Record selection
Records

Tue 7 Apr 2020 Apsley [TL065050] 1 Peregrine Falcon, above mooring basin (Axel Kirby)

Apsley [TL058042] 2+ Chiffchaff, in trees south of Apsley Manor house (Axel Kirby)

Bishop's Stortford [TL479226] 2 Blackcap, in Hoggates Wood. (Richard Melarange)

Bishop's Stortford [TL479226] 3 Chiffchaff, in Hoggates Wood. (Richard Melarange)

Bishop's Stortford, 2 Chiffchaff, Garden (Ron Cousins)

Buntingford, 1 Blackcap, Garden (Al Trollope)

Chells Manor (Stevenage), 7 Blackcap, Chells manor and Aston End (Phil Bishop)

Chells Manor (Stevenage), 6 Chiffchaff, around Chells manor and Aston End (Phil Bishop)

Chells Manor (Stevenage) [TL277250] 2 Willow Warbler, Chells Manor and Aston End (Phil Bishop)

Flamstead village [TL073143] 1 Yellowhammer (David McGrath)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, garden, male (Clifford Smout)

Hemel Hempstead, 4 Grey Partridge, field opposite junction of holtsmere end lane and Gaddesden Lane (David Denham)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Blackcap, Garden (Ian Bennell)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Swallow, flew north over my garden (Ian Bennell)

Hertford, 1 Blackcap, singing in garden (James Russell)

Hertford, 2 Grey Wagtail, in garden (along the river Beane) (James Russell)

Hitchin [TL197286] 1 Swallow, garden, along Manton Road (Callum Peel)

Hitchin [TL201301] 1 Chiffchaff, garden. (Joe Wigmore)

Kimpton [TL175184] 1 Red Kite, Garden (Bob Carter)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 2+ Cetti's Warbler (James Russell)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Raven, over (James Russell)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 4+ Chiffchaff (James Russell)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 2 Common Snipe (James Russell)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 2 Barn Owl (James Russell)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 1 Swallow, Little Munden Farm (Alan Winn)

Nettleden Lodge nr Great Gaddesden [TL023108] 4 Willow Warbler, 4 Males singing around Nettelden (Calum Mckellar)

Nettleden Lodge nr Great Gaddesden [TL022105] c.15+ Redwing (Calum Mckellar)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 1 Reed Warbler, seen in small reed bed (Rob stubbs)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 3+ Chiffchaff, heard (Rob stubbs)

Oxhey, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden, Oxhey village. (Geoff Young)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 1 Little Egret, garden, over 9:45 (Allan Meadows )

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden (Allan Meadows )

Park Street nr St Albans, 1 Kingfisher, garden. Calling from lake/river. (Alan Winn)

Pryors Wood nr Stevenage [TL267268] 1 Grey Wagtail, Garden (Steven Lane)

Redhill nr Wallington, 1 Wheatear (duncan coates)

Rickmansworth [TQ052924] 2 Grey Wagtail, Garden, first this spring (Paul Ward )

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Blackcap, garden. Singing (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2+ House Martin, garden. First ones back to the local colony. (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Raven, over garden (John Pritchard)

St Albans, 1 Redwing, flyover - garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 2+ Blackcap, at least 2 males singing this morning - garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 1 Swallow, flyover - garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 1 Meadow Pipit, flyover - garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 1 Chiffchaff, garden (Rupert Evershed)

Stanborough Reedmarsh, 1 Sedge Warbler, male in full voice, right hand footpath . (Chris Squires)

Stevenage [TL240253] 2 Blackcap, 1 male 1 female (Jude Hodgson)

Stocker's Farm [TQ052933] 1 Mediterranean Gull, one seen calling, flew along canal (Anna Marett)

Therfield nr Royston [TL340376] 1 Raven (Gordon Fuller)

Walkern, c.1 Golden Plover, flew over garden calling at 20:40 (Stuart Cossey)

