Record selection
Records

Sat 21 Apr 2018 Colney Heath, 1 Whitethroat (Dan Fletcher)

Colney Heath [TL210066] 1 Garden Warbler (Dan Fletcher)

Colney Heath [TL210066] 6+ Willow Warbler (Dan Fletcher)

Colney Heath [TL210066] 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Dan Fletcher)

Fri 20 Apr 2018 Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (David Wheatcroft)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Red Kite (David Wheatcroft)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 4+ Whitethroat (David Wheatcroft)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Sedge Warbler, singing male still in east reedbed (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Reed Warbler (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.5 Yellow Wagtail, 5:30 pm in horse paddock opposite canal (Nick Goss)

Nomansland nr Wheathampstead, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Alan Jackson)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 2 Grey Partridge (Darrel Bryant)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Darrel Bryant)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 3 Whitethroat (Darrel Bryant)

Panshanger Park, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Keith Dean)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 9 Common Tern (Adrian Bayliss)

Stevenage [TL236248] 1 Turtle Dove, eyeing up nuts on garden bird feeder in Stevenage (Old Town).

Tring [SP926134] 1 Lesser Whitethroat, rattling from canalside scrub. (Adrian Bayliss)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 2 Lesser Whitethroat

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 3+ Red Kite

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 4 Whitethroat

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 8 Tree Sparrow (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL197052] 1 Greenshank, still present at 7.45 p.m. (Simon West)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Green Sandpiper, heard calling

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Oystercatcher

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Great Black-backed Gull

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194054] 4 Little Ringed Plover

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Redshank, heard calling

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Reed Warbler

Welwyn Garden City [TL251144] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, Halden's area early morning (David Wheatcroft)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 35 Common Tern (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Whitethroat, singing males on the dry canal (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Wigeon, drake (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 15 Little Egret, the nesting colony continues to expand (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Lesser Whitethroat, males along the dry canal (Lee Evans)

Thu 19 Apr 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Marsh Harrier, female flying around reed bed in front of Janes Hide c10.50am (Chris Gibson )

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 2 Whitethroat, In field north of woodland (Chris Gibson )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Little Gull, from viewpoint (Allan Meadows )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, left of viewpoint, seen reeling (Allan Meadows )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Common Tern (Allan Meadows )

Benington, 1 Corn Bunting, singing male by Aston Crossroads at Benington

Benington, 1 Whitethroat, singing Male

Coopers Green GPs - Sutton Farm GP [TL195101] 1 Lesser Whitethroat (David Booth)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, Heard only (Clifford Smout )

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (G Lapworth)

East Hyde, 1 Little Egret (Clifford Smout )

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL142029] 1 Cuckoo, flying around scrubby fields at 8.00am and calling (Alan Winn)

Hatfield Aerodrome (disused), 3+ Willow Warbler (Ben Sandford Smith)

Hatfield Aerodrome (disused), 1 Cuckoo (Ben Sandford Smith)

Heartwood Forest - Langley Wood, 1 Swallow (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - Langley Wood, 3 Lesser Redpoll (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - Langley Wood, 2 Whitethroat (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - Well & Pudler's Wood, 2 Willow Warbler (Andrew Steele)

Hertford, 1 Cuckoo, Archers Spring, Sele Farm, 11.30am. (L.G. Neville)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ065939] 1 Common Tern, flying along canal, calling (Anna Marett)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, one along south east corner , and second bird by eastern edge (Darrel Bryant)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL223238] 1 Whitethroat, singing near NE corner (Tom Speller)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 1 Wheatear, male (Tim Gale)

Puckeridge, 1 Red Kite (Murray Orchard)

Puckeridge, 1+ Yellowhammer, male (Murray Orchard)

Puckeridge [TL392236] 2 Grey Partridge, pair flushed from path into grass meadows by River Rib (Murray Orchard)

Puckeridge, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, singing males at different sites (Murray Orchard)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Common Tern (Jane Free)

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

Stevenage [TL234242] 1 Whitethroat, singing in brambles along cycle path by Stevenage train station (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Farm, 9 Egyptian Goose, on flooded field (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Cuckoo, calling at 10 am (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Common Tern (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Common Tern (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 19 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Little Egret (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Great Black-backed Gull (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Common Tern, flew through 6.45am going north (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 3 Oystercatcher, 3 at 10:30 but back to 2 at 12:00 (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Common Tern

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Little Ringed Plover

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3 Oystercatcher, at 16.00

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Redshank (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Yellow Wagtail (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Common Snipe (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Green Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Oystercatcher (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3+ Whitethroat (Rupert Evershed)

Wed 18 Apr 2018 Aldwickbury Golf Course [TL155147] 1 Mandarin, male on river Lea behind Aldwyckbury pond (Darin Stanley)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Common Tern, Briefly this morning (Allan Meadows )

Ashwell, 1 Golden Plover (Alan Harris)

Batford [TL149149] 1 Lesser Whitethroat, in thick hedge by B653 (Darin Stanley)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth [TQ053938] 10 Red-crested Pochard, 9 drakes and 1 female. (Vale Countryside Volunteers )

Colney Heath [TL198061] 1 Red Kite (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Long Marston, 1 Barn Owl, heard screeching, area of cricket club, c9pm (Neil Harwood)

North Mymms Park, 1 Whitethroat

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 1 Wheatear (Darrel Bryant)

Panshanger Park [TL286129] 2+ Mandarin, drakes (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park [TL290134] 1 Whitethroat, singing male (Murray Brown)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling by river (john coleman)

Stocker's Farm [TQ052933] 3 Swallow (Vale Countryside Volunteers )

Stocker's Farm [TQ055935] 8 Egyptian Goose, on flooded field. (Vale Countryside Volunteers)

Stocker's Farm [TQ052933] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Vale Countryside Volunteers )

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 2 Kingfisher, pair seen flying along River Colne (Roger Harbird)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 4 Cetti's Warbler, 4 Separate singing males heard and 1 of these seen clearly at close range (Roger Harbird)

Stocker's Lake [TQ047934] 2 Willow Warbler (Vale Countryside Volunteers )

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 1 Red-crested Pochard, Drake. (Vale Countryside Volunteers )

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Vale Countryside Volunteers )

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 1 Red Kite (Vale Countryside Volunteers )

Stocker's Lake [TQ050937] 1 Lesser Whitethroat, seen and heard rattling along causeway. (Vale Countryside Volunteers )

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] c.4 Tree Sparrow (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Whinchat, male briefly at rear of Lawsons - flew towards paddocks (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs, 2 Raven, viewed from distance - circling high (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, early am (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL187043] 2 Oystercatcher (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Common Snipe (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 5+ Whitethroat, early am (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1+ Yellow Wagtail, In bean field behind viewpoint (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194054] 1 Whimbrel, briefly on sand spit (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Green Sandpiper (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 3+ Little Ringed Plover (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 1 Lesser Whitethroat (S Blake)

