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:04/03/2021 21:50:58
Chat Forum:18/02/2021 18:03:11
Photos:02/03/2021 12:16:23
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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
White-fronted Goose14Bowers Marsh (RSPB)04/03/2021
Barnacle Goose3Bowers Marsh (RSPB)04/03/2021
Red-crested Pochard4Paglesham Lagoon04/03/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)04/03/2021
Jack Snipe1Wallasea Island (RSPB)03/03/2021
Coal Tit1Victoria Road, Rayleigh03/03/2021
Lesser Redpoll16Southend03/03/2021
Hen Harrier1Wallasea Island (RSPB)02/03/2021
Ring-necked Parakeet2Thorpe Bay02/03/2021
Water Pipit1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)02/03/2021
Black Redstart1Wallasea Island (RSPB)02/03/2021

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Recently added:-

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