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

Monday, 9 May 2016

Monday 9th May 2016

Fewston Reservoir - top end, Sedge Warbler singing in willows.
Blubberhouses Cricket Ground - pair of Spotted Fly
Thruscross dam area - calling Cuckoo
Haworth - calling Cuckoo
Steve Parkes

Opposite the side entrance to Bingley Grammar School a Lesser Whitethroat was calling from bushes at 9.30am. At 15.30 - no sign of bird.
Ireland Bridge, Bingley - 2 Dippers carrying food, female Goosander with 7 ducklings.
Shaun Radcliffe

Grasshopper Warbler was again seen and heard calling from tall grasses between the 11th fairway and the running track.
Paul King.

A Green Woodpecker in Upper Wharfedale.  photo: Roger Nelson
A Garden Warbler at Otley Wetland.  photo: Keith Allen
Mute Swan at Otley Wetland.  photo: Keith Allen
Five drake Mallards at Otley Wetland.  photo: Keith Allen