The Hertfordshire Bird Report 2014

The Hertfordshire Bird Report 2014 was published on 9th November 2015, with 84 pages as ever packed with photographs and information about all our birds both common and rarities. Thanks to everyone who contributed for bringing the report out well within a year of the date of the last record.

Copies have been distributed to all current members of Herts Bird Club, non-members can obtain a copy by contacting the HNHS Secretary, as above.

 

Contents

Editor’s Review of the year (Ted Fletcher)

Systematic list, species reports:

  • Mute Swan to Pochard (Clifford Smout)
  • Tufted Duck to Grey Heron (David Booth)
  • Little Grebe to Osprey (Linda Smith)
  • Water Rail to Turnstone (Martin Searle)
  • Knot to Common Snipe (Steve Austin)
  • Little Tern to Great Black-backed Gull (Chris Beech)
  • Feral Pigeon to Kingfisher (Anthony Dorman)
  • Wryneck to Ring-necked Parakeet (Ken Smith)
  • Great Grey Shrike to Firecrest (Mike Ilett)
  • Blue Tit to House Martin (Ken Smith)
  • Cetti’s Warbler to Ring Ouzel (Daphne Dean)
  • Blackbird to Wheatear (Paul Lewis)
  • Dunnock to Tree Sparrow (Peter Delaloye)
  • Yellow Wagtail to White Wagtail (Paul Lewis)
  • Tree Pipit to Linnet (Tom Speller)
  • Lesser Redpoll to Goldfinch (Steve Austin)

Siskin to Corn Bunting (Murray Orchard)

WeBS counts for Hertfordshire in 2014 (Chris Dee)

Birds of captive origin (Ted Fletcher)

Herts Rare Birds Panel Report (Mike Ilett for Herts Rare Bird Panel)

Bird ringing in Hertfordshire in 2014 (Jenny Sherwen)

The Breeding Bird Survey in Hertfordshire in 2014 (Chris Dee)

The 2014 Hertfordshire Corn Bunting Survey (Murray Orchard)

Guidelines for observers – a checklist of the birds of Hertfordshire

Herts Bird Club committee and contacts