Birds in the Bradford Area 2022

Last year, 128 different species of bird were reported in the Airedale & Bradford Area (BD1-22, LS19, LS29). Can we beat that number this year? By the middle of May, 107 species have been reported. Contact us by email ( or on our Facebook page.


Barn owl, Blackbird, Blackcap, Black-headed gull, Blue tit, Bullfinch, Buzzard, Canada Goose, Carrion crow, Caspian gull, Cetti’s Warbler, Chaffinch, Chiffchaff, Coal tit, Collared dove, Common gull, Common sandpiper, Common Scoter, Coot, Cormorant, Cuckoo, Curlew, Dipper, Dunnock, Egyptian Goose, Fieldfare, Firecrest, Goldcrest, Goldeneye, Golden plover, Goldfinch, Goosander, Great crested grebe, Great northern diver, Great spotted woodpecker, Great tit, Great white egret, Green woodpecker, Greenfinch, Grey Heron, Grey wagtail, Greylag, Herring gull, House martin, House sparrow, Jackdaw, Jay, Kestrel, Kingfisher, Lapwing, Lesser black-backed gull, Lesser Redpoll, Lesser whitethroat, Linnet, Little egret, Little Grebe, Little owl, Long-tailed tit, Magpie, Mallard, Mandarin duck, Meadow pipit, Mistle thrush, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Nuthatch, Oystercatcher, Peregrine, Pheasant, Pied flycatcher, Pied wagtail, Pintail, Raven, Red grouse, Red kite, Red-legged partridge, Redpoll, Redshank, Redwing, Ring Ouzel, Ring-necked Parakeet, Robin, Rook, Sand martin. Siskin, Skylark, Snipe, Snow bunting, Song thrush, Sparrowhawk, Starling, Stock dove, Stonechat, Swallow, Tawny owl, Tree sparrow, Treecreeper, Tree pipit, Tufted duck, Waxwing, Wheatear, Whooper swan, Willow warbler, Woodpigeon, Wren, Yellowhammer, Yellow-legged gull.