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:22/04/2017 20:41:41
Chat Forum:17/04/2017 18:14:41
Photos:22/04/2017 20:53:15
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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
Osprey1Canvey Point22/04/2017
Grey Partridge1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)22/04/2017
Nightingale2Canvey Wick22/04/2017
Nightingale1Wakering Stairs22/04/2017
Grasshopper Warbler1Wakering Stairs22/04/2017
Little Ringed Plover1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)21/04/2017
White Wagtail3Bowers Marsh (RSPB)21/04/2017
White Wagtail1Gunners Park21/04/2017
Bearded Tit1Vange Marsh (RSPB)21/04/2017
Peregrine Falcon1Canvey Wick20/04/2017
Grasshopper Warbler1Two Tree Island (West)20/04/2017
Bearded Tit10Bowers Marsh (RSPB)20/04/2017
Grasshopper Warbler1Two Tree Island19/04/2017
Nuthatch2Belfairs N.R.19/04/2017

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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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