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

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Tuesday 19 April 2016

Slippery Ford - 2 male Ring Ouzel, at least 21 Wheatear (more females now).
Keighley Reservoir - pair of Stonechat, pair of Linnet (not common here), 2 male Reed Bunting,
3 Oystercatcher. At 10.15 - distant Osprey flying WNW
Ian Hargreaves

Cullingworth & Hewenden Reservoir area - 9 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiff-Chaff, Blackcap,
4 Swallow, GSW & Common Sandpiper. Buzzard in the vicinity.  see photos below
Nigel Priestley

Above Silsden,  at Low Edge Farm - 4 Wheatear, 2 Linnet.
At High Bracken Hill Farm - 130 Fieldfare.
Shaun Radcliffe

On a bright morning, Snipe displaying, Lapwings now sitting and five Wheatears dispersed across the area.
Paul King