Wildhill nr Hatfield, 1 Lesser Whitethroat

Wildhill nr Hatfield, 1 Cuckoo

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ030933] 1 Lesser Whitethroat, heard singing along the path above the farm (Roger Harbird)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ033930] 2 Wheatear, pair seen near rubbish tip. (Roger Harbird)

Tue 17 Apr 2018 Batford [TL153150] 1 Willow Warbler, in weedy field (Darin Stanley)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 2 Red-crested Pochard (Charlie Ramsay)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL197079] 1 Willow Warbler (David Booth)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL198079] 1 Cuckoo (David Booth)

Hatfield Aerodrome (disused), 5+ Willow Warbler (Andrew Steele)

Hatfield Aerodrome (disused), 1 Ring Ouzel, male flushed from hedge in centre of site and flew high and east (Andrew Steele)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL339134] 1 Redshank, Park Mead (Steve Hughes)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP970090] 2 Siskin, pair on sunflower feeders (Hazel Medcalf)

Panshanger Park [TL291134] 1 Common Snipe (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park [TL286126] 1 Cuckoo, male heard (Murray Brown)

Spellbrook [TL489175] 1 Willow Warbler (Jenny Sherwen)

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

Stocker's Farm, 15 Egyptian Goose (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Common Tern (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Oystercatcher, in flight (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 13 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 12 House Martin (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing in phragmites (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, c.12 Swallow, mixed hirundine flock (Steve Carter )

Thorley Wash nr Bishop's Stortford, 1 Common Snipe (Jenny Sherwen)

Thorley Wash nr Bishop's Stortford, 2 Sedge Warbler (Jenny Sherwen)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] c.4 Tree Sparrow (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1 Yellow Wagtail, male (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL196057] c.2 Tree Sparrow (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL192051] 1 Willow Warbler (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL187043] 2 Oystercatcher (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Green Sandpiper (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 4 Little Ringed Plover (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Penduline Tit, briefly at 6.45am before it flew high and headed off NE (Rupert Evershed )

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Whitethroat, singing by lagoon 7.30am (Rupert Evershed )

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 White Wagtail (Terry Smith)

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

Mon 16 Apr 2018 Amwell NR - Tumbling Bay Lake, 1 Willow Warbler (James Russell)

Amwell NR - Tumbling Bay Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing near canal (James Russell)

Amwell NR - Tumbling Bay Lake, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (James Russell)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL134093] 1+ Chiffchaff (Bill Free)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL136081] 4 Red Kite, hunting over field under cultivation (Bill Free)

Bayfordbury, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, Singing by lake (Ian Flack)

Benington, 1 Lesser Whitethroat

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Blackcap, male (Charlie Ramsay)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Kingfisher (G Lapworth)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, near reed bed (G Lapworth)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 2 Blackcap, In song (David Wheatcroft)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 2 Chiffchaff, In song (David Wheatcroft)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 2 Willow Warbler, In song (David Wheatcroft)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Swallow (David Wheatcroft)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Cuckoo, brief call (David Wheatcroft)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL175115] 2 Wheatear, one near orchard the other in new arboretum (Ken&Linda Smith)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL175115] 1 Hobby, flying strongly west (Ken&Linda Smith)

Hitchin, 2 Red Kite, back of the Oakfield Estate and the Ippollits Brook (Nigel Agar)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 2 Sedge Warbler, heard singing (James Russell)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Hobby, circa 6:45am (James Russell)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL339135] 2 Redshank, Park Mead (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 2 Whitethroat (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL340135] 2 Little Ringed Plover, Park Mead (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL336136] 1 Wheatear, Park Mead, f (Simon Knott)

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

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter )

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

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

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 2 Siskin, a pair on sunflower hearts feeder (Peter Medcalf)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 1 male on niger seed feeder (Peter Medcalf)

Redbourn [TL092129] 2+ Swallow, first swallows of the year back at Nicholls Fm (Peter Tallantire)

Redbourn [TL102129] 2 Siskin, male and female frequenting Redbourn garden (Peter Tallantire)

Redbourn [TL091132] 15+ Linnet, small flock on stubble field at Nicholls Fm (Peter Tallantire)

River Lee at Ware, 1 Cetti's Warbler, Heard on bank of river near A10 viaduct (Steve Hughes)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL126093] 1 House Martin, first one back at the local colony. (John Pritchard)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Swallow (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 11+ Little Egret (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Blackcap, f/m pair (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher, along river colne (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Chiffchaff (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling (Charlie Ramsay)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1 Yellow Wagtail, male in horse paddock (S Blake et al)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198054] 3+ Wheatear, in bean field adjacent to Tree Sparrow hedge (S Blake et al)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1 Yellow Wagtail, male on horse paddock adjacent to Tree Sparrow hedge (S Blake et al)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL197051] 1 Lesser Whitethroat, in Tree Sparrow hedge (S Blake et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL190050] 2 Oystercatcher (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2+ Swallow (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Oystercatcher (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Whitethroat, Singing in scrub by lagoon (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Willow Warbler, Singing by lagoon (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7am (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1+ Sand Martin (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, Singing at pylon corner (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Great Black-backed Gull (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Penduline Tit, showed well this afternoon from public footpath on causway crossing lake Last seen at TL196 053 at dusk (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195049] 1 Marsh Harrier, female heading south over Main Pit (S Blake et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Red Kite, flew over the scrape. (Simon West)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL19610491] 2 House Martin, Over causeway. (Simon West)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 10+ Swallow, over causeway. (Simon West)

Verulamium Park, 1 Willow Warbler, Singing by Roman wall (Andrew Steele)

Verulamium Park, 1 Little Egret (Andrew Steele)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL1930043] 1 Little Owl, Perched in tree. (Simon West)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Gull, adults still, same as yesterday. Still present until at least 9.30. (Mike Wallen)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Black-necked Grebe, S/P still, looking from car park steps it favours area of water right of hide. Still present until at least 9.30. (Mike Wallen)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Little Egret (Mike Wallen)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 31 Common Tern (Mike Wallen)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Oystercatcher, on bank near Overflow (Nick Goss)

Sun 15 Apr 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Little Gull, with 3 Common Tern's this morning. (Anthony Cooper)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.2 Raven (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.2 Sand Martin (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.2 Swallow (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.1 Sedge Warbler, heard, to the right of the view point (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.2 House Martin (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.2 Oystercatcher, pair displaying. (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4+ Common Tern, possibly 5 birds flying around in rain shower at 17:30. (Anders Gray )

Ashwell, 8+ Corn Bunting, 8 singing males along Ashwell to Eyeworth Road around dung heaps (Tony Wileman)

Ashwell, 1 Yellow Wagtail, male on dung heaps between Ashwell and Eyeworth (Tony Wileman)

Ashwell, 3 Grey Partridge, on dung heaps between Ashwell and Eyeworth (Tony Wileman)

