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:22/11/2014 20:14:23
Chat Forum:21/11/2014 18:06:26
Photos:11/11/2014 20:00:02
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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
Shag1Southend Pier22/11/2014
Bittern1Wat Tyler Country Park22/11/2014
Arctic Tern1Southend Pier22/11/2014
Black Redstart1Gunners Park22/11/2014
Lesser Redpoll1Star Lane Pits22/11/2014
Black-throated Diver1Gunners Park21/11/2014
Great Northern Diver1Gunners Park21/11/2014
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)21/11/2014
Little Gull1Gunners Park21/11/2014
Short-eared Owl1Wallasea Island (RSPB)21/11/2014
Great Northern Diver3Southend Pier20/11/2014
Siskin2Gunners Park19/11/2014
Lesser Redpoll5Stonehill Road, Leigh on Sea19/11/2014

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Recently added:-

  • 29/05/2014 Paul Baker has added the summary of SOG birds Jan - Apr 2014. Read it here.
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