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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Ring Ouzel

Ring Ouzel
Upper Wharfedale - April 14th photo: Roger Nelson

Monday, 25 May 2015

Monday 25th May 2015

Goit Stock 09.30-11.00
Cuckoo heard calling on the woodland edge, Dipper, Grey Wagtail, Blackcap, Chiffchaff
Willow Warbler, Swift, Swallow, Mallard, Goosander♀ flew out of woods, G Heron
M. Doveston et al

Strid Wood
43 species, including pied flycatcher, spotted flycatcher, common sandpiper, kestrel, redstart (heard), cuckoo, grey wagtail, great spotted woodpecker and mandarin.
Helen & David Kidman

Bradup and Whetstone 
Snipe 6-7 (1 with 2 chicks), Skylark 3, Little Owl 1, Cuckoo 1, Oystercatcher 2, Redshank 1, Stonechat pair, Linnet pair, Greylag Goose 5 adults with c 4 goslings, Blackbird 2 juveniles.

Phil Matthews
Battle Royal! Nuthatch at war.  Photo: Stephen Parkes
Adult Snipe with two chicks at Bradup.  Photo: Phil Matthews
One of the pair of Stonechats at Whetstone.    Photo: Phil Matthews