Publishing bird records and results of surveys and monitoring is a vital role of the Herts Bird Club. (Scroll down to the bottom of this page for a full list of publications).
Records submitted through the website appear in 'Recent Sightings' on the home page and in the 'Sightings archive'.
The Hertfordshire Bird Report is published every year and distributed free to Herts Bird Club members - the latest edition is Herts Bird Report 2015.
The first Report on Hertfordshire Birds was published 138 years ago in 1878 by the Hertfordshire Natural History Society. A bird report has been published in most years ever since as part of the Transactions of the HNHS.
The Hertfordshire Bird Report was first published as a separate part of the Transactions in 1980 and every year since. See the links below for details.
The annual Bird Report is distributed free to all current members of The Herts Bird Club and Hertfordshire Natural History Society.
The latest edition, Herts Bird Report 2015, is available as part of the Herts Bird Club membership package. Membership costs £12 per year, join now
Follow the 'Hertfordshire Bird Reports' link below for details of reports for previous years.
Some local groups have produced bird reports for specific Hertfordshire sites; these give access details and information on the birdlife in those parts of the county, including East Hyde, Hilfield, Tyttenhanger and Tring. Follow the link to Herts Local Site Reports below.
Hertfordshire Bird Books
Birds of Hertfordshire - a full county avifauna and atlas - this brilliant book covers all the bird species commonly seen in the county plus information on every species ever recorded in Hertfordshire.
It includes the results of the most recent Atlas surveys of breeding and wintering birds, together with analysis and comparison with the two previous atlases.
The book was published on 24 February 2015.
Price £39 (P&P free) or £34 when collected from HNHS in St Albans or at one of our events.
More information, reviews and how to buy a copy....
We have also published three other books click the links below for details:
Breeding Birds of Hertfordshire (1992)
Hertfordshire Breeding Bird Atlas (1982)
Birds at Tring Reservoirs.
You can buy all our publications direct from HNHS through this website