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:25/09/2018 17:10:23
Chat Forum:03/08/2018 00:25:59
Photos:24/09/2018 21:27:01
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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
Pectoral Sandpiper1Lower Raypits24/09/2018
Manx Shearwater1Canvey Seafront23/09/2018
Manx Shearwater1Gunners Park23/09/2018
Egyptian Goose2Gunners Park23/09/2018
Arctic Tern2Canvey Seafront23/09/2018
Little Tern1Canvey Seafront23/09/2018
Black Tern2Canvey Seafront23/09/2018
Spotted Flycatcher1Shoebury East Beach23/09/2018
Peregrine Falcon1Hadleigh Downs22/09/2018
Kingfisher1Gunners Park22/09/2018
Coal Tit1Westcliff22/09/2018

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Recently added:-

  • 15/05/2018 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for Jan - Apr 2018. Read it here.
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