Southend Ornithological Group Photo Gallery

This is a photo gallery for bird images, mostly taken in SOG.

Recent Pictures

Click on the thumbnail pictures below to see the full size photo.
Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (76942 bytes)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
record shot of Little Stint, 22/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Little Ringed Plover at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (78152 bytes)

Little Ringed Plover at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Little Ringed Plover, 21/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Whimbrel at Potton Creek (Richard Howard) (62644 bytes)

Whimbrel at Potton Creek.
Whimbrel, 21/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (71319 bytes)

Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Migrant Hawker, 21/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (77161 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Southern Migrant Hawker, 21/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Painted Lady at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (84283 bytes)

Painted Lady at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Painted Lady, 21/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Yellow Wagtail at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (44623 bytes)

Yellow Wagtail at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Yellow Wagtail, 19/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Azure Damselfly at Wat Tyler Country Park (Richard Howard) (82585 bytes)

Azure Damselfly at Wat Tyler Country Park.
female Azure damselfly, 19/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (36641 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Southern Migrant Hawker, 19/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Wat Tyler Country Park (Richard Howard) (50996 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Wat Tyler Country Park.
male Southern Migrant Hawker, 19/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Holly Blue at Wat Tyler Country Park (Richard Howard) (72078 bytes)

Holly Blue at Wat Tyler Country Park.
Holly Blue, 19/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way (Max Hellicar) (32035 bytes)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way.
Scarce Emerald MHe, 18/07/2017
(© Max Hellicar, )

Migrant Hawker at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (86406 bytes)

Migrant Hawker at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
Migrant Hawker, 18/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way (Max Hellicar) (19954 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way.
SMH MHe 2, 18/07/2017
(© Max Hellicar, )

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way (Max Hellicar) (20399 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way.
SMH MHe 1, 18/07/2017
(© Max Hellicar, )

Southern Migrant Hawker at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (33062 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
Southern Migrant Hawker, 18/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Southern Migrant Hawker at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Max Hellicar) (54783 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
SMH WCM MHe, 18/07/2017
(© Max Hellicar, )

Brown Argus at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (72415 bytes)

Brown Argus at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
female Brown Argus, 18/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Wall at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (81096 bytes)

Wall at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Wall butterfly, 18/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Wall at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (80382 bytes)

Wall at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Wall butterfly, 18/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Marbled White at Canvey Way (Max Hellicar) (57830 bytes)

Marbled White at Canvey Way.
Marbled White MHe, 18/07/2017
(© Max Hellicar, )

Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (52208 bytes)

Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs.
female Migrant Hawker, 17/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Brown Hawker at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (91671 bytes)

Brown Hawker at Benfleet Downs.
male Brown Hawker, 17/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Common Blue at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (47003 bytes)

Common Blue at Benfleet Downs.
male Common Blue, 17/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Small Heath at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (106029 bytes)

Small Heath at Benfleet Downs.
Small Heath, 17/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Yellow Wagtail at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (82279 bytes)

Yellow Wagtail at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Yellow Wagtail, 16/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Bearded Tit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (44184 bytes)

Bearded Tit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Bearded tit, 16/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Tim Bourne) (43077 bytes)

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
Small Red Eyes, Vange, 16/07/2017
(© Tim Bourne, )

Southern Migrant Hawker at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Tim Bourne) (55458 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
SMH, Vange, 16/07/2017
(© Tim Bourne, )

Emperor Dragonfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Tim Bourne) (28712 bytes)

Emperor Dragonfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
Rather old Emperor, Record Shot, Vange, 16/07/2017
(© Tim Bourne, )

Brown Argus at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (68038 bytes)

Brown Argus at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Brown Argus, 16/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Small Heath at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (60077 bytes)

Small Heath at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
S,, 16/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way (Richard Howard) (53039 bytes)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way.
Scarce Emeralds, 15/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way (Richard Howard) (69778 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way.
male Southern Migrant Hawker, 15/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way (Richard Howard) (59198 bytes)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way.
female Scarce Emerald damselfly, 14/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way (Richard Howard) (48057 bytes)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way.
semale Scarce Emerald damselfly, 14/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Common Blue at Canvey Way (Richard Howard) (63116 bytes)

Common Blue at Canvey Way.
female Common Blue, 14/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Common Lizard at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (91184 bytes)

Common Lizard at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Common Lizard, 12/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Small Copper at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (53310 bytes)

Small Copper at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
male Small Copper, 12/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Brown Argus at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (58682 bytes)

Brown Argus at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Brown Argus, 12/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Common Blue at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (67222 bytes)

Common Blue at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
male Common Blue, 12/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Wall at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (116581 bytes)

Wall at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Wall butterfly, 12/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Green-veined White at Hadleigh Downs (Richard Howard) (59693 bytes)

