Southend Ornithological Group Photo Gallery

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

Recent Pictures

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Tawny Owl at Canvey Wick (Tim Bourne) (23833 bytes)

Tawny Owl at Canvey Wick.
Thermal Image of what was probably the Tawny, I thought it looked large at the time, but Tawny wasn't on the radar until a male called a little later, 23/02/2024
(© Tim Bourne, )

Raven at Fleet Head (Vince Kinsler) (41432 bytes)

Raven at Fleet Head.
Raven mobbed by rooks and jackdaws, 23/02/2024
(© Vince Kinsler, )

Raven at Fleet Head (Vince Kinsler) (16417 bytes)

Raven at Fleet Head.
Raven, 23/02/2024
(© Vince Kinsler, )

Raven at Fleet Head (Vince Kinsler) (13037 bytes)

Raven at Fleet Head.
Raven, 23/02/2024
(© Vince Kinsler, )

Jack Snipe at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Vince Kinsler) (83301 bytes)

Jack Snipe at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
Jack Snipe, 05/02/2024
(© Vince Kinsler, )

Jack Snipe at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Vince Kinsler) (76674 bytes)

Jack Snipe at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
Jack Snipe, 05/02/2024
(© Vince Kinsler, )

Jack Snipe at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Vince Kinsler) (91744 bytes)

Jack Snipe at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
Jack Snipe, 05/02/2024
(© Vince Kinsler, )

Water Pipit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (139925 bytes)

Water Pipit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Water Pipit, 01/02/2024
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 500mm pf with D850)

Water Pipit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (127512 bytes)

Water Pipit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Water Pipit, 01/02/2024
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 500mm pf with D850)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (76170 bytes)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Yellowhammer, 01/02/2024
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 500mm pf with D850)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (79650 bytes)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Yellowhammer, 01/02/2024
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 500mm pf with D850)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (73757 bytes)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Yellowhammer, 01/02/2024
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 500mm pf with D850)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (79100 bytes)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Yellowhammer, 01/02/2024
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 500mm pf with D850)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Vince Kinsler) (47566 bytes)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood.
Nuthatch, 31/01/2024
(© Vince Kinsler, )

Full Index of Pictures (click links)

