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, 1 May 2017

Monday 1 May 2017

Bradup - Red Grouse 5, Stonechat displaying near quarry, Lapwing 30, 4 Wheatear, 4 Snipe displaying, Cuckoo heard (distant), single Redshank, 4 Swallow, Pied Wagtail.
Phil Matthews

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - Garden Warbler, Common Whitethroat. Common Sandpiper has moved on.
Bingley Bog North - at least 6 singing Blackcap, Reed Bunting.
Shaun Radcliffe

Three Wheatears on the 8th fairway and a Cuckoo calling from Pennythorn plantation.
Paul King

 Toad Holes Beck
A Jay looking for an acorn                                             photo: Martyn Priestley
                                  Here's one I left earlier!                                             photo: Martyn Priestley