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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 at - - 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 and Herts Bird Club – 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




Ted Fletcher – Editor - Hertfordshire Bird Report
Sadly Ted died suddenly on 19 September 2016, please direct any queries to the Bird Recorder, Alan Gardiner.

To get a copy of the current Bird Report or back copies see the publications page.

Alan Gardiner (Herts Bird Recorder and Webmaster)

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)


Herts Bird Club: Rare Birds Panel Members



Herts Bird Club news

New book - Butterflies of Hertfordshire and Middlesex

The latest book from HNHS a comprehensive guide to our county's butterflies, including their status, history, ecology and conservation needs – the first detailed account of butterflies in our area for almost 30 years. Written by our county recorder, Andrew Wood, you can order it now at the special price of £19.99.

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.