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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Barn Owl

Barn Owl
Aire Valley photo: Keith Allen

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Sunday 14th January 2018

Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits (Saturday record) - Little Egret harassed by one of three Red Kites. Also Woodcock flushed from undergrowth was a first record for the site.
Steve Parkes

Hewenden Reservoir
♀Goldeneye, Teal♂2♀, Goosander♂2♀, Mallard
Tufted Duck 2♂4♀, Cormorant 5, Grey Heron,
Canada Goose, Black-headed Gull, Common Gull
Common Buzzard, Grey Wagtail, Redwing

St.Ives - Coppice Pond & Mansion areas
Kingfisher, Mute Swan 4, Coot, Moorhen, Common Gull,
Black-headed Gulls c150, GSWdpkr, Mallards,
Bullfinch, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Nuthatch

M Doveston

Stockbridge Reserve(members only) - Water Rail vocal, just seen briefly, plus female Goosander & Grey Heron fishing, Reed Bunting, Greenfinch (at last), Bullfinch, 2 Kestrel.
Shaun Radcliffe