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.

Send your recent sightings and photographs to us at this address: recorder@bradfordbirding.org Please add us to your contacts.

Please note that all images remain the property of the photographer.

Next Meeting


Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Sunday 4 June 2017

Hazlewood - in garden, female GSW plus 2 juvs, pair of Redpoll, Spotted Fly, Jay, pair of Stock Dove. On the moor - pair of Stonechat with 7 eggs.
Roger Nelson

Heights Lane, Bingley - breeding Gt & Blue Tits, Swallow, Song Thrush (4), Goldfinch, Herring Gull, Mistle Thrush (bred), Blackbird (bred), Pheasant pair with juvs, Lapwing, Curlew, Pied Wagtail, Snipe, Oystercatcher (may have bred), House Martin, Kestrel, Grey Heron, Little Owl, Jay plus Roe Deer & Wood Mouse?
Phil Matthews

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - singing birds were Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Chiff-Chaff, Reed Bunting & Sedge Warbler. Recently fledged young seen - Great Tit, Collared Dove & Reed Bunting. Up to 3 Bullfinch came to the feeders. Seven L B B were joined by a Herring Gull on the fast diminishing lake. There is a definite drop in Swift in this area. The birds usually breed in the nearby houses but hardly one to be seen.
Shaun Radcliffe