Record selection
Records

Mon 29 Nov 2021 Bramfield village, 9 Redwing, 9 in churchyard feeding on Yew trees (Lee Evans)

Bramfield Woods, 2 Fieldfare (Lee Evans)

Bramfield Woods, 4 Yellowhammer (Lee Evans)

Bramfield Woods, 45 Redwing (Lee Evans)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL203111] 1 Siskin (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 2 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 1 Common Snipe (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL207112] 1 Stonechat, male. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL210113] 16 Golden Plover (Steven Pearce)

Datchworth [TL264198] 4 Grey Partridge (Matt Livesey)

Datchworth [TL267198] 20+ Golden Plover (Matt Livesey)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253246] c.50 Siskin, flock around the Environmental Lake (Tom Speller)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL225282] c.100 Golden Plover, in field south of Gravely Lane (Andy Day )

Hemel Hempstead [TL076100] 2 Fieldfare, Woodhall farm (DavidDenham)

Knebworth [TL256196] 8 Grey Partridge (Matt Livesey)

Maple Cross, 1 Grey Wagtail (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 1 Red Kite, in garden at Denham way (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

St Albans [TL155090] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, over Valley Road (Graham Knight)

Tewinbury Reserve, 1 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 10+ Linnet (Keith Smith)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 2 Tree Sparrow, at the feeder but very elusive, furtively visiting the tray when they were convinced the coast was clear. Best to view from quite some distance (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Yellowhammer, male at the feeder (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Green Sandpiper (James Reader)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Water Rail, right of hide. (James Reader)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Great White Egret, flew behind trees at ringers corner. (James Reader)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Snipe, left hand side of spit. (James Reader)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Kingfisher (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Pintail, 1 drake 2 females (Jeff Bailey)

Sun 28 Nov 2021 Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL213248] 2 Stonechat, male and female (Alan Ford)

Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL213248] 1 Corn Bunting (Alan Ford)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL379125] 2 Red-crested Pochard, pair from Gladwin Hide (Clifford Smout)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL379125] 3 Goldeneye, all female type (Clifford Smout)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL379125] 1 Smew, redhead from Gladwin Hide - south end of lake (Clifford Smout)

Colney Heath, 30+ Siskin, In Alders waterworks end of heath (Terry Smith)

Flamstead village [TL079145] 5+ Fieldfare, feeding on yew berries in church yard. (David McGrath)

Flamstead village [TL079145] 20+ Redwing, feeding on yew berries in church yard (David McGrath)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL150033] 2 Kingfisher (Alan Gardiner)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 1 Barn Owl, 1600hrs hunting near arboretum. (James Reader)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 2 Fieldfare (Jeff Bailey)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 1 Little Owl, in arboretum (Jeff Bailey)

Hoddesdon [TL366095] 3 Grey Wagtail, feeding on grass verge, road besides and adjacent car park. (Nik Boxall)

Kings Langley [TL069020] 30+ Red Kite, 10 birds were roosting in a row of trees near quoted grid ref. 20+ were circling over the western half of Kings Langley village. (C Luckhurst)

St Albans [TL167079] 1 Red Kite (Steven Brown)

St Albans [TL167079] 2 Siskin (Steven Brown)

St Albans [TL167079] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steven Brown)

St Albans [TL167079] 2 Peregrine Falcon, jousting high over garden (Steven Brown)

Stevenage [TL265223] 1 Little Egret, in trees at Aston Brook end (Andy Day)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 2+ Tree Sparrow, two birds seen but possibly a third bird too (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL197051] 4+ Fieldfare, feeding in hedge by paddocks (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL193046] 28+ Redwing, 20+ in Garden Wood and 8 elsewhere. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL193038] 1 Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196053] 2+ Water Rail, calling from below high viewpoint (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196053] 1 Raven, flying north over pit (Rupert Evershed)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Great White Egret (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Pintail, one drake, mobile (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 8+ Goldeneye, 2 drake (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Green Sandpiper (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1st winter mid afternoon on spit (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Yellow-legged Gull, adult mid afternoon on spit (Ian Williams)

Sat 27 Nov 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 6 Siskin (Lee Evans)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Goldeneye, male and female present (Lee Evans)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL379127] 2 Egyptian Goose (Mike ilett)

Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake, 1 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake, 1 Smew, the redhead showing extremely well from the first gap as you cross the bridge. Hiding a lot in bankside vegetation but generally the closest bird when comes into view (Lee Evans)

Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake [TL374132] 1 Smew, Redhead in small bay viewable from main footpath (Mike ilett)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 1 Lesser Redpoll (Steven Pearce)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL148028] 1 Woodcock, flushed from near path through wood (Rupert Evershed )

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL148029] 2 Cetti's Warbler, both birds together along river (Rupert Evershed )

Redbourn [TL084132] 1 Barn Owl, disturbed from hedgerow at Nicholls Farm at around 5:30pm (Peter Tallantire)

Redbournbury [TL101096] c.200 Golden Plover, circling low over farmland (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2 Egyptian Goose (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 15 Fieldfare (John Pritchard)

Fri 26 Nov 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL375128] 2 Raven, flying over (Rupert Evershed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL376127] 1 Common Snipe, feeding in front of viewpoint (Rupert Evershed)

Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake [TL374132] 1 Smew, redhead showing well from public path (Rupert Evershed)

Amwell NR - Tumbling Bay Lake [TL370134] 3+ Chiffchaff, Including one possible Siberian Chiffchaff - a very pale grey individual. (Rupert Evershed)

Colney Heath [TL205057] 25+ Siskin, by Coursers Road bridge. (Steven Pearce)

Eastwick [TL440116] 1 Red Kite, over A414 (Graham Knight)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253245] 10+ Siskin, Millennium Lake (Tom Speller)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building; plucking prey on front ledge (DavidDenham)

Hitchin [TL198302] 1 Red Kite, St Faiths Close south (David Inward)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL219238] 1 Peregrine Falcon, hunting wopdpigeon in fields by High Broomin Wood 1.30pm. Tip site now completely fenced off (Tom Speller)

Redbournbury [TL114107] 4 Red Kite (Robin Pearson)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Goldeneye, one male two females. (James Reader)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (James Reader)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1+ Lesser Redpoll (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1+ Siskin, flying over, calling. (Steven Pearce)

Watford [TQ110966] 1 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA (DavidDenham)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 07.20 (Keith Smith)

Thu 25 Nov 2021 Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake [TL373130] 1 Smew, redhead viewed from path. (Jono Forgham)

Broxbourne GP, 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing (Paul Gymer)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL1410] 1 Red Kite, off Harpenden Road (David Inward)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 1 Wigeon (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL204109] 50+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

East Hyde [TL133163] 1 Chiffchaff, calling in bushes by cycle path. (John Whitehead)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 1 Mandarin, female, millennium lake (Tom Speller)

Flamstead village, 1 Brambling, Female in garden (Connor mcgrath)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL149032] 6+ Siskin (Andrew Steele)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL145026] 1 Stonechat, male (Andrew Steele)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL148030] 2 Raven (Andrew Steele)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL150031] 1+ Chiffchaff, possible a second bird (Andrew Steele)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL149032] 1+ Kingfisher (Andrew Steele)

