Southend Ornithological Group Photo Gallery

This is a photo gallery for bird images, mostly taken in SOG.

Recent Pictures

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Yellow-legged Gull at Hullbridge (Steve Arlow) (93623 bytes)

Yellow-legged Gull, adult, River Crouch, Hullbridge, 01/08/2021
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 7D mkii with 100-400mm mkii plus 1.4x extender)

Yellow-legged Gull at Hullbridge (Steve Arlow) (76062 bytes)

Yellow-legged Gull, adult, River Crouch, Hullbridge, 01/08/2021
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 7D mkii with 100-400mm mkii plus 1.4x extender)

Cuckoo at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (57425 bytes)

Cuckoo at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Cuckoo, 31/07/2021
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 300mm f4 PF with 1.4 converter)

Garganey at Vange Marsh (RSPB) (Tim Bourne) (86145 bytes)

Garganey at Vange Marsh (RSPB).
1of 3 Garganey, phone scoped, Vange Marsh, 29/07/2021
(© Tim Bourne, )

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (62125 bytes)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Willow Emerald Damselfly, 29/07/2021
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 300mm f4 PF with 1.4 converter)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (78633 bytes)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Willow Emerald Damselfly, 29/07/2021
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 300mm f4 PF with 1.4 converter)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at South Fambridge (Paul Baker) (91812 bytes)

Willow Emerald Damselfly at South Fambridge.
WED, 25/07/2021
(© Paul Baker, Samsung S9)

Bearded Tit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (44069 bytes)

Bearded Tit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Bearded Tit, 21/07/2021
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 300mm f4 PF with 1.4 converter)

Bearded Tit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (40795 bytes)

Bearded Tit at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Bearded Tit, 21/07/2021
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 300mm f4 PF with 1.4 converter)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) (Graham Oakes) (30966 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Bowers Marsh (RSPB).
Southern Migrant Hawker, 21/07/2021
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 300mm f4 PF)

Southern Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way (Graham Oakes) (49653 bytes)

Southern Emerald Damselfly at Canvey Way.
Southern Emerald, 13/07/2021
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 300mm f4 PF with 1.4 converter)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way (Graham Oakes) (79302 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Canvey Way.
Southern Migrant Hawker, 13/07/2021
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 300mm f4 PF with 1.4 converter)

Southern Migrant Hawker at South Fambridge (Paul Baker) (123987 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at South Fambridge.
SMH female, 11/07/2021
(© Paul Baker, Samsung S9)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh (Paul Griggs) (118377 bytes)

Southern Migrant Hawker at Highlands Boulevard, Leigh.
Souhern Migrant Hawker, 09/07/2021
(© Paul Griggs, Samsung S9 phone)

White-letter Hairstreak at Benfleet Downs (Graham Oakes) (73591 bytes)

White-letter Hairstreak at Benfleet Downs.
White-letter Hairstreak, 05/07/2021
(© Graham Oakes, Nikon 300mm f4 PF with 1.4 converter)

White Admiral at Hockley Woods (Steve Arlow) (34069 bytes)

White Admiral Hockley Woods 04-07-2021, 04/07/2021
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 7D mk2 with 100-400mm mk2)

White Admiral at Hockley Woods (Steve Arlow) (62666 bytes)

White Admiral Hockley Woods 04-07-2021, 04/07/2021
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 7D mk2 with 100-400mm mk2)

Silver-washed Fritillary at Hockley Woods (Steve Arlow) (58922 bytes)

Silver-washed Fritillary at Hockley Woods.
Silver-washed Fritillery Hockley Woods 04-07-2021, 04/07/2021
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 7D mk2 with 100-400mm mk2)

Silver-washed Fritillary at Hockley Woods (Steve Arlow) (41802 bytes)

Silver-washed Fritillary at Hockley Woods.
Silver-washed Fritillery Hockley Woods 04-07-2021, 04/07/2021
(© Steve Arlow, Canon 7D mk2 with 100-400mm mk2)

Full Index of Pictures (click links)

