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, 10 April 2017

Monday 10th April 2017

Glovershaw, Baildon
Nine Wheatears (seven males and two females), at the end of Birch Close Lane.
Five Willow Warblers and male Reed Bunting.
Two Willow Warblers singing in the plantation.
Paul King

Nab Water Lane, Oxenhope
Five Wheatear, male Stonechat and a Reed Bunting.
Brian Vickers

Two buzzards over Milnerfields/Delph Wood. A Green Woodpecker calling, also Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler.
Steve Meredith

Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits - 20 Sand Martin, single Kingfisher, 2 pair of Goosander
Brian Ford

Moorside Lane, Oxenhope - now 360 Golden Plover
Steve Parkes

Beckfoot Lane, Bingley - 2 Willow Warbler, Blackcap
Wagon Lane on river - mating Grey Wagtail, 3 pair of Goosander from Bingley to Saltaire.
Shaun Radcliffe