Harpenden [TL147145] c.20 Ring-necked Parakeet, on garden feeders 2pm (Robin Pearson)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 2 Common Snipe (Steve Carter)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 2 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 2 Cetti's Warbler (Steve Carter)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 1 Water Rail (Steve Carter)

Preston [TL168249] c.220 Golden Plover, flock of c300 flying around for 20 minutes flew off NW. Later about 220 returned and landed. (Martin Ketcher)

Redbourn [TL087133] 5 Yellowhammer, small flock feeding along farm track margins at Nicholls Farm (Peter Tallantire)

Redbourn [TL087134] 30+ Linnet, flock moving around arable stubble at Nicholls Farm (Peter Tallantire)

Redwell Wood Farm nr South Mimms [TL207027] 2 Little Owl, hunting in stubble (Richard Geary)

Redwell Wood Farm nr South Mimms [TL207027] 1 Woodcock, feeding in horse field (Richard Geary)

Shenleybury [TL191024] 2 Little Owl, birds hunting in crop field. (Richard Geary)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL196056] 1 Woodcock, resting in field near church lane entrance (Richard Geary)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 15.30 (Keith smith )

Welwyn Garden City [TL245139] c.40 Ring-necked Parakeet, 40+ flew through Shire Park at dusk (Mike Ilett)

White Hall Farm nr Stevenage, 1 Raven (Ray Hooper)

White Hall Farm nr Stevenage, 6 Red Kite (Ray Hooper)

White Hall Farm nr Stevenage, 1 Little Egret (Ray Hooper)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192043] 1 Little Owl, hunting in crop field (Richard Geary)

Wed 24 Nov 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Caspian Gull, 1st winter in roost (Alan Harris)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Goosander, redhead (Alan Harris)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, adult in roost (Alan Harris)

Amwell NR - Tumbling Bay Lake, 1 Smew, redhead present at south end (Phil Ball)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1 Mandarin, female, initially on Millennium lake then flew to south end of main lake 07:30 (Andy Day )

Fir & Pond Woods nr Potters Bar, 2 Red Kite (Robert Mark Callf)

Flamstead village [TL079144] 2+ Redwing (David McGrath)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL145027] 1 Stonechat, male in full plumage. (Gary Mason)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL149031] 1 Wigeon, male (Gary Mason)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL145027] 4 Fieldfare, flying north. (Gary Mason)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL149031] 1 Wigeon, male this evening with Tufted Ducks (Rupert Evershed )

Heartwood Forest - exact location not specified [TL170122] 1 Barn Owl, Hunting in late afternoon (Richard Geary)

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth [TL451144] 1 Merlin, female/imm over fields at Pennys hill. (Laurence Drummond)

Hunsdon nr Harlow [TL430148] 1 Hawfinch, one in top of Ash tree, calling. (Laurence Drummond)

Lower Woodside nr Hatfield [TL252060] 3 Mandarin, pool alongside Grubb's Lane. (Steven Pearce)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP983102] 8+ Linnet, With small group of chaffinches (Martin Parr)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP991095] 4+ Yellowhammer, near the Chaffinches (Martin Parr)

Stocker's Lake, 10 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 6 Siskin (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Goldeneye, no sign of goosander or Siberian chiffchaff (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Water Rail (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Watford [TQ110965] 2 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA, pair;. Male unsuccessful in pursuit of passing racing pigeons (David Denham)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Peregrine Falcon, sitting north side of silo. 07.15 (Keith Smith)

Woodside nr Hatfield [TL252064] 5+ Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Tue 23 Nov 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 White-fronted Goose, Immature Russian White-front flew NW past viewpoint at 09:10, then again heading SE a minute later. (Barry Reed)

Bayfordbury [TL313102] 2 Goosander, pair of females on lake for about 25 minutes (Ian Flack)

Cheshunt GPs - Ashley Pit, 10 Goosander, (7 males) (Alan Harris)

Coursers Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL201036] c.3 Yellowhammer (Alan Gardiner)

Coursers Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL201036] c.40 Linnet (Alan Gardiner)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 4 Common Snipe (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 2 Stonechat, pair. (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 60+ Redwing (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 12+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 1 Fieldfare (Steven Pearce)

Elstree, 10 Fieldfare (Allan Stewart)

Elstree, 1 Red Kite (Allan Stewart)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 3 Egyptian Goose, main lake (Tony Hukin)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 1 Mandarin, female at Millennium Lake (Tony Hukin)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 2 Goldeneye, females at main lake, present until 12.38pm at least (Tony Hukin)

Harpenden [TL131150] 2 Blackcap, - male and female in garden feeding on cotoneaster fruits. (Tim Hill)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building: female (DavidDenham)

Hitchin [TL19693025] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage, 2 Peregrine Falcon (Ray Hooper)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 2 Water Rail (Steve Carter)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 1 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 2 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL198271] 22 Siskin, In churchyard (Michael Hooper)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Chiffchaff, Siberian Chiffchaff calling loudly and showing briefly on N side of lake next to biggest fishing platform at 07:30 (Stephen Younger)

Watford [TQ118958] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Waterfields Way; pylon by Colne crossing (DavidDenham)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Kingfisher, fishing right of hide (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Goldeneye, 2 males (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Red Kite (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 25+ Wigeon (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Green Sandpiper (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 13+ Little Egret (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Common Snipe, right of hide edge of reeds (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Egyptian Goose, came in 09:45 left 10:55 (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail, In front of hide (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2+ Great White Egret, possible third in ringers corner (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Redwing, Near overflow (G Hinton )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Water Rail, by reeds right of hide (G Hinton )

Mon 22 Nov 2021 Cheshunt GPs - Ashley Pit [TL370042] 9 Goosander, 5m + 4f (David Hills)

Cheshunt GPs - North Met Pit [TL369033] 1 Goldeneye, male (David Hills)

Cole Green area [TL282115] 1 Woodcock (Andy Haig)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 10+ Yellowhammer (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, c.30 Linnet (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Steve Blake)

Foxholes GP nr Hertford, 1 Great White Egret, flew low towards Kingsmead at 11:30. (Barry Reed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL145026] 1 Peregrine Falcon, hunting over How Wood/Park Street before also heading south (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL148030] 1 Chiffchaff (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL147030] 2 Stonechat, pair (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL143026] 2 Merlin, flew through fast and straight south, gaining height until lost to sight in distance. (Rupert Evershed)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge [TL391238] 15 Fieldfare, flock briefly feeding on Hawthorn berries before heading off N (Murray Orchard)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge, 1 Little Egret, flying up the Rib (Murray Orchard)

Gatesbury nr Puckeridge [TL391238] 1 Redwing (Murray Orchard)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL179122] 30+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL179122] 1 Brambling (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL177123] 1 Stonechat, male (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL179122] 1+ Lesser Redpoll (Andrew Steele)

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

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Stonechat, male on Park Mead near River Lee Navigation (Andy Bartlett)

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

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 4 Stonechat, 3m + f (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL351141] 1 Chiffchaff (Simon Knott)

