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Who's who in Herts Bird Club – see members of Management Committee below:

To get in touch please contact one of the people below, depending on the nature of your enquiry.
Please note that the Herts Bird Club is run by volunteers and has no full-time staff, so although we try to, we cannot always give an immediate response.

Herts County Bird Recorder and Bird Club website co-ordinator – Alan Gardiner

- contact the Herts Bird Club Records Team by email  or by post to Herts Bird Club, c/o 199 Watford Road St Albans, AL2 3HH; Telephone 01727863945.

Requests for bird data to the Recorder please

Secretary to Hertfordshire Natural History Society – David Utting, 250 Sandridge Road, St Albans, AL1 4AL, Tel: 01727 762855, email David Utting

Membership – new members - Details of membership rates and how to join are given on the How to join page.

Current members: change of address or personal details - To notify a change of address or other personal details, please email or write to our Membership Secretary, Virginia Kennard, 72 The Ryde, Hatfield, AL9 5DL, email Virginia Kennard

The Hertfordshire rep for London Bird Club is Roger Payne, contact details here.

Herts Bird Club Management Committee

Chair, Herts Bird Club – Peter Delaloye
9A The Meads, Bricket Wood, St Albans AL2 3QJ





Chris Beach (Bird Club secretary - email Chris Beach)






Alan Gardiner (Herts Bird Recorder and Webmaster)

contact at this email address


Tim Hill (Events Organiser)


Mike Ilett (Rare Birds)


Martin Ketcher (BTO HertfordshireRegional Representative),

contact Martin about BTO surveys in Hertfordshire on martinketcher@gmail.com


Graham Knight (Bird Records team)




Murray Orchard (BTO Assistant Regional Rep)





Cath Patrick (Lee Valley Regional Park)





Jenny Sherwen (Bird ringing)





Tom Speller​ (data management)





Clifford Smout (Bird Report editor)



Herts Bird Club: Rare Birds Panel Members



Herts Bird Club news

Introducing the Thames and Chilterns Bird Atlas

Have a look at the fascinating new free internet based bird atlas, thamesandchilternbirdatlas.org.uk, covering the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.