Record selection
Records

Fri 23 Feb 2018 Maple Cross [TQ024924] 12 Brambling, hedge west of the estate, near to Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ063940] 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling, visible, behind Travis Perkins, canal path (Anna Marett)

Stanstead Abbotts, 1 Blackcap, female on feeders (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Kingfisher (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Goldeneye (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Jane Free)

Thu 22 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Water Rail (John Yates)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Barn Owl, in flight at 17.56 from James hide (John Yates)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler (John Yates)

Balls Wood nr Hertford Heath, 1 Woodcock (Jenny Sherwen)

Berkhamsted [SP985078] 1 Blackcap, male (Mike Spittles)

Bramfield village, 8 Hawfinch, flighty, often in the Ash tree in the garden next door. (Jono Forgham)

Essendon, 1 Hawfinch

Essendon, 1 Woodcock

Gobions Wood nr Brookmans Park, 1 Marsh Tit

Great Gaddesden, 3 Red Kite (Gary Hinton)

Great Gaddesden [TL037137] 1 Hawfinch, In churchyard 15:00 (Gary Hinton)

Great Gaddesden, c.10 Redwing (Gary Hinton)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, male on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 17.15., roosting on bt building, magic roundabout (David denham)

Hitchin [TL195301] 1 Red Kite, Walsworth Common/Meadowbank (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL19723019] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Howe Green nr Essendon, 2 Woodcock

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL349140] 1 Barn Owl, hunting at about 06:50 (James Russell)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL341139] 2 Egyptian Goose, pair by the Lee Navigation (James Russell)

Maple Cross [TQ024924] 5 Brambling, hedge west of the estate meets Hornhill Rd (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 3 Yellowhammer, where field hedge west of the estate meets Hornhill Rd (Chris Bessant)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP921136] c.80 Corn Bunting, in at least 2 groups. flew around for 25 minutes before roosting in normal reed area. (Gary Hinton)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Kingfisher (Gary Hinton)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Chiffchaff, moving along the canal line bushes towards lock keepers old cottage. (Gary Hinton)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.15 Fieldfare (Gary Hinton)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ065940] 1 Blackcap, male, on garden suet feeder (Anna Marett)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL388102] 2 Peregrine Falcon, Our usual juv was joined by an adult today (Vicky Buckel)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 21 Ring-necked Parakeet, sunset in tall trees by road (Trevor Chapman)

Stocker's Lake, 6 Red-crested Pochard, 4m/2f (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye, 2 pairs (G Lapworth)

Water End nr Great Gaddesden [TL029105] 13 Grey Partridge, feeding together on bare field 14:40 (Gary Hinton)

Wed 21 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Barn Owl (Jane Free)

Baldock [TL265331] 1 Stonechat, female (Ian Hall)

Bengeo (Hertford) [TL329143] c.50+ Siskin, feeding in Alders next to the Rib (James Russell)

East Hyde [TL130170] 1 Wigeon, single male on River Lee east of bridge (Cliff Brookes)

Flamstead village, 5 Lesser Redpoll

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, on the BT building by the Plough (magic) Roundabout 08:30 (Roger Payne)

Hitchin [TL192296] 1 Red Kite, back of the Oakfield Estate 11:30 (Nigel Agar)

St Albans [TL142075] 1 Blackcap, male around garden feeders (Bill Free)

Theobalds Park nr Enfield, 1 Barn Owl, flying over A10/A121 roundabout at 04:10. (Mike Oakland )

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] c.6 Tree Sparrow, in hedge (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL188046] 1 Oystercatcher (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] c.15 Common Snipe (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 1 Yellowhammer, scarce here (Alan Gardiner)

Watford [TQ101949] 1 Peregrine Falcon, (K Richards)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Little Owl (Alan Gardiner)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL186044] 20+ Linnet (Alan Gardiner)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, male on rubble heap (G Lapworth)

Tue 20 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL381123] 1 Smew, redhead (S Blake)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL379124] 4 Goldeneye, inc one drake (S Blake)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.20 Siskin, in Alder trees, Amwell Walkway (S Blake)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL046060] 1 Little Egret (Frank Manfield)

Bramfield village [TL291155] 4 Hawfinch, In tall oak behind yew trees at rear of church (Pete Waldron)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 2 Stonechat, male & female along fence at back of old BT site towards Beech Farm (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett, 1 Hawfinch, in woods/scrub adjacent to railway line (Gary Cunningham)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, female on feeders (Alan Jackson)

Lemsford Springs, 4 Green Sandpiper (Mike Upstone)

Lemsford Springs, 2 Little Egret (Mike Upstone)

Lemsford Springs, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Mike Upstone)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Red Kite (Mike Upstone)

Maple Cross [TQ024923] 2 Brambling, m + f in hedge at southern end of footpath from Hornhill Rd to Chalfont Rd (Pete Waldron)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 2 Lesser Redpoll, on garden feeder (Nick Goss)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 1 Blackcap, male in garden (Nick Goss)

St Albans [TL160076] 1 Red Kite (Julie Knight)

St Albans [TL161085] 1 Red Kite (Julie Knight)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Red Kite (John Coleman)

Stanstead Abbotts [TL383124] 1 Barn Owl, Cappell Lane, near MediVets (Darren Bast)

Stevenage [TL264230] 1 Blackcap, male in garden searching in Ivy. (Penny Fanthorpe)

