Southend Ornithological Group Photo Gallery

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

Recent Pictures

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Great Spotted Woodpecker at Hockley Woods (Jeff Delve) (81461 bytes)

Great Spotted Woodpecker at Hockley Woods.
Whilst you are waiting, 19/08/2017
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds, EF100-400 L )

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods (Jeff Delve) (114254 bytes)

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods.
Little cracker, 19/08/2017
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds, EF100-400 L )

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods (Jeff Delve) (119537 bytes)

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods.
What a brilliant find!, Note paler covert edges, 19/08/2017
(© Jeff Delve, Canon 5Ds, EF100-400 L )

Temminck's Stint at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB) (Tim Bourne) (52251 bytes)

Temminck's Stint at West Canvey Marsh (RSPB).
Phone scoped record shot of Temminck's Stint, WCM, 18/08/2017
(© Tim Bourne, )

Chiffchaff at Gunners Park (Richard Howard) (50881 bytes)

Chiffchaff at Gunners Park.
Chiffchaff, 17/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Willow Warbler at Gunners Park (Richard Howard) (94077 bytes)

Willow Warbler at Gunners Park.
Willow Warbler, 17/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Common Darter at Gunners Park (Richard Howard) (151063 bytes)

Common Darter at Gunners Park.
male Common Darter, 17/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Yellow Wagtail at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (40906 bytes)

Yellow Wagtail at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Yellow Wagtail (juvenile), 13/08/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Spotted Flycatcher at Canvey Wick (Tim Bourne) (65392 bytes)

Spotted Flycatcher at Canvey Wick.
Sp Fly, phone-scoped, C Wick, 13/08/2017
(© Tim Bourne, )

Spotted Flycatcher at Canvey Wick (Tim Bourne) (73744 bytes)

Spotted Flycatcher at Canvey Wick.
Spot Fly, C Wick, 13/08/2017
(© Tim Bourne, )

Spotted Flycatcher at Canvey Wick (Richard Howard) (84831 bytes)

Spotted Flycatcher at Canvey Wick.
Spotted Flyctcher, 13/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (23753 bytes)

Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Migrant Hawker, 13/08/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Whimbrel at Potton Creek (Richard Howard) (47183 bytes)

Whimbrel at Potton Creek.
Whimbrel, 08/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Whinchat at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (36674 bytes)

Whinchat at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Whinchat, 08/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (46858 bytes)

Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
imm. male Migrant Hawker, 08/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Whinchat at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (38410 bytes)

Whinchat at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Whinchat, 06/08/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way (Richard Howard) (44622 bytes)

Scarce Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way.
female Scarce Emerald damselfly, 06/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Yellow Wagtail at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (105479 bytes)

Yellow Wagtail at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
imm. Yellow Wagtail, 04/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods (Steve Arlow) (68546 bytes)

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods.
Marsh Tit, Hockley, 04-08-2017, 04/08/2017
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 1DX 500mm )

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods (Steve Arlow) (75895 bytes)

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods.
Marsh Tit, Hockley, 04-08-2017, 04/08/2017
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 1DX 500mm )

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods (Steve Arlow) (188535 bytes)

Marsh Tit at Hockley Woods.
Marsh Tit, Hockley, 04-08-2017, 04/08/2017
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 1DX 500mm )

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (38766 bytes)

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
male Small Red-eye Damselfly, 04/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (43903 bytes)

Small Red-eyed Damselfly at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
paired Small Red-eye Damselflies, 04/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Migrant Hawker at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (44339 bytes)

Migrant Hawker at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
imm. male Migrant Hawker, 04/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Holly Blue at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (52942 bytes)

Holly Blue at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
Holly Blue, 04/08/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Emerald Damselfly at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (52265 bytes)

Emerald Damselfly at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Emerald Damselfly, 30/07/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

