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:25/05/2022 09:24:53
Chat Forum:01/02/2022 21:24:34
Photos:21/05/2022 22:40:47
[ > 48 hrs ago, within last 48 hrs, within last 24 hrs]

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
Red Kite1Ashingdon24/05/2022
Red Kite1Canvey Way24/05/2022
Red Kite1Benfleet22/05/2022
Turtle Dove1Friars Park22/05/2022

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Recently added:-

  • 14/02/2022 Paul Baker has completed the summary of SOG birds for 2021. Read it here.
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