Charlton nr Hitchin [TL168280] 2 Corn Bunting, male singing in hedge by path, another heard in distance singing. (Herts BNA)

Charlton nr Hitchin [TL268428] 2 Grey Partridge, hedge at field edge (Herts BNA)

Charlton nr Hitchin, 1 Yellow Wagtail, male in sheep field. (Herts BNA)

Croxley Common Moor, 2 Lesser Redpoll (Chris Sharp)

Croxley Common Moor [TQ081951] 3 Kingfisher (Chris Sharp)

Croxley Common Moor [TQ079948] 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Chris Sharp)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Willow Warbler (Darrel Bryant)

Gosmore Hill nr Hitchin, 1 Willow Warbler (Jenny Sherwen)

Green End nr Braughing [TL389259] 1 Stonechat, on hay lane hull lane footpath (Paula Moore)

Heartwood Forest - Round Wood [TL162121] 1 Willow Warbler, singing from thick hedgerow (Ken&Linda Smith)

Heartwood Forest - Round Wood [TL162121] 1 Whitethroat (Ken&Linda Smith)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 6 Little Gull, 3 adult summer; 2 adult winter; 1 first winter. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Sedge Warbler, Singing. (Tony Blake)

Pishiobury Park, 1 Mandarin, female (Alan Harris)

Redbournbury, 1 Little Owl (John Pritchard)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Cetti's Warbler, seen near Gadwall Hide (Clifford Smout )

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Common Snipe, Gadwall Hide (Clifford Smout )

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Wigeon, male from Gadwall Hide (Clifford Smout )

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Shelduck, Draper Hide (Clifford Smout )

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Redshank (Mark Wardman)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Mark Wardman)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Sedge Warbler (Mark Wardman)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 10+ Blackcap (Mark Wardman)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Oystercatcher (Mark Wardman)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL122098] 1 Cetti's Warbler, again singing from riverside scrub. (John Pritchard)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Whitethroat (Jane Free)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 1 Sedge Warbler, singing on causeway (Anna Marett)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Barnacle Goose (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Great Black-backed Gull (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Caspian Gull, 2 or 3cy year bird briefly at 9:45 (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1+ Lesser Redpoll, flyover (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Whitethroat, singing male seen and heard, by horse paddock (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Verulamium Park, 4+ Swallow, over lake (RSPB Heronwatch )

Verulamium Park, 2 Blackcap (RSPB Heronwatch )

Verulamium Park, 1 Egyptian Goose, male (RSPB Heronwatch )

Verulamium Park, 2+ Chiffchaff (RSPB Heronwatch )

Verulamium Park, 3 Little Egret, on Heron Island (RSPB Heronwatch )

Verulamium Park, c.2 House Martin, with Swallows (RSPB Heronwatch )

Weston Park [TL261294] 1 Blackcap (Frances Hurst)

Weston Park [TL260296] 1 Little Owl (Frances Hurst)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Gull, 2 S/P adults, one a bit more S/P than the other. (Mike Wallen)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Black-necked Grebe, In S/P, towards the hide from the car park steps at 1.45pm. (Mike Wallen)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 7 Little Egret, some visiting nests in heronry with sticks. (Mike Wallen)

Sat 14 Apr 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Yellow Wagtail, fly through (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Little Gull, adult (Barry Reed)

Ashwell, 1 White Wagtail, dung heaps between Ashwell & Eyeworth (Mike Ilett)

Ashwell, 1 Raven, dung heaps between Ashwell & Eyeworth (Mike Ilett)

Ashwell [TL262421] 4 Yellow Wagtail, dung plateau & commuting to & from field on over side road (Tom Speller)

Ashwell [TL262421] 1 Wheatear, dung plateau Ashwell to Eyeworth road (Tom Speller)

Benington, 1 Willow Warbler

Bricket Wood [TL129024] 1 Lesser Redpoll, first winter male (P Delaloye . )

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 3 Red-crested Pochard (Steve Carter)

Cassiobury Park [TQ090962] 1 Kingfisher (Hilary Weston)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, feeding and calling by concrete bridge over river (paul ward)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Willow Warbler (John Yates)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Cuckoo (John Yates)

Flamstead village, 2 Blackcap, M/F off Mill Lane

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

Heartwood Forest - Langley Wood, 1 Lesser Redpoll, flyover (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - Well & Pudler's Wood, 1 Willow Warbler, singing male in natural regeneration area (Andrew Steele)

Jersey Farm (St Albans) [TL178093] 2 Blackcap, pair together in private garden. Male singing. (Dan Fletcher)

Mobbs Hole nr Ashwell, 1 Wheatear, male on dung plateau (Clifford Smout )

Mobbs Hole nr Ashwell, 1 Corn Bunting (Clifford Smout )

Mobbs Hole nr Ashwell, 1 Yellow Wagtail (Clifford Smout )

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

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

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 3 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 20 Linnet (Clive Harding)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 25 Lesser Redpoll (Clive Harding)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 8 Yellowhammer (Clive Harding)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 4 Chiffchaff (Clive Harding)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 1 Wheatear (Clive Harding)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 8 Blackcap (Clive Harding)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Green Sandpiper, From Draper Hide (Chris Holtby)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 5 Blackcap (Chris Holtby)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Kingfisher, good views and photo opportunities from Kingfisher hide 0900 to 1400 at least (Chris Holtby)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Wheatear, Draper Hide (Chris Holtby)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Redshank, Draper Hide (Chris Holtby)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL170104] 1 Lesser Redpoll, male on feeder (Craig Dunn)

St Albans, 1 Hawfinch, in garden in St Stephens, calling. Photographed. (Chris Hocking)

Stocker's Farm, 3 Swallow (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, in flight and at rest (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Farm, 10 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Farm, 12 Egyptian Goose (Steve Younger)

Stocker's Farm [TQ053934] 1 Black-tailed Godwit, briefly at Stocker's Farm, then again over Stocker's Lake causeway (Steve Younger)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Curlew, flew from Main Pit 07:30 (S Blake)

Weston Park [TL257297] 2 Marsh Tit (Frances Hurst)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Black-necked Grebe, between hide and overflow (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Curlew, flew over car park at 6.30pm (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Marsh Harrier, over reed bed at 12.45 then flew north east but seen again thermalling with 2 buzzard heading north west at 1.20 (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Willow Warbler (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Raven, over dry canal (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Arctic Tern, flew through early morning (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Oystercatcher (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Little Gull (Richard Ness)

Fri 13 Apr 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 3 Blackcap, Amwell walkway (Steve Hughes)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Goldeneye, male and female still (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, from viewpoint, flew in 7:30 (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose, from viewpoint (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Little Egret (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Oystercatcher, on island bearing a metal BTO type ring on RL, flew S at 10.00 (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Oystercatcher, on island in front of viewing point (Steve Hughes)

Brocket Park, 3 Willow Warbler, new in today, singing and showing well. (Anthony Dorman)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 2 Blackcap, m/f pair (Charlie Ramsay)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 3 Red-crested Pochard, 2m/1f (Charlie Ramsay)

