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:02/07/2022 17:48:28
Chat Forum:01/02/2022 21:24:34
Photos:26/06/2022 18:34:36
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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
Nuthatch1Belfairs N.R.02/07/2022
Southern Migrant Hawker1Belfairs N.R.02/07/2022
White Admiral6Belfairs N.R.02/07/2022
Purple Emperor1Belfairs N.R.02/07/2022
Silver-washed Fritillary1Belfairs N.R.02/07/2022
Red Kite1Benfleet01/07/2022
Red Kite1Tennyson Close, Leigh01/07/2022
Yellowhammer2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)01/07/2022
Egyptian Goose2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)29/06/2022
Grasshopper Warbler1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)29/06/2022
Nuthatch1Coombe Wood28/06/2022
Southern Migrant Hawker1Benfleet Station28/06/2022
White Admiral1Pound Wood28/06/2022

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 14/06/2022 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2022 January to May. Read it here.
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