TaxonNumber of Photos
Red-throated Diver18
Black-throated Diver11
Great Northern Diver26
White-billed Diver16
Little Grebe2
Great Crested Grebe6
Red-necked Grebe16
Slavonian Grebe12
Black-necked Grebe32
Fulmar1
Sooty Shearwater1
Gannet6
Shag37
Bittern6
Night Heron7
Cattle Egret45
Little Egret29
Great White Egret46
Grey Heron3
Purple Heron12
White Stork8
Glossy Ibis30
Spoonbill43
Black Swan11
Bewick's Swan15
Whooper Swan18
Tundra Bean Goose9
Pink-footed Goose3
White-fronted Goose34
Lesser White-fronted Goose2
Greylag Goose3
Snow Goose1
Canada Goose2
Barnacle Goose19
Dark-bellied Brent Goose6
Pale-bellied Brent Goose26
Black Brant47
Red-breasted Goose13
Egyptian Goose18
Ruddy Shelduck1
Cape Shelduck1
Shelduck3
Mandarin Duck17
Anas sp.8
Wigeon4
Chiloe Wigeon2
Teal2
Pintail5
White-cheeked Pintail3
Garganey40
Shoveler2
Muscovy Duck1
Red-crested Pochard20
Aythya sp.12
Pochard3
Ring-necked Duck13
Tufted Duck2
Scaup17
Eider9
Long-tailed Duck18
Common Scoter1
Velvet Scoter10
Goldeneye5
Smew4
Red-breasted Merganser4
Goosander13
Honey Buzzard3
Red Kite23
Marsh Harrier23
Hen Harrier51
Pallid Harrier14
Montagu's Harrier2
Sparrowhawk30
Buzzard50
Rough-legged Buzzard22
Osprey22
Kestrel14
Red-footed Falcon30
Merlin19
Hobby20
Peregrine Falcon35
Red-legged Partridge7
Grey Partridge7
Pheasant1
Water Rail5
Spotted Crake3
Crane12
Oystercatcher3
Black-winged Stilt9
Avocet4
Stone Curlew16
Cream-coloured Courser3
Little Ringed Plover14
Ringed Plover2
Kentish Plover1
Dotterel23
Golden Plover8
Grey Plover1
Lapwing4
Knot8
Sanderling13
Little Stint13
Temminck's Stint4
White-rumped Sandpiper4
Pectoral Sandpiper16
Curlew Sandpiper15
Purple Sandpiper46
Dunlin2
Ruff6
Jack Snipe32
Snipe6
Woodcock5
Black-tailed Godwit23
Whimbrel17
Curlew3
Spotted Redshank11
Redshank2
Marsh Sandpiper8
Greenshank12
Lesser Yellowlegs6
Green Sandpiper6
Wood Sandpiper18
Common Sandpiper9
Turnstone4
Wilson's Phalarope3
Red-necked Phalarope4
Grey Phalarope7
Larus sp.24
Mediterranean Gull107
Little Gull25
Sabine's Gull9
Black-headed Gull4
Ring-billed Gull71
Common Gull3
Herring Gull14
Yellow-legged Gull52
Caspian Gull199
Slaty-backed Gull1
Iceland Gull22
Glaucous Gull47
Great Black-backed Gull6
Kittiwake22
Sandwich Tern6
Common Tern17
Black Tern10
Guillemot25
Razorbill6
Black Guillemot5
Little Auk2
Stock Dove2
Wood Pigeon1
Turtle Dove25
Budgerigar1
Grey Parrot1
Ring-necked Parakeet7
Cuckoo32
Barn Owl31
Little Owl23
Tawny Owl5
Short-eared Owl63
Swift3
Alpine Swift8
Kingfisher15
Hoopoe6
Wryneck11
Green Woodpecker13
Great Spotted Woodpecker11
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker13
Skylark1
Shore Lark12
Sand Martin1
Swallow6
Red-rumped Swallow6
House Martin4
Olive-backed Pipit1
Meadow Pipit7
Rock Pipit11
Water Pipit11
flava wagtail6
Blue-headed Wagtail3
Yellow Wagtail28
Grey-headed Wagtail3
Grey Wagtail10
White Wagtail7
Waxwing59
Wren1
Nightingale8
Bluethroat2
Black Redstart30
Redstart28
Whinchat40
Stonechat29
Wheatear80
Ring Ouzel34
Blackbird5
Fieldfare13
Song Thrush3
Redwing7
Mistle Thrush2
Cetti's Warbler3
Grasshopper Warbler42
Savi's Warbler1
Sedge Warbler19
Marsh Warbler14
Reed Warbler11
Blackcap13
Garden Warbler6
Barred Warbler19
Lesser Whitethroat16
Whitethroat19
Dartford Warbler16
Yellow-browed Warbler5
Chiffchaff20
Siberian Chiffchaff1
Willow Warbler6
Goldcrest12
Firecrest27
Spotted Flycatcher47
Pied Flycatcher23
Bearded Tit55
Long-tailed Tit5
Marsh Tit12
Coal Tit10
Nuthatch28
Treecreeper16
Penduline Tit14
Red-backed Shrike27
Great Grey Shrike6
Woodchat Shrike18
Jay3
Jackdaw1
Hooded Crow3
Raven13
Starling1
Rose-coloured Starling11
House Sparrow2
Tree Sparrow11
Brambling21
Serin30
Goldfinch4
Siskin8
Linnet2
Twite24
Lesser Redpoll12
Mealy Redpoll11
Parrot Crossbill9
Bullfinch6
Hawfinch39
Snow Bunting50
Yellowhammer19
Reed Bunting8
Corn Bunting15
Smooth Newt3
Palmate Newt3
Common Frog1
Marsh Frog4
Common Lizard13
Slow-worm11
Grass Snake11
Western Hedgehog1
Pygmy Shrew1
Common Pipistrelle1
Serotine3
Red Fox14
Weasel7
Badger1
Common Seal29
Grey Seal7
Bottlenose Dolphin6
Harbour Porpoise2
Minke Whale2
Chinese Muntjac2
Bank Vole1
Northern Water Vole4
Brown Rat3
House Mouse1
Banded Demoiselle15
Emerald Damselfly12
Scarce Emerald Damselfly36
Southern Emerald Damselfly19
Willow Emerald Damselfly35
White-legged Damselfly1
Large Red Damselfly15
Red-eyed Damselfly3
Small Red-eyed Damselfly9
Azure Damselfly17
Common Blue Damselfly4
Blue-tailed Damselfly12
Migrant Hawker21
Southern Hawker11
Brown Hawker3
Southern Migrant Hawker69
Emperor Dragonfly17
Lesser Emperor1
Hairy Dragonfly11
Four-spotted Chaser10
Scarce Chaser4
Broad-bodied Chaser13
Black-tailed Skimmer12
Common Darter8
Red-veined Darter3
Ruddy Darter16
insects2
Butterflies and Moths51
Small Skipper6
Essex Skipper10
Large Skipper14
Clouded Yellow11
Brimstone9
Large White3
Small White3
Green-veined White19
Orange-tip14
Green Hairstreak29
Purple Hairstreak18
White-letter Hairstreak32
Small Copper15
Brown Argus21
Common Blue23
Holly Blue12
White Admiral43
Purple Emperor10
Red Admiral15
Painted Lady14
Small Tortoiseshell9
Peacock Butterfly11
Comma19
Silver-washed Fritillary28
Heath Fritillary6
Speckled Wood13
Wall Brown27
Marbled White29
Gatekeeper11
Meadow Brown10
Ringlet7
Small Heath11
Hummingbird Hawkmoth1
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