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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Golden Plover

Golden Plover
Ilkley Moor photo: Keith Allen

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Saturday 26th April 2014

Washburn Valley (upstream from Lindley Wood Reservoir/ Folly Hall Wood area.
Highlights from the group outing this morning, a more detailed report will be made in Lapwing.
Apologies for any omissions, my notepad was soaked

Cormorant 2 possibly 3, Chiffchaff 4+, Willow Warbler 9+, Great Crested Grebe 2, Mandarin male, Swallows 30+, House Martin 5+, Nuthatch 2, Pheasant common, Blackcap 5+, Garden Warbler 1, Redstart 4, Oystercatcher 1, Pied Flycatcher 3, Treecreeper 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Tawny Owl 1, Sparrowhawk 3, Siskin 1, Linnet 2, Goldcrest 1 possibly more, Lesser Redpoll 1
Oystercatcher 2, in wet field, seen near Dick Hudson's on way home
Phil Matthews

Seven Wheatears on the Golf Course and on the walls near Golcar Farm.
Paul King