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

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Thursday 11th June 2015

Knotford Nook area
Yellow Wagtail – Male on river fly-catching near two Greys
Mandarin – 2 separate females (one with 4 young in tow)
Goosander – 14 in a creche
Reed Bunting – female carrying food to a nest site
Great Crested Grebe – 2 family groups  (one with 4 young, one with 2)
Tufted Duck – pair
Coot – at least two young seen

Red Kite, Buzzard, juvenile Robin, juvenile Blackbirds, Oystercatcher

Phil Matthews