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:23/07/2019 17:37:26
Chat Forum:13/05/2019 20:30:54
Photos:23/07/2019 13:12:30
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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
Little Ringed Plover1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)23/07/2019
Wood Sandpiper1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)23/07/2019
Scarce Emerald Damselfly6Bowers Marsh (RSPB)23/07/2019
Southern Migrant Hawker10Bowers Marsh (RSPB)23/07/2019
Coal Tit1Coombe Wood22/07/2019
Purple Emperor1Belfairs N.R.22/07/2019
Peregrine Falcon2Wallasea Island (RSPB)21/07/2019
Scarce Emerald Damselfly1Wallasea Island (RSPB)21/07/2019
White Admiral1Belfairs N.R.21/07/2019
Silver-washed Fritillary1Belfairs N.R.21/07/2019
Peregrine Falcon1Rochford20/07/2019
Yellowhammer1Lower Raypits20/07/2019

for the 5 days up to .

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Recently added:-

  • 10/06/2019 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2019 January to April. Read it here.
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