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:22/01/2018 13:18:43
Chat Forum:15/01/2018 16:19:32
Photos:21/01/2018 17:24:46
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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
Red-necked Grebe1South Fambridge21/01/2018
Slavonian Grebe1South Fambridge21/01/2018
Whooper Swan2Wallasea Island (RSPB)21/01/2018
Black Brant1Wallasea Island (RSPB)21/01/2018
Merlin1Wallasea Island (RSPB)21/01/2018
Black-throated Diver1Gunners Park20/01/2018
Goosander1Wallasea Island (RSPB)20/01/2018
Short-eared Owl1South Fambridge20/01/2018
Kingfisher2Wallasea Island (RSPB)20/01/2018
Peregrine Falcon1South Fambridge19/01/2018
Short-eared Owl1Wallasea Island (RSPB)19/01/2018
Kingfisher1Leigh Cocklesheds19/01/2018
Hawfinch3Pound Wood19/01/2018
Peregrine Falcon2Southend18/01/2018
Little Stint1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)18/01/2018
Razorbill1Southend Pier18/01/2018

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  • 20/01/2018 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2017. Read it here.
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