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:27/01/2022 12:42:13
Chat Forum:03/06/2021 11:04:06
Photos:23/01/2022 21:54:47
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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
Nuthatch4Hockley Woods27/01/2022
Siskin20Hockley Woods27/01/2022
Peregrine Falcon1Canvey Point26/01/2022
Yellow-legged Gull1Hullbridge26/01/2022
Coal Tit1Belfairs N.R.26/01/2022
Lesser Redpoll2Hampton Barns26/01/2022
Kingfisher1Gunners Park25/01/2022
Kingfisher1Rochford Reservoir25/01/2022
Lesser Redpoll2Canvey Wick25/01/2022
Great White Egret1Wallasea Island (RSPB)24/01/2022
Spoonbill3Wallasea Island (RSPB)24/01/2022
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)24/01/2022
Peregrine Falcon1Wallasea Island (RSPB)24/01/2022
Brambling2Hampton Barns24/01/2022
Barnacle Goose4Wallasea Island (RSPB)23/01/2022
Hawfinch1Hockley Woods23/01/2022
Lapland Bunting1Wallasea Island (RSPB)23/01/2022
Snow Bunting1Roper's farm23/01/2022
Yellowhammer6South Fambridge23/01/2022

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Recently added:-

  • 15/11/2021 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for January to October 2021. Read it here.
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