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:27/01/2015 20:16:18
Chat Forum:27/01/2015 14:04:09
Photos:24/01/2015 22:28:31
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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
Peregrine Falcon1Wat Tyler Country Park27/01/2015
Barnacle Goose6Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/01/2015
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)25/01/2015
Buzzard1Wallasea Island (RSPB)25/01/2015
Rough-legged Buzzard1Wallasea Island (RSPB)25/01/2015
Merlin1Wallasea Island (RSPB)25/01/2015
Woodcock1Hadleigh Downs25/01/2015
Caspian Gull1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/01/2015
Short-eared Owl3Wallasea Island (RSPB)25/01/2015
Kingfisher1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/01/2015
Bearded Tit2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/01/2015
Nuthatch1Belfairs Woods25/01/2015
Bullfinch2Hadleigh Downs25/01/2015
Barnacle Goose6West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)24/01/2015
Redpoll sp.9Prittle Brook (Leigh on Sea)24/01/2015

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Recently added:-

  • 28/01/2015 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2014. Read it here.
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