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:23/08/2016 23:11:13
Chat Forum:08/08/2016 22:27:00
Photos:23/08/2016 23:05:58
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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
Glossy Ibis1Vange Marsh (RSPB)23/08/2016
Barnacle Goose1Wallasea Island (RSPB)23/08/2016
Egyptian Goose2Bowers Marsh (RSPB)23/08/2016
Curlew Sandpiper3Tewke's Creek23/08/2016
Curlew Sandpiper2Two Tree Island (West)23/08/2016
Lesser Yellowlegs1Vange Marsh (RSPB)23/08/2016
Kingfisher1Vange Marsh (RSPB)23/08/2016
Tree Pipit1Gunners Park23/08/2016
Spotted Flycatcher3Gunners Park23/08/2016
Bearded Tit3Vange Marsh (RSPB)23/08/2016
Garganey3Vange Marsh (RSPB)22/08/2016
Little Ringed Plover3Wallasea Island (RSPB)21/08/2016
Curlew Sandpiper5Canvey Point21/08/2016
Curlew Sandpiper1Two Tree Island21/08/2016
Pied Flycatcher1Gunners Park21/08/2016

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Recently added:-

  • 06/02/2016 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2015. Read it here.
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