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, 20 April 2014

Sunday 20 April 2014

Yeadon Tarn - Little Gull at noon
A Jowett

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 38 species recorded this morning including -
Whitethroat singing, still 4 Brambling about, 5 singing Willow Warblers on reserve & nearby field, 5 Redpoll with one carrying nesting material, pair of Bullfinch, 3 Reed Bunting, GSW drumming, Goosander.
Fred Drake & Shaun Radcliffe

St.Ives - 07:00-10:30
Tufted Duck, Green Woodpecker, GSWdpkr, Skylark, Stock Pigeon, Blackcaps, Chiffchaffs, Willow Warblers, Redpolls, Siskins, Nuthatch, Long-tailed Tit, Coalt Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Starling, Mistle Thrush, Song Thrush, Blackbird, Woodpigeon, Jackdaw, Magpie, Jay, CCrow, GHeron, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Mallard, Moorhen, Coot,
M Doveston, S Warrillow, et al

Upper Marsh - 263 Golden Plover in sheep field.
Brian Sumner

Crossflatts - single Swift
Prince of Wales Park, Bingley - Nuthatch gathering nest material, 2 Treecreeper, 6 Willow Warbler
Phil Matthews

Pitty Beck/Bell Dean, Thornton - 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 GSW, Tawny Owl calling, 2 Linnet, 4 Song Thrush, Chiff-Chaff, many Willow Warbler, Swallow.
James Brass