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

Monday, 28 April 2014

Monday 28th April 2014

Sconce Lane area - Cuckoo calling and perching on wires etc. Pheasant flushed off nest with 16 eggs in clutch.
Mark Scrimshaw

Bradup - 3 Wheatear, Whinchat, 2 pair of Linnet, Redshank. Another Wheatear at Whetstone.
Shaun Radcliffe

There were six Wheatears on the Golf Course this morning, one male and five females.  Two of the females were bigger and brighter then their two companions and suggested that they were of the Greenland race Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa.  Here's a photo taken by Brian Vickers in 2011.