Maple Cross [TQ025925] 1 Peregrine Falcon, 9am flying low over the garden in a northerly direction (Chris Bessant)

Newton Woods (Knebworth Woods) [TL233221] 1 Marsh Tit, Cowley’s Corner Wood (Alan Ford)

Puckeridge, 2 Red Kite (Murray Orchard)

Stevenage [TL229265] 1 Red Kite, Lister Hospital (David Inward)

Stevenage [TL232249] 1 Peregrine Falcon, NW over garden 7.52am (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Lake, c.5 Siskin (Keith Messenger)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Chiffchaff (Keith Messenger)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Goldeneye, 2 fem 1 drake (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Goosander (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, photographed (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Verulamium Park [TL140069] 1 Kingfisher, male at around 07.15 (Bill Free)

Verulamium Park [TL139071] 2 Egyptian Goose (Bill Free)

Waterford [TL312139] 66 Wigeon, Goldings Canal (Simon Knott)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Goldeneye, drakes to right of hide near tern rafts. (Adrian Bayliss)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Great White Egret (Adrian Bayliss)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Goosander, red head flew in and landed left of steps, located pair near hide but there were two males and 1 redhead. (Andrew Radford)

Sun 21 Nov 2021 Datchworth [TL264198] 7+ Grey Partridge (Matt Livesey)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL148029] 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling from along river (Rupert Evershed)

Harpenden [TL147145] 7+ Ring-necked Parakeet, monopolising the feeders (Robin Pearson)

Hemel Hempstead [TL050065] 1 Raven, Over Glenview Road 14:20 (G.Hinton )

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ159957] 2 Mediterranean Gull, Adult and 1st winter in roost. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ159957] 1 Goldeneye, Female (Tony Blake)

Hitchin [TL198303] 1 Red Kite, St Faiths Close north (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL196302] 2 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Redbournbury [TL117105] c.75 Golden Plover (John Pritchard)

Redbournbury [TL126114] 3+ Yellowhammer (John Pritchard)

Ridge [TL2040000850] 2 Brambling, In mixed finch flock in Mimms Lane feeding on Sunflower seeds (Exact same place as on 4th January this year). (T.Wood)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL122097] 2 Cetti's Warbler, calling from marsh (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL125093] 2 Egyptian Goose (John Pritchard)

Stevenage [TL266239] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, Gresley Way (Alan Ford)

Therfield nr Royston [TL347392] 200+ Linnet (Tom Speller)

Therfield nr Royston [TL347392] 2 Brambling, individuals seen walking along Icknield Way with Chaffinch / Linnets (Tom Speller)

Therfield nr Royston [TL340385] 54 Golden Plover, in field off Icknield Way (Tom Speller)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL190050] 2 Fieldfare (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL186044] 20+ Linnet, In adjacent field. (Steven Pearce)

Wallington [TL287337] 2 Stonechat, pair off Wallington Road, near Icknield Way, Wallington end (Tom Speller)

Wallington [TL268341] 14+ Red Kite, Wallington Road - 14 from metal gate (Tom Speller)

Wallington [TL281339] 1 Merlin, flew across field south of Wallington Road 11.20am (Tom Speller)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 8 Siskin (Alan Gardiner)

Watton at Stone [TL294186] 4 Cattle Egret, In field with cattle, then flew north around 2.45pm presumably to roost. (Stuart Fox)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Great White Egret (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Yellow-legged Gull, adult mid morning (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 8 Goldeneye, - 2 drake and 6 female (Ian Williams)

Sat 20 Nov 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Caspian Gull, 1st winter in evening roost (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Pink-footed Goose, flew in from northeast but flew off east without landing. (Barry Reed )

Harpenden Sewage Treatment Works [TL150145] 2 Red Kite, drifting South (Robin Pearson)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL184123] 16 Fieldfare (Steven Brown)

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

Lemsford Springs, 12 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Redbournbury [TL123094] 2 Stonechat, - in marsh to east of the River Ver. (Tim Hill)

Rusling End nr Langley [TL212211] 1 Brambling (Simon Knott)

Scales Park nr Nuthampstead [TL412335] 2 Raven (Hugo Rainey)

Scales Park nr Nuthampstead [TL412335] 2 Hawfinch (Hugo Rainey)

Scales Park nr Nuthampstead [TL412335] c.20 Siskin (Hugo Rainey)

St Albans [TL157075] c.10 Siskin, in the trees by both the railway line and football ground (Steven Brown)

Stevenage [TL272266] 2+ Brambling, 2-3 birds in scrubby area /hedgerow by farm buildings east of Great Ashby Park (Tom Speller)

Therfield Heath [TL345403] 2 Brambling, flew low SW calling 7.10-7.30. (David Hatton)

Wallington [TL268342] 1 Short-eared Owl (David Booth)

Wallington [TL275343] 1 Stonechat, along Baldock to Wallington rd opposite Bygrave footpath sign (Mike ilett)

Wallington [TL275343] 30 Corn Bunting, along Baldock to Wallington rd opposite Bygrave footpath sign (Mike ilett)

Welwyn Garden City [TL239135] 1 Siskin, male bird present (Huw Lewis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP908133] 1+ Fieldfare, feeding in hedge near jetty (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP904130] 3 Goldeneye, 1 left of hide, 2 distant views right of hide, beyond tern rafts (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP904131] 10+ Golden Plover (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903128] 1 Kingfisher, briefly on perch right of hide (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903129] 9 Little Egret, mainly in water to right of hide (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903129] 3 Green Sandpiper, feeding on mud in front of hide, in plain view (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903129] 2 Common Snipe, feeding on mud in front of hide (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP904134] 2 Great White Egret, one flying off after 9am, 2nd moving between spit in front of hide and water right of hide - chased off by heron (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP908133] 1 Grey Wagtail (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Great White Egret, early morning, one flew towards Tringford before 7.30 (Ian Williams)

Fri 19 Nov 2021 Aston [TL274230] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Alan Ford)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Wood Duck, drake. (Adrian Bayliss)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 3 Egyptian Goose (Adrian Bayliss)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 14 Red-crested Pochard, Incl. 8 drakes. (Adrian Bayliss)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL128162] 3 Yellowhammer (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL131169] 1 Little Owl (Allan Cutts)

East Hyde [TL135164] 1 Little Egret (Clifford Smout)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253245] 10+ Siskin, Environmental Lake (Tom Speller)

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

Little Hadham [TL429215] 1 Stonechat (Jono Forgham)

Little Hadham [TL431221] 2 Little Owl (Jono Forgham)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 1 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 1 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 1 Common Snipe (Steve Carter)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3300 Starling, 3roosted in the smaller reedbed, one of which was taken by a female Sparrowhawk as the murmuration swirled around pre-roost (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Water Rail (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 11 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Barnacle Goose, rested briefly on Startop's before returning to the grass horse paddocks to feed. The birds are solitary and keep away from the other geese until they roost and are surprisingly difficult to locate during the day (Lee Evans)

Stevenage [TL266239] c.10 Ring-necked Parakeet, over Gresley Way (Alan Ford)

