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

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Thursday 9th April 2015

Leeming - 2 Swallows
Martin Millard

Barden Bridge to Strid Woods - 9 Sand Martin, 2 Redshank on backwater, Kingfisher, 2 Goosander,
2 pair of Mandarin, 2 pair of Grey Wagtail, 2 Dipper, at least 8 Nuthatch.
Roger Nelson

Coldstone Beck, Burley - 2 Ring Ouzel, 2 Stonechat plus Wheatears
Jeremy Taylor

Glovershaw - On a warm, dry morning a pair of Redshank, 25 pairs of Lapwing, three pairs of Curlew and an estimated six pairs of Snipe were very active in the fields by Golcar Farm.  Elsewhere a Willow Warbler sang at Pennythorn Plantation and three pairs of Oystercatcher were in fields near Weecher.
Paul King