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:22/10/2021 14:47:11
Chat Forum:03/06/2021 11:04:06
Photos:19/10/2021 16:13:58
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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
Garganey1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)22/10/2021
Rough-legged Buzzard1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)22/10/2021
Black-throated Diver1Canvey Point21/10/2021
Little Stint1Vange Marsh (RSPB)21/10/2021
Raven1South Fambridge21/10/2021
Brambling2South Fambridge21/10/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Two Tree Island (West)20/10/2021
Shag1Gunners Park19/10/2021
White-fronted Goose1Gunners Park19/10/2021
Little Gull1Canvey Point19/10/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Wallasea Island (RSPB)18/10/2021

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 23/05/2021 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for January to April 2021. Read it here.
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