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

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Wednesday 6th January 2016

Silsden Floods - 2 Shelduck
Cononley Ings - 122 Greylag, 2 Pinkfoot, Mandarin & Wood Duck.
Brian Vickers

Ben Rhydding garden - female Brambling
Helen & David Kidman

Shipley Glen
A walk through the Glen produced the following:
Five Nuthatch (two pairs and a single), three Treecreepers, two Mistle Thrush in full song, a Kingfisher was fishing in the dam, two Great Spotted Woodpeckers, five Jays, eight Grey Herons in Milnerfields, ten Goldfinch and numerous flocks which included Long-tailed Tits, Great Tits and Blue Tits.
Paul King

Up to four Ring-necked Parakeets have visited Nick Tonge's garden in Shipley.