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:23/05/2017 17:42:36
Chat Forum:15/05/2017 09:47:29
Photos:23/05/2017 17:21:29
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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
Bearded Tit7Bowers Marsh (RSPB)23/05/2017
Garganey2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)21/05/2017
Peregrine Falcon2Wallasea Island (RSPB)21/05/2017
Little Ringed Plover2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)21/05/2017
Turtle Dove1Canewdon21/05/2017
Turtle Dove1Wakering Stairs21/05/2017
Nightingale3Wakering Stairs21/05/2017
Grasshopper Warbler1Wakering Stairs21/05/2017
Nuthatch2Belfairs Golf Course21/05/2017
Little Gull1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)20/05/2017
Nightingale1Vange Marsh (RSPB)20/05/2017

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 16/01/2017 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2016. Read it here.
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