Green-veined White at Hadleigh Downs.
Green-veined White, 11/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Green-veined White at Hadleigh Downs (Richard Howard) (50772 bytes)

Green-veined White at Hadleigh Downs.
Green-veined White, 11/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh (Richard Howard) (77840 bytes)

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh.
aberrant Red Admiral, 10/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way (Richard Howard) (45130 bytes)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way.
male Scarce Emerald Damselfly, 09/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way (Richard Howard) (36756 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way.
male Scarce Migrant Hawker, 09/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way (Richard Howard) (41592 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way.
male Scarce Migrant Hawker, 09/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Southern Migrant Hawker at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Tim Bourne) (25124 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Record Shot of SMH at WCM, 09/07/2017
(© Tim Bourne, )

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh (Paul Griggs) (94341 bytes)

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh.
aberrant Red Admiral, 09/07/2017
(© Paul Griggs, Nikon coolpix 995)

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh (Paul Griggs) (87250 bytes)

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh.
aberrant Red Admiral, 09/07/2017
(© Paul Griggs, Nikon coolpix 995)

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh (Paul Griggs) (66700 bytes)

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh.
aberrant Red Admiral, 09/07/2017
(© Paul Griggs, Nikon coolpix 995)

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh (Paul Griggs) (103105 bytes)

Red Admiral at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh.
aberrant Red Admiral underwing, 09/07/2017
(© Paul Griggs, Nikon coolpix 995)

Peregrine Falcon at Rochford (Steve Arlow) (78122 bytes)

Peregrine Falcon at Rochford.
Peregrine, Garden, Rochford , 08/07/2017
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 1D MKIII 500mm with 1.4x Canon Extender )

Southern Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (57872 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs.
male Southern Migrant Hawker, 08/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (39835 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs.
male Southern Migrant Hawker, 08/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (38796 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs.
male Southern Migrant Hawker, 08/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Small Copper at Gunners Park (Richard Howard) (103854 bytes)

Small Copper at Gunners Park.
Small Coppers, 08/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Common Blue at Gunners Park (Richard Howard) (55496 bytes)

Common Blue at Gunners Park.
Common Blue, 08/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Marbled White at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (65497 bytes)

Marbled White at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Marbled White, 08/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Spotted Redshank at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (54255 bytes)

Spotted Redshank at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
record shot of b.p. Spotted Redshank, 07/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Marsh Frog at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (45151 bytes)

Marsh Frog at Benfleet Downs.
Marsh Frog, 07/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (55958 bytes)

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Benfleet Downs.
male Small Red-eye Damselfly, 07/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (42801 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Benfleet Downs.
very much just a record shot of SMH, 07/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Painted Lady at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (61354 bytes)

Painted Lady at Benfleet Downs.
Painted Lady on buddleia, 07/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Small Tortoiseshell at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (94746 bytes)

Small Tortoiseshell at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Small Tortoiseshell, 07/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Cuckoo at Canvey Wick (Richard Howard) (46556 bytes)

Cuckoo at Canvey Wick.
record shot of Cuckoo, 04/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Chiffchaff at Canvey Wick (Richard Howard) (59596 bytes)

Chiffchaff at Canvey Wick.
record shot of Chiffchaff, 04/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Azure Damselfly at Wat Tyler Country Park (Richard Howard) (38936 bytes)

Azure Damselfly at Wat Tyler Country Park.
paired Azure Damselflies, 04/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (86910 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Southern Migrant Hawker (female with unexpected blue eyes), 04/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (60886 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Southern Migrant Hawker (female with unexpected blue eyes), 04/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Ruddy Darter at Canvey Wick (Richard Howard) (58260 bytes)

Ruddy Darter at Canvey Wick.
male Ruddy Darter, 04/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Essex Skipper at Canvey Wick (Richard Howard) (55366 bytes)

Essex Skipper at Canvey Wick.
Essex Skipper feeding, 04/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Silver-washed Fritillary at Wat Tyler Country Park (Richard Howard) (79928 bytes)

Silver-washed Fritillary at Wat Tyler Country Park.
male Silver-washed Fritillary, 04/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Silver-washed Fritillary at Wat Tyler Country Park (Richard Howard) (76951 bytes)

Silver-washed Fritillary at Wat Tyler Country Park.
male Silver-washed Fritillary, 04/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Gatekeeper at Canvey Wick (Richard Howard) (62125 bytes)

Gatekeeper at Canvey Wick.
Gatekeeper, 04/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Gatekeeper at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (102507 bytes)

Gatekeeper at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Gatekeeper, 03/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Reed Bunting at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (45553 bytes)

Reed Bunting at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
male Reed Bunting, 02/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Brimstone at Belfairs Great Wood (Richard Howard) (49024 bytes)

