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:31/03/2020 18:27:01
Chat Forum:24/11/2019 17:51:54
Photos:15/03/2020 14:08:42
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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
Coal Tit1Priory Park31/03/2020
Barnacle Goose10South Fambridge30/03/2020
Black-necked Grebe3Bowers Marsh (RSPB)29/03/2020
Peregrine Falcon2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)28/03/2020
Little Ringed Plover1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)28/03/2020
Coal Tit1Victoria Road, Rayleigh28/03/2020
Yellowhammer2South Fambridge28/03/2020
Red Kite1Southend27/03/2020

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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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