Thorley Wash nr Bishop's Stortford, 2 Common Snipe (Jenny Sherwen)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196050] 1 Water Rail (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Kingfisher (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195053] 6+ Common Snipe (S Blake)

Verulamium Park [TL141069] 2 Egyptian Goose (Bill Free)

Mon 19 Feb 2018 Balls Wood nr Hertford Heath [TL342103] 1 Woodcock (Andy Brown)

Bramfield village [TL291155] 12 Hawfinch, St Andrews Churchyard this morning (Alan Ford)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL138104] 1 Raven, chasing off Red Kite (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL138104] 2 Red Kite (Bill Free)

Harpenden, 2 Blackcap, pair on feeders (Alan Jackson)

Highfield Farm nr Tyttenhanger, 1+ Woodcock, Knight's Wood - possibly 2 birds (Rupert Evershed)

Highfield Farm nr Tyttenhanger, 40+ Hawfinch, flying over Knight's Wood towards Tyttenhanger GP (Rupert Evershed)

Maple Cross [TQ030925] 2 Brambling (Anna Marett+David Neal)

Maple Cross [TQ030925] 4 Red Kite (Anna Marett+David Neal)

Maple Cross [TQ030925] 9 Yellowhammer, with 2 Brambling (Anna Marett+David Neal)

St Albans, 1 Hawfinch, Highfield Park with flock of Redwing & Fieldfare (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, c.200 Fieldfare, Highfield Park (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, c.150 Redwing, Highfield Park (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 20+ Yellowhammer, Highfield Park. Including at least 2 singing males (Rupert Evershed)

Stevenage, 12 Siskin, on garden feeders (Gary Sanderson)

Verulamium Park [TL140069] 1 Little Egret (Lee Calcraft)

Welwyn Garden City [TL235128] 50+ Redwing (Andrew Steele)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP913126] 1 Lesser Redpoll, feeding on seed heads along dry canal. (Adrian Bayliss)

Sun 18 Feb 2018 Abbots Langley, 1 Siskin, Female on garden feeders (Sean Hinks)

Benington [TL302236] 6 Lesser Redpoll, on garden feeders (Kathy Sharman)

Bramfield village, 1 Little Owl (Mike ilett)

Bramfield village, 3 Hawfinch (Mike ilett)

Bramfield Woods, 1 Brambling (Clive Harding/Jenny Sherwen )

Bramfield Woods, 8+ Yellowhammer (Clive Harding/Jenny Sherwen )

Bramfield Woods, c.100 Linnet (Clive Harding/Jenny Sherwen )

Churchend Common nr Walkern [TL284269] 35 Golden Plover, 3.45pm 9 standing in open field and joined by larger flock

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 57+ Redwing, 15 by millennium lake, flock of at least 42 around the balancing pond at north end of the park (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew through by main lake heading north 8am (Tom Speller)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area), 10+ Hawfinch (Rupert Evershed)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area), 6 Lesser Redpoll (Rupert Evershed)

Harpenden [TL113156] 1 Siskin, on garden feeders (David Lyons)

Hitchin [TL19553031] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL192296] 1 Red Kite (Nigel Agar)

Maple Cross [TQ024924] 7 Yellowhammer, field hedge West of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ024924] 9 Brambling, field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 3 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, c.30 Redwing (Steve Carter)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 2 Raven (Tony Bates)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 1 Kingfisher (Tony Bates)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 2 Lesser Redpoll, pair on garden feeder (Nick Goss)

Redbournbury [TL122101] 1 Chiffchaff (John Pritchard)

Redbournbury [TL122101] 2 Common Snipe (John Pritchard)

Sandon [TL305341] 840 Linnet, flock in unploughed field margin to west of Roe Green. Counted from photo. (Tom Speller)

South Mimms [TL221006] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, on peanut garden feeder, first time record. (T Wood)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 2 Egyptian Goose (Anna Marett)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 3 Goldeneye, 2 males, displaying (Anna Marett)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL188044] 1 Stonechat, female on fence by old maize field (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Oystercatcher (Rupert Evershed)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), c.25 Lesser Redpoll, several flocks in alders and at the 3 feeding stations (Dan Fletcher)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), c.25 Siskin, several flocks in alders and at the 3 feeding stations (Dan Fletcher)

Watford [TQ117963] 1 Siskin (Hilary Weston)

Sat 17 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 1 Little Egret (Steve Postlethwaite)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 1 Kingfisher, flew in front of White hide (Steve Postlethwaite)

Bramfield Woods, 120 Linnet (Clive Harding )

Cassiobury Park [TQ090963] 1 Little Egret, beneath railway bridge over Gade Avenue (Ian Barthorpe)

Cassiobury Park [TQ090964] 2+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Ian Barthorpe)

Cassiobury Park [TQ090964] 1+ Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, heard drumming (Ian Barthorpe)

Cassiobury Park [TQ090964] 2+ Siskin (Ian Barthorpe)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, Female on feeders (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, Male. Garden. (Susan Lyons)

Hatfield Garden Village [TL217098] 3 Mealy Redpoll, on garden nyger seed feeder (John Moss)

Hitchin [TL19723022] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (d)

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage, 2 Raven, within grounds of electricity substation (Ray Hooper)

Maple Cross, 12+ Fieldfare (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ020926] 70+ Redwing (Chris Bessant)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 4 Red Kite, calling and displaying (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 3 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Redwell Wood Farm nr South Mimms, 2 Peregrine Falcon, flew over SE at 11.13

