Southend Ornithological Group Photo Gallery

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

Recent Pictures

Click on the thumbnail pictures below to see the full size photo.
Sanderling at Shoebury Coastguards (Graham Mee) (69476 bytes)

Sanderling at Shoebury Coastguards.
Sanderling, 21/10/2017
(© Graham Mee, Nikon D750)

Sanderling at Shoebury Coastguards (Graham Mee) (74202 bytes)

Sanderling at Shoebury Coastguards.
Sanderling, 21/10/2017
(© Graham Mee, Nikon D750)

Purple Sandpiper at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (69081 bytes)

Purple Sandpiper at Gunners Park.
purple sandpiper, 20/10/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Purple Sandpiper at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (61414 bytes)

Purple Sandpiper at Gunners Park.
purple sandpiper, 20/10/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Purple Sandpiper at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (60795 bytes)

Purple Sandpiper at Gunners Park.
purple sandpiper, 20/10/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Gannet at Canvey Point (Richard Howard) (39505 bytes)

Gannet at Canvey Point.
Gannets, 19/10/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Gannet at Canvey Point (Richard Howard) (32019 bytes)

Gannet at Canvey Point.
Gannets, 19/10/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Rock Pipit at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (62451 bytes)

Rock Pipit at Gunners Park.
Rock pipit, 17/10/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx m2, canon 500mm l series m1)

Rock Pipit at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (55688 bytes)

Rock Pipit at Gunners Park.
Rock pipit, 17/10/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx m2, canon 500mm l series m1)

Osprey at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (11396 bytes)

Osprey at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
osprey , 08/10/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Osprey at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (12290 bytes)

Osprey at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
osprey, 08/10/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Osprey at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (10655 bytes)

Osprey at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
osprey, 08/10/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Stonechat at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (33072 bytes)

Stonechat at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Stonechat, 06/10/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Little Gull at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (55286 bytes)

Little Gull at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Little Gull, 27/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Marsh Harrier at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (9980 bytes)

Marsh Harrier at Gunners Park.
marsh harrier, 26/09/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Kestrel at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (31739 bytes)

Kestrel at Gunners Park.
kestrel, 26/09/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Kestrel at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (56168 bytes)

Kestrel at Gunners Park.
kestrel, 26/09/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Ringed Plover at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (54871 bytes)

Ringed Plover at Gunners Park.
ringed plover, 26/09/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Little Gull at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (48314 bytes)

Little Gull at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Little Gull, 26/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Little Gull at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (65118 bytes)

Little Gull at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Little Gull, 26/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Black Tern at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (49684 bytes)

Black Tern at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Black Tern, 26/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Black Tern at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (54069 bytes)

Black Tern at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Black Tern, 26/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Black Tern at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (54502 bytes)

Black Tern at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Black Tern, 26/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Black Tern at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (97481 bytes)

Black Tern at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Black Tern with Little Gull, 26/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Whinchat at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (50453 bytes)

Whinchat at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Whinchat, 26/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (111334 bytes)

Yellowhammer at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Yellowhammer, 26/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Common Lizard at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (180619 bytes)

Common Lizard at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Common Lizard, 26/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Swallow at Barling Magna Millennium Wildlife Park (Richard Howard) (61342 bytes)

Swallow at Barling Magna Millennium Wildlife Park.
Swallows in the treetops, 24/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (36309 bytes)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Benfleet Downs.
male Willow Emerald damselfly, 24/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (40453 bytes)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Benfleet Downs.
male Willow Emerald damselfly, 24/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Benfleet Downs (Richard Howard) (45120 bytes)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Benfleet Downs.
male Willow Emerald damselfly, 24/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Merlin at Wallasea Island (RSPB) (Andrew Armstrong) (35173 bytes)

Merlin at Wallasea Island (RSPB).
Merlin at Wallasea, 23/09/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, Canon 1dx m2, canon 500mm l series m1)

Curlew Sandpiper at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (80090 bytes)

Curlew Sandpiper at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
record shot of juvenile Curlew Sandpiper, 22/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Wheatear at Gunners Park (Andrew Armstrong) (66691 bytes)

Wheatear at Gunners Park.
wheatear, 22/09/2017
(© Andrew Armstrong, canon 1dx m2, canon l series 500mm m1)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (66693 bytes)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Little Stint, 21/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (68840 bytes)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Little Stint, 21/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Richard Howard) (51250 bytes)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
6 Little Stints, 21/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm ED)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (78448 bytes)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Little Stint, 21/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (39237 bytes)

Little Stint at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Little Stint, 21/09/2017
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 mm lens)

Pied Flycatcher at Gunners Park (Richard Howard) (52835 bytes)

Pied Flycatcher at Gunners Park.
Pied Flycatcher, 21/09/2017
(© Richard Howard, Nikon D-7200; Nikkor 200-500mm 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 Grebe9
Slavonian Grebe9
Black-necked Grebe7
Fulmar1
Sooty Shearwater1
Gannet4
Shag23
Bittern6
Night Heron7
Cattle Egret27
Little Egret25
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
Ruddy Shelduck1
Cape Shelduck1
Shelduck2
Mandarin Duck12
Anas sp.5
Wigeon3
Chiloe Wigeon2
Teal2
Pintail4
Garganey18
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 Kite11
Marsh Harrier13
Hen Harrier42
Montagu's Harrier2
Sparrowhawk25
Buzzard43
Rough-legged Buzzard18
Osprey17
Kestrel8
Red-footed Falcon30
Merlin15
Hobby14
Peregrine Falcon28
Red-legged Partridge5
Grey Partridge3
Pheasant1
Water Rail2
Crane11
Oystercatcher1
Black-winged Stilt7
Avocet1
Cream-coloured Courser3
Little Ringed Plover7
Ringed Plover2
Kentish Plover1
Dotterel23
Golden Plover3
Grey Plover1
Lapwing3
Knot6
Sanderling10
Little Stint11
Temminck's Stint4
White-rumped Sandpiper4
Pectoral Sandpiper3
Curlew Sandpiper14
Purple Sandpiper37
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 Gull100
Little Gull16
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 Tern10
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
Swallow6
Red-rumped Swallow6
Olive-backed Pipit1
Meadow Pipit6
Rock Pipit8
Water Pipit5
flava wagtail1
Yellow Wagtail17
Grey Wagtail7
White Wagtail7
Waxwing46
Wren1
Nightingale5
Bluethroat2
Black Redstart12
Redstart18
Whinchat17
Stonechat18
Wheatear40
Ring Ouzel20
Blackbird5
Fieldfare10
Song Thrush2
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
Goldcrest10
Firecrest13
Spotted Flycatcher23
Pied Flycatcher13
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 Sparrow7
Brambling7
Serin15
Goldfinch1
Siskin4
Linnet2
Twite18
Lesser Redpoll5
Mealy Redpoll9
Parrot Crossbill9
Bullfinch4
Hawfinch8
Snow Bunting36
Yellowhammer4
Reed Bunting3
Corn Bunting9
Smooth Newt3
Common Frog1
Marsh Frog3
Common Lizard6
Slow-worm6
Grass Snake7
Adder7
Western Hedgehog1
Common Pipistrelle1
Red Fox9
Weasel5
Common Seal26
Grey Seal4
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 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
Wall17
Marbled White18
Gatekeeper11
Meadow Brown7
Ringlet7
Small Heath9
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