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

Saturday, 31 May 2014

Saturday 31 May 2014

Pennythorn Hill, Baildon - 2 Kestrel confrontation with, briefly, locked talons.
Sconce area - Cuckoo still calling, Little Owl.
Glovershaw - single Snipe drumming, 3 Oystercatchers.
Shaun Radcliffe

East Riddlesden Hall 07.00 - 09.00 Guided Walk
Kingfisher carrying food, Garden Warbler, Blackcap,
Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Grey Wagtail,
Sand Martin, Swallow, Swift, Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan
Goosander female with 10 young, Moorhen, Kestrel,
BHGulls, Oystercatchers 3+,
M Doveston et al

Soil Hill - Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Reed Bunting
Brian Sumner

Between Embsay & Halton - on a small wetland area, Shelduck with 5 ducklings.
Shaun Pickard