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

Sunday, 28 December 2014

Sunday 28 December 2014

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 3 Snipe flew in but only stayed a few minutes. Water Rail was heard whilst the feeding stations attracted 6 Reed Bunting along with finches & other common birds. A small flock of 8 Lapwing flew west. Also the strange sound of GSW drumming on the metal pylon.
Shaun Radcliffe

Shipley Glen
A mixed flock of winter thrushes (20 Fieldfare and 10 Redwing) were feeding with Starlings by Brackenhall.  A Kestrel was hunting nearby and a Great Spotted Woodpecker was calling from the Glen.
Paul King