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:15/01/2019 19:52:49
Chat Forum:17/12/2018 16:16:56
Photos:14/01/2019 22:05:23
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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
Tundra Bean Goose2Vange Marsh (RSPB)14/01/2019
Jack Snipe2Vange Marsh (RSPB)14/01/2019
Water Pipit1Vange Marsh (RSPB)14/01/2019
Dartford Warbler1Hadleigh Downs14/01/2019
White-fronted Goose2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)13/01/2019
Egyptian Goose1Shoeburyness Park13/01/2019
Peregrine Falcon1Vange Marsh (RSPB)13/01/2019
Coal Tit2Hockley Woods13/01/2019
Scaup1Paglesham Lagoon12/01/2019
Peregrine Falcon1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)12/01/2019
Woodcock1Hadleigh Downs12/01/2019
Yellow-legged Gull1Canvey Point12/01/2019
Yellow-legged Gull1Vange Marsh (RSPB)12/01/2019
Short-eared Owl1Wallasea Island (RSPB)12/01/2019
Coal Tit1Hadleigh Downs12/01/2019

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