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:21/05/2018 22:13:47
Chat Forum:13/05/2018 15:00:03
Photos:21/05/2018 22:06:10
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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
Garganey3West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)21/05/2018
Wood Sandpiper4Lower Raypits21/05/2018
Turtle Dove1Canewdon21/05/2018
Nightingale1Canvey Way21/05/2018
Nightingale1Canvey Wick21/05/2018
Nightingale2Wakering Stairs21/05/2018
Yellowhammer1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)21/05/2018
Green Hairstreak4Canvey Wick21/05/2018
Turtle Dove1Wakering Stairs20/05/2018
Short-eared Owl1Wakering Stairs19/05/2018
Nightingale1Benfleet Downs19/05/2018
Nightingale1Wat Tyler Country Park19/05/2018
Little Ringed Plover1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)18/05/2018

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 15/05/2018 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for Jan - Apr 2018. Read it here.
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