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

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Wednesday 6th July 2016

Hazlewood Moor
A fully grown Cuckoo, with long tail, able to fly strongly, but still making begging noises and being fed by attendant Meadow Pipit.  This is an early date - the previous earliest date was 20th July 1979.
In addition, a pair of Stonechats, single juvenile Ring Ouzel, single juvenile Wheatear and a flock of about a dozen adult and juvenile Linnets feeding on sorrel seed.
Roger Nelson
Further images -

Sand Martins on wire