Croxley Green, 1 Willow Warbler, Beggars bush lane, by river Gade,with chiffchaff andblackcap (David denham )

East Hyde, 1 Swallow, heading south (Clifford Smout )

East Hyde, 2 Red Kite (Clifford Smout )

East Hyde, 1 Mandarin, male (Clifford Smout )

East Hyde, 1 Little Egret (Clifford Smout )

East Hyde, 3 House Martin (Clifford Smout )

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 2 Little Gull (Darrel Bryant)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Woodcock, flushed this morning (Kevin Widgery)

Hartham (Hertford) [TL334136] 1 Willow Warbler (Simon Knott)

Hartham (Hertford) [TL334136] 12 Sand Martin (Simon Knott)

Hartham (Hertford) [TL334136] 1 House Martin (Simon Knott)

Hartham (Hertford) [TL334136] 6 Swallow (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL348138] 10 Swallow, New River (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL339135] 1 Little Ringed Plover, Park Mead (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL339137] 1 Wheatear, Park Mead - flew n immediately (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 3 Willow Warbler (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL339135] 1 Redshank, Park Mead (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 6 Sedge Warbler (Simon Knott)

Lemsford Springs, 5 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 25+ Swallow (Gary Hinton)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Mandarin, resident pair (Gary Hinton)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Blackcap (Steve Carter )

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 3 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter )

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Red Kite, calling and copulating near nest site (Steve Carter )

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

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

Redbourn [TL103129] 2 Siskin, (m & f) in garden. Male has been around most of the week. (Peter Tallantire)

Rusling End nr Langley [TL210211] 1 Swallow, flying over garden (Julie Wise)

Rusling End nr Langley [TL210211] 1 Chiffchaff, calling in garden (Julie Wise)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Common Snipe, Draper hide (Murray Orchard)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Garganey, pair visible on distant flood from Lapwing hide until 15.15 at least (Murray Orchard)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Shelduck, Draper hide (Murray Orchard)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Redshank, Draper hide (Murray Orchard)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Green Sandpiper, Draper hide (Murray Orchard)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL385102] 2 Willow Warbler (Vicky Buckel)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Reed Warbler, singing near ashby hide (Vicky Buckel)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Common Snipe (Vicky Buckel)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Sedge Warbler (Vicky Buckel)

Stanstead Abbotts, 1 Oystercatcher, Vets field (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Willow Warbler (Jane Free)

Stevenage, 1 Blackcap, male in garden (Jude Hodgson)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling (Charlie Ramsay)

Therfield Heath [TL347399] 2 Ring Ouzel, males in trees at edge of heath/golf course just W of old rifle ranges. Seen from 18.45 - 19.15 (Murray Orchard)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL193060] 1 Green Sandpiper, North pit. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 5+ Willow Warbler (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL190054] 1 Whitethroat, brief burst of song. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL190050] 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, one on grass under power lines, one flying N to S (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, flew in 11:12am, assumed to be bird seen flying south by other observers as had gone by 11:45. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Mandarin, drake

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 10+ Common Snipe

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Little Ringed Plover

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Great Black-backed Gull (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Water Rail, call heard

Wallington [TL295348] 4 Grey Partridge, In fields opposite side of the road to Wheat Hill Farm.

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL189042] 2 Egyptian Goose (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 9+ Common Tern (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Little Egret, looks likely returning for nest sites (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5+ House Martin, passing though (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Oystercatcher, moving from feeding field near overflow to bales (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 30+ Swallow (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Mandarin, drake (Graham Higgins)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Little Gull, still present (Graham Higgins)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Black-necked Grebe, in front of hide (Graham Higgins)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 3 Wheatear, male, 2 fem along main track (G Lapworth)

Woodside nr Hatfield, 1 Black Redstart, female on log piles 250m south of farm

Thu 12 Apr 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.1 Common Snipe (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.1 Arctic Tern (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.1 Common Tern (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.3 Dunlin, flew past watchpoint (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 100+ Sand Martin, 15:15 - 17:15 (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 60+ Swallow (Anders Gray )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Reed Warbler (Barry Reed)

Ashwell [TL262418] 1 Redshank, called, flew up and then landed in arable field by the dung heap (Murray Orchard)

Ashwell [TL262418] 2 Yellow Wagtail, males on dung heap along Ashwell-Eyeworth road (Murray Orchard)

Ashwell [TL262418] 1 Wheatear, male on dung heap (Murray Orchard)

Ashwell [TL262418] 2 Corn Bunting, one feeding on dung heap, one singing in tree by road (Murray Orchard)

Ashwell, 1 Swallow, feeding over dung heap (Murray Orchard)

Cassiobury Park, 2 Little Owl (Geoff Young)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP, 1 Mandarin, male on pond (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP, 1 Fieldfare, single bird in horse paddock (Rupert Evershed)

Croxley Common Moor, 6 Willow Warbler (G Lapworth)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Kingfisher, male by river (G Lapworth)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Whitethroat, By river op reed bed (G Lapworth)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Chiffchaff (Geoff Young)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Mandarin, male flying across cattle fields (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL192084] 2 Wheatear, males along tarmac track and concrete fence posts at back of old BT site (Rupert Evershed)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 8 Sand Martin (Darrel Bryant)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Yellow Wagtail (Darrel Bryant)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 25 Swallow (Darrel Bryant)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin [TL172299] 1 Lesser Redpoll, on garden feeders (Rob Stubbs)

Panshanger Park, 1 Sedge Warbler, singing in reeds by Osprey Lake

Puckeridge, 1 Whimbrel, called low over house at 07.45 in murky/misty conditions (Murray Orchard)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 from Draper, 1 from Gadwall (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Wigeon, male from Gadwall (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Oystercatcher, from Gadwall (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Sedge Warbler, singing from Warbler Hide reedbed @ 9:45 (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Willow Warbler, singing from lagoon behind Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 5 Blackcap, around site (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Shelduck, from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Redshank, from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 8+ Cetti's Warbler, singing birds, 3 seen. (Allan Meadows)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 4 Little Egret (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 5 Chiffchaff (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 20 Swallow (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 4 Blackcap (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 2 Egyptian Goose (Anthony Dorman)

Stevenage [TL245241] 1 Peregrine Falcon, perched on West side of telephone exchange 7:30 & again at 17:00 (Andy Day)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Charlie Ramsay)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL195052] 2 Willow Warbler, 1 near causeway, 1 along river near pylon (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL194052] 4 Blackcap (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL194052] 5 Chiffchaff (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL190050] 2 Oystercatcher (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Sand Martin (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 25+ Swallow (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 8 Common Snipe (Terry Smith)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Terry Smith)

Verulamium Park, 3 House Martin (Jenny Sherwen)

Verulamium Park, 16 Swallow (Jenny Sherwen)

Ware Park [TL340138] 1 House Martin (Richard Marlow)

Ware Park [TL340138] c.20 Swallow (Richard Marlow)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 2 Blackcap, pair by entrance (Dan Fletcher)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 1 Siskin, male singing by feeder near bench (Dan Fletcher)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 2 Lesser Redpoll (Dan Fletcher)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Chiffchaff (Keith Dean)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905131] 8 Common Tern (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Little Gull, 3 S/P adults and 3 imm at 1.45pm. (Mike Wallen)

Wed 11 Apr 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 8 Little Egret

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 15 Sand Martin

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 5 House Martin

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Sedge Warbler

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Common Tern

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Mediterranean Gull, third winter with full hood.