TaxonNumber of Photos
Red-throated Diver10
Black-throated Diver9
Great Northern Diver20
Little Grebe2
Great Crested Grebe5
Red-necked Grebe15
Slavonian Grebe12
Black-necked Grebe32
Fulmar1
Sooty Shearwater1
Gannet6
Shag30
Bittern6
Night Heron7
Cattle Egret37
Little Egret27
Great White Egret36
Grey Heron3
Purple Heron9
White Stork5
Glossy Ibis30
Spoonbill33
Black Swan11
Bewick's Swan15
Whooper Swan18
Tundra Bean Goose7
Pink-footed Goose3
White-fronted Goose23
Lesser White-fronted Goose2
Greylag Goose2
Snow Goose1
Canada Goose2
Barnacle Goose19
Dark-bellied Brent Goose6
Pale-bellied Brent Goose24
Black Brant38
Red-breasted Goose5
Egyptian Goose17
Ruddy Shelduck1
Cape Shelduck1
Shelduck3
Mandarin Duck17
Anas sp.8
Wigeon3
Chiloe Wigeon2
Teal2
Pintail4
White-cheeked Pintail3
Garganey37
Shoveler2
Muscovy Duck1
Red-crested Pochard15
Aythya sp.12
Pochard3
Ring-necked Duck13
Tufted Duck2
Scaup17
Eider6
Long-tailed Duck15
Common Scoter1
Velvet Scoter8
Goldeneye5
Smew4
Red-breasted Merganser3
Goosander12
Honey Buzzard3
Red Kite18
Marsh Harrier23
Hen Harrier48
Montagu's Harrier2
Sparrowhawk30
Buzzard47
Rough-legged Buzzard22
Osprey18
Kestrel14
Red-footed Falcon30
Merlin16
Hobby19
Peregrine Falcon34
Red-legged Partridge6
Grey Partridge4
Pheasant1
Water Rail3
Spotted Crake3
Crane12
Oystercatcher1
Black-winged Stilt7
Avocet2
Stone Curlew16
Cream-coloured Courser3
Little Ringed Plover12
Ringed Plover2
Kentish Plover1
Dotterel23
Golden Plover8
Grey Plover1
Lapwing4
Knot7
Sanderling11
Little Stint11
Temminck's Stint4
White-rumped Sandpiper4
Pectoral Sandpiper13
Curlew Sandpiper15
Purple Sandpiper46
Dunlin2
Ruff4
Jack Snipe19
Snipe6
Woodcock5
Black-tailed Godwit22
Whimbrel17
Curlew3
Spotted Redshank11
Redshank2
Marsh Sandpiper8
Greenshank9
Lesser Yellowlegs6
Green Sandpiper6
Wood Sandpiper17
Common Sandpiper7
Wilson's Phalarope3
Red-necked Phalarope2
Grey Phalarope7
Larus sp.24
Mediterranean Gull103
Little Gull25
Black-headed Gull4
Ring-billed Gull71
Common Gull3
Herring Gull14
Yellow-legged Gull52
Caspian Gull187
Slaty-backed Gull1
Iceland Gull22
Glaucous Gull47
Great Black-backed Gull6
Kittiwake22
Sandwich Tern5
Common Tern12
Black Tern10
Guillemot20
Razorbill1
Little Auk2
Stock Dove2
Wood Pigeon1
Turtle Dove18
Budgerigar1
Grey Parrot1
Ring-necked Parakeet7
Cuckoo28
Barn Owl21
Little Owl22
Short-eared Owl43
Swift3
Kingfisher13
Hoopoe3
Wryneck11
Green Woodpecker13
Great Spotted Woodpecker10
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker13
Skylark1
Shore Lark12
Sand Martin1
Swallow6
Red-rumped Swallow6
Olive-backed Pipit1
Meadow Pipit6
Rock Pipit11
Water Pipit8
flava wagtail3
Blue-headed Wagtail3
Yellow Wagtail24
Grey Wagtail8
White Wagtail7
Waxwing53
Wren1
Nightingale6
Bluethroat2
Black Redstart28
Redstart22
Whinchat32
Stonechat24
Wheatear61
Ring Ouzel33
Blackbird5
Fieldfare13
Song Thrush3
Redwing3
Mistle Thrush2
Cetti's Warbler2
Grasshopper Warbler28
Savi's Warbler1
Sedge Warbler11
Marsh Warbler14
Reed Warbler9
Blackcap12
Garden Warbler6
Barred Warbler7
Lesser Whitethroat13
Whitethroat13
Dartford Warbler10
Yellow-browed Warbler5
Chiffchaff16
Siberian Chiffchaff1
Willow Warbler4
Goldcrest12
Firecrest24
Spotted Flycatcher32
Pied Flycatcher21
Bearded Tit40
Long-tailed Tit4
Marsh Tit12
Coal Tit9
Nuthatch22
Treecreeper14
Penduline Tit14
Red-backed Shrike16
Great Grey Shrike6
Woodchat Shrike18
Jay3
Jackdaw1
Hooded Crow3
Raven8
Starling1
Rose-coloured Starling11
House Sparrow2
Tree Sparrow7
Brambling18
Serin30
Goldfinch1
Siskin7
Linnet2
Twite18
Lesser Redpoll12
Mealy Redpoll11
Parrot Crossbill9
Bullfinch5
Hawfinch42
Snow Bunting36
Yellowhammer7
Reed Bunting6
Corn Bunting14
Smooth Newt3
Palmate Newt3
Common Frog1
Marsh Frog4
Common Lizard10
Slow-worm8
Grass Snake8
Western Hedgehog1
Common Pipistrelle1
Serotine3
Red Fox13
Weasel6
Badger1
Common Seal29
Grey Seal6
Bottlenose Dolphin6
Harbour Porpoise2
Minke Whale2
Chinese Muntjac1
Bank Vole1
Northern Water Vole2
Brown Rat3
House Mouse1
Banded Demoiselle15
Emerald Damselfly12
Scarce Emerald Damselfly34
Southern Emerald Damselfly15
Willow Emerald Damselfly25
Large Red Damselfly15
Red-eyed Damselfly3
Small Red-eyed Damselfly9
Azure Damselfly17
Common Blue Damselfly4
Blue-tailed Damselfly12
Migrant Hawker20
Southern Hawker11
Brown Hawker2
Southern Migrant Hawker65
Emperor Dragonfly17
Hairy Dragonfly10
Four-spotted Chaser10
Broad-bodied Chaser12
Black-tailed Skimmer12
Common Darter7
Red-veined Darter3
Ruddy Darter16
insects2
Butterflies and Moths51
Small Skipper6
Essex Skipper9
Large Skipper14
Clouded Yellow9
Brimstone7
Large White3
Small White3
Green-veined White18
Orange-tip12
Green Hairstreak25
Purple Hairstreak12
White-letter Hairstreak27
Small Copper13
Brown Argus18
Common Blue23
Holly Blue10
White Admiral36
Purple Emperor1
Red Admiral14
Painted Lady13
Small Tortoiseshell7
Peacock Butterfly10
Comma18
Silver-washed Fritillary23
Heath Fritillary6
Speckled Wood12
Wall Brown24
Marbled White27
Gatekeeper11
Meadow Brown10
Ringlet7
Small Heath11
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