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

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Sunday 17th May 2015

East Riddlesden Hall - Birds & Breakfast walk
Garden Warblers, Blackcap, Chiffchaff,
Willow Warbler, Kingfisher, Goosander♀
Grey Wagtail with young, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting
Swifts, Swallows, Sand Martins, Kestrel
Pheasant, Song Thrush, Greenfinch, Goldfinch
Moorhen, Mallard, Canada Geese, Jay, GSWdpkr

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) 40 species
Grasshopper Warbler, Reed Warbler, Whitethroat,
Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler,
Reed Bunting, Bullfinch, Jay, GSWdpkr,
Swallow, Sand Martin, Swift, LBBGull,
BHGull, Pheasant, Coot, Moorhen, Mallard,
Canada Goose, Goosander♀,

M Doveston et al

Bradup  - Pair of Linnet gathering nesting material (horse hair) in paddock next to cottage.

Stephen Lilley