St Albans, 1 Blackcap, Church Street, central St Albans. (David Lyons)

Stocker's Lake, 7 Red-crested Pochard, 5m/2f (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Goldeneye, 3m/2f (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Kingfisher, one pair (Steve Carter)

Tring [SP947121] 1 Siskin, on garden feeders Tring station (Paul Barritt)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 24+ Common Snipe (S Blake et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 1 Oystercatcher, very mobile, moving between main pit and fishing lake (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL187044] 1 Stonechat, on small trees on edge of lake before moving to fence by pumpkin field (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 2 Green Sandpiper (Andrew Steele)

Verulamium Park, 1 Raven, flying and cronking over The Causeway at 10.00 am. (Alan Winn)

Wallington [TL286326] 1 Raven, perched in tree (Herts BNA)

Wallington [TL28613399] 2 Grey Partridge, In crop (William Bishop/Joe Grey)

Wallington [TL268344] 1 Corn Bunting, on wires by gate on Wallington/Baldock Road (William Bishop/Joe Grey)

Welwyn Garden City [TL236133] c.20 Redwing (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Welwyn Garden City [TL233126] 1 Blackcap, on garden feeder (Mike Upstone)

Fri 16 Feb 2018 Bramfield village, 2 Hawfinch (Clifford Smout)

Bramfield village, 4 Hawfinch (Mike ilett)

Bramfield village, 1 Little Owl (Mike ilett)

Braughing [TL422247] 4 Marsh Tit, calling, Conduit Wood (Paula Moore)

Braughing [TL418246] c.150 Fieldfare, fields behind old nursery (Paula Moore)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge [TL391241] 1 Marsh Tit, Seen and heard calling along wooded bank of River Rib (Murray Orchard)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge [TL393242] 25 Yellowhammer, Feeding in stubble field (Murray Orchard)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, roosting on BT building by magic roundabout (Jeff Bailey)

Hitchin [TL19723024] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage [TL204269] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Little Wymondley Electrical Sub-Station (Michael Hooper)

Maple Cross, 6+ Brambling, on left over straw and in the long hedge between the West estate and M25. (John Edwards)

Maple Cross, 12+ Yellowhammer, with Bramblings and Chaffinches (John Edwards)

Panshanger Park [TL291128] 1 Hawfinch (Murray Brown)

Puckeridge, 3 Red Kite, Patrolling the village and allotments (Murray Orchard)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 2 Common Snipe (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 2 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 3 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL200273] 1 Little Owl (Michael Hooper)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 1 Woodcock (Keith Smith)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 1 Marsh Tit (Keith Smith)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 2+ Tree Sparrow, in ivy covered oak (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL196051] 3 Yellowhammer, In 'Tree Sparrow hedge' then flew off north (David Booth)

Verulamium Park, 1 Little Egret (Andrew Steele)

Water End nr Great Gaddesden, 7 Grey Partridge, in field next to Nettleden Road (George Moreton)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 1+ Water Rail (Axel Kirby)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL152062] 20+ Siskin, at various places throughout site (Axel Kirby)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL152062] 5+ Redpoll sp., most reports state Lesser Redpoll but my photos suggest Mealy Redpoll (Axel Kirby)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192044] 1 Little Owl (David Booth)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903129] 22 Common Snipe (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP907132] 6 Goldeneye, including three males (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP902133] 2 Red Kite (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903128] 1 Green Sandpiper (Jeff Bailey)

Wormley Wood [TL328039] 52+ Hawfinch (Graham White)

Thu 15 Feb 2018 Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL135090] 2 Red Kite (Bill Free)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL137087] c.45 Redwing, on golf course (Bill Free)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs), 1 Smew, redhead SW corner of the lake. (Mike Oakland )

Bramfield village [TL291155] 6 Hawfinch, feeding on yew trees between church and recreation grround (Jude & Iris Hodgson)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 1 Water Rail, In the Farmhouse Channel (Alan Ford)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, male on feeders (Alan Jackson)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 16.30 BT building, magic roundabout (David Denham)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055067] 1 Red Kite (Frank Manfield)

Hertford [TL320119] 2 Peregrine Falcon, pair (James Russell)

Hitchin [TL192296] 1 Little Egret, back of Oakfield Avenue (Nigel Agar)

Hitchin [TL192296] 1 Little Egret, back of Oakfield Avenue (Nigel Agar)

Hoddesdon, 1 Chiffchaff, In Haslewood lane this morning. (Laurence Drummond)

Maple Cross [TQ024924] 12 Yellowhammer, in field hedge west of estate (G Lapworth)

Maple Cross [TQ024924] 3 Brambling, males in field hedge west of estate (G Lapworth)

Rickmansworth, 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing right at the end of Ebury Way (Charlie Ramsay)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL385102] 1 Green Sandpiper, from Gadwall hide (Ian Barthorpe)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL122097] 1 Stonechat, female (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL145070] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Anthony Townsend)

Stocker's Lake, 9 Goldeneye, 4m/5f (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, heard north end (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 7 Red-crested Pochard (Steve Carter )

Wallington [TL274344] 1 Merlin, female /imm resting in roadside Hawthorn (Alan Harris)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 10+ Lesser Redpoll, on twin feeders (Pete Waldron)

