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, 27 April 2015

Monday 27th April 2015

Lower Barden Reservoir area - Ring Ouzel (youngish male), Common Sandpiper,
Cuckoo ( heard over the last few days), 4 Wheatear, 3 Skylark, 20 Greylag with 4 gosling
Lapwing with chicks
Roger Nelson

Washburn Valley, Dob Park area - 10 singing Redstart, single male Pied Flycatcher
Mike Bloomfield & Richard Butler

Whetstone and Bradup
Wheatear, Redshank, Snipe, Lapwing, Curlew, Red Grouse, Meadow Pipit,
Linnet, Kestrel

East Riddlesden Hall

Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Sand Martin, Bullfinches, Nuthatch,

Crossflatts Primary
2 Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap

M Doveston

Nine Wheatears, five at Birch Close Lane and four on the Golf Course.
Paul King