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:17/03/2018 17:39:40
Chat Forum:26/02/2018 20:45:55
Photos:15/03/2018 17:29:44
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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
Merlin1Wallasea Island (RSPB)17/03/2018
Little Gull1Canvey Point17/03/2018
Little Gull1Gunners Park17/03/2018
Coal Tit1Hockley Woods16/03/2018
Pink-footed Goose1Wallasea Island (RSPB)15/03/2018
White-fronted Goose4Wallasea Island (RSPB)15/03/2018
Black Brant1Wallasea Island (RSPB)15/03/2018
Scaup2Wallasea Island (RSPB)15/03/2018
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)15/03/2018
Water Pipit1Vange Marsh (RSPB)14/03/2018
Peregrine Falcon2Canvey Island13/03/2018
Water Pipit1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)13/03/2018

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 20/01/2018 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2017. Read it here.
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