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

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Bingley Garden - an evening influx of finches to the feeder included three Lesser Redpoll & 16 Siskin, never had these numbers before.
Phil Matthews

Fly Flatts - 12 Wheatear
Nab Water Lane - 9 Wheatear
Trough Lane - 5 Wheatear
In the area - Short-eared Owl plus Whimbrel heard, 5 Swallow N
Howard Creber

Storiths Road, Barden - 3 Wheatear, Redstart,
Barden Scale - Osprey, Marsh Harrier.
Brian Vickers

Fewston inlet to Thruscross Dam - male Pied Flycatcher, pair of GCG displaying, Teal, Little Grebes.
Hazlewood Moor - 4 Ring Ouzel, drumming Snipe, Swallow.
Roger Nelson

N.B. - Only reported the highest count of some species & all observers saw Chiff-Chaff & Willow Warblers 

Scargill Reservoir - Osprey, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Oystercatcher
John O'Gaunt Reservoir - a Redstart singing, 3 Little Grebes (whinnying heard), 6 Tufted Duck,
Teal, Grey Wagtail.
Shaun Radcliffe