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:03/08/2020 14:32:36
Chat Forum:28/04/2020 13:53:06
Photos:01/08/2020 23:04:54
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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
Peregrine Falcon1Canvey Point03/08/2020
Whinchat2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)02/08/2020
Raven2Fleet Head01/08/2020
Black Tern2Canvey Point31/07/2020
Southern Migrant Hawker8Bowers Marsh (RSPB)31/07/2020
Red Kite1Highlands Boulevard, Leigh30/07/2020
Red Kite1Tewke's Creek30/07/2020
Red-tailed Hawk1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)30/07/2020
Southern Migrant Hawker20West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)30/07/2020

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Recently added:-

  • 09/05/2020 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2019. Read it here.
  • 09/05/2020 and 2020 Jan - April Read it here.
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