Southend Ornithological Group


The Southend Ornithological Group (SOG) is an informal group of birders who watch and record birds from sites in the Southend area of Essex, England. Some areas of this website, such as record submission and the chat forum, are restricted to known SOG birders.

For news of recent observations, click Bird News.

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Bird News:19/02/2018 19:33:17
Chat Forum:07/02/2018 22:43:03
Photos:18/02/2018 23:23:48
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Interesting birds seen in the last 5 days, most recent first. Amber indicates scarce, red indicates rare (Essex requires notes or a description).

SpeciesMax. CountLocationLast Reported
Barnacle Goose1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)19/02/2018
Little Stint1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)19/02/2018
Bearded Tit1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)19/02/2018
Coal Tit1Hockley Woods19/02/2018
Bullfinch1Hockley Woods19/02/2018
Yellowhammer15Lower Raypits19/02/2018
Barnacle Goose10West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)18/02/2018
Woodcock2Hadleigh Downs18/02/2018
Water Pipit1Roper's farm18/02/2018
Coal Tit2Hadleigh Downs18/02/2018
Siskin4Rochford Golf Course18/02/2018
Whooper Swan2Wallasea Island (RSPB)17/02/2018
Pink-footed Goose1Wallasea Island (RSPB)17/02/2018
White-fronted Goose4Wallasea Island (RSPB)17/02/2018
Merlin1Wallasea Island (RSPB)17/02/2018
Peregrine Falcon1Fleet Head17/02/2018
Peregrine Falcon1Two Tree Island (West)17/02/2018
Jack Snipe1Vange Marsh (RSPB)17/02/2018
Water Pipit2Vange Marsh (RSPB)17/02/2018
Bearded Tit4Vange Marsh (RSPB)17/02/2018
Nuthatch2Hockley Woods17/02/2018
Nuthatch1Pound Wood17/02/2018
Hawfinch4Pound Wood17/02/2018
Goosander1Wallasea Island (RSPB)16/02/2018
Peregrine Falcon1Wallasea Island (RSPB)16/02/2018
Kingfisher1Two Tree Island (East)16/02/2018
Kingfisher1Two Tree Island (West)16/02/2018
Brambling1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)16/02/2018

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  • 20/01/2018 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2017. Read it here.
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