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, 25 February 2015

Wednesday 26th February 2015

Bingley - Peregrine over the town centre.
Rex Holt

Bolton Abbey - Beamsley - Hazlewood Moor - 51 Oystercatcher in Bridge Field, 5 Goosander,
5 Mandarin, Green Woodpecker "yaffing", Woodcock on open moor, Lapwings in display song-flight.      Roger Nelson

Part of the flock of 51 Oystercatchers at Bolton Abbey.  Photo: Roger Nelson
Red Grouse on Hazlewood Moor. Photo: Roger Nelson
Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 2 Brambling, 5 Reed Bunting, pair of Bullfinch to feeders.
Kestrel, GSW & Sparrowhawk recorded.
Shaun Radcliffe

Glovershaw - 200+ Golden Plover, 40+ Lapwing, 2 Kestrel and 10 Greylags
Yeadon Tarn - 6 Pochard (5 males and a female), 24 Tufted Ducks, 2 pairs of Great Crested Grebes
Paul King