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:17/07/2018 22:12:48
Chat Forum:03/06/2018 20:47:36
Photos:15/07/2018 12:08:04
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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
Coal Tit1Coombe Wood16/07/2018
Scarce Emerald Damselfly30Canvey Way16/07/2018
Southern Migrant Hawker20Canvey Way16/07/2018
Red Kite1Benfleet Downs15/07/2018
Southern Migrant Hawker21Benfleet Downs15/07/2018
Scarce Emerald Damselfly15Barling Magna Millennium Wildlife Park14/07/2018
Scarce Emerald Damselfly10Shoebury14/07/2018
Southern Emerald Damselfly1Canvey Way14/07/2018
Southern Migrant Hawker2Shoebury14/07/2018
Southern Migrant Hawker7Wat Tyler Country Park14/07/2018
Silver-washed Fritillary2Belfairs N.R.14/07/2018

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 15/05/2018 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for Jan - Apr 2018. Read it here.
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