Wed 14 Feb 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Common Snipe (Jenny Sherwen)

Amwell NR - Bittern Pool, 1 Bittern, flew to roost at 17.12 (Jenny Sherwen)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL379126] 6 Goldeneye, 2 male and 4 female, seen from Gladwin Hide (Steve Hughes)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL136086] c.40 Redwing, on golf course (Bill Free)

Bramfield village, 6+ Hawfinch, around churchyard at 3.00pm (Anthony Dorman)

Bramfield village, 15 Fieldfare (Anthony Dorman)

Colney Heath [TL195057] c.20 Fieldfare (Alan Gardiner)

Colney Heath [TL195057] 5 Redwing (Alan Gardiner)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, female on feeders (Alan Jackson)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building 15.15 (David Denham)

Hertford, 1 Hawfinch, Long Wood, Sele Farm, 8am (L.G. Neville)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 1 Siskin, female on feeder in garden (Hazel Medcalf)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 1 Lesser Redpoll, on feeder in back garden (Hazel Medcalf)

Panshanger Park [TL301122] 1 Cetti's Warbler, good views (Murray Brown)

St Albans [TL155076] 2+ Siskin (Andrew Steele)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Little Egret, river Colne (Steve Carter)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] c.7 Tree Sparrow, in hedge (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL194056] 3 Tree Sparrow, 2 flew from oak, one calling from within hole (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL192053] 1 Kingfisher, on Colne (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196053] 1 Common Snipe (Alan Gardiner)

Welwyn Garden City [TL237128] 1 Red Kite, 1130 (Al Trollope)

Welwyn Garden City [TL237129] 1 Peregrine Falcon, 13:30 (Al Trollope)

Welwyn Garden City [TL236139] 1 Mealy Redpoll, on garden feeder with Lesser Redpoll (John Yates)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Little Owl (Alan Gardiner)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL186044] c.20 Linnet, in old pumpkin field (Alan Gardiner)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, male by rubble heap (G Lapworth)

Tue 13 Feb 2018 Aldbury nr Tring, 1 Hawfinch, in the churchyard (Lee Evans)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL045061] 2 Little Egret, around station moor 16:30 (Gary Hinton)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL25332474] 1 Water Rail, south end of the farmhouse channel near the bridge (Tom Speller)

Lemsford Springs, 5 Green Sandpiper (Jenny Sherwen)

Maple Cross, 2+ Redwing (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ024924] 2+ Brambling, at least 1 pair field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 3+ Yellowhammer, field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Pitstone No 2 Quarry, 1 Raven (Lee Evans)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 1 Marsh Tit (Keith Smith)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 4 Linnet (Keith Smith)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 4 Lesser Redpoll (Keith Smith)

Wormley, 8 Hawfinch, Wormley West End (Graham White)

Mon 12 Feb 2018 Bramfield Woods, c.30 Yellowhammer, in field opposite (Clive Harding)

Bramfield Woods, 4 Brambling (Clive Harding)

Bramfield Woods, c.250 Linnet (Clive Harding)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL194046] 6+ Hawfinch (S Blake/T Smith/B Fagan)

Hatfield [TL230075] c.10 Red Kite, flying west over Hatfield Park & South Hatfield (S Chalmers)

Hay Street nr Puckeridge [TL383254] 2 Raven, over A10 8am (Al Trollope)

Hemel Hempstead [TL105080] 200+ Golden Plover, flock in fields just north of M1 jcn8 (Andy Day)

Hitchin [TL206294] 1 Little Egret, Purwell recreation ground (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL196302] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

London Colney, 2 Mandarin, male & female on river Colne, opposite St Peter's Church. (Brendon Fagan)

Sandon [TL305340] 7 Yellowhammer, in stubble field margin, with Linnets (Murray Orchard)

Sandon [TL305340] 2 Grey Partridge, in stubble field margin (Murray Orchard)

Sandon [TL305340] 300+ Linnet, in unploughed stubble field margin W of Roe Green (Murray Orchard)

Sandon [TL305340] 1 Merlin, male flew low through Linnet flock (Murray Orchard)

Sandon [TL306340] 1 Woodcock, flushed from roadside ditch/hedge. (Murray Orchard)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 2 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL121094] 1 Barn Owl, crossing Redbourn Road at 10pm (John Pritchard)

Sherrardspark Wood nr WGC [TL231144] 2 Firecrest, in holly close to monkswood entrance (Jeff Bailey)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Red-crested Pochard (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, c.30 Siskin (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 2 Goldeneye (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter )

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL199119] 1 Hawfinch, on back edge of Titnol's Wood (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194054] 1 Caspian Gull, 2ndW

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194054] 1+ Common Snipe

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Kingfisher

Wallington, 10 Fieldfare, in grass meadow (Murray Orchard)

Wallington, 1 Red Kite, over village (Murray Orchard)

Wallington, 15 Redwing, feeding in grass meadow (Murray Orchard)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Little Owl

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL185044] 1 Stonechat

Sun 11 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 11 Goldeneye, 4 drakes (Tom Speller)

Bramfield village, 6+ Hawfinch, present around churchyard between 2.00pm and 3.00pm (Anthony Dorman)

Bramfield village [TL291155] 1 Hawfinch (Jenny Sherwen)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified), 7+ Hawfinch, At least seven came into roost 14.00-15.00 (Laurence Drummond)

