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

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Saturday 16 April 2016

Barden Bridge to Strid Wood - pair of Common Sandpiper, singing Blackcap, male Redstart, 2 male Pied Flycatcher, Green Woodpecker
Roger Nelson

Moorside Lane, Oxenhope - 210 Golden Plover
Brian Vickers

Royds Hall/Park Dam - 9 Willow Warbler, 20 Sand Martin, 3 Chiff-Chaff, Blackcap, 10 Swallow,
Common Sandpiper, GCG pair nesting, Goldcrest.
Jamie Brass

Slippery Ford - another male Ring Ouzel, feeding in field on right after gate from car park.
Also 5 Wheatear.
Ian Hargreaves

Four Wheatears (three males and a female) had found a dry area amongst the rabbits in Golcar Farm fields.
Paul King