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, 20 August 2017

Sunday 20 August 2017

Otley - 3 Swifts west
Theo Kuechel

Barden Moor - Short-eared Owl
Nab Water Lane - 10 Stonechats (adults & juvs), 2 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear, a Spotted Flycatcher (unusual for this site), Wren.
Brian Vickers 

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - adult Whitethroat plus a juvenile, Reed Bunting, juvenile Bullfinch, Cormorant on lake.
Shaun Radcliffe, John Ogden

At 7am, a male Merlin flew very low over the Golf Course and headed towards the Glen Road.  A Sparrowhawk jousted with a Raven, and a male Kestrel and a Common Buzzard were both over the Pennithorn side of the moor.  Three Wheatears fed from the walls by Golcar Farm.
Paul King