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:22/08/2017 21:29:54
Chat Forum:22/07/2017 12:23:03
Photos:20/08/2017 00:01:37
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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
Garganey2Vange Marsh (RSPB)22/08/2017
Peregrine Falcon1Highlands Boulevard, Leigh22/08/2017
Arctic Tern11Canvey Point22/08/2017
Shag1Canvey Point21/08/2017
Wood Sandpiper1Lower Raypits21/08/2017
Pomarine Skua2Canvey Point21/08/2017
Honey Buzzard1Wakering20/08/2017
Little Ringed Plover1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)20/08/2017
Kingfisher1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)20/08/2017
Marsh Tit1Hockley Woods20/08/2017
Coal Tit1Hockley Woods20/08/2017
Turtle Dove2Lower Raypits19/08/2017
Nightingale1Canvey Wick19/08/2017
Spotted Flycatcher2Canvey Wick19/08/2017
Bearded Tit1Vange Marsh (RSPB)19/08/2017

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 02/06/2017 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for Jan - Apr 2017. Read it here.
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