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:21/08/2019 20:28:07
Chat Forum:13/05/2019 20:30:54
Photos:18/08/2019 21:40:26
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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 Goose1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)21/08/2019
Little Tern38Shoebury East Beach21/08/2019
Little Tern17Wakering Stairs21/08/2019
Tree Pipit1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)21/08/2019
Osprey1Wakering Stairs20/08/2019
Willow Emerald Damselfly14Hadleigh Marshes20/08/2019
Southern Migrant Hawker1Gunners Park20/08/2019
Egyptian Goose4Gunners Park18/08/2019
Eider10Wakering Stairs18/08/2019
Little Tern2Gunners Park18/08/2019
Tree Pipit1Gunners Park18/08/2019
Whinchat1Gunners Park18/08/2019
Scarce Emerald Damselfly1Canvey Island18/08/2019
Southern Migrant Hawker24Canvey Island18/08/2019

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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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