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:31/08/2015 21:50:24
Chat Forum:31/08/2015 15:59:44
Photos:29/08/2015 15:23:47
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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
Black Tern47Canvey Point31/08/2015
Buzzard1Oxenham Farm30/08/2015
Buzzard1Rochford Golf Course30/08/2015
Buzzard1Wakering Stairs30/08/2015
Peregrine Falcon1Wakering Stairs30/08/2015
Turtle Dove1Wakering Stairs30/08/2015
Kingfisher1Gunners Park30/08/2015
Tree Pipit1Gunners Park30/08/2015
Redstart1Gunners Park30/08/2015
Spotted Flycatcher1Gunners Park30/08/2015
Pied Flycatcher1Gunners Park30/08/2015
Black Swan1Vange Marsh (RSPB)29/08/2015
Buzzard1Two Tree Island (West)29/08/2015
Little Ringed Plover3Vange Marsh (RSPB)29/08/2015
Little Stint3Vange Marsh (RSPB)29/08/2015
Wood Sandpiper1Vange Marsh (RSPB)29/08/2015
Wood Sandpiper1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)29/08/2015
Garganey2Vange Marsh (RSPB)28/08/2015
Coal Tit1Coombe Wood28/08/2015

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Recently added:-

  • 17/05/2015 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for Jan - Apr 2015. Read it here.
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