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:05/02/2016 16:53:35
Chat Forum:01/02/2016 12:00:23
Photos:30/01/2016 18:01:17
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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
Kingfisher1Two Tree Island (East)05/02/2016
Kingfisher1Wat Tyler Country Park05/02/2016
Buzzard1Chalkwell Park Drive, Leigh04/02/2016
Buzzard1Hampton Barns03/02/2016
Brambling1Hampton Barns03/02/2016
Siskin2Leigh on Sea03/02/2016
Lesser Redpoll2Hampton Barns03/02/2016
Lesser Redpoll4Leigh on Sea03/02/2016
Bittern1Wat Tyler Country Park02/02/2016
Buzzard1Wat Tyler Country Park02/02/2016
Bearded Tit2Wat Tyler Country Park01/02/2016

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 13/11/2015 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for May - Oct 2015. Read it here.
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