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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Golden Plover

Golden Plover
Ilkley Moor photo: Keith Allen

Monday, 6 June 2016

Monday 6th June 2016

Breeding Grasshopper Warbler confirmed.  An adult bird was watched carrying food to a patch of heather adjacent to the spot where it was first seen singing on 4th and 5th May.
View of Grasshopper Warbler site looking towards Birch Close.
Two pairs of Tufted Ducks with chicks on Pennythorn Lake and a Whitethroat singing at Little London.
Paul King.
In fading light, Stephen Lilley managed this image.
River Aire, Bingley area - Grey Wagtail at Myrtle park (2) plus juv, also at Wagon Lane & Cottingley Bridge stretch. Singing Goldcrest in Beckfoot Lane. Kingfisher on river near rail bridge. Singing Whitethroat opposite Bingley Grammar School & Dowley Gap.
Shaun Radcliffe