Southend Ornithological Group Photo Gallery

This is a photo gallery for bird images, mostly taken in SOG.

Recent Pictures

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Red-necked Grebe at South Fambridge (Steve Arlow) (95969 bytes)

Red-necked Grebe, River Crouch, South Fambridge 20-01-2018 , 20/01/2018
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 1D MKIII 400mm)

Red-necked Grebe at South Fambridge (Steve Arlow) (78704 bytes)

Red-necked Grebe, River Crouch, South Fambridge 20-01-2018 , 20/01/2018
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 1D MKIII 400mm)

Red-necked Grebe at South Fambridge (Steve Arlow) (86477 bytes)

Red-necked Grebe, River Crouch, South Fambridge 20-01-2018 , 20/01/2018
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 1D MKIII 400mm)

Red-necked Grebe at South Fambridge (Richard Howard) (77402 bytes)

Red-necked Grebe at South Fambridge.
Red-necked Grebe, 19/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Goosander at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (68577 bytes)

Goosander at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
redhead Goosander with Mallard, 19/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Kestrel at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Graham Mee) (67622 bytes)

Kestrel at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Kestrel diving on prey, 19/01/2018
(© Graham Mee, Nikon D750)

Whooper Swan at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (78031 bytes)

Whooper Swan at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
record shot of Whooper Swans with Mutes, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Mediterranean Gull at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (61734 bytes)

Mediterranean Gull at Southend Pier.
Med. Gull, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Mediterranean Gull at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (36567 bytes)

Mediterranean Gull at Southend Pier.
Med. Gull, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Mediterranean Gull at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (44155 bytes)

Mediterranean Gull at Southend Pier.
adult Med. Gull, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Kittiwake at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (39804 bytes)

Kittiwake at Southend Pier.
adult Kittiwake, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Guillemot at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (52375 bytes)

Guillemot at Southend Pier.
Guillemot, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Guillemot at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (73835 bytes)

Guillemot at Southend Pier.
Guillemot, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Guillemot at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (70829 bytes)

Guillemot at Southend Pier.
Guillemot, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Kingfisher at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (99490 bytes)

Kingfisher at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
record shot of Kingfisher, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Grey Seal at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (83147 bytes)

Grey Seal at Southend Pier.
Grey Seals, 18/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Buzzard at Pound Wood (Andrew Armstrong) (35858 bytes)

Buzzard at Pound Wood.
buzzard, 17/01/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Stonechat at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (25621 bytes)

Stonechat at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
stonechat, 17/01/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Andrew Armstrong) (76106 bytes)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood.
nuthatch, 17/01/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Andrew Armstrong) (59231 bytes)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood.
nuthatch, 17/01/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Andrew Armstrong) (75772 bytes)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood.
nuthatch, 17/01/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Andrew Armstrong) (64032 bytes)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood.
nuthatch, 17/01/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Richard Howard) (69165 bytes)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood.
Hawfinch, 17/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Andrew Armstrong) (47525 bytes)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood.
hawfinch, 17/01/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Spotted Redshank at Tewke's Creek (Richard Howard) (99563 bytes)

Spotted Redshank at Tewke's Creek.
Spotted Redshank, 16/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Spotted Redshank at Tewke's Creek (Richard Howard) (95004 bytes)

Spotted Redshank at Tewke's Creek.
Spotted Redshank, 16/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Spotted Redshank at Tewke's Creek (Richard Howard) (84020 bytes)

Spotted Redshank at Tewke's Creek.
Spotted Redshank, 16/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (57443 bytes)

Nuthatch Pound Wood MHe, 16/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (45205 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 12, 16/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (51952 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 11, 16/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Richard Howard) (69264 bytes)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood.
Hawfinch, 16/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Richard Howard) (66204 bytes)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood.
Hawfinch, 16/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (35840 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 8, 15/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (33068 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 6, 15/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (40012 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 7, 15/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (71122 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 10, 15/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (45629 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 9, 15/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Neil Chambers) (27555 bytes)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood, 14/01/2018
(© Neil Chambers, Samsung Galaxy phone)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (65129 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 5, 14/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (75149 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 4, 14/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (42460 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 3, 14/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Whooper Swan at Paglesham (Steve Arlow) (119604 bytes)

Whooper Swans, Paglesham Lagoon, 13/01/2018
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 1D mkiii with 400mm f5.6)

Whooper Swan at Paglesham (Steve Arlow) (53857 bytes)

Whooper Swans, Paglesham Lagoon, 13/01/2018
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 1D mkiii with 400mm f5.6)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (51202 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 2, 13/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Max Hellicar) (44747 bytes)

Hawfinch Pound Wood MHe 1, 13/01/2018
(© Max Hellicar, )

Coal Tit at Hockley Woods (Richard Howard) (60745 bytes)

