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

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Allerton Road near prune Park - 92 Meadow Pipit in flocks (largest 41), 3 Stock Dove NE,
4 Goosander SW, Goldfinch 50 pre-roost, 670 Jackdaw SE
Simon Johnson  (5.30 to 6.30pm)

Shipley Glen
A Green Woodpecker was calling from 6am and was seen throughout the morning near the Old Glen House.  A fractious flock of eight Jays were disputing territory on the Coach Road and a Dipper was on the beck.
Paul King

 Riddlesden Garden.  

A pair of Tawny Owls have been heard calling nearby, ( sometimes during the daytime),  for the last week or so. At least one bird  is resident locally , it has been seen regularly throughout the year.