Southend Ornithological Group

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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:20/02/2024 19:16:08
Chat Forum:27/11/2023 14:06:45
Photos:05/02/2024 19:11:59
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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
Ring-necked Parakeet1Priory Park20/02/2024
Coal Tit1Priory Park20/02/2024
Nuthatch2Hockley Woods20/02/2024
Lesser Redpoll4Hockley Woods20/02/2024
White-fronted Goose21West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)19/02/2024
Egyptian Goose8Shoeburyness Park19/02/2024
Red-crested Pochard1Shoeburyness Park19/02/2024
Red Kite1Canvey Way19/02/2024
Shag1Gunners Park18/02/2024
Great White Egret2Fleet Head18/02/2024
Red-breasted Goose1Fleet Head18/02/2024
Great White Egret3West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)17/02/2024
Barnacle Goose1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)17/02/2024
Merlin1West Canvey Marsh (RSPB)17/02/2024
Firecrest2Hockley Woods17/02/2024
Coal Tit2Hockley Woods17/02/2024
Redpoll sp.2Edwards Hall Park17/02/2024
Yellowhammer1South Fambridge16/02/2024

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Recently added:-

  • 5/11/2023 Paul Baker has updated the summary of SOG birds for May to Oct 2023. Read it here.
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