Walkern, c.1 Redwing, flew over garden calling at 20:30 (Stuart Cossey)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Red Kite, Garden. (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Blackcap, Garden. Singing male. (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden. (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Chiffchaff, Garden (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Peregrine Falcon, garden (Drew Lyness)

Mon 6 Apr 2020 Ashwell [TL269392] 2 Swallow, first of the year (R Holdsworth)

Batford [TL157153] 1 Wheatear, male by footpath (Darin Stanley)

Benington, 75 Fieldfare

Benington, 20 Redwing

Cassiobury Park, 6 Chiffchaff, singing birds (Ian Bennell)

Cassiobury Park, 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing bird by bird hide (Ian Bennell)

Cassiobury Park, 7 Mandarin, 4 males (Ian Bennell)

Cassiobury Park, 1 Siskin, heard in Whippendell Woods at Grove Mill car park (Ian Bennell)

Codicote Bottom, 2 Swallow (Terry Edwards)

Colney Heath, 1 Red Kite, over the common (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden, 6 Red Kite, Soaring together between Ambrose Lane and A1081 (Alan Jackson)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 2 House Martin (Phil Bishop)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Common Tern (Phil Bishop)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 8+ Swallow (Phil Bishop)

Flamstead village [TL079144] 1 Red Kite (David McGrath)

Flamstead village [TL073144] 2 Yellowhammer, Same locations as last 2 years. (David McGrath)

Gaddesden Row, 1 Blackcap, Garden (George Moreton )

Gaddesden Row, 12 Linnet, Garden (George Moreton )

Gaddesden Row, 6 Fieldfare, Garden (George Moreton )

Hemel Hempstead, 2 Peregrine Falcon, to the SW of my garden at 6.50pm (Ian Bennell)

Hemel Hempstead, 1+ Redwing, at least 1 heard calling at 9.40pm (Ian Bennell)

Hitchin, 1+ Red Kite, over garden. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 seen and 3 others heard at Purwell Ninesprings. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, 1 Red Kite, over garden (Rob Stubbs)

Hitchin, 1 Swallow, over garden (Rob Stubbs)

Jersey Farm (St Albans), 1 Redwing, Heard over garden 9:30pm (Dan Fletcher)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Blackcap, singing (Steve Carter)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 6 Egyptian Goose, 2 adults 4 juvs (Steve Carter)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Shelduck, pair (Steve Carter)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 1+ Red Kite, garden (Axel Kirby)

Northchurch Common [SP975105] 1 Willow Warbler, singing (John Taylor)

Park Street nr St Albans, 1 Little Egret, garden. Over. (Alan Winn)

Park Street nr St Albans, 1 House Martin, Garden. over north. (Alan Winn)

Perry Green nr Much Hadham [TL432180] 1 Yellowhammer (Gillian Price)

Redhill nr Wallington, 1 Swallow (duncan coates)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 6+ House Martin, Garden, over the Aquadrome (Paul Ward)

St Albans, 1 Fieldfare, garden, over this evening, heard only (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 3 Redwing, garden, 3 individuals over this evening, heard only (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Blackcap, garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL158085] 1 Red Kite, garden (Guy Russell-Jones)

Standon [TL396221] 2 Raven (John Chitham)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 2 Egyptian Goose, flew across The Grove golf course. (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 1 Red Kite (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 2 Blackcap (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 2 Chiffchaff (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 2 Grey Wagtail (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 1 Siskin, calling from the top of an alder tree. (Nick Harris)

Walkern, 1 Meadow Pipit, heard over garden (Stuart Cossey)

Watford, 1 Peregrine Falcon (David Denham)

Watton at Stone [TL295205] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, pair in my garden probably prospecting for a nest site. (Nigel Denison)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Chiffchaff, Garden. Singing. (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 2 Red Kite, Garden (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Blackcap, Garden (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden. (Anthony Dorman)

Sun 5 Apr 2020 Apsley [TL064046] 1 Red Kite, Shendish golf course, nr railway (Axel Kirby)

Apsley [TL064046] 1 Chiffchaff, heard not seen, near railway bridge on driveway to Shendish Manor (Axel Kirby)

