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

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Thursday 24th April 2014

Addingham High Moor - heard and saw a Cuckoo which flew towards the fringe edge of the moor.
It was at this point I noticed 6 ring Ouzels feeding in the flat field below.
John Preshaw

Morning - After the overnight rain there were five Wheatears and two Whinchats.  Both the Whinchats looked in prime condition, the male in particular was superb.
Afternoon - There were 11 Wheatears on the 11th fairway of Baildon Golf Course.
Baildon Garden - Juvenile Robin.
Paul King
Two of the 16 Wheatears seen at Glovershaw today. photo: Paul King
Round Hill
Two Dotterel were seen yesterday (23rd).
Andy Jowett

Micklethwaite area - Cuckoo calling.
Mike Gurney

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Garden Warbler, 2 Whitethroat.
Fred Drake

Yeadon Tarn - 3 Common Terns at rest & in flight, watched for an hour. Also a Swallow & Sand Martin.
(Tuesday - 100 Swallow, 50 Sand Martin, single House Martin).
Theo Kuechel