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 10 Swallow

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Arctic Tern (Jane Free)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 30+ House Martin (Roger Dewey)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 2 Chiffchaff (Roger Dewey)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, c.6 Blackcap (Roger Dewey)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 30+ Swallow (Roger Dewey)

Colney Heath [TL198061] 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, on our garden feeders (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Wheatear, female near mounds, by Japanese Knotweed site. (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Red Kite (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205088] 1 Willow Warbler, singing near mounds. (Steven Pearce)

Hatfield Garden Village, 3 Blackcap (Ian Taylor)

Kettle Green nr Much Hadham [TL416181] 2 Swallow, Observed flying around Moat Farmhouse (Julie Wise)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Common Tern (Ron Thomas)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.30 Swallow (Ron Thomas)

Panshanger Park, 2 Blackcap (Allan Meadows)

Panshanger Park, 30+ Swallow, with smaller number of Sand Martins (Allan Meadows)

Panshanger Park, 2 Mandarin, males (Allan Meadows)

Panshanger Park, 40+ Siskin, drinking from small pool near the Forest School (Allan Meadows)

Panshanger Park, 4 Chiffchaff (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Avocet (Roland Power)

Sherrardspark Wood nr WGC [TL226137] 2 Mandarin, male & female on pond in wood (Mike King)

Spellbrook [TL489175] 1 Willow Warbler (Jenny Sherwen)

Tewin Fish Farm, c.1 Little Owl, in hedge behind Tewin fish farm (Anders Gray )

Tewinbury Reserve, c.2 Blackcap (Anders Gray )

Tewinbury Reserve, c.2 Yellowhammer (Anders Gray )

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Willow Warbler

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 3 Tree Sparrow

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 4+ Blackcap (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 3+ Chiffchaff (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL190050] 2 Oystercatcher (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Little Ringed Plover

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Sand Martin

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 House Martin

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Great Black-backed Gull

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, c.20 Swallow (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 5 Common Snipe (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Redshank (S Blake)

Verulamium Park [TL140069] c.12 Swallow, over lake at 19.00 (Bill Free)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Barnacle Goose

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Egyptian Goose

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 7 Common Tern (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 40 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 40 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Little Gull, 2 2nd-summers, 2 first-summers (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Tue 10 Apr 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1st summer, flew south (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Sandwich Tern, early morning only (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Whitethroat (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Oystercatcher, from viewpoint (Rob Stubbs)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Goldeneye, male (Rob Stubbs)

Batford [TL146150] 4 Blackcap, in song along river (Mike Russell)

Batford [TL146150] 4 Chiffchaff (Mike Russell)

Batford [TL146150] 1 Swallow (Mike Russell)

Brookmans Park, 1 Brambling

Brookmans Park, 14 Siskin

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

East Hyde [TL130170] 2 Raven (Mike Russell)

East Hyde [TL130170] 1 Little Egret (Mike Russell)

East Hyde [TL130170] 1 Mandarin, drake along river near mill (Mike russell)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 3 House Martin, main lake 7am (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), c.15 Swallow, main lake 7am (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 2 Blackcap, pair, environmental lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Sand Martin, main lake 7am (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 3 Chiffchaff, singing (Tom Speller)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL127083] 1 Mandarin, drake in flooded area (Pete Waldron)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL127082] 2 Egyptian Goose, pair present adjacent to flooded area (Pete Waldron)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL229276] 1 Lesser Whitethroat, singing (Helen Lumley)

Harpenden, 1 Siskin, On garden feeders (David Lyons)

Harpenden [TL146145] 2 Red Kite, exchanging a frog midair over garden of Holly Walk (Mike Russell)

Hitchin [TL 192296] 1 Red Kite, Flying over the Oakfield estate (Nigel Agar)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 2 Linnet (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL348137] 25 Sand Martin (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 4 Sedge Warbler (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL348137] 4 Swallow (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL341136] 8 Common Snipe (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL348137] 1 House Martin (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 6 Cetti's Warbler (Simon Knott)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Raven, flying over Ver and A5183 (John Fisher)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2 Little Egret (John Fisher)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Cetti's Warbler, heard in brambles along Ver south of Veolia (John Fisher)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Little Owl, off Veolia Road (John Fisher)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Swallow (John Pritcahrd)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Blackcap (John Pritcahrd)

Sleapshyde nr Colney Heath [TL195064] 2 Little Egret, by rain pool near A414 on rough ground used as horse grazing (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL202111] 2 Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 4+ Tree Sparrow

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), c.20+ Linnet

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 6+ Blackcap

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL190050] 5+ Chiffchaff

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL193060] 1 Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 10+ Swallow

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Sedge Warbler

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Little Ringed Plover, display flight. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 2 Oystercatcher, presumed territorial flight & calling. (Steven Pearce)

Verulamium Park [TL140068] c.4 Swallow, over eastern end of lake (Bill Free)

Welwyn Garden City [TL 233126] 2 Siskin, male and female on garden feeder (Mike Upstone)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905132] 6 Common Tern (Jeff Bailey)

Mon 9 Apr 2018 Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, c.20 Swallow (Charlie Ramsay)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, c.5 House Martin, preferring the stockers end of the bury (Charlie Ramsay)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 8 Sand Martin, 12:40-13:00 (Mike Harris)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 10+ Swallow, arriving from the south and leaving north 12:40-13:00 (Mike Harris)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253245] 1 Blackcap, singing (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 3 Chiffchaff, singing (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 4 Swallow, early morning (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Sand Martin (Tom Speller)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, overwintering male still visiting garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden, 1 Brambling, Feeding on ground in garden, with chaffinches. (Susan Lyons)

Hitchin [TL19603029] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL192296] 1 Red Kite, flying over the Oakfield estate (Nigel Agar)

Kodak Waste Site (Stevenage) [TL230238] 1 Chiffchaff (ian harris)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP922137] 40 Swallow (Jeff Bailey)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP922137] 2 Mandarin, a pair (Jeff Bailey)

Redbourn [TL102129] 1 Siskin, Male in back garden (Peter Tallantire)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Common Snipe (Vicky Buckel)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 5 Blackcap (Vicky Buckel)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Redshank (Vicky Buckel)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 6 Chiffchaff (Vicky Buckel)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL385102] 4 Swallow (Vicky Buckel)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Green Sandpiper (Vicky Buckel)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Oystercatcher (Vicky Buckel)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 2 Common Tern (Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 20 Swallow (Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 4 House Martin (Jeff Bailey)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 26 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3 Blackcap (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Tree Sparrow (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Chiffchaff (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4+ Common Snipe

