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, 8 May 2015

Friday 8th May 2015

A Stock Dove, a visitor to a Haworth garden.               Photo: Stephen Parkes
Two pairs of Linnets, two pairs of Reed Buntings and five Wheatears.  A Redshank in Golcar Fields but was being hassled by a Lapwing whilst five chicks could be seen.
Paul King

An Alpine Swift was reported over Booth's Supermarket at 15.35 this afternoon.  More info required.
via Mike Bloomfield

Barden Bridge to Strid Woods - at 13.30, Osprey flew up river whilst being mobbed by Jackdaws. In the woods, up to 10 Nuthatch & 4 Pied Fly, Redstarts plus 2 Common Sandpiper on river.
Ian Skayman