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

Monday, 4 April 2016

Monday 4 April 2016

Knotford Nook - movements of 50 Swallows & 25 Sand Martin through the site as birds left after 10 minutes.
Theo Kuechel

Kex Gill - pair of Little Grebes nest building.
Steve Parkes

East Morton area - Buzzard
Rex Holt

Nab Water Lane - pair of Grey Partridge, pair of Wheatear
Moorside Lane, Oxenhope - 104 Golden Plover
Brian Vickers 

Hazlewood Moor - Osprey seen crossing over the moor flying NW up Wharfedale.
Roger Nelson  

Otley - Raven seen
Yeadon Tarn - 3 Swallow, 36 Tufted
Stainburn Moor - female Stonechat
Theo kuechel

Bradup - At 19.30 an Osprey flew NW
Shaun Radcliffe

Slippery Ford - male Ring Ouzel
Ian Hargreaves

Glovershaw/Sconce - 3 Wheatear, 11 Stock Dove, 7 Fieldfare plus 3 hares. Distant views of Buzzard
Below Dick Hudsons - Redshank
Shaun radcliffe

8 Wheatears at Birch Close Lane, 1 at Pennythorn and 1 at Golcar Fields.
Shipley Glen
Green Woodpecker "yaffling' throughout the day.
Paul King

Birds of Upper Wharfedale by Roger Nelson