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Kingfisher at Rye Meads on December 19, photo by Drew Lyness

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Welcome to the Herts Bird Club website. We promote the study and recording of birds in Hertfordshire and encourage a wider interest in natural history including the conservation of wildlife habitats.


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Birds of Hertfordshire 
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- pre-publication offer now open 
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Warblr: an app that recognises birds from their songs.

The Hertfordshire Bird Report 2012 .

Herts Wetland Birds Survey (WeBS) 2012 results

Hertfordshire Bird Atlas 2007-12 - all the results

BTO Hertfordshire news and information from our Regional Rep, Chris Dee.

How to join or renew your membership

Herts Bird Club conference - 21 March 2015

Diary of events – field trips, walks, meetings – organised by local groups

Bird records

Please send us your Herts bird sightings through the records submission page. The latest sightings of interest will be listed automatically on the right hand side of this page, once they have been checked by a moderator. After a few days records transfer to the sightings archive.
The Herts Gazeteer lists site names and grid references for bird recording.

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The success of the site depends on you, the users, entering your records and sending in interesting information, not only sightings which can be entered online but also reports on trips and additional site guides. We also welcome feedback on what you would like to see on the site, email.

Injured or orphan birds – advice here.

The Herts Bird Club is part of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society and our websites are integrated. We hope this will encourage those of you who have not investigated other aspects of wildlife in Hertfordshire to have a look around the HNHS website, discover what is available. Please submit your records of other wildlife, including mammals, amphibians, reptiles and dragonflies through the HNHS website.

Who's who in the Herts Bird Club

Taken a good photograph?

Please send us your Herts bird photos for display on the website, email them to the Bird Club photos team at Herts Bird Photos. with a note of where and when they were taken. A selection will be displayed on this page, added to the photo gallery and/or chosen to illustrate the annual Herts Bird Report.

Water Rail at Lemsford Springs on December 19, photo by Ray Kilham

Teal at Wilstone Reservoir on December 13, photo by Andrew Steele

Starling in Harpenden on December 14, photo by David Lyons

Pintail at Rye Meads on December 15, photo by Katy Smith

Peregrine Falcon at Rye Meads on December 14, photo by Ron Baber

Photo of a Bullfinch taken in the garden by Andrew Moon on December 12 

Green Sandpiper at Lemsford Springs on December 12, photo by Ray Kilham

Marsh tit at Amwell on December 12, photo by Rob Stubbs

Pied Wagtail at Norton Green  on December 12, photo by Tom Speller

Chiffchaff in Kings Langley on December 10, photo by Dan Forder

Stock Doves in Chiswell Green on December 10, photo by Alan Gardiner

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long-tailed Tit at Rye Meads on November 11, photo by Katy Smith

Fieldfare at East Hyde on December 07, photo by David Lyons

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goldeneye at Stockers Lake on December 06, photo by Jeff Chapman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stonechat at West Hyde on December 06, image by Paul Higgs

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Little Owl at Stanstead Abbotts on December 02, image by Darren Bast
Reed Bunting at Amwell on December 02, image by Rob Stubbs
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grey Wagtail at Lemsford Springs in  November, image by Ray Kilham

 

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Latest sightings

Interesting recent records submitted through the website are listed here, older records are in the sightings archive.

21ST DEC: Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), Water Rail, from James hide (Maureen Lead)
Benington, 3 Red Kite (Frances Hurst)
East Hyde, Red Kite (David Lyons)
Gobions Wood nr Brookmans Park, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, east end
Hitch Wood nr St Paul's Walden, 2 Marsh Tit (Ken & Linda Smith)
Hitch Wood nr St Paul's Walden, 2 Raven (Ken & Linda Smith)
Lemsford Springs, 2 Little Egret, one ringed (Clifford Smout)
Lemsford Springs, 4 Green Sandpiper (Jeff Bailey)
Lemsford Springs, Water Rail (Clifford Smout)
Lemsford Springs, Kingfisher (Jeff Bailey)
Lemsford Springs, 2 Grey Wagtail (Jjeff Bailey)
Preston, 100 Red Kite, Minimum count of 100 at Whitehall wood roost just SW of Preston (Mike Ilett)
Reed, Red Kite, Hatch pen farm. (Tony Cobb)
Rickmansworth, Red Kite (Joan Thompson)
South Oxhey, Blackcap, male in my oxhey hall gdn (Joan Thompson)
Stanstead Abbotts, Blackcap, female on garden feeder (Jane Free)
Stocker's Farm, Stonechat, fem (G Lapworth)
Stocker's Lake, 12 Goldeneye, 4m,8f (G Lapworth)
Stocker's Lake, 2 Red-crested Pochard, pair (G Lapworth)
Therfield Heath, Peregrine Falcon, over fields near Duck puddle bush. (Tony Cobb)
Therfield Heath, 19 Golden Plover (Tony Cobb)

