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:24/04/2018 22:22:22
Chat Forum:23/04/2018 05:15:26
Photos:24/04/2018 22:28:14
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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 Grebe1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)23/04/2018
Peregrine Falcon1Canvey Wick23/04/2018
Nightingale6Canvey Wick23/04/2018
Bearded Tit5Bowers Marsh (RSPB)23/04/2018
Red Kite1Rochford22/04/2018
Grasshopper Warbler1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)22/04/2018
Garganey1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)21/04/2018
Peregrine Falcon1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)21/04/2018
Little Ringed Plover4Bowers Marsh (RSPB)21/04/2018
Little Gull1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)21/04/2018
Nightingale1Two Tree Island21/04/2018
Nightingale1Wakering Stairs21/04/2018
Grasshopper Warbler3Canvey Wick21/04/2018
Bullfinch1Hadleigh Downs21/04/2018

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 20/01/2018 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2017. Read it here.
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