Stevenage [TL241242] 1 Peregrine Falcon, on corner of roof of block of flats by Town Centre Gardens (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Red Kite (Geoff Young)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Adrian Bayliss)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Little Egret (Adrian Bayliss)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Adrian Bayliss)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Goosander, female from the viewpoint just down from Shoveler hide. (Geoff Young)

Stocker's Lake, 10 Ring-necked Parakeet (Jeff Bailey)

Stocker's Lake, 7 Red-crested Pochard, 6 males 1female (Jeff Bailey)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Goldeneye, 1male 2 females (Jeff Bailey)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Stephen Younger)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Water Rail, two squealing from cover on the causeway (Stephen Younger)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Siskin (Stephen Younger)

Stocker's Lake [TQ050936] 2 Goosander, redhead in SE corner and drake flew SW over the lake (Stephen Younger)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1 Yellowhammer, male at feeder. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 30+ Redwing (Steven Pearce)

Wallington, 7 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 12 Corn Bunting, 12 in the top field, 2 in jangling song from the wires (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 1 Merlin, the female/immature still present in the same sheepfield as yesterday, roosting on the ground. Not there late morning but showing well again 1345-1400 hours (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 1 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 6 Fieldfare (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 4 Golden Plover (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Green Sandpiper, in front of hide late evening (Ian Williams)

Thu 18 Nov 2021 Cheshunt GPs - Ashley Pit [TL370042] 6 Goosander, 5m 1f (David Booth)

Cole Green Tip [TL265112] 1 Jack Snipe, flushed along with 3 Common Snipe (David Martens)

Harpenden [TL147145] 1 Brambling, male on garden feeders (Robin Pearson)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building (DavidDenham)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, Female now resident on building by the Dome Roundabout (Lee Evans)

Hitchin [TL19683025] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

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

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL340134] 1 Water Rail (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 34 Common Snipe (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL347138] 1 Chiffchaff (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL344137] 1 Kingfisher (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 4 Stonechat, 2m + 2f (Simon Knott)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 15 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL206293] 1 Kingfisher (Martin Ketcher)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL205293] 1 Water Rail, heard (Martin Ketcher)

St Albans [TL160081] 5 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew over Charmouth Road (Graham Knight)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Red-crested Pochard, the roving pair present (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Goosander, female back in front of Shoveler Hide 0945 (Gordon Cox)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 36 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 126 Fieldfare (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 1 Meadow Pipit (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 10 Golden Plover, 10 south of road (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 29 Grey Partridge, 29 in total with coveys of 9, 8 and 12 along road (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 2 Yellowhammer (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 4 Red Kite, no sign of the recent Hen Harrier in an exhaustive search (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 42 Corn Bunting, In cereal crops near farm (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 8 Redwing (Lee Evans)

Wallington [TL271341] 1 Merlin, In field from metal gate along Baldock to Wallington rd (Mike Ilett)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Goosander, A very smart drake seen from the hide for around two hours late morning. Photos taken (Derek Anthony Girvan)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 60 Redwing, fields behind hide toward Drayton Beauchamp (Jim Hudson )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Cattle Egret, In front of hide at 15.40 viewed et al (Jim Hudson )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.200 Golden Plover, over and around with 4 birds on spit in front of hide . (Jim Hudson )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Yellow-legged Gull, a 2nd-winter on the Drayton Bank (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Cetti's Warbler (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Marsh Tit, a solitary bird in the former orchard (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 7 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 8 Common Snipe, 8 roosting on the Drayton Bank (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Great White Egret, 4 birds still present, all extremely territorial (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Water Rail (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 47 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Fieldfare, feeding on berries on the East Bank (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 14 Meadow Pipit, in crop in Cemetery Corner (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Goldeneye (Lee Evans)

Wed 17 Nov 2021 Baldock, 1 Merlin, chasing Skylark along Baldock/Wallington Road by Bygrave footpath around 2pm (Terry Brown)

Braughing [TL395252] 1 Grey Wagtail, along River Quin from Fleece Lane footbridge. (Steve Hughes)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL191090] 60 Linnet, in the field next to Beech Farm. (Steven Brown)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205087] 8 Fieldfare (Steven Brown)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL201089] 2 Siskin (Steven Brown)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL198089] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steven Brown)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205087] 4 Red Kite (Steven Brown)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL204088] 40+ Redwing (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL204088] 5+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL204091] 2 Stonechat, A pair. (Steven Pearce)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL145025] 2 Stonechat, pair still (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL151033] 10+ Siskin, In alders around fishing lake (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL151033] 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling from along river (Rupert Evershed)

Garston nr Watford [TL110007] 3 Siskin (Ian Bennell)

Garston nr Watford [TL110007] 113 Greenfinch, all flying SE in roughly 10 groups presumably leaving a nearby roost (Ian Bennell)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL164113] 1 Barn Owl, hunting at 16:30 (Craig Dunn)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Grey Wagtail (Nigel Webber )

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Barnacle Goose, flew in just before dusk with flock of Canada Geese. (Nigel Webber )

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3+ Water Rail, 3 different individuals heard calling. (Nigel Webber )

Stanstead Abbotts, 3 Common Snipe, Marsh Lane flood (Jane Free )

Stanstead Abbotts, 1 Green Sandpiper, Marsh Lane flood (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 8 Ring-necked Parakeet (Jane Free)

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

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Red-crested Pochard, pair (Nigel Webber )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Chiffchaff, between the lake and the River Colne near to the bench (Andrew Graham)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 582 Ring-necked Parakeet, a brand new roost. At least 582 into roost by 4pm. Presumably a relocation of the Croxley Green roost (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Goosander, redhead still present and showing well (Lee Evans et al.)

Stocker's Lake, 600 Jackdaw, into roost (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 8 Red-crested Pochard, flew in 10:15 (Mr B Turner)

Welwyn Garden City [TL241137] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 10 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Water Rail, right of hide (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Kingfisher (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Fieldfare (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Goldeneye, male (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Chiffchaff, In trees along edge of rough pasture behind hide. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Green Sandpiper (Nigel Webber )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Grey Wagtail (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.150 Golden Plover, 17 on spit in front of hide, plus flock of c130 that circled but was not seen to settle. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Marsh Tit, called twice from copse near Waddesdon Estate gate. Not seen. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 10 Common Snipe (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Great White Egret, 3 in cemetery reed bed, 1 to right of hide. (Nigel Webber)

Tue 16 Nov 2021 Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 3 Egyptian Goose (Peter Clarke)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253246] 9 Ring-necked Parakeet, over north (Tom Speller)

Monk's Wood (Stevenage), 1 Red Kite, over Monks Wood (David Inward)

Mymmshall Wood (Mimms Woods) [TL217030] 7+ Siskin, Potwells. (Steven Pearce)

Mymmshall Wood (Mimms Woods) [TL217030] 20+ Redwing, Potwells. (Steven Pearce)

Quickswood Farm nr Baldock, 1 Brambling (Barry Reed)

Quickswood Farm nr Baldock, 1 Hen Harrier, ringtail hunting maize fields along Icknield Way 11:00-11:15; viewed distantly from Baldock-Wallington road by start of footpath to Bygrave. (Barry Reed)