Ashwell [TL270385] 1 Wheatear (R Holdsworth )

Aston End [TL281244] 1 Willow Warbler, singing in Hawthorn (Phil Bishop)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL136090] 1 Chiffchaff (Bill Free)

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 1 Raven, flew over garden at dusk (Andrew Steele)

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 8+ Ring-necked Parakeet, flew over garden (Andrew Steele)

Bishop's Stortford, 1 Swallow, Garden (Ron Cousins)

Braughing, 1 Wheatear, top of Pentlows Hill (paula moore)

Cheshunt [TL337054] 1 Swallow, around farm buildings on Beaumont Road (Ray Facer)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL137101] 1+ Raven (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL143107] 5+ Fieldfare (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL143106] 2 Chiffchaff (Bill Free)

Cole Green area, 5 Sand Martin (Simon Priestnall)

Cole Green area, 1 House Martin (Simon Priestnall)

Colney Heath, 1 Red Kite, distant view from garden (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Flamstead village, 1 Red Kite (Anthony Harris)

Flamstead village, 1 Swallow (Anthony Harris)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett, 1 Raven (Alan Winn)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett, c.12 Linnet (Alan Winn)

Gaddesden Row, 150 Fieldfare, near 6 tunnels farm (George Moreton )

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL175115] 2 Meadow Pipit (David Utting)

Hemel Hempstead, 3 Raven, 1 then 2 flew south viewed from my garden (Ian Bennell)

Hemel Hempstead [TL039085] 1 Chiffchaff, Garden (Matt Moreton)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Swallow, Garden (Matt Moreton)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Blackcap, Garden (Matt Moreton)

Hitchin, 6 Red Kite, seen over garden. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, c.5 Chiffchaff, Purwell ninesprings. (Joe Wigmore)

Jersey Farm (St Albans), 1 Blackcap, singing in woodland park (Dan Fletcher )

Jersey Farm (St Albans), 3+ Chiffchaff, singing in Woodland Park (Dan Fletcher )

Kimpton [TL175184] 2 Red Kite, Garden (Bob Carter)

Letchmore Heath [TQ149980] 6 Linnet, active in stubble field near Letchmore Heath (Josh Kalms)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Shelduck, pair (Graham Clark)

Maple Cross [TQ024923] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew over my garden (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, over garden (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 2 Oystercatcher, calling over garden after shooting heard at Lynsters (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, over garden (Steve Carter)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth, 1 Oystercatcher, garden, calling, flying west along canal (Anna Marett)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 1 Wheatear (Andrew Steele)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 2 Red Kite, garden (Axel Kirby)

Oxhey [TQ109943] 2 Red Kite, seen from garden (Joan Thompson )

Oxhey [TQ110943] 13 Ring-necked Parakeet, on feeders or tree feeders hang from in my Oxhey Hall Watford garden (Joan Thompson )

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Swallow, over garden (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1+ Willow Warbler, garden, calling and seen nearby (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Grey Wagtail, garden (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2+ Linnet, garden, overhead (John Pritchard)

St Albans, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 3 Red Kite, garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Redwing, Garden, over this evening, heard only (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Swallow, garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Little Ringed Plover, Garden, over east to west this evening, called three times within earshot, heard only (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Blackcap, garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 1 Swallow, flyover - garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 2 Grey Wagtail, pair flying over - garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 1 Sand Martin, flyover - garden (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans, 1 Lesser Redpoll, flyover- garden (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans, 2 Ring Ouzel, Heard (not recorded) over garden at 21:26 (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 1 Green Sandpiper, Calling and flying very low over garden - 22:05 (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 3+ Redwing, Calling over garden 22:40 (Rupert Evershed)

Stevenage [TL256254] 1 Swallow, garden flyover (Andy Day)

Stevenage [TL256254] 1 Blackcap, singing in nearby garden (Andy Day)

Temple End nr Hitchin, 1 Red Kite, flying over (Jean Crystal)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 2 Egyptian Goose, seen from the canal on The Grove estate. (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 1 Blackcap (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 2 Chiffchaff (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ082988] 1 Grey Wagtail (Nick Harris)

