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

Monday, 9 February 2015

Monday 9 February 2015

Allerton Road, Bradford - at 13.30 about 100 Pinkfoot seen flying NW.
Ian Watson

Hirst Wood, Saltaire - at 11.40 a flock of Pinkfoot flew west - number not known.
Between Bingley & Saltaire - 2 Little Grebe on the river, pair of Grey Wagtail, pair of Dipper. Moorhen count was 15, easily highest number on Webs for years. Frozen ponds may have encouraged the birds to ice free river. 5 Goosander.
Shaun Radcliffe

Yeadon Tarn
23 Tufted Ducks, 2 Great Crested Grebes, 2 male Pochards, 25 Coot, 30 Canada Geese and a male Goosander arriving to roost.
Paul King