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:23/01/2020 13:33:45
Chat Forum:24/11/2019 17:51:54
Photos:19/01/2020 19:40:31
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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
Great White Egret1Wallasea Island (RSPB)22/01/2020
Hen Harrier2Wallasea Island (RSPB)22/01/2020
Merlin1Wallasea Island (RSPB)22/01/2020
Kingfisher1Priory Park22/01/2020
Water Pipit1Roper's farm22/01/2020
Raven1Wallasea Island (RSPB)22/01/2020
Barnacle Goose6Bowers Marsh (RSPB)20/01/2020
Peregrine Falcon1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)20/01/2020

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 15/11/2019 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2019 May to October. Read it here.
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