Southend Ornithological Group Photo Gallery

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

Recent Pictures

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Bearded Tit at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (38443 bytes)

Bearded Tit at Gunners Park.
Bearded tit, 16/10/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (33560 bytes)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Gunners Park.
Willow Emerald, 09/10/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Butterflies and Moths at Leigh on Sea (Graham Mee) (32748 bytes)

Butterflies and Moths at Leigh on Sea.
Hummingbird Hawk Moth, 09/10/2018
(© Graham Mee, Nikon D750)

Marsh Harrier at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (53489 bytes)

Marsh Harrier at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Marsh harrier, 07/10/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Marsh Harrier at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (35022 bytes)

Marsh Harrier at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Marsh harrier, 07/10/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Marsh Harrier at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (33175 bytes)

Marsh Harrier at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Marsh harrier, 07/10/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Marsh Harrier at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (33175 bytes)

Marsh Harrier at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Marsh harrier, 07/10/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Stonechat at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (54198 bytes)

Stonechat at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Stonechat, 07/10/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Wheatear at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (65190 bytes)

Wheatear at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Wheatear, 29/09/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Wheatear at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (65190 bytes)

Wheatear at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Wheatear, 29/09/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Wheatear at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (67906 bytes)

Wheatear at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Wheatear, 29/09/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (130835 bytes)

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits.
Flaring wings as chased craneflies, 27/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds, EF600 L )

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (113738 bytes)

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits.
Nice reflections, 27/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds, EF600 L )

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (128652 bytes)

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits.
Who's a pretty boy?, 27/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds, EF600 L )

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (121660 bytes)

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits.
Being coy, 26/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds, EF600 L )

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (97825 bytes)

Stone Curlew at Lower Raypits.
In evening sun, 26/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds, EF600 L )

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Andrew Armstrong) (30672 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits.
Pectoral Sandpiper, 24/09/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Andrew Armstrong) (22477 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits.
Pectoral Sandpiper, 24/09/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Andrew Armstrong) (22708 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits.
Pectoral Sandpiper, 24/09/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx Mii, canon 500mm l series m1)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (58122 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits.
Massive crop again - but still here, 23/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds EF600 L )

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (77513 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits.
Great view of pectoral band, 23/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds EF600 L )

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (89348 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits.
In setting sun, 23/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds EF600 L )

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Martin Cracknell) (50331 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper Lower Raypits, 23/09/2018
(© Martin Cracknell, Canon 7D mk2)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (49015 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits.
With Snipe and Green Sandpiper, 22/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds 100-400)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (130393 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits.
Showing breastband - massive crop and high ISO, 22/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds 100-400)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits (Jeff Delve) (53470 bytes)

Pectoral Sandpiper at Lower Raypits.
Dreadful light, high ISO and heavily cropped, 22/09/2018
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds 100-400)

Full Index of Pictures (click links)

