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:19/02/2020 03:00:10
Chat Forum:24/11/2019 17:51:54
Photos:31/01/2020 15:46:05
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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
Great White Egret1Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/02/2020
Merlin1Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/02/2020
Short-eared Owl3Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/02/2020
Bullfinch2Wat Tyler Country Park17/02/2020
Yellowhammer4Wat Tyler Country Park17/02/2020
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)16/02/2020
Nuthatch2Belfairs Woods15/02/2020

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Recently added:-

  • 15/11/2019 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2019 May to October. Read it here.
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