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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Golden Plover

Golden Plover
Ilkley Moor photo: Keith Allen

Sunday, 7 June 2015

Sunday 7th June 2015

St.Ives Estate 07.00-10.45
Cuckoo (possibly 2) at heather park and Altar Lane, Garden Warbler, Whitethroat, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Mute Swan, Tufted Duck 3 pairs, G Heron, Swift, Swallow, Reed Bunting breeding, Jay, Skylark, GSWdpkr, Treecreeper,
M Doveston et al

Hebers Ghyll
At 6.15am there at least two Wood Warblers here.
Helen Kidman

An adult male Whitethoat, Linnet and at least three pairs of Redstarts.
Roger Nelson

Shipley Glen Road
A pair of Green Woodpeckers and a couple of pairs of Great Spotted Woodpeckers could be heard around the Glen.  A Cuckoo flew over the Glen Road and across the 'horse-field'.  At least 16 Willow Warblers were in full song, 19 Swifts and a couple of House Martins were feeding over the Glen and a Red Kite drifted over.  Four Reed Buntings were singing on the open ground, Meadow Pipits were carrying food and juvenile birds in the form of Blackbird, Starling and Mistle Thrush were about.
Paul King
Roger Nelson's photo of a Redstart at a nest hole at Storiths.