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


Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Sunday 24 January 2016

Ben Rhydding Gravel |Pits - Goldeneye, pair of Goosander, Little Grebe, Cormorant, Red Kite
Steve Parkes

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Water Rail heard, single Oystercatcher circled & landed briefly, singing Mistle & Song Thrush, Jay, pair of Bullfinch, 3 Reed Bunting, Goosander, Cormorant.
John Ogden, Shaun Radcliffe

Hewenden Reservoir
"Sinensis" Cormorant with 4 other Cormorants,
Male Goosander, Raven nearby

Doe Park Reservoir
500+ Black-headed Gulls, 20+ Common Gulls
6 Herring Gulls, No waterfowl.

Cullingworth Fields
40 Feildfare, 4 Herring Gulls, Common Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull

Canal at Granby Lane, Riddlesden
Male Mandarin
M Doveston