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:20/09/2019 13:43:35
Chat Forum:13/05/2019 20:30:54
Photos:19/09/2019 08:36:56
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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
Spotted Crake1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)20/09/2019
Whinchat3Bowers Marsh (RSPB)20/09/2019
Black-necked Grebe1Canvey Point19/09/2019
Eider2Canvey Point19/09/2019
Peregrine Falcon1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)19/09/2019
Peregrine Falcon1River Roach19/09/2019
Arctic Tern5Canvey Point19/09/2019
Kingfisher1River Roach19/09/2019
Great White Egret1Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/09/2019
Curlew Sandpiper1Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/09/2019
Sabine's Gull1Canvey Point18/09/2019
Kingfisher2Two Tree Island18/09/2019
Cattle Egret3Wat Tyler Country Park17/09/2019
Kingfisher1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)17/09/2019
Kingfisher1Gunners Park17/09/2019
Whinchat1Gunners Park17/09/2019
Spotted Flycatcher1Gunners Park17/09/2019
Yellowhammer18South Fambridge17/09/2019
Willow Emerald Damselfly2Gunners Park17/09/2019
Raven2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)16/09/2019

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Recently added:-

  • 10/06/2019 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2019 January to April. Read it here.
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