Southend Ornithological Group

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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:25/04/2019 23:12:07
Chat Forum:30/01/2019 23:17:44
Photos:25/04/2019 22:25:51
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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
Black-necked Grebe3Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/04/2019
Peregrine Falcon1Two Tree Island (West)25/04/2019
Peregrine Falcon2Wallasea Island (RSPB)25/04/2019
Marsh Sandpiper1Vange Marsh (RSPB)25/04/2019
Wood Sandpiper1Vange Marsh (RSPB)25/04/2019
Grasshopper Warbler1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)25/04/2019
Little Ringed Plover2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)24/04/2019
Yellowhammer1Cherry Orchard Country Park24/04/2019
Mandarin Duck1Southchurch Park East23/04/2019
Nightingale1Canvey Wick23/04/2019
Green Hairstreak1Canvey Wick23/04/2019
Short-eared Owl1Wallasea Island (RSPB)22/04/2019
Nightingale1Wakering Stairs22/04/2019

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Recently added:-

  • 30/01/2019 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2018. Read it here.
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