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:21/10/2017 15:51:33
Chat Forum:18/10/2017 09:15:32
Photos:21/10/2017 17:02:36
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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
Purple Sandpiper1Shoebury Coastguards21/10/2017
Purple Sandpiper1Gunners Park20/10/2017
Short-eared Owl1Canvey Point19/10/2017
Egyptian Goose4Gunners Park18/10/2017
Peregrine Falcon1Southend18/10/2017
Puffin1Canvey Seafront18/10/2017
Lesser Redpoll25Gunners Park17/10/2017

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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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