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:25/01/2021 13:19:48
Chat Forum:03/01/2021 17:21:59
Photos:23/01/2021 20:58:41
[ > 48 hrs ago, within last 48 hrs, within last 24 hrs]

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
White-fronted Goose76Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/01/2021
Barnacle Goose7Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/01/2021
Peregrine Falcon2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/01/2021
Yellowhammer6Lower Raypits25/01/2021
Scaup1Paglesham Lagoon24/01/2021
Velvet Scoter2Canvey Point24/01/2021
Woodcock6Canvey Wick24/01/2021
Kingfisher1Lion Creek24/01/2021
Water Pipit2Vange Marsh (RSPB)24/01/2021
Black Redstart1Airport Business Park24/01/2021
Lesser Redpoll25Canvey Wick24/01/2021
Great White Egret2Fleet Head23/01/2021
Barnacle Goose1South Fambridge23/01/2021
Pale-bellied Brent Goose1Fleet Head23/01/2021
Pale-bellied Brent Goose1South Fambridge23/01/2021
Hen Harrier3Fleet Head23/01/2021
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)23/01/2021
Grey Partridge13Fleet Head23/01/2021
Ring-necked Parakeet2Thorpe Bay23/01/2021
Water Pipit1Fleet Head23/01/2021
Black Redstart1Thorpe Bay23/01/2021
Firecrest2Daws Heath23/01/2021
Nuthatch1Hockley Woods23/01/2021
Raven2Fleet Head23/01/2021
Yellowhammer1South Fambridge23/01/2021
White-fronted Goose457Wallasea Island (RSPB)22/01/2021
White-fronted Goose15Wat Tyler Country Park22/01/2021
Kingfisher1Wallasea Island (RSPB)22/01/2021
Raven1Gunners Park22/01/2021
Raven2Wallasea Island (RSPB)22/01/2021
Woodcock1Hadleigh Downs21/01/2021
Coal Tit1Victoria Road, Rayleigh21/01/2021
Bullfinch1Hadleigh Downs21/01/2021

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Recently added:-

  • 16/01/2021 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2020. Read it here.
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