20TH DEC: Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, at least 3 1st winter in the roost this evening (Laurence Drummond)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Marsh Tit, on feeders by James Hide
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Caspian Gull, 1st winter. (Jason Ward)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, one 1st winter, one Adult. (Jason Ward)
Berkhamsted Common, 25+ Lesser Redpoll (Mike Spittles)
Berkhamsted Common, 3 Raven (Mike Spittles)
Brickendon, 18+ Siskin, in private woodland (Allan Meadows)
Brickendon, 6 Lesser Redpoll, private woodland (Allan Meadows)
Lemsford Springs, Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)
Lemsford Springs, 4 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)
Lemsford Springs, 6 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)
Redbourn, Chiffchaff, near Chequers PH (Ernest Leahy)
Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, Pintail, male (Nick Northall)
South Oxhey, Blackcap, male in my oxhey hall gdn (Joan Thompson)
Stanstead Abbotts, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (M B Sharp)
Stanstead Abbotts Lakes (N or S not specified), Goldeneye, male (Jane Free)
Stanstead Abbotts Lakes (N or S not specified), Cetti's Warbler (Jane Free)
Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, Goosander, fem over at 15.20
Watford, Blackcap, male on garden feeder. (Hilary Weston)
Watford, Red Kite (B Norcott)
Welwyn Garden City, Ring-necked Parakeet, Over Gosling Sports Stadium (Ian Flack)

19TH DEC: Amwell NR - Bittern Pool, Bittern, seen at 4.15pm (Ron Baber)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Water Rail (Drew Lyness)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Little Egret (Drew Lyness)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Goldeneye, 1 drake (Drew Lyness)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Caspian Gull, adult and first winter (Drew Lyness)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Kingfisher (Drew Lyness)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Marsh Tit (Drew Lyness)
Braughing, Peregrine Falcon, circling over wood NE of village at dusk with 3 Buzzards (Murray Orchard)
Braughing, Little Egret, in field by main ford (Paula Moore)
Braughing, Merlin, hunting low in fields at top of pentlows hill (Paula Moore)
Braughing, Red Kite (Andy Brown)
East Hyde, 2 Red Kite (David & Sarah Lyons)
Furneux Pelham, Red Kite (Andy Brown)
King's Meads nr Hertford, Chiffchaff, Hertford Cut (Simon Knott)
King's Meads nr Hertford, Kingfisher, New River (Simon Knott)
Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, Pintail, drake, Gadwall Hide (Drew Lyness)
Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, Ring-necked Parakeet (Drew Lyness)
Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, Shelduck (Drew Lyness)
Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Kingfisher (Drew Lyness)
Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Drew Lyness)
South Oxhey, Blackcap, male in my oxhey hall gdn (Joan Thompson)
Stocker's Farm, 2 Stonechat, pair (G Lapworth/P Elton)
Watford, Blackcap, on garden feeder (B Norcott)
Watton at Stone, 4 Red Kite, over fields by Gregory's Farm (Nigel Denison)
Watton at Stone, 2 Raven (Nigel Denison)
White Hall Farm nr Stevenage, Little Egret (Alan Ford)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), Kingfisher (Jeff Bailey)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Chiffchaff, behind hide (Jeff Bailey)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 35 Golden Plover (Jeff Bailey)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 7 Common Snipe (Jeff Bailey)

18TH DEC: Coursers Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 7 Yellowhammer (Lee G R Evans)
Coursers Farm (Tyttenhanger area), Red Kite (Lee G R Evans)
Harpenden, Blackcap, male (Alan Jackson)
Harpenden, Red Kite (Jenny Jackson)
Heartwood Forest - E of B651, Red Kite (Murray Brown)
Heartwood Forest - W of B651, 2 Stonechat, TL162122 (Murray Brown)
Nomansland nr Wheathampstead, Lesser Redpoll (Murray Brown)
Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Little Egret, over my garden (Roger Jones)
South Oxhey, Blackcap, male (Joan Thompson)
Stocker's Lake, 12 Goldeneye, 6m 6f (G Lapworth)
Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 16 Tree Sparrow, 8 at the feeder, 8 by the horse paddocks 500 yards to the east (Lee G R Evans)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Common Snipe (Steve Blake)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 113 Golden Plover (Steve Blake)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), Little Egret (Steve Blake)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), Kingfisher (Steve Blake)

