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:23/10/2019 16:26:02
Chat Forum:13/05/2019 20:30:54
Photos:22/10/2019 14:20:41
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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
Egyptian Goose3Gunners Park23/10/2019
Black Redstart2Gunners Park23/10/2019
White Wagtail1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)22/10/2019
Eider2Canvey Point21/10/2019
Merlin1Canvey Point21/10/2019
Peregrine Falcon2Canvey Point21/10/2019
Little Gull1Canvey Point21/10/2019
Coal Tit1Stonehill Road, Leigh on Sea21/10/2019
Great White Egret1Wallasea Island (RSPB)20/10/2019
Little Stint1Wallasea Island (RSPB)20/10/2019
Ring Ouzel1Gunners Park20/10/2019
Brambling1Gunners Park20/10/2019
Brambling2Shoebury East Beach20/10/2019
Lesser Redpoll25Rochford Golf Course20/10/2019
Merlin1Wallasea Island (RSPB)19/10/2019
Curlew Sandpiper7Wallasea Island (RSPB)19/10/2019
Kingfisher1Wallasea Island (RSPB)19/10/2019
Coal Tit2Coombe Wood19/10/2019

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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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