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, 25 March 2018

Sunday 25 March 2018

Barden Moor - pair of Stonechat
Storiths Road, Barden - Wheatear
Brian Vickers  

Stockbridge Reserve (members only) - singing Chiff-Chaff, Little Egret, Snipe flushed, classic call of a Buzzard in tree behind hide proved to be a mimicking Jay!
Above Micklethwaite Village - single Raven.
Shaun Radcliffe

Up to 12 Snipe now present in the fields by Golcar Farm.  Lots of 'chunking' and display flights.  Up to 25 pairs of Lapwings in the same area.  Reed Buntings and Meadow Pipits have now returned to the moorland and Sky Larks are performing their aerial song.
Shipley Glen
A pair of Common Buzzards overhead during the afternoon.
Paul King