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.

Member log in
Last Updates
Bird News:13/04/2021 09:36:21
Chat Forum:18/02/2021 18:03:11
Photos:10/04/2021 14:04:18
[ > 48 hrs ago, within last 48 hrs, within last 24 hrs]

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
Cattle Egret1Bowers Downs12/04/2021
Cattle Egret1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)12/04/2021
Cattle Egret5South Fambridge12/04/2021
Great White Egret2Bowers Downs12/04/2021
Great White Egret1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)12/04/2021
Spoonbill1Wallasea Island (RSPB)12/04/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)12/04/2021
Nightingale3Canvey Wick12/04/2021
Raven1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)12/04/2021
Lesser Redpoll27Canvey Wick12/04/2021
Blue-headed Wagtail1Wallasea Island (RSPB)10/04/2021
Spoonbill1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)09/04/2021
Short-eared Owl1Wallasea Island (RSPB)09/04/2021
White Wagtail1Wallasea Island (RSPB)09/04/2021
Black Redstart1Shoebury09/04/2021
Coal Tit1Victoria Road, Rayleigh09/04/2021

for the 5 days up to .

Enter a date and click the button for headlines up to 5 days prior to that date. If no headlines are available the date will automatically move 5 days further back and you can try again.

Recently added:-

  • 16/01/2021 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2020. Read it here.
Status: not logged in.