Charlton nr Hitchin [TL 192296] 2 Red Kite, Over field at the back of Oakfield Avenue. 13:00 hrs One being mobbed by Corvids (Nigel Agar)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL142106] c.70 Fieldfare, with similar sized flock of starlings in horse paddock (Bill Free)

Croxley Green [TQ078957] 1 Lesser Redpoll, on garden feeders one today but up to 6 visit most days (David Pond)

Croxley Green [TQ078957] 1 Blackcap, female in garden (David Pond)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, female on garden feeeders (Alan Jackson)

Heartwood Forest - Hillend Farm, 2 Stonechat (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - Hillend Farm, 1 Little Owl (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - Hillend Farm, 2 Lesser Redpoll (Andrew Steele)

Hitchin [TL192296] 2 Red Kite, over field at the back of Oakfield Ave (Nigel Agar)

Pin Green nr Stevenage, 2 Red Kite (Ian Harris)

Redbournbury [TL119102] 200+ Fieldfare (John Pritchard)

Sandon [TL305341] c.1000 Linnet, flock still present in stubble field to west of Roe Green although fewer birds than seen yesterday (10 Feb) (Tom Speller)

Sawbridgeworth, 1 Red Kite, Over White Post Field at Midday (Mike Harris)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL125099] 1 Peregrine Falcon, circling overhead (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL146076] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Flew north over Folly Lane at 14.35 (Pete Waldron)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 2 Red Kite (john coleman)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Little Egret (Andrew Steele)

Stocker's Lake, 7 Goldeneye (Andrew Steele)

Stocker's Lake, 3+ Kingfisher (Andrew Steele)

Stocker's Lake, 9+ Red-crested Pochard (Andrew Steele)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL200113] 50+ Fieldfare, horse paddocks. (Steven Pearce)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth [TQ078940] 1 Red Kite (Anna Marett)

Verulamium Park [TL140068] 1 Little Egret, on island in willow (Alan Gardiner)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 1 Blackcap, male (Alan Gardiner)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 5+ Lesser Redpoll (Alan Gardiner)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 1 Kingfisher (Alan Gardiner)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 10+ Siskin (Alan Gardiner)

Sat 10 Feb 2018 Albury nr Bishop's Stortford [TL430250] c.150 Fieldfare, seen as separate flocks of 12, 36 and approximately 100. In stubble fields (Steve Hughes)

Albury nr Bishop's Stortford [TL430249] 5 Redwing, In flock of Fieldfare (Steve Hughes)

Aldbury nr Tring [SP965124] 1 Hawfinch, top of tree next to church entrance f (Lee Batten)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378126] 2 Smew, redheads (Mike Ilett)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Mike Ilett)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL147093] 2 Blackcap, male and female, female seen daily in garden for last 3 weeks (Katie Gallagher)

Bramfield village [TL292155] 2 Hawfinch, around church (Mike Ilett)

Braughing [TL417244] 2 Grey Partridge, In field between Friars Road and Upp Hall (Steve Hughes)

Braughing [TL397258] c.10 Yellowhammer, in Hedgerow alongside footpath on Pentlow Hill (Steve Hughes)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified) [TL335083] 3 Parrot Crossbill, 2 males &1 female still by cross tracks (Mike Ilett)

Colney Heath [TL198061] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Evans)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL150032] 14+ Little Egret, Into island lake roost by 17:15 (Alan Winn)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge [TL391237] 2 Little Egret, by River Rib (Murray Orchard)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge, 13 Yellowhammer (Murray Orchard)

Hitchin [TL 192296] 1 Little Egret, In the field at the back of Oakfield Avenue. (Nigel Agar)

Hitchin [TL196286] 1 Red Kite, circling over field at the back of Oakfield Avenue (Nigel Agar)

Lemsford Springs, 9 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Water Rail (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 4 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)

London Colney [TL182037] 2 Mandarin, at the ford (Andrew Steele)

Maple Cross, 5+ Yellowhammer, field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 26+ Fieldfare, arable headland south of Hornhill Rd (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ023920] 1 Brambling, field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve carter )

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter )

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 6 Redwing (Steve Carter )

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 12 Fieldfare (Steve Carter )

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP958064] 4 Woodcock, seen in road and on roadside in pouring rain conditions bathing/drinking at 6pm (Jill and Kate Goss)

Sandon [TL305341] c.1900 Linnet, large flock to west of Roe Green in unploughed field margin/stubble field. 1719 counted from photo plus some others not included in photograph. Viewed from side of the road TL30533397 (Tom Speller)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 9 Siskin (Jane Free)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 4 Lesser Redpoll (Keith Smith)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL189052] 1 Little Egret, by Deep Lake. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 12+ Common Snipe

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Little Egret

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193051] 1 Other, probable Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 3 Little Egret (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL184044] 1 Stonechat, on silage pile in field adjacent to lake. (Steven Pearce)

Welwyn Garden City, 2 Siskin, both males on garden feeders (Keith Dean)

Fri 9 Feb 2018 Ayot St Peter [TL219145] c.30 Redwing (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Bygrave [TL2736] 1 Red Kite, by railway NE of Bygrave (David Inward)

Colney Heath [TL198061] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, on garden peanut feeders (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Coursers Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL201036] 4+ Tree Sparrow (A & J Gardiner/ P Delaloye)