Spellbrook [TL487175] 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1st year bird (Jono Forgham )

Spellbrook [TL487175] 2 Common Snipe, flushed from field next to Spellbrook Lockgates. (Jono Forgham )

St Albans [TL172065] 5 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew over Camp Road (Graham Knight)

Stevenage [TL234249] 1 Red Kite, Old Town south (David Inward)

Stocker's Lake, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Goosander, mne male in flight one female photographed 1015 hrs at least till 1100 hrs (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Wood Duck, male (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 12 Siskin (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Wigeon, heard calling and seen (Steve Carter)

Wallington [TL275344] 1 Yellowhammer, hedge close to Baldock to Wallington road (Huw Lewis)

Wallington [TL275344] 1 Corn Bunting, on hawthorn shrub near Baldock to Wallington road (Huw Lewis)

Wallington [TL275344] 1 Fieldfare, on hawthorn shrub close to Baldock to Wallington road, (Huw Lewis)

Watford [TQ117959] 1 Peregrine Falcon, pylon by Colne crossing, Waterfields Way (David Denham)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 51 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 16 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 12 Common Snipe (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Great White Egret, all 3 now feeding in Cemetery Corner and frequently climbing up on top of the reeds (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Goldeneye (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Green Sandpiper (Lee Evans)

Mon 15 Nov 2021 Cheshunt GPs - Ashley Pit [TL370042] 4 Goosander, 1 drake and 3 redheads (David Hills)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL203111] 1 Siskin, In trees in overgrown depression between the gravel pits and Symondshyde Farm. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL202111] 5 Red Kite, together in a tree. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL203111] 1 Brambling, male in trees in overgrown depression between the gravel pits and Symondshyde Farm. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL203111] 2 Stonechat, on rough ground near overgrown depression between the gravel pits and Symondshyde Farm (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL203111] 50+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 2 Wigeon (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL203111] 10+ Yellowhammer, In and around the overgrown depression between the gravel pits and Symondshyde Farm. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 4 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL203111] 20+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

East Hyde [TL130171] 2 Stonechat, 100m below the bridge (Allan Cutts)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL151032] c.30 Siskin, feeding in alders around fishing lake (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL149032] 2+ Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL148030] 1 Woodcock, flew up from wet woodland (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL150031] 2 Brambling, flew over car park (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL148029] 1 Water Rail (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL145025] 2 Stonechat, pair (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL149030] 1 Chiffchaff (Rupert Evershed)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL127084] 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing bird again this morning (Andrew Steele)

Hitchin [TL19713025] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

King's Walden [TL162250] 5+ Brambling (Martin Ketcher)

Royston [TL360410] 1 Redpoll sp., 1 south over garden at 16.06, seen in flight calling. (David Hatton)

St Albans [TL159061] 3 Brambling, over garden first thing this morning - one landed. (Rupert Evershed)

Willowmead nr Hertford, 70+ Siskin, difficult to count as very active. (Barrie Stockwell)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Stonechat (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 30 Linnet (Steve Carter)

Sun 14 Nov 2021 Cheshunt GPs - Ashley Pit, 1 Goosander, 1 male, 11.20am (Alison Monckton)

Colney Heath [TL205056] 30+ Siskin, flock of 60+ Siskin and Goldfinch in tall alders east of Roestock bridge, (Steven Pearce)

Harpenden [TL129114] c.110 Linnet (Andrew Steele)

Harpenden [TL126114] 2 Corn Bunting (Andrew Steele)

Harpenden [TL147145] c.20 Ring-necked Parakeet, in tall trees by side of garden 8:30am (Robin Pearson)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ157959] 1 Little Gull, 1st winter (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ157957] 1 Goldeneye, female (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ161959] 1 Brambling, heard (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ153958] 1 Lesser Redpoll, North (Tony Blake)

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

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL102161] 1 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL102161] 6 Egyptian Goose, at pit (Clifford Smout)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL108152] 6 Ring-necked Parakeet, perched on phone mast at corner of Roundwood and Kinsbourne Green Lanes (Clifford Smout)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Water Rail (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Kingfisher (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 11 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Redbournbury [TL122101] c.2 Chiffchaff (Andrew Steele)

Redbournbury [TL123097] 2 Water Rail (Andrew Steele)

Redbournbury [TL122098] 1 Cetti's Warbler (Andrew Steele)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 4 Red-crested Pochard, 3m, 1f (Jane Free)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL195121] 1 Woodcock, flushed from hedge and flew into Fletcher’s Wick. (Rupert Evershed )

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL197109] 5 Brambling (Rupert Evershed )

Tewin [TL284144] 25+ Redwing (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Tewinbury Reserve [TL264140] 1 Kingfisher (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Tewinbury Reserve [TL264140] 1 Little Egret (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL193038] 1 Grey Wagtail (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196048] 1 Grey Wagtail (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Wigeon, male. (Steven Pearce)

Wallington [TL268344] 1 Stonechat, along Baldock to Wallington rd from metal gate (Mike Ilett)

Wallington [TL268344] 10 Golden Plover, along Baldock to Wallington rd from metal gate (Mike Ilett)

Waterford [TL312140] 35 Wigeon, Goldings Canal (Simon Knott)

Watton at Stone, 15 Red Kite, soaring together over allotments (Anthony Barrett)

Welwyn Garden City [TL241137] 2 Raven, flying north at about noon (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Barnacle Goose, in field near cemetery late afternoon (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 21+ Common Snipe (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 150+ Golden Plover, small flocks of 15 and 27 plus large one of at least 150 (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Brambling, over jetty early morning (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Caspian Gull, 3rd winter present 11.45 until 1.15. Found by Steve Rodwell (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 16 Little Egret (Ian Williams r)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Great White Egret (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Goldeneye, 1 male. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Water Rail, right of hide. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Grey Wagtail (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Kingfisher (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 9 Redwing (Nigel Webber)

Sat 13 Nov 2021 Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL137091] 1 Woodcock, flushed from next to the path (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL137091] 5+ Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL137091] c.35 Redwing, single large flock over (Chris Ruis)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL210108] 4 Egyptian Goose (Andrew Steele)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL210107] c.40 Ring-necked Parakeet, flying east (Andrew Steele)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL210107] c.9 Raven, groups of between 1 and 3 calling heading west between 3 and 3:20 (Andrew Steele)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 2 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 15+ Siskin, mobile flock seen at Farmhouse channel (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 21 Redwing, Farmhouse channel (Andy Day)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL181122] 3 Meadow Pipit (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL183120] 4 Redwing (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL177123] 2 Red Kite (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL184118] 13 Fieldfare (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL178115] 1 Barn Owl, seen at 4:45pm flying across Coleman Green Lane. (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL181111] 7 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steven Brown)

Hitch Wood nr St Paul's Walden [TL186232] 7 Hawfinch, flying up from Pinfold Wood and headed off NW (Rupert Evershed )

Hitchin [TL197302] 2 Little Egret, River Purwell, Walsworth Common (Callum Peel)

Hitchin [TL19673026] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Kimpton [TL176182] c.6 Ring-necked Parakeet, in tall tree near Recreation Ground (Callum Peel)

