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, 20 April 2015

Monday 20 April 2015

Soil Hill - there are now 3 pairs of Ring Ouzel on passage.
Brian Sumner

Judy Woods - woods alive with birds including - 2 Stock Dove, Grey Wagtail, Green Woodpecker,
Treecreeper, Nuthatch, GSW, 5 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiff-Chaff, Blackcap & 2 Swallow.
Jamie Brass

Barden Bridge to Strid Woods - some of the birds seen - 3 male Pied Flycatchers (one singing, showing well & defending nest box territory, another investigating natural holes), Kingfisher, 2 Green Woodpecker,
Tawny Owl, pair of Redshank.
Storiths back Road - cock Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 singing Willow Warbler.
Hazlewood - cock Redstart in & around garden.
Roger Nelson

Two female Wheatears this morning and plenty of activity amongst the breeding Snipe with three birds belting round whilst a fourth was sitting on a post.
Yeadon Tarn
Two Common Terns still present this afternoon and two pairs of Great Crested Grebes were also on the tarn. One bird was occupying a nest.
Paul King