17TH DEC: Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Kingfisher, James hide (Rob Stubbs)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Water Rail, James hide (Rob Stubbs)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Marsh Tit, James hide (Rob Stubbs)
Bernards Heath (St Albans), 13 Ring-necked Parakeet, over garden (Andrew Steele)
Digswell Meadow, Little Egret (Roger Jones)
Flamstead village, 2 Little Egret, river Ver off Hollybush Lane (Connor McGrath)
Great Hormead, Red Kite, east end of village (Andy Brown)
Hanbury Manor nr Ware, 6 Red Kite (Steve Akrill)
Hay Street nr Puckeridge, Rough-legged Buzzard, soaring with Kites at 12.30, usual area (Roger Jones)
Hay Street nr Puckeridge, 6 Red Kite (Roger Jones)
Hay Street nr Puckeridge, Merlin, soaring with Common Buzzards (Roger Jones)
Hitchin, Little Egret, Purwell Meadows (David Inward)
South Oxhey, Blackcap, male in my Oxhey Hall gdn (Joan Thompson)
St Albans, 3 Red Kite, above St Albans Abbey green (Hilary Weston)
St Albans, 2 Blackcap, male and female in Sopwell Nunnery Green space (Hilary Weston)
Stanstead Abbotts, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Alan Ford)
Therfield Heath, Red Kite, over Fox Covert HMWT (andy brown)
Thorley Wash nr Bishop's Stortford, Water Rail (Jenny Sherwen)
Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 10 Tree Sparrow (Alan Gardiner)
Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), Peregrine Falcon (Alan Gardiner)

16TH DEC: Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Little Egret (Allan Meadows)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Red Kite (Allan Meadows)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Water Rail (Allan Meadows)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Common Snipe (Allan Meadows)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Goldeneye, female (Allan Meadows)
Harpenden, Blackcap, male in garden (Alan Jackson)
Harpenden, Blackcap (Robin Hilton)
Hay Street nr Puckeridge, Rough-legged Buzzard (Clive Harding/Nigel Wakerley)
Hay Street nr Puckeridge, Merlin, male at 4 pm (Clive Harding/Nigel Wakerley)
Heartwood Forest - W of B651, Hen Harrier, juvenile hunting over area in north between Round Wood and Nomansland Common at 11.30 (Ken & Linda Smith)
Hertford, c100 Pied Wagtail, The pied wagtail roost seems to have moved. Now in silver birch opposite Hertford Bus Station, outside block of flats by bus stops. (Alison Monckton)
Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), Blackcap, Female (Lee Fitz)
Panshanger Park, 14 Siskin, feeding on alders with goldfinches and mixed tit flock (Allan Meadows)
Patmore Heath, 2 Red Kite (Andy Brown)
Preston, 2 Raven, over calling. (Nigel Denison)
Preston, 70+ Red Kite, roosting in usual wood. (Nigel Denison)
South Oxhey, Blackcap, male in my South Oxhey gdn (Joan Thompson)
Stanstead Abbotts, Little Owl, still present on chimney (Darren Bast)
Stevenage, Red Kite, Over Thomas Alleyne School fields moving N (Steve Akrill)
Stocker's Farm, Little Owl (Joan Thompson)
Stocker's Farm, Grey Wagtail (Joan Thompson)
Stocker's Farm, 2 Egyptian Goose (Joan Thompson)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), Kingfisher (Andrew Steele)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), 3+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Andrew Steele)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), 10+ Lesser Redpoll (Andrew Steele)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), 3+ Siskin (Andrew Steele)
Watford, 2 Blackcap, males at St.Mary's Church in Watford High Street (Ian Bennell)
Watton at Stone, Barn Owl, low over garden (Tony Barrett)
Weston, Ring-necked Parakeet (Andrew Coates)