Wain Wood nr Preston [TL183252] 1 Red Kite (Callum Peel)

Walkern, 1 Swallow, flew over garden (Stuart Cossey)

Walkern, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, flew over garden (Stuart Cossey)

Wareside [TL396155] 1 Swallow

Wareside [TL395154] 1 Raven

Sat 4 Apr 2020 Barley [TL409366] 1 Peregrine Falcon, flying from Barkway towards Barley (Hugo Rainey)

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 1 Blackcap, garden (Andrew Steele)

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 1 Meadow Pipit, Garden flyover (Andrew Steele)

Cassiobury Park [TQ090970] 2 Mandarin (Nick Harris)

Cassiobury Park [TQ090970] 8 Ring-necked Parakeet (Nick Harris)

Cassiobury Park [TQ090970] 3 Chiffchaff (Nick Harris)

Cassiobury Park [TQ090970] 2 Little Owl, seen in the large oak trees by the paddling pools. (Nick Harris)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL143105] 1+ Chiffchaff (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL137102] 2 Raven (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL143107] 5 Fieldfare (Bill Free)

Cold Christmas nr Ware [TL382176] 100+ Golden Plover, wheeling and calling east of Cold Christmas. (Andy Catchpole)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 2 Blackcap, One round farm building, another in Ashtree wood (Phil Bishop)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 5 Chiffchaff, Three round lakes, two in Ashtree wood (Phil Bishop)

Gaddesden Row, 1 Swallow, Garden (George Moreton )

Harmergreen Wood nr Welwyn [TL254159] 1 Blackcap, at Harmer Green (David Booth)

Harpenden, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden (David Lyons)

Harpenden, 2 Blackcap, male singing in field maple and a female in holly in our garden. (Tim Hill)

Hemel Hempstead [TL057076] c.1 Common Scoter, one flock sound recorded flying over at 10:32 (Calum Mckellar)

Hemel Hempstead, 2 Meadow Pipit, over garden (Ian Bennell)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Grey Wagtail, over my garden (Ian Bennell)

Hemel Hempstead, 2 Linnet, Garden (Ian Bennell)

Hemel Hempstead, 12 Red Kite, Garden (Matt Moreton)

Hemel Hempstead, 4 Yellowhammer, Garden (Matt Moreton)

Hertford [TL321117] 1 Little Egret, garden - flyover (Graham Knight)

Hitchin [TL199284] 1 Chiffchaff, trees along Ippolitts Brook behind Ninesprings Way (Callum Peel)

Hitchin, 1 Red Kite, Purwell meadows area. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin [TL192296] 1 Red Kite, over the Oakfield estate 16:00 hrs (Nigel Agar)

Jersey Farm (St Albans), 1+ Chiffchaff, one or possibly two singing males from garden (Dan Fletcher)

Kimpton [TL175184] 2 Red Kite, garden (Bob Carter)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Shelduck, seen from road (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross [TQ024918] c.6 Meadow Pipit, In field south of housing estate (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ02692] 1 Linnet, Heard and seen flying over my garden (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025923] 1 Meadow Pipit, Heard and seen flying over my garden (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025919] c.20 Linnet, In set a side next to Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Marshalswick (St Albans) [TL158086] 1 Chiffchaff, Garden (heard) (David Utting)

Marshalswick (St Albans) [TL168089] 2 Red Kite, garden (richard geary)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 1 Red Kite, garden (Axel Kirby)

Nuthampstead [TL402369] 10+ Golden Plover, flushed by peregrine (Hugo Rainey)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), c.5 Wigeon, heard over garden at 21:20 on 3/4. (Allan Meadows)

Panshanger Aerodrome, 1 Chiffchaff

Panshanger Aerodrome, 2 Yellowhammer

Picotts End nr Hemel Hempstead, 1 Willow Warbler, Singing near fish ponds (Matt Moreton)

Picotts End nr Hemel Hempstead, 2 Sand Martin, Over fish ponds (Matt Moreton)

