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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Upper Wharfedale - April 14th photo: Roger Nelson

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Saturday 3rd October 2015

Fly Flatts - 2 Wheatear, SEO, pair of Kestrel
Fewston Reservoir - 12 Lesser Redpoll feeding on meadowsweet, Green Woodpecker, 12 Teal, pair of Tufted Duck.
Steve Parkes

Beecroft & Timble Plantations - in murky conditions, 31 species were recorded on the BOG walk.
Siskin were few with no Redpoll heard or seen. Between 80 to 100 Goldfinch watched whilst feeding on thistle heads & in a feeding party, 30 LTT were counted. A Kestrel was recorded and a Red Kite drifted past in the mist. A Little Owl sat on a wall with feathers puffed out to keep warm. Jay, Nuthatch & GSW recorded but only by call due to the poor visibility. Goldcrest was seen but hard to find but Coal Tits were everywhere. Just a couple of Chiff-Chaff recorded.
Shaun Radcliffe