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Ringed Plover

Welwyn Garden City [TL 233126] 4 Lesser Redpoll, on garden feeder (Mike Upstone)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903131] 4 Common Tern (Jeff Bailey)

Sun 8 Apr 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Arctic Skua, flew through at 08:58, headed off southeast (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Red Kite (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Little Gull, adult (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Common Tern, in front of viewpoint (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Goldeneye, pair (Tom Speller)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Redshank, two arrived together to island in front of viewpoint early AM. Stayed for c20 mins then departed SE (Tom Speller)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Oystercatcher, flew in low early AM from direction of Gladwin hide. Stayed for c30 mins then departed NW (Tom Speller)

Ashwell, 1 Wheatear, seen along Newnham Rd (Clive Harding)

Bricket Wood Common [TL130008] 2 Chiffchaff, singing (Alan Gardiner)

Cottered [TL315289] 1 Woodcock, Seen at 19.05 at the side of the road (B1037).

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 1 Common Tern, Main Lake (Alan Ford)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 6+ Sand Martin, main lake, late afternoon (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), c.30 Swallow, main lake, late afternoon (Tom Speller)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Willow Warbler, heard singing on east side of the reserve. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 9 Common Scoter, a flock of 8 (5 males) and the wintering 1W still present. The wintering bird did not associate with the migrants. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Goldeneye (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 House Martin (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, c.10 Swallow (Tony Blake)

Holt Wood nr Chiswell Green [TL116037] 2 Swallow (Alan Gardiner)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 House Martin, with Swallows (David Hutchinson)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Mandarin, pair on canal

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 6 Blackcap, all males (Clive Harding)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 10 Linnet (Clive Harding)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 15 Lesser Redpoll (Clive Harding)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 6 Yellowhammer (Clive Harding)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 3 Grey Partridge (Clive Harding)

Panshanger Park [TL281128] 1 Cuckoo, calling in woods south of Broadwater (Christine von Hagen)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes (N or S not specified), 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing male (Murray Orchard)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes (N or S not specified), 4 Egyptian Goose, two pairs (Murray Orchard)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes (N or S not specified), 1 Oystercatcher, bird in display flight (Murray Orchard)

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

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

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 25+ Swallow (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 5 Common Scoter, 3 male, 2 female (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Kingfisher (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 5 Sand Martin (Jane Free)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Sandwich Tern, Was sitting on bales when I called in at 8 a.m then flew off toward college lake at 8.15 (Duncan Hilliard)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 22+ Swallow (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Redshank (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, recent pair plus five additional birds that headed off north by 8am (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Egyptian Goose (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 6+ Common Snipe (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 6+ Redwing (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Oystercatcher (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194051] 1 Common Scoter, male still present between 5.45 - 6.15p.m. (Simon West et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 House Martin (Simon West)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 30+ Swallow (Simon West)

Verulamium Park, c.20 Swallow, Over lake (RSPB St Albans HeronWatch)

Verulamium Park, 1 Little Egret, On Heron Island (RSPB St Albans HeronWatch)

Verulamium Park, 2 Egyptian Goose (RSPB St Albans HeronWatch)

Verulamium Park, c.5 House Martin, With swallows over lake (RSPB St Albans HeronWatch)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 17 Little Egret (Chris Ruis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Sand Martin (Chris Ruis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Black-necked Grebe, at 9:45am. (RSPB St Albans group)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5+ Common Tern (RSPB St Albans group)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 20+ Swallow, including c.15 lined up on telephone wires outside P E Mead & Sons Farmshop (RSPB St Albans group)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Oystercatcher, on bank towards overflow (RSPB St Albans group)

Sat 7 Apr 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Blackcap

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Chiffchaff

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Little Gull, adults (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Oystercatcher

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Little Egret, In heronry

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Goldeneye, pair

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, song heard (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Mandarin, drake in flight, disappearing behind main south island (Murray Orchard)

Bramfield village, 6 Siskin, at churchyard (Clive Harding)

Bramfield village, 8 Hawfinch, still present around churchyard (Clive Harding)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Common Tern, present at around 0730 (Gordon Cox)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2 Mandarin, pair (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 Little Ringed Plover (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 Blackcap, singing male (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), c.10 Swallow (Kevin Widgery)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 2 Sand Martin (Kevin Widgery)

Hitchin [TL1930] 2 Little Egret, Walsworth Common - 1 at TL19723023, 1 at TL19633027 (David Inward)

Hunsdon Meads, 1 Cetti's Warbler (Jenny Sherwen)

Hunsdon Meads, 2 Chiffchaff (Jenny Sherwen)

Jersey Farm (St Albans) [TL178092] 1 Swallow (Dan Fletcher)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Willow Warbler, singing male by canal (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Blackcap (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Mandarin, pair (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Chiffchaff (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Sedge Warbler, singing male in reedbed by canal (Lee Evans)

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

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

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

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 1 Blackcap (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Chiffchaff, singing (Steve Carter)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, c.15 Yellowhammer (Kevin Widgery)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 2 Grey Partridge (Kevin Widgery)

Pin Green nr Stevenage, 1 Red Kite, Hampson Park (Ian Harris)

Sawbridgeworth, 42 Fieldfare, feeding on fallow land just west of Leventhorpe School at 16:00 (Mike Harris)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL203268] 1 Willow Warbler, singing - Wymondley electricity sub station (Mike ilett)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin, 1 Swallow (Mike ilett)

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

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Fieldfare (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 8 Chiffchaff (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 4 Egyptian Goose (Jane Free)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Tern, noticeable arrival (Lee Evans)

Tewin, c.2 Swallow (Anders Gray )

Tewin, 3 Red Kite (Anders Gray )

Tewin, c.1 Chiffchaff, singing (Anders Gray )

Tewin, c.1 Little Egret, on River Mimram (Anders Gray )

Therfield nr Royston [TL334379] 1 Raven, in field just north of village (Laurence Drummond)

Trims Green [TL470172] 1 Barn Owl, hunting road verge at Shingle Hall 06.10 (Laurence Drummond)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 3+ Blackcap (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 22 Fieldfare

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 4+ Sand Martin

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 3+ Chiffchaff

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 6+ Swallow

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 1 Great White Egret, flew SE over New Plantation wood (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Little Ringed Plover

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1+ Common Snipe

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4+ Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Oystercatcher (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Yellowhammer

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Great Black-backed Gull

Verulamium Park, 5 Swallow (Dan Fletcher)

Verulamium Park, 3+ Red Kite (Dan Fletcher)

Verulamium Park, 1 Blackcap (Dan Fletcher)

Verulamium Park, 4 Little Egret, on Heron island (Dan Fletcher)

