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, 11 March 2015

Wednesday 11 March 2015

Kex Gill - Redshank, 6 Teal, 8 Mallard, 20 Greylags plus plenty of Lapwing & Curlew.
Steve Parkes

Sandwith Moor - 120 Golden Plover, 80 Lapwing (with 12 on territory), 7 pair of Curlew,
500 Starling, 3 singing Skylark.
Askwith Moor - 4 Buzzard, Kestrel.
Theo Kuechel

Bradup area - Little Owl, pair of Golden Plovers amongst the small flock of Lapwing. Nearby, pair of Stonechat.
Shaun Radcliffe

50 to 60 Lapwings, three pairs of Curlew, two pairs of Oystercatchers, two Snipe, two Stock Dove, two Golden Plovers, two Red Kites, 250 Starling, Kestrel, Mistle Thrush and Skylarks.
Paul King

Buck Woods - singing Chiff-Chaff
Casper Pottle

Through the grapevine - reported Common Scoter on R Aire at Wagon Lane on Monday.