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

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Sunday 22 June 2014

Bingley Bog North - 4 Goldfinch, 2 Whitethroat, 2 male Blackcap, 2 adult Willow Warbler plus 3 juvs, Kestrel, 2 Chiff-Chaff, Reed Bunting - also Ringlet, Meadow Brown & Large Skipper butterflies.
On the previous day on a circular walk taking in Dowley Gap to Cottingley Bridge & including the riverside walk - Willow Warbler 4, Canada Geese with broods of 4 & 5, Mallard with 6d, Reed Warbler, House Martin breeding in Wagon Lane, Grey Wagtail, 8 Sand Martin, Blackcap, Chiff-Chaff, Oystercatcher.
Phil Matthews

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 31 species recorded this morning including the following -
Kingfisher, now visiting more regularly, Bullfinch with 3 juvs, singing Blackcap & Garden Warbler, juv Whitethroat plus adult singing, Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting singing. Plenty of young birds around the feeder such as Blue & Great Tits, Redpoll at feeder & GSW along river bank.
Shaun Radcliffe et al