15TH DEC: Bovingdon, Grey Wagtail (Lee Batten)
Cole Green area, 20+ Fieldfare, feeding on hawthorn adjacent A414 (Chris Glanville)
Great Gaddesden, 2 Kingfisher (Martin Parr)
Great Gaddesden, Little Egret (Martin Parr)
Great Gaddesden, 20+ Fieldfare (Martin Parr)
Great Gaddesden, Green Sandpiper (Martin Parr)
Harpenden, 3 Blackcap, 2 males 1 female feeding below sunflower feeder (Alan Jackson)
Hatfield Aerodrome (disused), Chiffchaff, by the lake near UH (S Chalmers)
Hemel Hempstead, Blackcap, male in my garden (Jeff Bailey)
King's Walden, 95 Red Kite, Min no. roosting in Whitehall Wood 15.15-16.15. Probably over 100 but birds from S difficult to detect. Majority in from N/NE (Murray Orchard)
King's Walden, 2 Raven, A pair flew in to roost with Kites at dusk. (Murray Orchard)
King's Walden, Barn Owl, One flew along lane by Whitehall Wood at dusk. (Murray Orchard)
Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, Bittern (Vicky Buckel)
South Oxhey, Blackcap, male in my South Oxhey gdn (Joan Thompson)
South Oxhey, 10 Ring-necked Parakeet, In my Oxhey hall gdn (Joan Thompson)
Stanstead Abbotts, Little Owl (Jenny Sherwen/Darren Bast)
Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 10 Tree Sparrow (Steve Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 26 Skylark, pumpkin field (Steve Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, c30 Linnet (Steve Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, Chiffchaff (Steve Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, Water Rail, heard (Steve Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, Common Snipe (Steve Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3 Wigeon (Steve Blake)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), Kingfisher (Andrew Steele)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), 2+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Andrew Steele)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), 7+ Lesser Redpoll (Andrew Steele)
West Hyde, C60 Linnet (Paul Lewis)
West Hyde, C80 Skylark (Paul Lewis)
West Hyde, 2 Stonechat, Pair (Paul Lewis)
West Hyde, 2 Raven, flying over (Paul Lewis)

14TH DEC: Berkhamsted, Raven, calling over town (Syd Chalkly)
Braughing, 15 Grey Partridge, Covey in fields NE of village (Murray Orchard)
Braughing, 122 Golden Plover, Flock in fields NE of village (Murray Orchard)
Braughing, 3 Red Kite, NE of village (Murray Orchard)
Cheshunt GPs (exact water not specified), 9 Goosander, on Ashley lake near Turnford brook (Steve Kiln)
Cheshunt GPs (exact water not specified), Kingfisher, Ashley lake (Steve Kiln)
Cheshunt GPs (exact water not specified), Bittern (Graham White)
Cheshunt GPs (exact water not specified), Chiffchaff (Graham White)
Cole Green area, 2 Marsh Tit, In footpath hedgerow, mixed tit flock near recycling centre. (Roger Jones)
East Hyde, 2 Red Kite (David Lyons)
East Hyde, Little Egret (David Lyons)
East Hyde, Green Sandpiper, in stream (Janet and Francis Dowley)
East Hyde, Raven, 1.40pm (David Lyons)
Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans, Little Egret (Alan Gardiner)
Hemel Hempstead, Peregrine Falcon, over my Bennetts End garden at 2.40pm (Ian Bennell)
Hemel Hempstead, Red Kite, over my Bennetts End garden at 3pm (Ian Bennell)
Hitchin, Little Egret, opposite Oakfield Avenue near Ipollitts Brook. (Nigel Agar)
Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, Great Grey Shrike, just before reaching the common from Hitchin (Jamie Pridmore)
Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Blackcap, male and female (Lee Fitz)
Panshanger Park, Cetti's Warbler (Allan Burrows)
Panshanger Park, 4 Common Snipe, Osprey Lake (Allan Burrows)
Panshanger Park, Water Rail, Osprey Lake (Allan Burrows)
Preston, 100+ Red Kite, Whitehall Wood from 15:45 to 16.10 going into roost. (Peter Chapman)
Redbournbury, 2 Little Egret (John Pritchard)
Redbournbury, Kingfisher (Alan Gardiner)
Redbournbury, 6+ Common Snipe (John Pritchard)
Redbournbury, 2 Red Kite (Alan Gardiner)
Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, Peregrine Falcon, from Gadwall Hide (Derrick Ling)
Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, Pintail, from Gadwall Hide (Derrick Ling)
Shafford Farm nr St Albans, Stonechat (John Pritchard)
South Oxhey, Blackcap, male in my Oxhey Hall gdn (Joan Thompson)
Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, Kingfisher (Jane Free)
Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 8 Ring-necked Parakeet (Jane Free)
Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 20+ Redwing (Bob Harris)
Stocker's Farm, 2 Common Snipe (B Norcott)
Stocker's Farm, Stonechat (B Norcott)
Stocking Pelham, Red Kite, centre of village (Andy Brown)
Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 7 Red-crested Pochard, 4 male, 3 female (Bob Harris)
Walkern, 130 Golden Plover, to north-west of village (John Melling)
Ware, Red Kite (Derrick Ling)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), 2+ Lesser Redpoll, mixed flock (Alan Gardiner)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), Water Rail (Alan Gardiner)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), 5+ Siskin (Alan Gardiner)
Watercress LNR (St Albans), Ring-necked Parakeet (Alan Gardiner)
Weston, Grey Wagtail (Andrew Coates)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 10+ Redwing (Bob Harris)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), Kingfisher (Bob Harris)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Goldeneye, 2 females (Bob Harris)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 15+ Fieldfare (Bob Harris)

