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, 6 August 2014

Tuesday 5 August 2014

Embsay - in hedges on road to Halton East, 60 Tree Sparrows seen plus a Little Owl.
Clare Dunn

Leeshaw Reservoir - 2 Short-eared Owl, Kestrel, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Wheatear, 3 Snipe, Whitethroat, juvenile Comorant flying around as well as a flock of 9 Dunlin.
Matt Bell

Keighley Reservoir - plenty of birds in the bracken such as Willow Warbler, 2 family of Whinchat, Stonechat family (numbers of young unknown because of dense bracken), 4 Wheatear, 2 Raven overhead.
Ian Hargreaves

Four Wheatears around the Golf Course, a Spotted Flycatcher was feeding at Golcar Farm and a family of six Grey Partridges were at Birch Close.
Paul King