Coursers Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL201036] 6 Yellowhammer (A & J Gardiner/ P Delaloye)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL193046] 6+ Hawfinch (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, male on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Hitchin [TL205294] 1 Little Egret, Purwell Recreation Ground (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL192296] 1 Little Egret, on the path at the back Oakfield Avenue 09:00 hrs (Ngel Agar)

Maple Cross, 3 Fieldfare (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 1 Brambling, Male, in garden. (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 7 Redwing (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025924] 3+ Yellowhammer, field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Redbourn [TL098088] c.20 Golden Plover, wheeling over fields adjacent to M1 between Punch Bowl and Hogg End lanes. (peter Tallantire)

Royston, 1 Blackcap, male feeding under bird table in Chaucer Road (Paul Dunn )

Standon, 1 Little Egret, adult in breeding plumage on River Rib by A120 road bridge (Murray Orchard)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL189051] 1 Oystercatcher (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Little Egret

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 1 Kingfisher

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL197052] 1 Water Rail

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 10+ Common Snipe

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194053] 1 Caspian Gull, different 2ndW than the usual one seen here (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Waterend nr Wheathampstead [TL200142] c.50 Redwing (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Waterend nr Wheathampstead [TL202141] 4 Red Kite (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Waterend nr Wheathampstead [TL202141] 40+ Yellowhammer (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Welwyn Garden City [TL234137] 1 Red Kite (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Wheathampstead [TL186142] 100+ Fieldfare (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Little Owl (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Thu 8 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 3 Smew, redheads from Gladwin Hide (Allan Meadows )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Raven, mobbing one of 4 Red Kite (Allan Meadows )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 1 Bittern, first island right of the big central island looking from the viewpoint. (Lee Cartwright)

Bishop's Stortford [TL484221] 10 Redwing, on football pitch. (Richard Melarange)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 1 Water Rail (Steve Rogers)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 17 Red-crested Pochard, 13m/4f (G Lapworth)

Cassiobury Park, 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, drumming at Gade Avenue end (Lee G R Evans)

Cassiobury Park, 15 Redwing (Lee G R Evans)

Cassiobury Park, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Lee G R Evans)

Cassiobury Park, 1 Little Owl (Lee G R Evans)

Datchworth [TL268192] 2 Lesser Redpoll (Geoff Duckworth)

Flamstead village [TL074144] 50+ Fieldfare, feeding in field (David McGrath)

Flamstead village [TL074144] 2 Red Kite, flying together above fields. (David McGrath)

Flamstead village [TL074144] 50+ Redwing, feeding in field (David McGrath)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge [TL394244] 70 Fieldfare, in horse paddocks (Murray Orchard)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge, 10 Redwing, in horse paddocks with Fieldfares (Murray Orchard)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge, 11 Yellowhammer, around stubble field (Murray Orchard)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1615, BT building, magic roundabout (David denham)

Hitchin [TL192296] 1 Little Egret, along grass track at the back of Oakfield Avenue (Nigel Agar)

Lemsford Springs, 5 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 7 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Maple Cross [TQ023922] c.8 Yellowhammer (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 50+ Fieldfare, south of Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 1 Red Kite (Steve Carter )

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter )

Northaw Great Wood, 2 Marsh Tit, pair including singing male (Robert Callf)

Northaw Great Wood, 3 Red Kite (Robert Callf)

Puckeridge, 2 Red Kite (Murray Orchard)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 3 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 3 Common Snipe (G Lapworth)

Standon [TL392221] 1 Kingfisher (Steve Postlethwaite)

Standon Lordship [TL391219] 1 Little Egret, flew up from river bank. (Richard Melarange)

Stocker's Lake, 19 Wigeon (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye, 2m/2f (G Lapworth)

Verulamium Park [TL141068] 1 Little Egret (Bill Free)

Wareside [TL400153] 1 Little Egret (Steve Postlethwaite)

Wareside [TL397150] c.20 Fieldfare (Steve Postlethwaite)

Wildhill nr Hatfield, c.6 Red Kite

Wildhill nr Hatfield, 23 Lesser Redpoll

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Barnacle Goose (Lee G R Evans)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Little Owl (Lee G R Evans)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 77 Fieldfare (Lee G R Evans)

Woodside nr Hatfield, 2 Raven

Wed 7 Feb 2018 Aldbury nr Tring [SP965124] 5 Hawfinch, in and around the churchyard but elusive (Jeff Bailey)

Ayot St Lawrence [TL193167] 1 Hawfinch, male feeding on the ground amongst small flock of Chaffinch. Very close views to c5ft. (Charles Pink)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL192085] 3 Stonechat, 1 pair back of old BT site & 1 male in sheep field (Rupert Evershed)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195047] 1+ Hawfinch, 2 probables seen flying away, one perched in oak (Alan Gardiner)

Heartwood Forest - exact location not specified [TL175095] 1 Little Owl, In tree Rhs to Bridal Path approaching bridge over railway. (Craig Dunn)

Hitchin [TL199301] 1 Red Kite, Walsworth crossroads (David Inward)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL335136] 2 Stonechat, pair on fence next to path (James Russell)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL335136] 1 Barn Owl, hunting at approx 5pm (James Russell)

Maple Cross [TQ024923] c.8 Yellowhammer, field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 58 Corn Bunting (Richard Ness)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Bittern, Roosted at 17:00 canal side (Richard Ness)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 8 Egyptian Goose, on island opp tern hide (Anna Marett )