Coal Tit at Hockley Woods.
Coal Tit, 12/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Kestrel at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (31615 bytes)

Kestrel at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Kestrel, 10/01/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx m2, canon 500mm l series lens m1)

Kestrel at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (34279 bytes)

Kestrel at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Kestrel, 10/01/2018
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx m2, canon 500mm l series lens m1)

Barnacle Goose at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (65021 bytes)

Barnacle Goose at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
record shot of the 7 Barnacle Geese, 09/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Tim Bourne) (45921 bytes)

Hastily taken phone scoped image of Hawfinch, Pound Wood, 06/01/2018
(© Tim Bourne, )

Hawfinch at Pound Wood (Tim Bourne) (47864 bytes)

Hastily taken phone scoped image of Hawfinch, Pound Wood, 06/01/2018
(© Tim Bourne, )

Slavonian Grebe at South Fambridge (Richard Howard) (79203 bytes)

Slavonian Grebe at South Fambridge.
Slav. Grebe, 05/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Slavonian Grebe at South Fambridge (Richard Howard) (80092 bytes)

Slavonian Grebe at South Fambridge.
Slav. Grebe, 05/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Slavonian Grebe at South Fambridge (Richard Howard) (63466 bytes)

Slavonian Grebe at South Fambridge.
Slav. Grebe, 05/01/2018
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Graham Oakes) (62938 bytes)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood.
Nuthatch, 03/01/2018
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Graham Oakes) (80322 bytes)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood.
Nuthatch, 03/01/2018
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Treecreeper at Tile Wood (Graham Oakes) (114470 bytes)

Treecreeper at Tile Wood.
Tee Creeper, 03/01/2018
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Hawfinch at Starvelarks Wood (Paul Griggs) (116641 bytes)

Hawfinch at Starvelarks Wood.
location of Hawfich sighting, 02/01/2018
(© Paul Griggs, .)

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Tim Bourne) (39074 bytes)

Nuthatch, Pound Wood, 30/12/2017
(© Tim Bourne, )

Nuthatch at Pound Wood (Tim Bourne) (35210 bytes)

Nuthatch, Pound Wood, 30/12/2017
(© Tim Bourne, )

Caspian Gull at Hullbridge (Richard Howard) (95915 bytes)

Caspian Gull at Hullbridge.
2cy Herring/Caspian Gull hybrid, 28/12/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Corn Bunting at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (64681 bytes)

Corn Bunting at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Corn Bunting, 26/12/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Kittiwake at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (41683 bytes)

Kittiwake at Southend Pier.
adult Kittiwake, 21/12/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Grey Seal at Southend Pier (Richard Howard) (50442 bytes)

Grey Seal at Southend Pier.
Grey Seal, 21/12/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 300mm ED)

Full Index of Pictures (click links)

