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:21/01/2021 00:05:48
Chat Forum:03/01/2021 17:21:59
Photos:17/01/2021 20:05:14
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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
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)20/01/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Hadleigh Downs20/01/2021
Grey Partridge6Fleet Head19/01/2021
Raven4Belfairs N.R.19/01/2021
Raven4Highlands Boulevard, Leigh19/01/2021
Great White Egret1Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/01/2021
White-fronted Goose50Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/01/2021
Hen Harrier1Paglesham Eastend18/01/2021
Peregrine Falcon2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)18/01/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Paglesham Eastend18/01/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/01/2021
Water Pipit1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)18/01/2021
Coal Tit1Victoria Road, Rayleigh18/01/2021
Raven2Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/01/2021
White-fronted Goose70Wat Tyler Country Park17/01/2021
Barnacle Goose1South Fambridge17/01/2021
Barnacle Goose3Wat Tyler Country Park17/01/2021
Egyptian Goose2Rochford Golf Course17/01/2021
Egyptian Goose2Thorpe Bay17/01/2021
Ring-necked Parakeet2Thorpe Bay17/01/2021
Water Pipit4Vange Marsh (RSPB)17/01/2021
Lesser Redpoll3Canvey Wick17/01/2021
Lesser Redpoll1Cherry Orchard Country Park17/01/2021

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  • 16/01/2021 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2020. Read it here.
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