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

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Wednesday 17th June 2015

Strid Woods
A female Pied Flycatcher - photo: Phil Matthews
A male Redstart - photo: Phil Matthews
Knotford Nook
A female Goosander and her creche of juveniles. photo: Phil Matthews
A female Mandarin and brood.  photo: Phil Matthews
Not the best photo, but a very important one.  Phil just managed to get most of the Yellow Wagtail before the bird was disturbed by walkers.  This spot, on the Wharfe at Knotford, has long been a favoured site for these birds which have become very scarce.  It's time for 'birders' to make a visit!