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 1 Water Rail, showing well (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 1 Cetti's Warbler, seen (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Red-crested Pochard, male (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 2 Wigeon, males (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye, 2 pairs (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, c.6 Redwing (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Little Egret (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, c.30 Siskin, in flooded Alder wood (Steve Carter )

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 4+ Tree Sparrow, in oaks (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 3 Little Egret (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 15+ Fieldfare (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 1 Caspian Gull, 2w (Alan Gardiner)

Verulamium Park [TL140068] 1 Wigeon (Andrew Steele)

Tue 6 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Bittern Pool, 1 Marsh Tit, In bushes between Bittern pool and James hide (Gillian Price)

Archer's Green nr Tewin [TL274138] 6 Ring-necked Parakeet, busy moving around the woodland. (Stuart Warrington)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL135086] c.15 Redwing, On golf course (Bill Free)

Bishop's Stortford [TL479224] 1 Red Kite, over Hoggates wood pasture. (Richard Melarange)

Bramfield Woods, 20+ Brambling, along Winding Shott still with large mixed flock of Llinnet, Yellowhammer, Chaffinch and Goldfinch (Allan Meadows )

Bushey [TQ138947] 1 Blackcap, feeding regularly on sunflower hearts (Patty Briggs)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL193086] 1 Stonechat, male (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL200088] 2 Hawfinch, Home Covert Wood (Rupert Evershed)

Essendon, 2 Hawfinch, cricket ground

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL194045] 1+ Hawfinch (Steve Blake)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, male on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL181124] 30+ Siskin, feeding in fenced off area. (Craig Dunn)

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth, 126 Fieldfare, at Manor of Groves before the golfers started. (John Slee)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 1 Kingfisher, Dudswell canal (Nick Goss)

Perry Green nr Much Hadham, 1 Raven, In flight calling, then in a field opp Hunts barns (Laurence Drummond)

Pigeonswick (Knebworth Woods) [TL227228] 1 Raven, Pigeonswick Wood (Alan Ford)

St Albans [TL142075] 1 Blackcap, Male on bird table (Bill Free)

Stevenage [TL221235] 1 Hawfinch, Upper Kitching Spring (Alan Ford)

Stocker's Lake, 9 Goldeneye, 3m/6f (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (G Lapworth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Water Rail (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 1 Green Sandpiper (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL197051] 2+ Tree Sparrow (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Caspian Gull, 2ndW (Steve Blake)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Little Owl (Steve Blake)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, male (Roger Dewey)

Mon 5 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Bittern Pool [TL374131] 1 Bittern, over reeds to roost at 17.07 (William Bishop)

Bishop's Stortford [TL483219] 2 Blackcap, male and female on garden feeder (11am). (Richard Melarange)

Flamstead village [TL074143] 50+ Redwing (David McGrath)

Flamstead village [TL075143] c.50+ Fieldfare (David McGrath)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195047] 12 Hawfinch

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge, 30 Yellowhammer, feeding flock in stubble field (Murray Orchard)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge, 22 Redwing (Murray Orchard)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 11.30 female on BT building (David Denham)

Hitchin [TL196302] 1 Little Egret, Walsworh Common (David Inward)

Lower Woodside nr Hatfield [TL251058] 30+ Siskin (Steven Pearce)

Maple Cross [TQ024924] c.8 Yellowhammer, field hedge west of the estate. (Chris Bessant)

Puckeridge, 2 Red Kite (Murray Orchard)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 2 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL126093] 9 Ring-necked Parakeet, on garden feeders (John Pritchard)

Stevenage [TL246241] 1 Peregrine Falcon, on BT exchange building Bedwell Crescent (Andy Day)

Stevenage, 12 Siskin, on sunflower hearts in garden (Gary Sanderson)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 9 Tree Sparrow

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196053] 2 Common Snipe

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Little Egret

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195050] 1 Kingfisher

Verulamium Park [TL135072] 1 Hawfinch, St Michael's churchyard midway along southern boundary at 08.00 (Bill Free)

Verulamium Park [TL141068] 1 Kingfisher (Lee Calcraft)

Sun 4 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Bittern Pool, 1 Bittern, flew in at about 4.30 (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 5 Goldeneye, 3m, 2f (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Smew, redheads (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Benington, 200 Fieldfare

Benington, 1 Goshawk, 1st year male flew South East at 10am.

Benington, 150 Redwing

Bricket Wood Common [TL133012] 4+ Hawfinch, In treetops with Chaffinch flock along School Lane (Rupert Evershed)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL144104] c.40 Fieldfare (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL144104] c.40 Redwing, with Fieldfare and approx. 40 starling (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL138104] 2 Raven (Bill Free)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL208110] 2 Red Kite, between Stanborough GP and Symondshyde Farm (Steven Pearce)

East Hyde [TL131169] 1 Mandarin, on river by farm (Roger Payne)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL126077] 5 Red Kite (Alan Gardiner)

Harpenden, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, back garden. (David Lyons)

Hatfield [TL227096] 1 Red Kite, Birchwood.. (Steven Pearce)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL153114] 3 Hawfinch, in tops of Hornbeams at north end of Pismire Wood (Graham Higgins)

Hertford [TL323127] 1 Blackcap, male on garden feeders - 10am (James Russell)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter, female - in centre of reservoir. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Goldeneye (Tony Blake)

