On this page we list some great places to visit in Hertfordshire to see wildlife this month. The articles below give details of the wildlife seen on specific dates with photographs and access information.

Tring Reservoirs for autumn migrant birds

Little Egrets at Tring Reservoirs © Mike Wallen

Best visited in August, September and October.

Wilstone and Startops reservoirs are superb place for waders and water birds such as these Little Egrets. At this time of year watch for autumn migrants and the first wintering birds, such as the Golden Plovers seen on 29 September. A star visitor was the Leach's Petrel seen on 28th.
Tring Reservoirs site guide

Tyttenhanger Gravel Pits near St Albans

Best visited in any month.

The Tyttenhanger area is one of the best places in Hertfordshire to see a wide variety of bird species, including wetland specialists. There is plenty of other wildlife around too.

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