Redhill nr Wallington, c.40 Golden Plover, In fields between Redhill and Sandon (duncan coates)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 1 Swallow, Garden, high over river (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] c.2 Mediterranean Gull, Garden, heard distantly over Aquadrome (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 1 Kingfisher, Garden, flying along river. (Paul Ward)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Kingfisher, Garden. Flying downriver towards Gorhambury (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Brambling, 4th day (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 350+ Golden Plover, distantly from garden, up and circling southwest of Redbourn (John Pritchard)

St Albans, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Red Kite, Garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 2 Fieldfare, Garden, over this evening, heard only (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Little Egret, flyover - garden (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 3 Linnet, garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 1 Peregrine Falcon, flyover - garden (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans, 5 Meadow Pipit, flying north - garden (Rupert Evershed )

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL202268] 1 Raven, sub-station (Callum Peel)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin, c.3 Fieldfare, off Thistley Lane (Mike Powell)

Stanstead Abbotts, 1 Red Kite, garden (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Red-crested Pochard (Jane Free )

Therfield Heath, 1 Barn Owl, at first light.

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Ringed Plover, Pair. (Graham Clark)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Graham Clark)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Oystercatcher, Pair. (Graham Clark)

Walkern, 12 Linnet, Garden (Stuart Cossey)

Welwyn Garden City, 2 Red Kite, Garden. (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Blackcap, Garden, singing male. (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden flyovers. (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Chiffchaff, Garden, singing (Anthony Dorman)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Swallow, around jetty at 12.38. (Graham Clark)

Fri 3 Apr 2020 Albury Hall nr Bishop's Stortford [TL426255] 1 Raven (Steve Hughes)

Astonbury Wood nr Stevenage, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Alan Ford)

Baldock [TL251328] 1 Chiffchaff, Weston Hills LNR. (Callum Peel)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL137046] 1 Blackcap, St Julian's Wood (Alan Gardiner)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden, heard distantly (Alan Gardiner)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1 Blackcap, male singing by bridge at Farmhouse channel (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 6 Chiffchaff, 5 singing & 1 seen at various locations (Andy Day)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL151028] 1 Raven, mobbed by crows then flew east towards London Colney. (Alan Winn)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett, 8 Redwing (Alan Winn)

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

Harpenden [TL113156] 1 Blackcap, Garden, male, last light (David Lyons)

Harpenden, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden (David Lyons)

Harpenden, 1 Yellowhammer, Garden (David Lyons)

Harpenden [TL113156] 1 Yellowhammer, Garden. (David Lyons)

Harpenden [TL152135] 2+ Red Kite, seen every day flying overhead,

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Linnet, Garden (Matt Moreton)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Barn Owl, Garden (Matt Moreton)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Redwing, Garden (Matt Moreton)

Hitchin, 1 Red Kite, Flying over garden. (joe wigmore)

Kimpton [TL175184] 1 Red Kite, Garden (Bob Carter)

Luffenhall nr Walkern [TL293292] 1 Blackcap (Stuart Cossey)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 5 Red Kite, calling all over garden (Steve Carter)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ06594] 1 Chiffchaff, Garden, heard singing over at canal (Anna Marett )

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 2 Red Kite, garden (Axel Kirby)

Park Street nr St Albans, 1 Blackcap, Garden. Singing from a neighbour's garden. (Alan Winn)

Park Street nr St Albans, 3 Redwing, Garden. over south at dusk. (Alan Winn)

Puckeridge, 1 Fieldfare, garden (Murray Orchard)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 3+ Chiffchaff, Garden, sudden arrival in last couple of days (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 2 Blackcap, Garden, two in woods (paul Ward)

Royston [TL360410] 1 Curlew, garden, flew north over home 9.40 am. Photographed. (David Hatton)

Royston, 1 Great White Egret, flew over garden SE at 9am (Tim Wilson)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Little Egret, Garden. South towards St Albans at 19.30. (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Raven, over the garden 'cronking' (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Brambling, female briefly in the garden for the 3rd day (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 4 Fieldfare, Garden. 4 over heading northeast (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Chiffchaff, Garden. Calling nearby. (John Pritchard)

