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:02/12/2021 16:33:36
Chat Forum:03/06/2021 11:04:06
Photos:19/11/2021 16:18:47
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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
Eider6Canvey Point02/12/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Canvey Point02/12/2021
Razorbill7Canvey Point02/12/2021
Long-eared Owl1Rochford02/12/2021
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)01/12/2021
Merlin2Wallasea Island (RSPB)01/12/2021
Siskin2Benfleet Downs01/12/2021
Scaup1Canvey Point30/11/2021
Raven2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)30/11/2021
Spoonbill1Wallasea Island (RSPB)29/11/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Wallasea Island (RSPB)29/11/2021

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 15/11/2021 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for January to October 2021. Read it here.
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