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

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Wednesday 21st May 2014

Heather Park & Racecourse Plantation, St.Ives.
Cuckoo, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Meadow Pipits, Skylark, GSWdpkr at nest, GHeron, Swallow, Kestrel, Woodpigeon, Jay, Swift, House Martin, Song Thrush, several Redpoll, Bullfinch, Linnet, Goldfinch, Goldcrest, Chaffinch, Coal Tit,
M Doveston

Strid Woods  - Oystercatcher 4, Mallard good season with lots of duckling broods, Nuthatch 6, Song Thrush 7, Dipper 5, Goosander 2 females and 1 duckling, House Martin, Spotted Flycatcher 1, Willow Warbler, Common Sandpiper 2, Sand Martin, Pied Flycatcher 4 males 2 females, Chiffchaff, Redstart 1 male, Blackcap, Mandarin pair. 37 species seen in total.
Phil Matthews