Southend Ornithological Group

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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:20/08/2018 20:25:22
Chat Forum:03/08/2018 00:25:59
Photos:19/08/2018 21:57:03
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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)19/08/2018
Great White Egret1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)19/08/2018
Garganey4Bowers Marsh (RSPB)19/08/2018
Merlin1Lower Raypits19/08/2018
Whinchat1Lower Raypits19/08/2018
Arctic Tern16Canvey Point18/08/2018
Black Tern4Canvey Point18/08/2018
Great White Egret1Bowers Downs17/08/2018
Peregrine Falcon1Bowers Downs17/08/2018
Stone Curlew1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)17/08/2018
Willow Emerald Damselfly12Benfleet Downs17/08/2018
Southern Migrant Hawker1Benfleet Downs17/08/2018

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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