St Albans, 2+ Wigeon, Garden - nocmig over this evening, heard only (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Red Kite, Garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 2 Meadow Pipit, flyovers - garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 1 Redwing, flyover - garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 2 Little Egret, flew over east garden this am. (Rupert Evershed)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL195268] 1 Little Owl, By lake in St Ibbs park (Michael Hooper)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Peregrine Falcon, female flew south. (Drew Lyness)

Stevenage [TL256254] 1 Red Kite, Garden flyover (Andy Day)

Stocking Pelham [TL446291] c.12 Yellowhammer, (Andy Brown)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth [TQ078940] c.30 Fieldfare (Anna Marett)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth [TQ078940] 1 Blackcap, singing from blackthorn bushes (Anna Marett)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Marsh Harrier, female through. 11am (Richard Coombes)

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

Walkern [TL280246] c.50 Meadow Pipit (Rob Egan)

Walkern, 3 Red Kite, garden (Stuart Cossey)

Walkern, 1 House Martin, garden (Stuart Cossey)

Walkern, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden (Stuart Cossey)

Walkern, 2 Yellowhammer, garden (Stuart Cossey)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 2 Little Owl (Richard Coombes)

Thu 2 Apr 2020 Berkhamsted, 2+ Common Scoter, two flocks over calling, at 22:55 and 23:26. Heard, not sound recorded (Ben Miller)

Blackmore End nr Kimpton [TL170165] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden (Pippa Legg)

Burnham Green nr Welwyn [TL260165] 1 Red Kite, garden (David Booth)

Burnham Green nr Welwyn [TL260165] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden (David Booth)

Charlton nr Hitchin, 1 Barn Owl, hunting along hedgerow (Tim Gale)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL142106] c.40 Fieldfare, In pony paddock - earlier seen at cheapside farm (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL148109] 3+ Yellowhammer (Bill Free)

Gaddesden Row, 5 Common Scoter, garden (George Moreton)

Gustard Wood nr Wheathampstead, 2 Raven, flying over and calling (Kate Aylett)

Harpenden, 2 Blackcap, both males (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden, 2 Red Kite (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden, 1 Red Kite, garden. flying close by. (David Lyons)

Harpenden, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden (David Lyons)

Hemel Hempstead, c.2 Wigeon, 2+ birds heard calling over my garden at 9.50pm (Ian Bennell)

Hemel Hempstead, c.4 Common Scoter, 2 groups of at least 2 birds heard calling over my garden at 9.31pm + 9.37pm (Ian Bennell)

Hertford [TL321117] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden (Graham Knight)

Hertford [TL321117] 1 Chiffchaff, garden - singing (Graham Knight)

Hitchin [TL196286] c.15 Redwing, over corner between Ninesprings Way and Manton Road (Callum Peel)

Hitchin [TL201301] 1 Red Kite, over garden. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, 3+ Chiffchaff, singing at walsworth common. (Joe Wigmore)

Hunton Bridge nr Watford [TQ086991] 1 Osprey, flew low north 6.58am (Ian Bennell)

Jersey Farm (St Albans), 1 Blackcap, male in garden - first of year (Dan Fletcher)

Maple Cross, 1 Red Kite, over garden (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 3 Red Kite, soaring over rec from garden Denham way (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 3 Red Kite, soaring over rec from garden Denham way (Steve Carter)

Mill Green nr Hatfield, 1 Peregrine Falcon, above museum. (Keith Smith)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth, 1 Red Kite, garden (Anna Marett)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 2 Mandarin, I pair (Tony Bates)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 5 Fieldfare (Tony Bates)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 2 Red Kite, garden (Axel Kirby)

Oxhey, 1 Red Kite, over Oxhey village. (Geoff Young)

Panshanger Park, 1+ Green Sandpiper (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 4+ Linnet (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 7+ Common Snipe (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1+ Little Egret (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 2+ Mandarin, at least one pair (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 5+ Meadow Pipit (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 2+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Murray Brown)

