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, 31 January 2016

Sunday 31st January 2016

Redcar Tarn 08:45
1st Winter Yellow-legged Gull
Herring Gull 3rd W, 2x 2nd W and a 1st W
Lesser Black-backed Gull 3rd W and 1st W
100+Black-headed Gull
10+Common Gull including 1st W with no grey in mantle
Lapwing 40+ in fields, Tufted Duck 6,

Silsden Ings
10+ Golden Plover, 160+Lapwing
200+ Black-headed Gull

A629 fields midway between Silsden & Keighley
60+Greylag Geese, 24 Curlew
400+Black-headed Gull

M Doveston

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - pair of Goosander on lake, male displaying. Water Rail heard, 4 Reed Bunting, pair of Jay.
Shaun Radcliffe
A Barden Red Grouse  Photo: Roger Nelson