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

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Knotford Nook - 3 Mandarin Duck, courtship display observed.
Russell King

Barden Bridge to Hazlewood - 36 species recorded including 3 Dipper, 3 Grey Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail, 3 pair of Mandarin, pair of Goosander, pair of Oystercatcher, Woodcock, Green Woodpecker (heard & seen), flock of 150 Fieldfare, 2-3000 Starling & a single Tree Sparrow. Curlew & Lapwing now on breeding grounds.
Roger Nelson
Tree Sparrow at Hazlewood                             photo: Roger Nelson
Leeshaw Reservoir - 2 Redshank
Silsden Fields - 10 Redshank
Silsden Reservoir - 24 Tufted Duck, 3 Shoveler
Lower Barden Reservoir - 3 Whoopers.
Brian Vickers