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

Monday, 25 January 2016

Monday 25th January 2015

Yeadon Tarn
In blustery conditions there were five Pochards (three males and two females), 32 Tufted Ducks, two Goosanders and a Great Crested Grebe.
Paul King
Male Pochard at Yeadon Tarn.  Photo: Nigel Priestley
Bridgehouse Beck, Oxenhope - 2 Dippers, 2 Grey Wagtail
Howard Creber 

Some additional sightings received from Howard
Fly Flatts - Red-Throated Diver circled over the water before flying off SW on 21st. Also a Red Kite over Oxenhope. Buzzard also seen over the village two days earlier plus 150 Fieldfare.