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:25/05/2015 22:12:21
Chat Forum:21/05/2015 12:52:45
Photos:24/05/2015 21:25:25
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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 Swan1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/05/2015
Little Ringed Plover1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/05/2015
Little Ringed Plover1Wallasea Island (RSPB)25/05/2015
Little Stint1Wakering Stairs25/05/2015
Turtle Dove1Wakering Stairs25/05/2015
Nightingale4Wakering Stairs25/05/2015
Grasshopper Warbler1Wakering Stairs25/05/2015
Turtle Dove2Canewdon24/05/2015
Bearded Tit1Vange Marsh (RSPB)23/05/2015
Barnacle Goose1Lower Raypits22/05/2015
Crossbill2Coombe Wood22/05/2015

for the 5 days up to .

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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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