Verulamium Park, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Dan Fletcher)

Verulamium Park, 2+ Chiffchaff (Dan Fletcher)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Stonechat, male near dry canal (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Pink-footed Goose, for about 20 minutes in front of hide before flying to Bucks with 2 greylag (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Common Tern (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Blackcap (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Little Gull, a single breeding plumaged adult joined by 3 more individuals mid afternoon (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Egret, two pairs nesting (Lee Evans)

Fri 6 Apr 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Shelduck (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Sedge Warbler (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Sandwich Tern, 06:00-06:15 (Barry Reed)

Baldock [TL239341] 2 Swallow, Ivel Springs by equestrian centre (Ian Hall)

Bell Bar nr Brookmans Park, c.1 House Martin, first one back at the colony at cock of the north pub. (Anders Gray )

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Common Tern (Charlie Ramsay)

Cassiobury Park [TQ089969] 1 Chiffchaff, In nature reserve (Axel Kirby)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, flew around BT building then headed low towards town centre (Richard Ness)

Lemsford Springs, 4 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Green Sandpiper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Shelduck (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Redshank, 2 from Gadwall, 1 from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP922137] 5 Swallow (Terry Lewis)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Blackcap (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Chiffchaff, Singing (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Red-crested Pochard, Pair (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Steve Carter)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL197051] 6+ Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 4+ Lesser Redpoll (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 4 Blackcap

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 6+ Siskin

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 12+ Redwing

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 4+ Chiffchaff

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Great Black-backed Gull

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Kingfisher, heard (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL189051] 2 Oystercatcher, one found dead

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 4 Egyptian Goose

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Barnacle Goose

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4+ Swallow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195053] 1 Redshank, heard

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4+ Sand Martin

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Ringed Plover

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1+ House Martin

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 5+ Siskin (Andrew Steele)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 15+ Lesser Redpoll (Andrew Steele)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 3+ Chiffchaff (Andrew Steele)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 2+ Blackcap (Andrew Steele)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Andrew Steele)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL189041] 1 Little Owl (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905130] 3 Common Tern (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905135] 3 Red Kite (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Cuckoo, behind hide toward farm at Drayton Beauchp at 17.30 (Jim Hudson)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 12 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 60 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 White Wagtail, male briefly on bank by car park (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Common Tern (Lee Evans)

Thu 5 Apr 2018 Aldbury nr Tring [SP947121] 1 Blackcap (Paul Barritt)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), c.1 Willow Warbler, One heard (Anders gray )

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 6+ Chiffchaff, seen/heard (Anders Gray )

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 4+ Blackcap, heard and several seen (Anders Gray )

Ashwell, 2 Grey Partridge, in first field on left of Hinxworth Road from Ashwell village (Chris Holtby)

Ashwell [TL261419] 1 Wheatear, male on dungheap and in adjacent field still on road to Eyeworth (Chris Holtby)

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 1 Blackcap, singing male (Andrew Steele)

Charlton nr Hitchin, 2 Grey Partridge, pair in flight over meadow (Clive Brackenbury)

Croxley Common Moor, 2 Kingfisher, pair along river (G Lapworth)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett, 1 Red Kite (Alan Winn)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett, 1 Swallow (Alan Winn)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett, 1 Willow Warbler, singing from Island on lake (Alan Winn)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 1 Chiffchaff (Albert Callewaert)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 15+ Yellowhammer, flock in large willow bushes. (Albert Callewaert)

Hitchin [TL 192296] 1 Red Kite, Over Oakfield Avenue 17:30 hrs (Nigel Agar)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ077939] 3 Kingfisher, 2 males having territorial standoff & nearby female (Joan Thompson )

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 1 Wheatear (Darrel Bryant)

Pishiobury Park, 1 Red Kite (John Slee)

Pishiobury Park, 1 Chiffchaff (John Slee)

Pishiobury Park, 2 Mandarin (John Slee)

Pishiobury Park, 2 Little Egret (John Slee)

Royston, 1 Ring Ouzel, male in ploughed field to the south-east at the top of Briary Lane (past the Water enclosure). (Alan Reynolds)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Willow Warbler (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2 Lesser Redpoll, coming to garden feeder (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 5+ Chiffchaff (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL122098] 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing briefly from riverside scrub (John Pritchard)

Stocker's Lake, 10 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Therfield Heath, 1 Ring Ouzel, male showing well (Lee Evans)

Therfield Heath, 2 Grey Partridge (Lee Evans)

Therfield Heath, 2 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1 Willow Warbler, singing very quietly and intermittently (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 2 Swallow, appear to be returning pair to horse paddocks (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 5+ Chiffchaff, across site (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 3 Egyptian Goose

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Oystercatcher, on spit (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3+ Blackcap, atleast 3 birds singing first thing (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Great Black-backed Gull (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 5+ Sand Martin (Rupert Evershed)

Verulamium Park, 2 Blackcap, singing males (Andrew Steele)

Verulamium Park, 1 Little Egret (Andrew Steele)

Verulamium Park, 2 Chiffchaff, singing males (Andrew Steele)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Little Owl, grubbing by driveway to Tyttenhanger House (Rupert Evershed)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 3 Yellow Wagtail, flew over (Rupert Evershed)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Red Kite (Gary Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Oystercatcher, in flooded field by overflow (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Common Tern (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Blackcap, behind hide (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Little Egret, near nesting herons (Gary Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Chiffchaff, behind hide (Gary Hinton)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Wheatear, male near rubble heap (G Lapworth)

Wed 4 Apr 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Blackcap, singing (Jenny Sherwen)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4+ Chiffchaff (Jenny Sherwen)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Swallow (Jenny Sherwen)

Ashwell [TL260394] 1 Wheatear (Peter Greener)

Bernards Heath (St Albans) [TL152083] 1 Blackcap, Male feeding in trees by Sandridge Wastes. (David Utting)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 1 Little Egret, on bulbourne edge on hardings moor 12:45 (Gary Hinton)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 1 Brambling, on garden feeder 13:30 (Gary Hinton)

Braughing [TL397255] 1 Chiffchaff, first one this year (Paula Moore)

Braughing [TL402263] 1 Yellow Wagtail, female in field between Bozen Green path and river (Paula Moore)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2+ Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2 Mandarin, pair. (Steven Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL251240] 2 Swallow, over sailing lake at Fairlands. (Michael Rowland)

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

Hertford, 1 Siskin, on garden feeders (James Russell)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Blackcap, singing male near main hide (Murray Brown)

Lemsford Springs, 2 Green Sandpiper, main lagoon (Murray Brown)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Swallow, over water mid morning (Ron Thomas)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL223237] c.50 Lesser Redpoll, along bushes outside western perimeter (Tom Speller)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL223237] 3 Blackcap, singing male & 2 females near SW corner (Tom Speller)

Prae Wood nr St Albans, 1 Raven, between Prae Wood and Centurian Golf Club along the A4147 (Brendon Fagan)

