Welcome

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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Next Meeting

Short-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl photo: Stephen Lilley

Friday, 1 January 2016

Friday 1st January 2016

Happy New Year to Everyone

Yeadon Tarn
38 Tufted Ducks, three Pochard (two males and a female), a female Goldeneye, six Great Crested Grebes and six Mute Swans.
Paul King
Yeadon Tarn is probably the best place to see these ducks at close quarters. Photo: Nigel Priestley

St.Ives Estate 0850-0950 Coppice Pond and Blind Lane Circuit
Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Mallard, Tufted Duck
BHGull, Moorhen, Coot, Nuthatch, Treecreeper,
GSWdpkr, Long-tailed Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit,
Great Tit, Chaffinch, Greenfinch


Stockbridge Members Only ReserveRedpoll, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting, Pheasant,
Moorhen, Canada Goose,


Bradup Area - Brief visit due to Clay Pigeon Shooting
Red Grouse, Lots of Pheasant ignoring gunshot sounds


Riddlesden - 42 Pink-footed Geese NW up the Aire Valley
M Doveston