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

Friday, 1 May 2015

Friday 1st May 2015

Seven Wheatears this morning, four of them on the Golf Course and three more on the walls at the bottom of Birch Close Lane.  The final week in April has been particularly good for the passage of these migrants.
Paul King.
A male Wheatear seen by Roger Nelson in Upper Wharfedale.
A few Lapwing chicks have already been seen, here's one photographed by Roger Nelson. 

Crossflatts Primary to St.Ives Estate & back 0900-1500
Mute Swan, Canada G, Greylag G, Mallard, GHeron,
Cormorant, BHGull, Kestrel, Red Kite (over Bingley!)
Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Swallow, Sand Martin,
Grey Wagtail, Moorhen Coot, Blackcap, Chiffchaff,
Willow Warbler, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Blackbird,
Robin, Hedge Accentor, Wren, Coal Tit, Blue tit, Great Tit,
House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch

M Doveston, 80+ Children and Adults from Crossflatts Primary