Redbourn [TL092131] 22+ Linnet, feeding on fallow field at Nicholls Fm (Peter Tallantire)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 20+ Swallow, over fishing lake (John Coleman)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL197051] 4+ Tree Sparrow (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 1 Willow Warbler (Richard Coombes et al)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL202047] 1 Grey Partridge (Richard Coombes et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL187044] 1 Barnacle Goose (Richard Coombes et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL189050] 1 Oystercatcher (Richard Coombes et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 3 Egyptian Goose (Richard Coombes et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4+ Sand Martin (Richard Coombes et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 3+ Swallow (Richard Coombes et al)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Redshank (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Great Black-backed Gull, adult (S Blake)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903131] 2 Common Tern (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP907133] 2 Swallow (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP906133] 40 Sand Martin (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903131] 2 Oystercatcher, on straw bales (Jeff Bailey)

Tue 3 Apr 2018 Aldbury nr Tring [SP947121] 1 Chiffchaff (Paul Barritt)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 3 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 males & 1 female, present 07:30-07:40 (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Osprey, flew over heading north at 1820 (Richard Marlow)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth [TQ057940] 1 Chiffchaff, singing (Anna Marett)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth [TQ057940] 1 Blackcap, singing (Anna Marett)

Berkhamsted Common, 4+ Chiffchaff (Mike F Spittles)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 1 Little Egret, on moor (Gary Hinton )

Colney Heath, 1+ Red Kite (S Blake)

Colney Heath [TL198059] c.10 Siskin (S Blake)

Colney Heath, 8+ Redwing (S Blake)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 1 Redwing, farmhouse channel (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253245] 2 Chiffchaff, singing (Tom Speller)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195047] 1 Woodcock (S Blake)

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

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Blackcap (Rob Hopkins)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Swallow, flying over (Rob Hopkins)

Hitchin [TL200298] 1 Little Egret, Purwell Meadows (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL192296] 2 Little Egret, at the back off Oakfleld Avenue (Nigel Agar)

Kings Langley, 1 Merlin, heading south just past Home Park link road 4.00pm (Derek Pratt)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL221238] 2 Grey Partridge (Alan Ford)

Pigeonswick (Knebworth Woods) [TL227228] 2 Marsh Tit (Alan Ford)

Rickmansworth, 1 Swallow, Moor Lane (Anna Marett)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Little Ringed Plover, from Gadwall (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Redshank, from Gadwall (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Oystercatcher (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Common Snipe, flew over reed bed from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Blackcap, singing birds (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Green Sandpiper, from Gadwall (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Shelduck, from Gadwall (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew over Gadwall (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Wheatear, female on meadow @ 10:00 (Allan Meadows)

Sherrardspark Wood nr WGC [TL231138] 1 Marsh Tit (Luna Trevis)

Stevenage, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Jude Hodgson)

Stevenage [TL266268] 1 Brambling, Male, coming to feeders in Great Ashby garden, joining 2 females coming for the past week (Steve Lane)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 2+ Chiffchaff (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL190050] 1 Oystercatcher (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Swallow (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL197051] 4 Tree Sparrow (S Blake)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL189041] 2 Egyptian Goose (S Blake)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 2 Little Owl (S Blake)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Red Kite (Gary Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905130] 25+ Sand Martin, 15:00 (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP902132] 2 Oystercatcher, In flooded field near overflow 14:45 (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Yellowhammer (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Blackcap, singing male in Cemetery Corner (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 13 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Oystercatcher (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Chiffchaff, 3 singing males around the site (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Tern, first of the year - roosting on the bales (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 9 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Marsh Tit, pair in Cemetery Corner (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Mandarin, drake by overflow (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Mon 2 Apr 2018 Ashwell [TL27253897] 1+ Corn Bunting, road side hedge between Slip end & Ashwell (Tom Speller)

Ashwell [TL272388] 2 Yellowhammer (Tom Speller)

Chells Manor (Stevenage), 1 Brambling, female on garden feeders (Ray Hooper)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP [TL190088] 4 Mandarin, 3 males, 1 female (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP [TL190088] 3 Fieldfare (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP [TL190088] 33 Redwing (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 Little Ringed Plover (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 5 Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 Wheatear, male (Steven Pearce)

Croxley Green [TQ083965] 1 Lesser Redpoll, male on sunflower heart feeder (David Hubbard)

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

Hertford, 1 Hawfinch, Long Wood, Sele Farm, Hertford. 4.30pm (L. G. Neville)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter, First winter (Clifford Smout )

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Chiffchaff (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 13 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Avocet (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter, 1st winter male still. (Tony Blake)

Northaw Great Wood, 4 Marsh Tit

Northaw Great Wood, c.6 Brambling

Northaw Great Wood, c.7 Hawfinch

Norton Green nr Stevenage, c.75 Lesser Redpoll (Clive Harding)

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

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Ringed Plover, this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1+ Chiffchaff (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3+ Common Snipe (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 20+ Fieldfare (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 10+ Sand Martin, this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Verulamium Park [TL140070] 2 Egyptian Goose, Pair spotted on main lake near island. (Tricia Gibbons)

Waterend nr Wheathampstead [TL217143] 2 Hawfinch (Al Trollope)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL190041] 5 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL190041] 1 Barnacle Goose (Steven Pearce)

Sun 1 Apr 2018 Benington, 2 Barn Owl (Kathy Sharman)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 2 Red Kite (Geoff Young)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Chiffchaff (Geoff Young)

Colney Heath [TL207060] 1 Yellowhammer, In fields by Roestock. (Steven Pearce)

Croxley Green [TQ082965] 2 Lesser Redpoll, on niger seed and sun flower hearts (David Hubbard)

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

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Red Kite (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 Sand Martin (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Goldeneye (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter, 1st year male - same bird as reported all winter as female, now showing colour on its bill. (Tony Blake)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 4 Egyptian Goose (Steve carter )

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

Norton Green nr Stevenage, c.35 Lesser Redpoll (Clive Harding )

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 1 White Stork, flew in from south at 0650. Small ring above left knee. Present until 0745 at least near eastern (A1) edge of site (Tom Speller)

Stevenage, 1 White Stork, Norton Green. On other side of ridge parallel to public footpath but flew north approx 11.00am (Chris Gibson )

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 3 Chiffchaff (Keith Smith)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Raven (Keith Smith)

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

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 5 Tree Sparrow (Trevor Chapman)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195053] 2 Little Ringed Plover (Alan Gardiner )

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 1 Oystercatcher (Steven Pearce)

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

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 1 Chiffchaff, singing (Alan Gardiner )

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 3 Lesser Redpoll (Alan Gardiner )

Waterford Heath GP, 2 Chiffchaff (Steve Kiln)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP908131] 35 Sand Martin (Chris Ruis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Barn Owl, Over the surrounding fields at 7:15pm (Chris Ruis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Chiffchaff (Chris Ruis)