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 Grebe9
Slavonian Grebe9
Black-necked Grebe7
Fulmar1
Sooty Shearwater1
Gannet2
Shag23
Bittern6
Night Heron7
Cattle Egret22
Little Egret24
Great White Egret14
Grey Heron3
Purple Heron9
Glossy Ibis24
Spoonbill18
Black Swan11
Bewick's Swan15
Whooper Swan3
Pink-footed Goose2
White-fronted Goose9
Lesser White-fronted Goose2
Greylag Goose2
Snow Goose1
Canada Goose2
Barnacle Goose12
Dark-bellied Brent Goose6
Pale-bellied Brent Goose21
Black Brant29
Red-breasted Goose5
Egyptian Goose12
Cape Shelduck1
Shelduck2
Mandarin Duck10
Anas sp.5
Wigeon3
Chiloe Wigeon2
Teal2
Pintail4
Garganey17
Shoveler2
Muscovy Duck1
Red-crested Pochard10
Aythya sp.11
Pochard1
Tufted Duck2
Scaup12
Eider5
Long-tailed Duck15
Common Scoter1
Velvet Scoter8
Goldeneye3
Smew4
Red-breasted Merganser2
Goosander1
Honey Buzzard3
Red Kite10
Marsh Harrier12
Hen Harrier42
Montagu's Harrier2
Sparrowhawk25
Buzzard43
Rough-legged Buzzard18
Osprey10
Kestrel6
Red-footed Falcon30
Merlin14
Hobby13
Peregrine Falcon28
Red-legged Partridge5
Grey Partridge3
Pheasant1
Water Rail2
Crane11
Oystercatcher1
Black-winged Stilt7
Avocet1
Cream-coloured Courser3
Little Ringed Plover7
Ringed Plover1
Kentish Plover1
Dotterel23
Golden Plover2
Grey Plover1
Lapwing3
Knot6
Sanderling8
Little Stint6
Temminck's Stint4
White-rumped Sandpiper4
Pectoral Sandpiper3
Curlew Sandpiper13
Purple Sandpiper34
Dunlin1
Ruff3
Jack Snipe5
Snipe1
Woodcock4
Black-tailed Godwit15
Whimbrel14
Curlew2
Spotted Redshank8
Redshank2
Greenshank6
Lesser Yellowlegs6
Green Sandpiper3
Wood Sandpiper11
Common Sandpiper3
Wilson's Phalarope3
Red-necked Phalarope2
Grey Phalarope6
Larus sp.24
Mediterranean Gull99
Little Gull11
Black-headed Gull4
Ring-billed Gull71
Common Gull3
Herring Gull13
Yellow-legged Gull39
Caspian Gull184
Slaty-backed Gull1
Iceland Gull22
Kumlien's Gull1
Glaucous Gull47
Great Black-backed Gull6
Kittiwake18
Sandwich Tern5
Common Tern9
Black Tern6
Guillemot16
Razorbill1
Little Auk2
Stock Dove1
Wood Pigeon1
Turtle Dove13
Budgerigar1
Grey Parrot1
Ring-necked Parakeet2
Cuckoo18
Barn Owl14
Little Owl10
Short-eared Owl35
Swift3
Kingfisher8
Hoopoe3
Wryneck11
Green Woodpecker12
Great Spotted Woodpecker8
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker13
Shore Lark6
Sand Martin1
Swallow5
Red-rumped Swallow6
Olive-backed Pipit1
Meadow Pipit6
Rock Pipit6
Water Pipit5
flava wagtail1
Yellow Wagtail17
Grey Wagtail7
White Wagtail7
Waxwing46
Wren1
Nightingale5
Bluethroat2
Black Redstart12
Redstart17
Whinchat13
Stonechat16
Wheatear35
Ring Ouzel20
Blackbird5
Fieldfare10
Song Thrush2
Mistle Thrush2
Grasshopper Warbler20
Savi's Warbler1
Sedge Warbler7
Reed Warbler7
Blackcap10
Garden Warbler1
Barred Warbler7
Lesser Whitethroat3
Whitethroat11
Dartford Warbler4
Yellow-browed Warbler1
Chiffchaff14
Willow Warbler3
Goldcrest10
Firecrest13
Spotted Flycatcher20
Pied Flycatcher12
Bearded Tit20
Long-tailed Tit3
Marsh Tit5
Coal Tit6
Nuthatch8
Treecreeper13
Penduline Tit14
Red-backed Shrike16
Great Grey Shrike6
Woodchat Shrike4
Jay3
Starling1
House Sparrow1
Tree Sparrow5
Brambling7
Serin15
Goldfinch1
Siskin4
Linnet2
Twite18
Lesser Redpoll5
Mealy Redpoll9
Parrot Crossbill9
Bullfinch4
Hawfinch8
Snow Bunting36
Yellowhammer3
Reed Bunting3
Corn Bunting9
Smooth Newt3
Common Frog1
Marsh Frog3
Common Lizard4
Slow-worm6
Grass Snake7
Adder7
Western Hedgehog1
Common Pipistrelle1
Red Fox9
Weasel5
Common Seal25
Grey Seal4
Bottlenose Dolphin6
Harbour Porpoise2
Minke Whale2
Bank Vole1
Brown Rat2
Banded Demoiselle9
Emerald Damselfly6
Scarce Emerald Damselfly12
Southern Emerald Damselfly3
Willow Emerald Damselfly1
Large Red Damselfly10
Red-eyed Damselfly1
Small Red-eyed Damselfly7
Azure Damselfly14
Common Blue Damselfly4
Blue-tailed Damselfly12
Migrant Hawker13
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 Yellow3
Brimstone5
Large White3
Small White3
Green-veined White14
Orange-tip7
Green Hairstreak13
Purple Hairstreak8
White-letter Hairstreak15
Small Copper8
Brown Argus13
Common Blue20
Holly Blue9
White Admiral23
Red Admiral14
Painted Lady10
Small Tortoiseshell6
Peacock Butterfly10
Comma13
Silver-washed Fritillary6
Heath Fritillary6
Speckled Wood7
Wall16
Marbled White18
Gatekeeper11
Meadow Brown7
Ringlet7
Small Heath9
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