Maple Cross [TQ024925] 1 Little Owl, 10.30pm. Calling from field, west of the housing estate. (Chris Bessant )

Preston [TL167249] 38 Golden Plover (Martin Ketcher)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Stuart Fox)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes (N or S not specified), 6 Red-crested Pochard, 4 male 2 female. Main Lake (Ian Norris)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes (N or S not specified), 7 Red-crested Pochard, 5 males (Stuart Fox)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, c.20 Siskin (Jane Free )

Stevenage [TL262247] 12 Ring-necked Parakeet, flock moving west at 0900. Stopped for a few minutes in my garden. (Phil Bishop)

Watford [TQ110960] 1 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA (DavidDenham)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Green Sandpiper (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 8+ Little Egret (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Barnacle Goose (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 31 Golden Plover (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Mandarin, 3 drake (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Great White Egret (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 9 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 59 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Goldeneye, 6 present including an adult drake, first-year drake and 4 female/immatures (Lee Evans)

Fri 12 Nov 2021 Braughing, c.20 Fieldfare, near the Tin House (Paula Moore)

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Ray Hooper)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Fieldfare (Keith Smith)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), c.15 Redwing (Keith Smith)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Grey Wagtail (Keith Smith)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 2 Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1 Yellowhammer (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1 Brambling, heard only (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL199051] 30+ Skylark (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Fieldfare (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 28 Siskin (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Red Kite (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Wigeon, m+f (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 56 Lapwing (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Water Rail, heard (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 15+ Redwing (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Watford [TQ118961] 1 Peregrine Falcon, male: Waterfields way, pylon opposite Tesco car park (David Denham)

Thu 11 Nov 2021 Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 2 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 20+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 32 Lapwing (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 2 Stonechat (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 200+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

East Hyde [TL130170] c.13 Grey Partridge, in field near railway line (Robin Pearson)

Harpenden [TL147145] 10 Ring-necked Parakeet, on garden feeders, several young birds (Robin Pearson)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL177123] 1 Stonechat, (female) (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 5 Meadow Pipit (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL184124] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL177115] 4 Yellowhammer (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL176122] 3 Red Kite (Steven Brown)

Highfield Farm nr Tyttenhanger [TL179054] 1 Little Owl (Rupert Evershed)

Highfield Farm nr Tyttenhanger [TL177056] 10+ Yellowhammer (Rupert Evershed)

Kings Langley [TL068024] c.30 Red Kite, presumably someone is feeding them as I’ve noticed numbers gradually increasing for a week or so now. Not sure if precise location as I’m driving home from work but they’re congregating in that general area. (Ian Bennell)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Water Rail (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Kingfisher (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Cattle Egret, Feeding with cattle in field on opposite site of canal and flew towards Wilstone presumably to roost at dusk (in Bucks sector) (Lee Evans)

Redwell Wood Farm nr South Mimms [TL208028] 1 Woodcock, at rest in stubble after dark (Richard Geary)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 7 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Whitwell [TL176204] 11 Golden Plover (Rachel Keen)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Great White Egret (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Cattle Egret, from hide at 12.30 then flew to roost in trees off car park (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 57 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Wed 10 Nov 2021 Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL145025] 1 Stonechat, male (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL141026] c.30 Siskin (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL148030] 1 Common Snipe, flying over (Rupert Evershed)

Lemsford Springs, c.150 Siskin, flock feeding in Alders (Barry Trevis)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 800+ Starling, leaving reed bed roost 7:10am (Lynne Lambert)

Mill End (Rickmansworth) [TQ038945] 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing by Colne,between Stockers and Inns lakes (David Denham)

Verulamium Park [TL139072] 1 Water Rail, first time I’ve seen one here (Bill Free)

Verulamium Park [TL139072] c.1 Kingfisher (Bill Free)

Wallington [TL281339] 11 Golden Plover (Reuben Braddock)

Welwyn Garden City [TL239138] c.20 Ring-necked Parakeet (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Water Rail, very close right of hide (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Kingfisher (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Grey Wagtail (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Goldeneye, all females (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Great White Egret, both birds still present and arguing frequently, taking up fishing rights in different areas (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 41 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Tue 9 Nov 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Cattle Egret, came in late, circled pit and left south with little egrets (Jane Free)

Bishop's Stortford [TL478206] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew over calling and was harassed by local magpie. My first record in Bishops Stortford. (Steve Channell)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 1 Stonechat, male. (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 3 Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 54+ Redwing (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 1 Common Snipe (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 8+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 2 Siskin (Steven Pearce)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building: male (DavidDenham)

Letchworth [TL219351] 5 Grey Partridge (John Barron)

Standalone Farm nr Letchworth [TL209338] 1 Kingfisher, from bridge over Pix Brook (John Barron)

Wallington [TL267344] 1 Merlin, in field south of Baldock to Wallington road sheltering from wind behind tussock and then took flight. Seen from metal gate late afternoon. (Graham Higgins)

Watford [TQ110965] 1 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA (DavidDenham)

Wilbury Hill nr Letchworth [TL202324] 1 Red Kite, being mobbed by 5 carrion crows 13.50 pm (Jacqueline Angela George)

Mon 8 Nov 2021 Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206109] c.30 Yellowhammer (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL209109] 1 Lesser Redpoll (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL209109] 2 Stonechat (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 100+ Linnet (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206109] 3+ Egyptian Goose (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2 Red Kite (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, c.29 Fieldfare (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 25+ Meadow Pipit (Steve Blake)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL255242] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew along bank behind Millenium lake (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] c.150 Woodpigeon, single flock over SW (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 3 Egyptian Goose (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL254242] 15+ Siskin, feeding & showing well in alders east side of Millennium Lake (Tom Speller)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage [TL285205] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL149031] 2+ Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL151031] 1 Water Rail, along river's edge (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL147031] 8+ Siskin (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL149032] 2 Chiffchaff (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL144025] 1 Stonechat, male (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL150033] 1 Peregrine Falcon, circling over lakes (Rupert Evershed)

Harpenden, 1 Little Egret, river Lea by B653 north of Harpenden (David Inward)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building (DavidDenham)

Hitchin [TL19683025] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Kimpton [TL1718] 1 Red Kite, south of High Street (David Inward)

Royston [TL360410] 2 Brambling, In beech canopy, at 07.50. (David Hatton)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL121097] 3 Little Egret, feeding along the River Ver (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL122097] 4 Stonechat, two pairs on weed tops on the marsh (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 9+ Siskin, overhead (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 3 Lesser Redpoll, over calling (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL159061] 21 Redwing, In and around garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 4 Brambling, flew over garden first thing this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 110+ Woodpigeon, SW over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 17+ Siskin, over garden first thing this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 8 Lesser Redpoll, over garden first thing this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 4 Meadow Pipit, over garden first thing this morning (Rupert Evershed)

Watford [TQ118958] 2 Peregrine Falcon, pylon by Colne crossing,Waterfields Way:male plucking prey, female waiting for remains (DavidDenham)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Goldeneye, 1 male. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Great White Egret, obvious and mobile. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Grey Wagtail (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Redwing (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Common Snipe (Nigel Webber)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 30 Linnet (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 3 Brambling (Steve Carter)

