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:06/05/2015 20:07:37
Chat Forum:22/04/2015 09:32:32
Photos:04/05/2015 23:05:05
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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-necked Grebe1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)06/05/2015
Black Swan1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)06/05/2015
Buzzard1Hadleigh Downs05/05/2015
Pink-footed Goose1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)04/05/2015
Cape Shelduck1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)04/05/2015
Garganey1Vange Marsh (RSPB)04/05/2015
Red Kite1Leigh on Sea04/05/2015
Montagu's Harrier1Canewdon04/05/2015
Buzzard2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)04/05/2015
Buzzard1Vange Marsh (RSPB)04/05/2015
Peregrine Falcon1Canewdon04/05/2015
Pectoral Sandpiper1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)04/05/2015
Short-eared Owl1Wallasea Island (RSPB)04/05/2015
Nightingale1Two Tree Island (East)04/05/2015
Garden Warbler1Two Tree Island (East)04/05/2015
Bearded Tit3Vange Marsh (RSPB)04/05/2015
Coal Tit1Benfleet04/05/2015

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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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