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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Golden Plover

Golden Plover
Ilkley Moor photo: Keith Allen

Sunday, 9 July 2017

Sunday 9th July 2017

East Busk Lane, Otley - Redstart family (at least 3 young), Mistle Thrush flock of 11 birds.
Theo Kuechel

Hazlewood - albino cock Pheasant, adult male Stonechat, pair of Greenfinch, pair of Siskin, Spotted Flycatcher in garden.
Roger Nelson

Apperley Bridge - along canal, 4 Common Terns
Damian Pearson

Heights Lane, Eldwick - just some of the birds recorded, Red Kite, Willow Warbler, Lapwing with 2 chicks, Kestrel, Little Owl. Comma & White-Letter Hairstreak seen along with more common butterflies.
Phil Matthews

A Grasshopper Warbler was calling from the western end of the paddock on Birch Close Lane.
Paul King

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - 36 species recorded including Sedge & Garden Warbler, Kingfisher, Blackcap, Cormorant, Whitethroat, Bullfinch & Reed Bunting.
Also Comma, Speckled Wood Butterflies & Banded Demoiselle Damselfly.
Shaun Radcliffe

On the 8th July - Little Egret at Leeshaw Reservoir. Also Little Owl, Lapwings, Oystercatchers, Cormorant & Grey Heron.
Nigel Priestley
Also on the 8th - at Kex Gill Quarry - Oystercatcher with 2 young, Stonechats feeding 4 young plus Common Sandpiper.
Theo Kuechel

River Wharfe at Knotford Nook
A Male Yellow Wagtail photographed last Thursday by Keith Allen