Brimstone at Belfairs Great Wood.
male Brimstone, 02/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Green-veined White at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (75132 bytes)

Green-veined White at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Green-veined White, 02/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Purple Hairstreak at Belfairs Great Wood (Richard Howard) (30540 bytes)

Purple Hairstreak at Belfairs Great Wood.
record flight shot, Purple Hairstreak, 02/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

White Admiral at Belfairs Great Wood (Richard Howard) (58291 bytes)

White Admiral at Belfairs Great Wood.
male White Admiral, 02/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

White Admiral at Belfairs Great Wood (Richard Howard) (56673 bytes)

White Admiral at Belfairs Great Wood.
male White Admiral, 02/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Gatekeeper at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (41376 bytes)

Gatekeeper at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
record shot of Gatekeeper, 02/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D7200 with 16-65mm telephoto)

Meadow Brown at Belfairs Great Wood (Richard Howard) (59196 bytes)

Meadow Brown at Belfairs Great Wood.
Meadow Browns mating, 02/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Small Heath at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (71065 bytes)

Small Heath at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Small Heath, 02/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D7200 with 16-65mm telephoto)

Emerald Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (50271 bytes)

Emerald Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
female Emerald Damselfly, 01/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D7200 with 16-65mm telephoto)

Emerald Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (54575 bytes)

Emerald Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
male Emerald Damselfly, 01/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D7200 with 16-65mm telephoto)

Black-tailed Skimmer at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (57131 bytes)

Black-tailed Skimmer at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
old female Black-tailed Skimmer, 01/07/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D7200 with 16-65mm telephoto)

Peregrine Falcon at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (56217 bytes)

Peregrine Falcon at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Peregrine falcon, 29/06/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Bearded Tit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (112354 bytes)

Bearded Tit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Bearded tit, 29/06/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Small Copper at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (95517 bytes)

Small Copper at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Small copper, 29/06/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Budgerigar at Leigh on Sea (Sally Brierley) (94226 bytes)

Budgerigar at Leigh on Sea.
Budgerigar cropped image, 28/06/2017
(© Sally Brierley, )

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (40867 bytes)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Benfleet Downs.
male Scarce Emerald Damselfly, 25/06/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (35904 bytes)

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Benfleet Downs.
Small Red-eye Damselflies mating, 25/06/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Azure Damselfly at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (56862 bytes)

Azure Damselfly at Benfleet Downs.
Azure Damselfly, 25/06/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Common Blue Damselfly at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (46338 bytes)

Common Blue Damselfly at Benfleet Downs.
Common Blue Damselfly, 25/06/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Large Skipper at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (51618 bytes)

Large Skipper at Benfleet Downs.
Large Skipper, 25/06/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Full Index of Pictures (click links)

