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, 25 January 2015

Sunday 25 Janaury 2015

Leeshaw Reservoir - 5 Whooper Swans, 3 Cormorant, 3 Stock Dove
Brian Vickers & Nigel Ward

Yeadon garden - regular visits from a Grey Wagtail

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Kingfisher, 5 Reed Bunting, Bullfinch
John Ogden at al

Shipley Glen - 10 Grey Herons were at a roost in the bottom of the Glen, a Grey Wagtail on the beck and four Nuthatch were watched.  Along the Higher Coach Road: 50+ Greylags and 30+ Canada Geese and 6 Redwings.  At the bottom of Lucy Hall Drive a flock of 32 Goldfinches settled.
Paul King

St.Ives Estate
c100 Redwing in fields alongside Blind Lane with 30+ Goldfinch, Mute Swan still on Coppice Pond, Common Gull on STRi Lawns, Several Great Spotted Woodpecker, Nuthatch and Treecreepers.
M Doveston et al