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:28/02/2021 17:21:46
Chat Forum:18/02/2021 18:03:11
Photos:19/02/2021 09:08:47
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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
White-fronted Goose85Bowers Marsh (RSPB)28/02/2021
Barnacle Goose7Bowers Marsh (RSPB)28/02/2021
Merlin1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)28/02/2021
Peregrine Falcon1Bowers Marsh (RSPB)28/02/2021
Bullfinch2Ferndale Road, Rayleigh28/02/2021
Nuthatch1Hockley Woods27/02/2021
Great White Egret1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)26/02/2021
Barnacle Goose9West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)26/02/2021

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Recently added:-

  • 16/01/2021 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2020. Read it here.
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