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:18/08/2022 20:30:38
Chat Forum:01/02/2022 21:24:34
Photos:16/08/2022 16:42:03
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Bird Headlines

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
Garden Warbler1Gunners Park18/08/2022
Pied Flycatcher1Gunners Park18/08/2022
Willow Emerald Damselfly1South Fambridge18/08/2022
Hummingbird Hawkmoth1South Fambridge18/08/2022
Cory's Shearwater1Canvey Point17/08/2022
Cory's Shearwater1Leigh Seafront17/08/2022
Pomarine Skua1Canvey Point17/08/2022
Little Gull1Canvey Point17/08/2022
Roseate Tern1Canvey Point17/08/2022
Arctic Tern1Canvey Point17/08/2022
Redstart1Gunners Park17/08/2022
White Stork1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)16/08/2022
Spoonbill2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)16/08/2022
Whinchat1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)16/08/2022
Pied Flycatcher1Rayleigh Mount16/08/2022
Cattle Egret1Hadleigh Marshes15/08/2022

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Recently added:-

  • 14/06/2022 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2022 January to May. Read it here.
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