TaxonNumber of Photos
Red-throated Diver7
Black-throated Diver2
Great Northern Diver20
Little Grebe2
Great Crested Grebe5
Red-necked Grebe15
Slavonian Grebe12
Black-necked Grebe10
Fulmar1
Sooty Shearwater1
Gannet4
Shag26
Bittern6
Night Heron7
Cattle Egret27
Little Egret27
Great White Egret24
Grey Heron3
Purple Heron9
Glossy Ibis26
Spoonbill19
Black Swan11
Bewick's Swan15
Whooper Swan11
Pink-footed Goose2
White-fronted Goose14
Lesser White-fronted Goose2
Greylag Goose2
Snow Goose1
Canada Goose2
Barnacle Goose15
Dark-bellied Brent Goose6
Pale-bellied Brent Goose21
Black Brant35
Red-breasted Goose5
Egyptian Goose15
Ruddy Shelduck1
Cape Shelduck1
Shelduck2
Mandarin Duck12
Anas sp.11
Wigeon3
Chiloe Wigeon2
Teal2
Pintail4
Garganey30
Shoveler2
Muscovy Duck1
Red-crested Pochard11
Aythya sp.12
Pochard1
Tufted Duck2
Scaup13
Eider5
Long-tailed Duck15
Common Scoter1
Velvet Scoter8
Goldeneye3
Smew4
Red-breasted Merganser2
Goosander12
Honey Buzzard3
Red Kite17
Marsh Harrier20
Hen Harrier46
Montagu's Harrier2
Sparrowhawk27
Buzzard45
Rough-legged Buzzard18
Osprey17
Kestrel14
Red-footed Falcon30
Merlin15
Hobby16
Peregrine Falcon29
Red-legged Partridge5
Grey Partridge3
Pheasant1
Water Rail3
Crane11
Oystercatcher1
Black-winged Stilt7
Avocet2
Stone Curlew14
Cream-coloured Courser3
Little Ringed Plover10
Ringed Plover2
Kentish Plover1
Dotterel23
Golden Plover3
Grey Plover1
Lapwing4
Knot6
Sanderling10
Little Stint11
Temminck's Stint4
White-rumped Sandpiper4
Pectoral Sandpiper13
Curlew Sandpiper15
Purple Sandpiper37
Dunlin1
Ruff4
Jack Snipe5
Snipe6
Woodcock5
Black-tailed Godwit19
Whimbrel16
Curlew3
Spotted Redshank11
Redshank2
Greenshank8
Lesser Yellowlegs6
Green Sandpiper6
Wood Sandpiper13
Common Sandpiper4
Wilson's Phalarope3
Red-necked Phalarope2
Grey Phalarope6
Larus sp.24
Mediterranean Gull103
Little Gull23
Black-headed Gull4
Ring-billed Gull71
Common Gull3
Herring Gull14
Yellow-legged Gull40
Caspian Gull185
Slaty-backed Gull1
Iceland Gull22
Glaucous Gull47
Great Black-backed Gull6
Kittiwake22
Sandwich Tern5
Common Tern12
Black Tern10
Guillemot20
Razorbill1
Little Auk2
Stock Dove1
Wood Pigeon1
Turtle Dove16
Budgerigar1
Grey Parrot1
Ring-necked Parakeet6
Cuckoo21
Barn Owl15
Little Owl14
Short-eared Owl38
Swift3
Kingfisher9
Hoopoe3
Wryneck11
Green Woodpecker13
Great Spotted Woodpecker10
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker13
Skylark1
Shore Lark12
Sand Martin1
Swallow6
Red-rumped Swallow6
Olive-backed Pipit1
Meadow Pipit6
Rock Pipit10
Water Pipit5
flava wagtail1
Yellow Wagtail17
Grey Wagtail7
White Wagtail7
Waxwing53
Wren1
Nightingale5
Bluethroat2
Black Redstart16
Redstart18
Whinchat29
Stonechat23
Wheatear57
Ring Ouzel20
Blackbird5
Fieldfare10
Song Thrush2
Redwing3
Mistle Thrush2
Cetti's Warbler1
Grasshopper Warbler22
Savi's Warbler1
Sedge Warbler7
Reed Warbler7
Blackcap11
Garden Warbler4
Barred Warbler7
Lesser Whitethroat8
Whitethroat12
Dartford Warbler4
Yellow-browed Warbler1
Chiffchaff16
Willow Warbler4
Goldcrest12
Firecrest15
Spotted Flycatcher24
Pied Flycatcher14
Bearded Tit30
Long-tailed Tit4
Marsh Tit12
Coal Tit9
Nuthatch21
Treecreeper14
Penduline Tit14
Red-backed Shrike16
Great Grey Shrike6
Woodchat Shrike4
Jay3
Starling1
Rose-coloured Starling11
House Sparrow1
Tree Sparrow7
Brambling15
Serin30
Goldfinch1
Siskin5
Linnet2
Twite18
Lesser Redpoll9
Mealy Redpoll11
Parrot Crossbill9
Bullfinch4
Hawfinch39
Snow Bunting36
Yellowhammer6
Reed Bunting6
Corn Bunting14
Smooth Newt3
Common Frog1
Marsh Frog4
Common Lizard7
Slow-worm6
Grass Snake8
Adder9
Western Hedgehog1
Common Pipistrelle1
Red Fox9
Weasel6
Common Seal29
Grey Seal6
Bottlenose Dolphin6
Harbour Porpoise2
Minke Whale2
Bank Vole1
Northern Water Vole2
Brown Rat2
Banded Demoiselle15
Emerald Damselfly11
Scarce Emerald Damselfly24
Southern Emerald Damselfly8
Willow Emerald Damselfly9
Large Red Damselfly14
Red-eyed Damselfly3
Small Red-eyed Damselfly8
Azure Damselfly17
Common Blue Damselfly4
Blue-tailed Damselfly12
Migrant Hawker19
Southern Hawker9
Brown Hawker2
Southern Migrant Hawker48
Emperor Dragonfly12
Hairy Dragonfly7
Four-spotted Chaser8
Broad-bodied Chaser9
Black-tailed Skimmer10
Common Darter7
Red-veined Darter3
Ruddy Darter16
insects1
Butterflies and Moths50
Small Skipper6
Essex Skipper9
Large Skipper12
Clouded Yellow9
Brimstone6
Large White3
Small White3
Green-veined White16
Orange-tip9
Green Hairstreak18
Purple Hairstreak12
White-letter Hairstreak24
Small Copper13
Brown Argus16
Common Blue23
Holly Blue10
White Admiral30
Red Admiral14
Painted Lady12
Small Tortoiseshell6
Peacock Butterfly10
Comma18
Silver-washed Fritillary19
Heath Fritillary6
Speckled Wood10
Wall21
Marbled White26
Gatekeeper11
Meadow Brown9
Ringlet7
Small Heath9
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