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

Sunday, 1 November 2015

Sunday 1 November 2015

Keighley - 100 Pinkfeet & 12 Fieldfare seen over Haworth
Steve Parkes

Stainburn Moor - 1000 Lapwing @ 11 am but no Golden Plover.
East Otley - 500 Pinkfeet going west @ 10.30

On 26 October in the Stainburn Moor/ Scargill Res area - 1500 Golden Plover flying around in flocks plus 750 Lapwing.
Theo Kuechal

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 2 pairs of Goosander stayed all morning catching sticklebacks. Also Water Rail (or possibly 2 ) heard whilst at the feeders, 2 Redpoll, 3 Bullfinch seen.
John Tyson, Tom Simcock & Shaun Radcliffe