Hitchin [TL192296] 1 Red Kite, over back of Oakfield Avenue (Nigel Agar)

Kimpton Mill, 2 Egyptian Goose, in field opposite (Trevor Chapman)

Maple Cross [TQ025925] c.3 Yellowhammer, field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Red Kite, over Daniells (John Coleman)

Preston [TL171237] c.25 Red Kite, gathering and roosting in Whitehall Wood 16.00-17.15 (Murray Orchard)

Redbourn [TL109133] 20+ Redwing (John Pritchard)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Stonechat, m&f on meadow still this morning (Allan Meadows)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL125093] 1 Raven, over calling (Alan Gardiner)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL123096] 1 Stonechat, female (John Pritchard)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Egyptian Goose (Mark Radbourn)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye, two males & two females (Mark Radbourn)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Red-crested Pochard, three males & two females (Mark Radbourn)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL200113] c.70 Fieldfare (Steven Pearce)

Tewin Wood, 1 Green Sandpiper, downstream from footbridge near Archers Green (Ian Taylor)

Tewin Wood, 3 Hawfinch, in Home Wood (Ian Taylor)

Tewin Wood, c.25 Redwing (Ian Taylor)

Waterford [TL312138] 50 Wigeon, Goldings Canal (Simon Knott)

Whitwell, 1 Green Sandpiper, feeding on cress farm (Murray Orchard)

Sat 3 Feb 2018 Aldbury nr Tring, 7 Hawfinch, still present in village churchyard but wide ranging between Yew trees (present 3 weeks) (Lee G R Evans)

Apsley [TL052053] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, Manor Estate. First time I've seen them in this area (Frank Manfield)

Bricket Wood [TL131023] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, On feeders (P Delaloye)

Colney Heath [TL197062] 1 Little Egret, on river along A414 side of Colney Heath (Steven Pearce)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, male on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, Beesonend Lane (David Lyons)

Harpenden, 1 Lesser Redpoll, garden feeder (David Lyons)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 8 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter )

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 50 Fieldfare, feeding on fairway and calling in flight (Steve Carter )

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter )

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, drumming - also drumming great spotted and Green calling (Steve Carter )

Redbournbury [TL118107] 1 Water Rail, near the Veolia site (John Fisher)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL126093] 1 Siskin, male on garden feeder (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL126093] 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (John Pritchard)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL188044] 2 Kingfisher (Steven Pearce)

Wormley, 38+ Hawfinch, peak count of 38 today at Wormley West End (Graham White)

Fri 2 Feb 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL380124] 1 Smew, female from Gladwin Hide (Simon West)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 7 Goldeneye, 4m & 3f (Simon West)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL375127] 3 Red Kite, above viewpoint (Simon West)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL136089] 5 Redwing, on golf course at dawn (Bill Free)

Bramfield village, 2 Hawfinch, in churchyard (Rob Stubbs)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified), 8 Hawfinch, came into roost 13.20-14 45 (Laurence Drummond)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL194083] 2 Stonechat, pair on fence at back of old BT site (Rupert Evershed)

Flamstead village [TL074143] c.30 Fieldfare (David McGrath)

Flamstead village [TL075144] c.40 Redwing (David McGrath)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL193045] c.20 Hawfinch, mobile around Garden wood, Viewed from grid reference above. (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, male on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

High Cross nr Standon [TL368198] c.60 Fieldfare (Steve Postlethwaite )

Lemsford Springs, 5 Green Sandpiper (Jenny Sherwen)

Maple Cross [TQ025925] 10 Fieldfare, field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025924] 1 Yellowhammer, male in field hedge west of the estate (Chris Bessant)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 9 Little Egret, roosting at 17:15 on south island of North Lake (Barry Trevis)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 75+ Ring-necked Parakeet, roost gathering on A1(M) embankment at 17:00 (Barry Trevis)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 9 Redwing (John Coleman)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye, male and 3 females. (Geoff Young)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 4 Egyptian Goose, 2 pairs (S Jones)

Turnford Lakes (Cheshunt GPs) [TL146127] c.10 Goosander, Ashley pit. 5m, 5f (Ann Doubleday)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL197051] 11 Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 1 Green Sandpiper

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194054] 1 Caspian Gull, 3rd cy (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 1 Yellowhammer

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 3 Common Snipe

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Little Egret

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Kingfisher

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL187045] 1 Stonechat (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Weston, 1 Barn Owl (Andrew Coates)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Little Owl, in usual tree half way along approach road to Tyttenhanger House (Jeff Bailey)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL184047] 100+ Fieldfare

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, male along main track (G Lapworth)

Thu 1 Feb 2018 Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL135045] 2 Red Kite (P Delaloye)

Croxley Green, 1 Blackcap, Female on fence (Steve Rogers)

Green Tye nr Much Hadham [TL446185] c.100 Fieldfare, in meadow near crossroads. (Richard Melarange)

Hitchin [TL204305] 1 Red Kite (Nigel Agar)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL103159] 2 Red Kite (David McGrath)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Green Sandpiper, from Gadwall hide (Chris Holtby)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL161093] 2 Red Kite (Julie Knight)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Common Snipe (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 2 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 4 Little Egret (John Coleman)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Red-crested Pochard (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Goldeneye (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Verulamium Park [TL134070] 2 Red Kite (Alan Gardiner)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP904134] c.70 Redwing, In hedgerow next to car park. (Adrian Bayliss)