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

Friday, 5 September 2014

Friday 5 September 2014

Askwith Moor - 3 Red Kite carrying prey, pipit & 2 small mammals. Merlin also seen.
Theo Kuechal

Fly Flatts - 7 Wheatear, 4 Whinchat
Members only reservoir - 2 Wheatear
Brian Vickers

Bradup - Whinchat, 2 Stock Dove, Willow Warbler, Linnet, 3 Curlew, Reed Bunting. Sky was full of Swallows & House Martins feeding low after mist had dispersed.
Whetstone - on lip of hill, Whitethroat, 2 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting. At the top, on the wall -
2 Wheatear plus a Redstart.
Shaun Radcliffe

In the 'horse-field' hedgerow along the Glen Road, a Spotted Flycatcher and a Redstart.  On the Golf Course, two Wheatears and over Sconce a Red Kite and a female Kestrel. Over Reva two Buzzards circled.
Paul King