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

Saturday, 8 October 2016

Saturday 8 October 2016

Oxenhope watchpoint - 3260 Redwing counted up to 13.00 hrs
Wryneck scoped flying east
Howard Creber & Dave Barker

Park Dam - 8 Little Grebe, 4 G C G, 10 Tufted, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Gadwall,Teal
Jamie Brass

Scargill Reservoir - 2 Egyptian Geese, Red Kite, Sparrowhawk
John O'Gaunt Reservoir - 2 Chiff-Chaff, 8 Little Grebe, 8 Wigeon, 12 Teal, single Snipe, a few small flocks of Redwing passing through. Also a flock of 50 Lapwing in the area.
Stainburn Forest - 4 Crossbill
Shaun Radcliffe