Sun 7 Nov 2021 Bishop's Stortford [TL486226] 1 Red Kite, over field scheduled for housing development. (Richard Melarange)

Bishop's Stortford [TL483227] 2 Stonechat, on fence near housing development area. (Richard Melarange)

East Hyde, 5 Red Kite (Janet and Francis Dowley)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 4 Siskin, Environmental lake (Andy Day)

Hitchin [TL20232963] 1 Little Egret, Purwell Paddocks (David Inward)

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

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 15 Siskin (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 7 Redwing (Steve Carter)

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

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200043] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Sat 6 Nov 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL377127] 1 Barnacle Goose (Clifford Smout)

Baldock [TL238336] 1 Peregrine Falcon, over A1M, flying towards Letchworth (Andy Day)

Brocket Park, 2 Egyptian Goose (Lee Evans)

Brocket Park, 60 Ring-necked Parakeet, pre-roost gathering that also included a single adult Alexandrine Parakeet (Lee Evans)

Brocket Park, 1 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Brocket Park, 3 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

Brocket Park, 3 Mandarin, 2 drakes 1 female (Lee Evans)

Broxbourne Woods - Cowheath Wood [TL334079] c.80 Siskin, feeding in Conifers and Silver Birch, where the large Oak has fallen over the ride (Mike Harris)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 2 Egyptian Goose (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206110] 5+ Red Kite (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206110] 10+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206110] 7+ Yellowhammer (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL210108] 2 Stonechat (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206110] 100+ Linnet (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 100+ Fieldfare, two large flocks plus several smaller over Main lake (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 75+ Redwing, one large flock plus several smaller over Main lake (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 5 Siskin, over Main lake, heading West (Andy Day)

Flamstead village [TL077143] 1 Lesser Redpoll, on bird feeders breifly

Frogmore Hall nr Stevenage [TL289209] 2 Raven (Tom Speller)

Frogmore Hall nr Stevenage [TL289209] 1 Kingfisher (Tom Speller)

Frogmore Hall nr Stevenage [TL289209] 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Tom Speller)

Frogmore Hall nr Stevenage [TL289209] 150+ Redwing, over (Tom Speller)

Hitchin [TL19723021] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Latchford nr Standon [TL393205] 1 Kingfisher, in ash tree near ford. (Paul Melarange)

Leasey Bridge nr Wheathampstead [TL158149] 15+ Lesser Redpoll, Mobile flock (Andrew Steele)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 23 Redwing, over golf course (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 12 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

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

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

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 25 Fieldfare, two flocks over golf course 0715 am (Steve Carter)

Royston [TL360410] 1 Brambling, flew S calling at 07.00. (David Hatton)

St Albans [TL145070] 1 Peregrine Falcon, north side of tower (Bill Free)

St Albans, c.160 Redwing, over garden 7-8am, mostly heading west (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 1 Brambling, over garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL1507] 6 Siskin, Over garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 2 Lesser Redpoll, over garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL1507] 9 Fieldfare, 7 and 2 over garden heading west (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL159061] 14 Lesser Redpoll, over garden early morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 22 Fieldfare, over garden first thing this morning. (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 182+ Redwing, flying over garden first thing this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 8+ Brambling, flying over garden with Chaffinches first thing this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 5 Siskin, over garden early morning (Rupert Evershed)

Stevenage [TL232250] 1 Peregrine Falcon, NW over garden 7am (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL232250] 119 Redwing, over garden 7am - 8.15am, mostly west (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL232250] 27 Fieldfare, over garden 7am - 8.15am (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL232250] 2 Grey Wagtail, over garden (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL232250] 1 Siskin, over garden (Tom Speller)

Wallington [TL268341] 26 Golden Plover, Wallington Road, from metal gate (Tom Speller)

Wallington [TL278340] 34 Golden Plover, Wallington Road, from 'scaffold pole' (Tom Speller)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5+ Little Egret (David Lyons)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Kingfisher, male - close to hide (David Lyons)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Great White Egret (David Lyons)

Fri 5 Nov 2021 Braughing [TL410253] 2 Corn Bunting, at least two in a mixed flock. One singing from overhead wires (Steve Hughes)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL145025] 2 Stonechat, pair this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL142028] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Apursuing Redwing at dusk (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL142028] 200+ Redwing, flying over at dusk (Rupert Evershed)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 1 Barn Owl, hunting near arboretum (Jeff Bailey)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 1 Little Owl, near arboretum (Jeff Bailey)

Hitchin [TL19683025] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Knebworth East [TL263202] 4 Grey Partridge (Matt Livesey)

Letchworth Sewage Treatment Works [TL210341] 1 Green Sandpiper (Gareth Dagnall )

Maple Cross [TQ026923] 15 Fieldfare, 8.30am flying NW (Chris Bessant )

Royston [TL356412] 1 Great White Egret, flew low northwest 11:10am (Andy Symes)

Royston [TL360410] 40 Redwing, flew S, 0800-0900 hrs. (David Hatton)

Royston [TL360410] 150 Fieldfare, flew SW, 0800-0900 hrs. (David Hatton)

Stevenage [TL231250] 1 Grey Wagtail, over garden (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL231250] 144 Redwing, west over garden 6.45am - 8.15am (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL231250] 79 Fieldfare, west over garden 6.45am - 8.15am (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Goldeneye, Female (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Grey Wagtail (Steve Carter)

Tewin Mill [TL275137] 2 Stonechat (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195052] 1 Yellowhammer (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195052] 2+ Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Lesser Redpoll (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Water Rail, heard (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 100+ Redwing (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 450+ Fieldfare, several flocks (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 10+ Siskin (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Kingfisher (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Grey Wagtail (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 3+ Red Kite (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Chiffchaff (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Watford [TQ118958] 1 Peregrine Falcon, pylon by Colne crossing, Waterfields way (David Denham)

Thu 4 Nov 2021 Berkhamsted [SP980078] c.800 Fieldfare, passage of birds WSW, in loose flocks of 50-150 birds, relatively high up along the Bulbourne valley. Passage peaked mid- to late-morning (Ben Miller)

Braughing, 2 Redwing, In trees around first sheep field off hill lane (Paula. Moore)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL134046] 1 Brambling (Alan Gardiner)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL128163] 2 Meadow Pipit, In field east of metal bar gate. (John Whitehead)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL128162] 2 Yellowhammer (John Whitehead)

East Hyde, 1 Kingfisher (Alan Jackson)

East Hyde, 130 Fieldfare, flying west (Alan Jackson)

East Hyde, 1 Stonechat (Alan Jackson)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL201092] 100+ Redwing (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205092] 1 Common Snipe (Steven Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 7 Fieldfare, over west (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] c.520 Redwing, west over main lake 7.10am - 8.10am, mostly in flocks c50 (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 3 Egyptian Goose (Tom Speller)

Great Gaddesden, 1 Hen Harrier, a juvenile flew south into the Gade Valley (observed from Ivinghoe Beacon) flying just west of Dagnall and heading directly towards Great Gaddesden (Lee Evans)