TaxonNumber of Photos
Red-throated Diver7
Black-throated Diver1
Great Northern Diver20
Little Grebe2
Great Crested Grebe4
Red-necked Grebe13
Slavonian Grebe12
Black-necked Grebe7
Fulmar1
Sooty Shearwater1
Gannet4
Shag24
Bittern6
Night Heron7
Cattle Egret27
Little Egret25
Great White Egret14
Grey Heron3
Purple Heron9
Glossy Ibis24
Spoonbill18
Black Swan11
Bewick's Swan15
Whooper Swan6
Pink-footed Goose2
White-fronted Goose9
Lesser White-fronted Goose2
Greylag Goose2
Snow Goose1
Canada Goose2
Barnacle Goose14
Dark-bellied Brent Goose6
Pale-bellied Brent Goose21
Black Brant29
Red-breasted Goose5
Egyptian Goose12
Ruddy Shelduck1
Cape Shelduck1
Shelduck2
Mandarin Duck12
Anas sp.5
Wigeon3
Chiloe Wigeon2
Teal2
Pintail4
Garganey18
Shoveler2
Muscovy Duck1
Red-crested Pochard10
Aythya sp.12
Pochard1
Tufted Duck2
Scaup12
Eider5
Long-tailed Duck15
Common Scoter1
Velvet Scoter8
Goldeneye3
Smew4
Red-breasted Merganser2
Goosander12
Honey Buzzard3
Red Kite11
Marsh Harrier13
Hen Harrier45
Montagu's Harrier2
Sparrowhawk26
Buzzard44
Rough-legged Buzzard18
Osprey17
Kestrel11
Red-footed Falcon30
Merlin15
Hobby14
Peregrine Falcon28
Red-legged Partridge5
Grey Partridge3
Pheasant1
Water Rail3
Crane11
Oystercatcher1
Black-winged Stilt7
Avocet2
Cream-coloured Courser3
Little Ringed Plover7
Ringed Plover2
Kentish Plover1
Dotterel23
Golden Plover3
Grey Plover1
Lapwing4
Knot6
Sanderling10
Little Stint11
Temminck's Stint4
White-rumped Sandpiper4
Pectoral Sandpiper3
Curlew Sandpiper14
Purple Sandpiper37
Dunlin1
Ruff3
Jack Snipe5
Snipe1
Woodcock5
Black-tailed Godwit15
Whimbrel14
Curlew2
Spotted Redshank11
Redshank2
Greenshank6
Lesser Yellowlegs6
Green Sandpiper5
Wood Sandpiper11
Common Sandpiper3
Wilson's Phalarope3
Red-necked Phalarope2
Grey Phalarope6
Larus sp.24
Mediterranean Gull103
Little Gull16
Black-headed Gull4
Ring-billed Gull71
Common Gull3
Herring Gull13
Yellow-legged Gull39
Caspian Gull185
Slaty-backed Gull1
Iceland Gull22
Glaucous Gull47
Great Black-backed Gull6
Kittiwake20
Sandwich Tern5
Common Tern9
Black Tern10
Guillemot19
Razorbill1
Little Auk2
Stock Dove1
Wood Pigeon1
Turtle Dove13
Budgerigar1
Grey Parrot1
Ring-necked Parakeet3
Cuckoo18
Barn Owl14
Little Owl10
Short-eared Owl36
Swift3
Kingfisher9
Hoopoe3
Wryneck11
Green Woodpecker12
Great Spotted Woodpecker8
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker13
Shore Lark6
Sand Martin1
Swallow6
Red-rumped Swallow6
Olive-backed Pipit1
Meadow Pipit6
Rock Pipit10
Water Pipit5
flava wagtail1
Yellow Wagtail17
Grey Wagtail7
White Wagtail7
Waxwing46
Wren1
Nightingale5
Bluethroat2
Black Redstart16
Redstart18
Whinchat17
Stonechat21
Wheatear40
Ring Ouzel20
Blackbird5
Fieldfare10
Song Thrush2
Redwing1
Mistle Thrush2
Grasshopper Warbler20
Savi's Warbler1
Sedge Warbler7
Reed Warbler7
Blackcap10
Garden Warbler4
Barred Warbler7
Lesser Whitethroat3
Whitethroat11
Dartford Warbler4
Yellow-browed Warbler1
Chiffchaff16
Willow Warbler3
Goldcrest12
Firecrest13
Spotted Flycatcher23
Pied Flycatcher13
Bearded Tit24
Long-tailed Tit3
Marsh Tit5
Coal Tit7
Nuthatch21
Treecreeper14
Penduline Tit14
Red-backed Shrike16
Great Grey Shrike6
Woodchat Shrike4
Jay3
Starling1
House Sparrow1
Tree Sparrow7
Brambling11
Serin15
Goldfinch1
Siskin4
Linnet2
Twite18
Lesser Redpoll5
Mealy Redpoll9
Parrot Crossbill9
Bullfinch4
Hawfinch30
Snow Bunting36
Yellowhammer4
Reed Bunting6
Corn Bunting12
Smooth Newt3
Common Frog1
Marsh Frog3
Common Lizard6
Slow-worm6
Grass Snake7
Adder7
Western Hedgehog1
Common Pipistrelle1
Red Fox9
Weasel5
Common Seal26
Grey Seal6
Bottlenose Dolphin6
Harbour Porpoise2
Minke Whale2
Bank Vole1
Brown Rat2
Banded Demoiselle9
Emerald Damselfly6
Scarce Emerald Damselfly12
Southern Emerald Damselfly3
Willow Emerald Damselfly4
Large Red Damselfly10
Red-eyed Damselfly1
Small Red-eyed Damselfly7
Azure Damselfly14
Common Blue Damselfly4
Blue-tailed Damselfly12
Migrant Hawker15
Southern Hawker6
Brown Hawker2
Southern Migrant Hawker28
Emperor Dragonfly11
Hairy Dragonfly2
Four-spotted Chaser5
Broad-bodied Chaser6
Black-tailed Skimmer9
Common Darter6
Red-veined Darter3
Ruddy Darter9
insects1
Butterflies and Moths49
Small Skipper5
Essex Skipper7
Large Skipper8
Clouded Yellow7
Brimstone5
Large White3
Small White3
Green-veined White14
Orange-tip7
Green Hairstreak13
Purple Hairstreak8
White-letter Hairstreak15
Small Copper9
Brown Argus13
Common Blue20
Holly Blue9
White Admiral23
Red Admiral14
Painted Lady10
Small Tortoiseshell6
Peacock Butterfly10
Comma14
Silver-washed Fritillary6
Heath Fritillary6
Speckled Wood7
Wall17
Marbled White18
Gatekeeper11
Meadow Brown7
Ringlet7
Small Heath9
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