13TH DEC: Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Other, Harris's Hawk (Barry Reed)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, adult + 1st winter (Barry Reed)
Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, Caspian Gull, 1st winter (Barry Reed)
Bengeo (Hertford), Firecrest, in mixed long-tailed tit, tit & goldcrest flock in garden (Simon Knott)
Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, Chiffchaff, Fishery Moor (L. Flower)
Brickendon, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, private woodland (Allan Meadows)
Brickendon, 17 Lesser Redpoll, private woodland (Allan Meadows)
Brickendon, 15 Redwing, private woodland (Allan Meadows)
Brickendon, 8 Fieldfare, private woodland (Allan Meadows)
Broxbourne GP, Woodcock (Barry Reed)
Broxbourne GP, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Barry Reed)
Broxbourne Woods - Bramble's Wood, 3 Lesser Redpoll (Laurence Drummond)
East Hyde, Grey Wagtail (David Lyons)
East Hyde, c50 Fieldfare (David Lyons)
East Hyde, Little Egret (David Lyons)
Hatfield Aerodrome (disused), Stonechat, Male (David Wheatcroft)
Hatfield Aerodrome (disused), 11 Fieldfare (David Wheatcroft)
Heartwood Forest - W of B651, 2 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)
Heartwood Forest - W of B651, 35 Fieldfare (Clifford Smout)
Heartwood Forest - Well & Pudler's Wood, 3 Stonechat, on railway embankment (Bill Free)
Hitchin, Blackcap, in garden (P Barron)
King's Meads nr Hertford, Cetti's Warbler, Hertford Cut (Simon Knott)
Maple Cross, Blackcap, male in garden (Chris and Nick Bessant)
Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 30+ Fieldfare (Andrew Steele)
Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 10+ Redwing (Andrew Steele)
Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 80 Corn Bunting, into roost in reed beds cl3.45pm (Neil Harwood)
Panshanger Park, 5 Common Snipe, at edge of Osprey Lake island seen from new viewing screen. (Jennifer Gilbert/Ian Carle)
Stanstead Abbotts Lakes (N or S not specified), Goldeneye, male (Jane Free)
Stanstead Abbotts Lakes (N or S not specified), Kingfisher (Jane Free)
Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 20+ Redwing (G Hinton)
Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 20+ Fieldfare (G Hinton)
Stocker's Farm, Common Snipe (D. Briggs)
Stocker's Farm, Red Kite (Hilary Weston)
Stocker's Farm, Grey Wagtail (Hilary Weston)
Stocker's Farm, 2 Stonechat, pair (G Lapworth)
Stocker's Farm, Little Owl, at flooded field (G Lapworth)
Stocker's Lake, 7 Red-crested Pochard, 4m,3f (G Lapworth)
Stocker's Lake, 10 Goldeneye, 3m,7f (G Lapworth)
Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Red-crested Pochard (G Hinton)
Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), Grey Wagtail (G Hinton)
Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 16 Tree Sparrow (S Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, Water Rail, heard (S Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Kingfisher (S Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, Red Kite (S Blake)
Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 26 Golden Plover, over (S Blake)
Watery Grove (Knebworth Woods), 3 Red Kite (Tom Speller)
Weston, Little Owl (Andrew Coates)
Weston, Barn Owl (Andrew Coates)
Whempstead, 28 Red Kite, roost count (Murray Orchard)
Whempstead, Little Owl, calling near Sacombe Hill Farm (Murray Orchard)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 10+ Redwing (Andrew Steele)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 20+ Fieldfare (Andrew Steele)
Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), Dunlin (Andrew Steele)

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