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, 30 March 2016

Wednesday 30 March 2016

A Great Crested Grebe at Lindley Wood.  Photo: Roger Nelson
A Little Owl is often seen along Walsh Lane, Bingley.  Photo: Phil Matthews
Up to 10 Siskins have regularly visited a Bingley garden.  Photo: Phil Matthews

Bradup - 3 Wheatear, single Redshank & plenty of Lapwings displaying. 3 Snipe drumming the evening before.
Whetstone Gate - Kestrel, display flight of Golden Plover towards Buck Stones.
Shaun Radcliffe

Nine Wheatears (seven males and two females) were feeding on the 7th, 8th and 11th fairways of Baildon Golf Course.  Up to 12 Skylarks were also present and a Little Owl was  at Birch Close Lane.
Paul King

Lapwings are now well established at Bradup and Glovershaw. Photo: Phil Matthews.
This female Blackcap has been a regular visitor to a Bingley garden.  Photo: Phil Matthews.