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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Ring Ouzel

Ring Ouzel
Upper Wharfedale - April 14th photo: Roger Nelson

Friday, 22 April 2016

Friday 22 April 2016

Yeadon Tarn - 35 Swallow, 4 Sand Martin, 2 Common Tern, 32 Tufted, 3 Willow Warbler singing,
2 Chiff-Chaff singing.
High Royds - Mallard brood of 15
Whestone Gate - 15 plus Wheatear
Theo Kuechel 

Slippery Ford - 4 male Ring Ouzel & at least 6 Wheatear.

Ian Hargreaves

Roger Nelson wrote to say that he had two Yellow Wagtails on his garden wall, and then they were feeding in a neighbouring field.  He last saw Yellow Wagtail on his home patch on 12th May 1989.  In records which go back to 1971, he has never seen one before 22nd April, until today.
Roger Nelson