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, 23 March 2017

Thursday 23 March 2017

A newly arrived male Wheatear at Slippery Ford on 21st March.  Photo Ian Hargreaves
Silsden Floods - 6 Shoveler, 4 Redshank, 34 Oystercatcher
Cononley Ings - Shelduck, 2 Redshank
Brian Vickers

Cullingworth garden - singing Chiff-Chaff seen.
Dave Ogden

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 2 Kingfishers in a chase. At the feeders, Redpoll, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. Chiff-Chaff singing plus 3 Oystercatchers in the area.
Shaun Radcliffe

Yeadon Tarn
40 Tufted Duck, one male Shoveler, three Oystercatchers, two Siskin, one Chiffchaff
Shipley Glen
Green Woodpecker in the area.
Paul King

Cononley Ings   

3 Whooper Swans.

Silsden Ings.

6 Shovelers.

Keith  Moir