Pryors Wood nr Stevenage [TL265264] 1 Chiffchaff, Calling and observed in Wood (Steven Lane)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 1 Blackcap, garden, male singing in next doors garden (Paul Ward)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Brambling, one again visiting garden feeder. (John Pritchard)

St Albans, 2+ Common Scoter, Garden - over this evening (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Chiffchaff, Garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Red Kite, Garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 2 Red Kite, Garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 10+ Common Scoter, heard & recorded flying over garden 10.45pm - 11.30pm (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans, 1 Redwing, Garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL200266] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Michael Hooper)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL200273] 2 Little Owl (Michael Hooper)

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

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Swallow, over sailing lake (Drew Lyness)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 2 Sand Martin (Drew Lyness)

Stevenage, 1 Little Egret, in tree on Ridlins Water Meadow (Penny Fanthorpe)

Stevenage, 1 Chiffchaff, calling in woodland strip between Ridlins running track and water meadow (Penny Fanthorpe)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Swallow (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocking Pelham [TL452292] 1 Red Kite (Andy Brown)

Stocking Pelham [TL452291] 1 Raven (Andy Brown)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Sand Martin (Rupert Evershed )

Watford, 1 Peregrine Falcon (David Denham)

Watton at Stone [TL305192] 1 Blackcap, singing male in woods (Nigel Denison)

Watton at Stone [TL305191] 3+ Chiffchaff, singing around the village. (Nigel Denison)

Watton at Stone [TL304192] 1 Grey Wagtail, single bird on the river. (Nigel Denison)

Welwyn Garden City, c.30+ Common Scoter, three flocks flew over calling between 9.30pm and 11.30pm. (Drew Lyness)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Goldeneye (Kevin Mccarthy)

Wed 1 Apr 2020 Ashwell [TL270395] 2 Brambling, 2 females in garden (R Holdsworth )

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 2 Chiffchaff, garden (Andrew Steele)

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 2 Tawny Owl, pair calling heard from Garden (Andrew Steele)

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 1 Red Kite, Garden (Andrew Steele)

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 2 Bullfinch, garden (Andrew Steele)

Bishop's Stortford, 2 Red Kite, Garden (Ron Cousins)

Bishop's Stortford, 1 Blackcap, male in garden (Ron Cousins)

Bishop's Stortford, 2 Coal Tit, In garden (Ron Cousins)

Bishop's Stortford, 1 Brambling, In garden (Ron Cousins)

Braughing [TL404251] c.40 Linnet, Friars Road (Steve Hughes)

Braughing, 4 Redwing, In grass field off Friars Road (Steve Hughes)

Braughing, c.45 Fieldfare, In grass field off Friars Road near Upp Hall (Steve Hughes)

Brocket Park [TL213128] 4 Egyptian Goose (Ian Cunningham)

Brocket Park [TL213128] 1 Wheatear (Ian Cunningham)

Brocket Park [TL213128] 4 Red Kite (Ian Cunningham)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans, 3 Rook, garden (Alan Gardiner)

Flamstead village, 1 Yellowhammer, garden (Anthony Harris)

Flamstead village, 2 Red Kite, garden (Anthony Harris)

Flamstead village [TL073144] 1 Yellowhammer, male singing. (David McGrath)

Gaddesden Row, 3 Red Kite, garden (George Moreton)

Gaddesden Row, 1 Raven, garden (George Moreton)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, male (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden [TL113156] 1 Blackcap, Male. Garden. Eating fat balls. (David Lyons)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Siskin, flew over my garden this afternoon (Ian Bennell)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Red Kite, Garden (Ian Bennell )

Hemel Hempstead, 3 Red Kite, pair displaying for the last few days. A third bird was seen today - Garden (Jenny Baker)

Hertford [TL321117] 1 Red Kite, over garden (Graham Knight)

Hitchin, 1 Reed Bunting, garden. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, 1 Blackcap, male - garden (Rob stubbs)

