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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Upper Wharfedale - April 14th photo: Roger Nelson

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Sunday 10th May 2015

A dozen Swifts were feeding over the moor and a couple of Herring Gulls went over.  Four Wheatears were seen on the Golf Course and amongst the activity in Golcar Farm fields where Lapwing and Snipe were prominent there were two pairs of Curlew and a couple of pairs of Grey Partridge.
Paul King

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Grasshopper Warbler heard this morning.
Margaret & Peter Riley

Redcar Tarn (PM)
Lapwing, Tufted Duck, Swallows, Pied Wagtails,
Coot, Moorhen, Mallard, Canada Geese, LBBGulls
BHGulls, Starlings, Rook,

Denholme Clough (AM)
♀Redstart, Sand Martin colony with 3 pairs,
Swallows, Willow Warblers, Blackcaps,
Long-tailed Tit, 3 Jay, 6 Linnet
2 Herring Gull through West

East Riddlesden Hall - Riverside
Swifts, 30+Sand Martin, Kingfisher,
2♂Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff,
Willow Warbler, Pair Reed Bunting,

M Doveston