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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Pennithorn, Baildon photo: Keith Allen

Monday, 6 February 2017

Monday 6 February 2017

Washburn Valley - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
John Polland

Cononley Ings - 750 Lapwing, 250 Wigeon, 100 BHG, 60 Golden Plover, 4 Shelduck, 2 Teal
Nigel Priestley

Golden Plover over Cononley Ings.  photo: Nigel Priestley
Shelducks at Cononley Ings.  Photo: Nigel Priestley
River Aire
Near Baildon Bridge a Kingfisher and a pair of Goosander.  On the stretch of water at Hirstwood a four pairs of Goosanders were in the process of bonding and a Dipper was at the weir.
Paul King