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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Next Meeting


Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Sunday 7th May 2017

St.Ives Estate Bingley 0700-1030 - 48 species
Pied Flycatcher ♂ at Racecourse Plantation
Wood Warbler ♂ near Racecourse.
Mute Swan, Canada goose, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Goosander, Moorhen, Coot, Lapwing, Kestrel, Cuckoo, Woodpigeon, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Skylark, Swallow, Meadow Pipit, Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Wren, Hedge Accentor, Robin, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Long-tailed Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Rook, Starling, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Siskin, Redpoll, Greenfinch, Bullfinch.
M Doveston et al

Late evening at same venue - Woodcock, Tawny Owl, Cuckoo - Shaun Radcliffe