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:10/12/2018 21:43:21
Chat Forum:27/11/2018 16:48:53
Photos:09/12/2018 20:18:13
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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
Peregrine Falcon1Wallasea Island (RSPB)10/12/2018
Short-eared Owl4Wallasea Island (RSPB)10/12/2018
Yellowhammer1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)10/12/2018
Barnacle Goose1Wallasea Island (RSPB)09/12/2018
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)09/12/2018
Firecrest3Hockley Woods09/12/2018
Coal Tit1Hockley Woods09/12/2018
Nuthatch2Hockley Woods09/12/2018
Peregrine Falcon2West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)08/12/2018
Jack Snipe2West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)08/12/2018

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 15/05/2018 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for Jan - Apr 2018. Read it here.
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