TaxonNumber of Photos
Red-throated Diver7
Black-throated Diver1
Great Northern Diver20
Little Grebe2
Great Crested Grebe4
Red-necked Grebe9
Slavonian Grebe9
Black-necked Grebe7
Fulmar1
Sooty Shearwater1
Gannet2
Shag23
Bittern6
Night Heron7
Cattle Egret22
Little Egret24
Great White Egret14
Grey Heron3
Purple Heron9
Glossy Ibis24
Spoonbill18
Black Swan11
Bewick's Swan15
Whooper Swan3
Pink-footed Goose2
White-fronted Goose9
Lesser White-fronted Goose2
Greylag Goose2
Snow Goose1
Canada Goose2
Barnacle Goose12
Dark-bellied Brent Goose6
Pale-bellied Brent Goose21
Black Brant29
Red-breasted Goose5
Egyptian Goose12
Cape Shelduck1
Shelduck2
Mandarin Duck10
Anas sp.5
Wigeon3
Chiloe Wigeon2
Teal2
Pintail4
Garganey17
Shoveler2
Muscovy Duck1
Red-crested Pochard10
Aythya sp.11
Pochard1
Tufted Duck2
Scaup12
Eider5
Long-tailed Duck15
Common Scoter1
Velvet Scoter8
Goldeneye3
Smew4
Red-breasted Merganser2
Goosander1
Honey Buzzard3
Red Kite10
Marsh Harrier12
Hen Harrier42
Montagu's Harrier2
Sparrowhawk25
Buzzard43
Rough-legged Buzzard18
Osprey10
Kestrel6
Red-footed Falcon30
Merlin14
Hobby13
Peregrine Falcon28
Red-legged Partridge5
Grey Partridge3
Pheasant1
Water Rail2
Crane11
Oystercatcher1
Black-winged Stilt7
Avocet1
Cream-coloured Courser3
Little Ringed Plover7
Ringed Plover1
Kentish Plover1
Dotterel23
Golden Plover2
Grey Plover1
Lapwing3
Knot6
Sanderling8
Little Stint6
Temminck's Stint3
White-rumped Sandpiper4
Pectoral Sandpiper3
Curlew Sandpiper13
Purple Sandpiper34
Dunlin1
Ruff3
Jack Snipe5
Snipe1
Woodcock4
Black-tailed Godwit15
Whimbrel13
Curlew2
Spotted Redshank8
Redshank2
Greenshank6
Lesser Yellowlegs6
Green Sandpiper3
Wood Sandpiper11
Common Sandpiper3
Wilson's Phalarope3
Red-necked Phalarope2
Grey Phalarope6
Larus sp.24
Mediterranean Gull99
Little Gull11
Black-headed Gull4
Ring-billed Gull71
Common Gull3
Herring Gull13
Yellow-legged Gull39
Caspian Gull184
Slaty-backed Gull1
Iceland Gull22
Kumlien's Gull1
Glaucous Gull47
Great Black-backed Gull6
Kittiwake18
Sandwich Tern5
Common Tern9
Black Tern6
Guillemot16
Razorbill1
Little Auk2
Stock Dove1
Wood Pigeon1
Turtle Dove13
Budgerigar1
Grey Parrot1
Ring-necked Parakeet2
Cuckoo18
Barn Owl14
Little Owl10
Short-eared Owl35
Swift3
Kingfisher8
Hoopoe3
Wryneck11
Green Woodpecker12
Great Spotted Woodpecker7
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker13
Shore Lark6
Sand Martin1
Swallow5
Red-rumped Swallow6
Olive-backed Pipit1
Meadow Pipit6
Rock Pipit6
Water Pipit5
flava wagtail1
Yellow Wagtail15
Grey Wagtail7
White Wagtail7
Waxwing46
Wren1
Nightingale5
Bluethroat2
Black Redstart12
Redstart17
Whinchat11
Stonechat16
Wheatear35
Ring Ouzel20
Blackbird5
Fieldfare10
Song Thrush2
Mistle Thrush2
Grasshopper Warbler20
Savi's Warbler1
Sedge Warbler7
Reed Warbler7
Blackcap10
Garden Warbler1
Barred Warbler7
Lesser Whitethroat3
Whitethroat11
Dartford Warbler4
Yellow-browed Warbler1
Chiffchaff13
Willow Warbler2
Goldcrest10
Firecrest13
Spotted Flycatcher17
Pied Flycatcher12
Bearded Tit20
Long-tailed Tit3
Coal Tit6
Nuthatch8
Treecreeper13
Penduline Tit14
Red-backed Shrike16
Great Grey Shrike6
Woodchat Shrike4
Jay3
Starling1
House Sparrow1
Tree Sparrow5
Brambling7
Serin15
Goldfinch1
Siskin4
Linnet2
Twite18
Lesser Redpoll5
Mealy Redpoll9
Parrot Crossbill9
Bullfinch4
Hawfinch8
Snow Bunting36
Yellowhammer3
Reed Bunting3
Corn Bunting9
Smooth Newt3
Common Frog1
Marsh Frog3
Common Lizard4
Slow-worm6
Grass Snake7
Adder7
Western Hedgehog1
Common Pipistrelle1
Red Fox9
Weasel5
Common Seal25
Grey Seal4
Bottlenose Dolphin6
Harbour Porpoise2
Minke Whale2
Bank Vole1
Brown Rat2
Banded Demoiselle9
Emerald Damselfly5
Scarce Emerald Damselfly11
Southern Emerald Damselfly3
Willow Emerald Damselfly1
Large Red Damselfly10
Red-eyed Damselfly1
Small Red-eyed Damselfly5
Azure Damselfly14
Common Blue Damselfly4
Blue-tailed Damselfly12
Migrant Hawker10
Southern Hawker6
Brown Hawker2
Southern Migrant Hawker28
Emperor Dragonfly11
Hairy Dragonfly2
Four-spotted Chaser5
Broad-bodied Chaser6
Black-tailed Skimmer9
Common Darter5
Red-veined Darter3
Ruddy Darter9
insects1
Butterflies and Moths49
Small Skipper5
Essex Skipper7
Large Skipper8
Clouded Yellow3
Brimstone5
Large White3
Small White3
Green-veined White14
Orange-tip7
Green Hairstreak13
Purple Hairstreak8
White-letter Hairstreak15
Small Copper8
Brown Argus13
Common Blue20
Holly Blue8
White Admiral23
Red Admiral14
Painted Lady10
Small Tortoiseshell6
Peacock Butterfly10
Comma13
Silver-washed Fritillary6
Heath Fritillary6
Speckled Wood7
Wall16
Marbled White18
Gatekeeper11
Meadow Brown7
Ringlet7
Small Heath9
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