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:28/01/2022 22:39:49
Chat Forum:03/06/2021 11:04:06
Photos:28/01/2022 14:27:42
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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
Great White Egret1Wallasea Island (RSPB)28/01/2022
Spoonbill3Wallasea Island (RSPB)28/01/2022
Pale-bellied Brent Goose1Wallasea Island (RSPB)28/01/2022
Red-breasted Goose1Wallasea Island (RSPB)28/01/2022
Grey Partridge1Wakering Rubbish Tip28/01/2022
Short-eared Owl3South Fambridge28/01/2022
Nuthatch6Hockley Woods28/01/2022
Pale-bellied Brent Goose1South Fambridge27/01/2022
Hen Harrier1South Fambridge27/01/2022
Kingfisher1River Roach27/01/2022
Siskin20Hockley Woods27/01/2022
Peregrine Falcon1Canvey Point26/01/2022
Yellow-legged Gull1Hullbridge26/01/2022
Coal Tit1Belfairs N.R.26/01/2022
Lesser Redpoll2Hampton Barns26/01/2022
Kingfisher1Gunners Park25/01/2022
Kingfisher1Rochford Reservoir25/01/2022
Lesser Redpoll2Canvey Wick25/01/2022

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Recently added:-

  • 15/11/2021 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for January to October 2021. Read it here.
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