The Rarer Birds in Herts page has been updated for 2016 rare species records. Click here to view.
The page gives the status of records submitted to the Herts Rare Birds Panel that are being or have been assessed for all years since 2008.
The species on the Hertfordshire list needing descriptions are shown here.
In recent years Peregrines have become an increasingly welcome sight in Hertfordshire with a 60% increase in sightings over the last five years. Pairs have been seen in spring, courtship behaviour witnessed and juveniles present in the latter part of the year, but, despite the best efforts of Herts birders, breeding remained a possibility only......until now! New information received - read on for details