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, 9 July 2015

Thursday 9 July 2015

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Blackcap & Whitethroat now visiting the raspberry patch next to the hide along with other birds. Male Reed Bunting still singing along with Whitethroat.
Kathryn & Keith Allen, Shaun Radcliffe

morning - A post-breeding flock of Lapwings were at rest and a flock of 15 or so Goldfinch were feeding on thistles.  Meadow Pipits, Sky Larks, Reed Buntings were seen carrying food.  A pair of Grey Partridges could be heard and a couple of Kestrels were hunting.
evening - 12 Herring Gulls, attracted by silage cutting, were in the area.  Two Whitethroats were singing, over 40 Swifts were feeding, six Swallows skimmed the bracken and a post-breeding flock of Jackdaws were roosting in trees on the Glen Road.
Paul King