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:30/04/2016 22:31:18
Chat Forum:23/04/2016 18:56:10
Photos:30/04/2016 22:25:17
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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
Garganey1Lower Raypits30/04/2016
Short-eared Owl2Lower Raypits30/04/2016
Short-eared Owl1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)30/04/2016
Nightingale1Wakering Stairs30/04/2016
Nightingale1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)30/04/2016
Arctic Tern4Canvey Point29/04/2016
Short-eared Owl1Canvey Wick29/04/2016
Nightingale2Canvey Wick29/04/2016
Grasshopper Warbler1Canvey Wick29/04/2016
Bearded Tit1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)28/04/2016

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Recently added:-

  • 06/02/2016 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2015. Read it here.
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