 30 March 2014

Sunday 30 March 2014

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - an interesting morning with 39 species recorded including - singing Chiff-Chaff, scrap over Kestrel box with two females involved, Redpoll, Reed Bunting, Bullfinch and up to 12 Brambling. Mid-morning 100 plus Pinkfeet flew west fairly low below the mist.
Shaun Radcliffe

A pair of Wheatears and lots of aerial activity from the Snipe above their breeding area.
Paul King.

Trough Lane - 110 Fieldfare, 700 Starlings
Nab Water Lane - Snipe displaying, Skylarks, Sparrowhawk.
Brian Vickers

A very enjoyable hour and half spent around Bradup in  the afternoon:
Pheasant 10+, Pied Wagtail 10+, Oystercatcher 2 (they did not linger), Curlew 5+, Lapwing 50+ (lots displaying), Meadow Pipit 20+, Snipe 3 (two drumming), Red Grouse 6+, Skylark 1
No Wheatears seen.
Phil Matthews