Maple Cross [TQ026924] 5 Yellowhammer, 4m 1f visited my garden (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 1 Chiffchaff, beyond garden (Steve carter)

Maple Cross, 3 Red Kite, overhead calling (Steve Carter)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ06594] 1 Little Egret, Garden, flying along canal (Anna Marett)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth, 2 Egyptian Goose, garden, flying over into horse field (Anna Marett)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 2 Red Kite, garden (Axel Kirby)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 1 Little Egret, over garden (Allan Meadows)

Park Street nr St Albans, 5 Mallard, Garden. Over. (Alan Winn )

Park Street nr St Albans, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden. Over. (Alan Winn )

Park Street nr St Albans, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Garden. Over. (Alan Winn )

Park Street nr St Albans, 1 Chiffchaff, Garden. Late addition to dawn chorus (Alan Winn )

Park Street nr St Albans [TL148036] 1 Tawny Owl, garden. Heard from garden (Alan Winn )

Park Street nr St Albans, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Garden. Over. (Alan Winn )

Redbourn, 2 Grey Wagtail, pair around EA gauge on the Ver. Viewed from Nickey Line bridge (John Fisher)

Redbournbury, 800+ Golden Plover, seen from Redbournbury Mill at 11.30. Two flocks merged over fields west of A5183. Then moved west. (John Fisher)

Redbournbury, c.20 Fieldfare, In water meadow north of farm (John Fisher)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 1 Wood Duck, Garden, presumed escape now living on the River Colne (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 3 Nuthatch, Garden, at least two pairs in area (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 3 Coot, Garden (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 1 Grey Heron, Garden, flying over (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 1 Little Egret, Garden, flew over (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 1 Chiffchaff, Garden, one feeding on hazel tree (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 2 Moorhen, Garden (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Garden (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth [TQ052942] 1 Green Woodpecker, Garden, resident pair (Paul Ward)

Rickmansworth, 2 Mediterranean Gull, pair plus possible 1st winter with Black-headed Gulls, distantly over Aquadrome lakes as viewed from bedroom in Moneyhill. Garden (Stephen Younger)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Meadow Pipit, Garden. (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Brambling, Garden. female. (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 80+ Golden Plover, Garden. Low towards Hemel Hempstead. (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Raven, Garden, over calling loudly. (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Red Kite, Garden (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1+ Common Snipe, garden, calling from marshy field opposite at dusk. (John Pritchard)

St Albans, 1 Blackcap, Garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Mistle Thrush, Garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 2+ Goldcrest, Garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, Garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 17 Redwing, Flying North - Garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 4 Herring Gull, Garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans, 4 Meadow Pipit, Garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL199269] 2 Raven (Michael Hooper)

Stevenage, 9 Goldfinch, garden (Tom Speller)

Stevenage, 1 Wren, singing in neighbours garden (Tom Speller)

Stevenage, 13 Black-headed Gull, over garden heading west 7.45am (Tom Speller)

Stevenage, 1 Little Egret, over garden heading north 7.05am (Tom Speller)

Stevenage, 1 Red Kite, circling over garden 1pm (Tom Speller)

Stevenage, 1 Common Buzzard, over garden heading south 7.05am (Tom Speller)

Stevenage, 1 Jay, from garden singing in neighbours tree (Tom Speller)

Stevenage, c.40 Feral Rock Dove, flock from garden (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Farm [TQ052933] 1 Ringed Plover, on flooded field (Paul Ward)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 1 Swallow, one over lake from causeway (Paul Ward)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 2 Yellowhammer, pair at feeders (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Wigeon, 2 m & 2 f (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 1 Swallow (Rupert Evershed)

Waterford [TL306150] 1 Whitethroat, one singing in hedge along lane - first this year (Nigel Denison)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Chiffchaff, garden (Anthony Dorman)

Welwyn Garden City, 2 Red Kite, garden (Anthony Dorman)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Common Snipe, flew over (Rupert Evershed)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Little Owl (Rupert Evershed)