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, 9 April 2016

Saturday 9 April 2016

Thruscross Reservoir - Common Sandpiper, Swallow, Sand Martin & Chiff-Chaffs.
Andrew Kitts

Slippery Ford to Keighley Reservoir - some of the birds seen, Wheatear, Stonechat, Kestrel, Snipe, Oystercatcher, Goosander, Fieldfare.
Nigel Priestley

Members only reservoir - 6 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover
Nab Water Lane - 2 Wheatear
Brian Vickers 

Reva Reservoir - G C G, 2 Oystercatcher.
Hawksworth Moor - Wheatear, Kestrel, Golden Plover, plenty of Curlew.
Carr Bottom Reservoir, Burley Moor - Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Goosander.
Shaun Radcliffe

Little Grebe at Tong Park.  Photo: Peter Hughes
Shipley Glen
Two Willow Warblers singing at Crook Farm and Common Buzzard over the area.
One Wheatear (male).
Paul King