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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Ring Ouzel

Ring Ouzel
Upper Wharfedale - April 14th photo: Roger Nelson

Saturday, 17 May 2014

Saturday 17th May 2014

Barden Moor
Wheatear male, Curlew, Lapwing, Meadow Pipits

The Strid
2 Wood Warblers reported by other birders coming out of the woods.
Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, Redstart, Tree Pipit, Common Sandpiper, Mandarin, Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Goldcrest, Treecreeper, Nuthatch, GSWdpkr, Dipper, Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Siskin, Sand Martin, House Martin, Swift, Swallow, Albino Mistle Thrush, Song Thrush,

Barden Bridge area
Pied Flycatcher using natural hole, Spotted Flycatcher, Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Siskin, Grey Wagtail, Red-legged Partridge, Pheasant

Whetstone Gate & Quarry
Red Grouse, Stonechat, Curlew, Lapwing, Linnet, Meadow Pipit

Denholme Clough
2 Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Green Woodpecker, GSWdpkr, Kestrel, Swift, Swallows, Grey Wagtail,

Tewitt Lane, Thornton/Harecroft
2 Raven heading south west, Curlew

M Doveston, C & G Howen 

Dob Park.
3 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Redstart, GSW, Cuckoo at Folly Hall Farm.
 Female GSW feeding young at nest at Dob Park, note tongue.
Stephen Lilley