Harpenden [TL127114] 40 Yellowhammer (Andrew steele)

Harpenden [TL127114] 1 Brambling (Andrew steele)

Harpenden [TL127114] 1 Siskin (Andrew steele)

Harpenden [TL127114] c.2 Lesser Redpoll (Andrew steele)

Harpenden [TL127114] 84 Linnet (Andrew steele)

Harpenden [TL127114] c.905 Redwing (Andrew steele)

Harpenden [TL125117] 1 Brambling, feeding on edge of field with chaffinches (Andrew steele)

Harpenden [TL127114] c.50 Fieldfare (Andrew steele)

Hatfield [TL224075] 11+ Ring-necked Parakeet, over Travellers Lane. (Steven Pearce)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building (DavidDenham)

Hertford, 15 Wigeon, on pond on Foxholes farm, by A414 roundabout. (Allan Meadows)

Lemsford Springs, 11 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Water Rail (Barry Trevis)

Maple Cross [TQ026921] c.4 Fieldfare, 12noon Flying NW (Chris Bessant)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 113+ Fieldfare, over west in 1.5hrs this morning (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1543+ Redwing, over west in 1.5hrs this morning (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL159061] 16 Fieldfare, headed west over garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 320+ Redwing, headed west over garden in groups of 50-100 over half an hour. (Rupert Evershed)

Verulamium Park [TL139072] 1 Kingfisher, male at 07.30 (Bill Free)

Wallington [TL294336] 47+ Golden Plover, In field just outside village (Ray Hooper)

Watford [TQ110960] 1 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA (DavidDenham)

Welwyn Garden City [TL239135] 2 Siskin, 2 females or immature males on bird feeder in my garden, feeding on sunflower hearts (Huw Lewis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Red-crested Pochard, pair off overflow (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Dunlin, flew through west (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4+ Goldeneye, 2 pairs (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Red-breasted Merganser, redheads off new overflow (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Great White Egret, 4 present this morning (numbers have peaked at 5 in recent days) (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Goosander, In addition to the 2 Red-breasted Mergansers still present, there was a ‘redhead’ Goosander to the right of the hide (16.00) (Nigel Webber)

Wed 3 Nov 2021 Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park [TQ168951] 4+ Ring-necked Parakeet, In trees on the west side. (Gary Mason)

Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park [TQ168951] 4 Little Egret, Most on the east side. (Gary Mason)

Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park [TQ168951] 1 Great White Egret, flew from the sailing club to the reeds by the footbridge near Watford Road. (Gary Mason)

Bozen Green nr Braughing, 5 Fieldfare, Flying over Bowen green (Paula Moore)

Broxbourne GP [TL379074] 1 Redpoll sp. (Paul Gymer)

Broxbourne GP [TL379074] 1 Raven (Paul Gymer)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 2 Siskin, over Main lake (Andy Day)

Harpenden [TL147145] 6 Ring-necked Parakeet, numbers slowly increasing on garden feeders (Robin Pearson)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building (DavidDenham)

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage, 2 Peregrine Falcon (Ray Hooper)

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage, 2 Raven (Ray Hooper)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL385105] 1 Bittern, on east side of lagoon 1 (from Gadwall Hide) 14.30 (David Hills)

Standon [TL395221] 1 Kingfisher (John Chitham)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Wigeon (Stephen Younger)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Siskin, heard (Stephen Younger)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher, flying along Colne (Stephen Younger)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Stephen Younger)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Water Rail, heard squealing in NE corner (Stephen Younger)

Waterend nr Wheathampstead [TL198140] 1 Kingfisher (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Watton at Stone [TL302193] 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (Nigel Denison)

Whitwell [TL179212] 1 Green Sandpiper (Martin Ketcher)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Goldeneye, female (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Kingfisher (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Grey Wagtail (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Great White Egret, 2 on bank in front of hide 1 in far corner of reedbed (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Red-crested Pochard, a pair seen to the NW of Draycot Bank and seen from the hide. (Jim Rose)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 150+ Golden Plover, flew overheard towards the north. (Jim Rose)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ032932] 3 Stonechat, along main track (Paul Frost )

Tue 2 Nov 2021 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 2 Redwing (Stuart Fox)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Goldeneye, Female from the Viewpoint (Stuart Fox)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Kingfisher (Stuart Fox)

Braughing [TL412255] 92 Golden Plover, on arable field to rear of radio mast ( Cockhamstead) (Steve Hughes)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL177112] c.3 Stonechat (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180110] 1 Chiffchaff (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651, 12+ Siskin, likely more, flock very high plus a few singles (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651, c.3 Brambling, 2 by railway line 1 by carpark (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL164108] 2 Raven (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - Well & Pudler's Wood [TL158113] 1 Blackcap, adult male (Andrew Steele)

Hitchin [TL19723023] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Maple Cross [TQ025923] 1 Black Redstart, female in the top of my apple tree. (Chris Bessant)

Royston [TL360410] 1 Siskin, Flew SW, 9.45 am. (David Hatton)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Chiffchaff, In garden first thing (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 8 Lesser Redpoll, flying over garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 8 Redwing, In and over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 3 Meadow Pipit, over garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 2 Brambling, flying over garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 930+ Woodpigeon, over garden in about an hour this morning - flying S-SW (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 7 Siskin, over garden (Rupert Evershed)

Stevenage [TL232249] c.510 Woodpigeon, south/southwest over garden 6.45am - 7.30am in flocks up to 70 (Tom Speller)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth [TQ079940] 1 Water Rail (Anna Marett)

Watford [TQ117964] 1 Peregrine Falcon, pylon by railway. Greatham road (DavidDenham)

Welwyn Garden City [TL251144] 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, Haldens area (David Wheatcroft)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Adrian Bayliss)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Little Egret (Adrian Bayliss)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Great White Egret, 12.15pm, two on the spit in front of the Hide and another in the far corner of the Drayton Lagoon. (Adrian Bayliss)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 57 Wigeon (Adrian Bayliss)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Mon 1 Nov 2021 Braughing [TL410256] c.25 Yellowhammer, mobile over an area of set aside (Steve Hughes)

Braughing [TL408252] 1 Golden Plover, solitary bird accidentally flushed from footpath across field (Steve Hughes)

Braughing [TL407251] 9 Grey Partridge, two groups of 4 & 5 (Steve Hughes)

Braughing [TL412256] c.80 Golden Plover, swirling flock over arable fields, mid afternoon (Steve Hughes)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL209108] 15+ Yellowhammer (Steve Blake )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 10 Common Snipe, flushed by workers (Steve Blake )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206111] c.200 Linnet (Steve Blake )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Blake )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206111] 3+ Red Kite (Steve Blake )

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252239] 4 Siskin, over main lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252239] 3 Egyptian Goose, south end of main lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252239] c.840 Woodpigeon, through south/southwest 7am - 7 45am in flocks of up to 150 (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252239] 1 Peregrine Falcon, through main lake with prey (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252239] 1 Meadow Pipit, over main lake (Tom Speller)

Flamstead village [TL075139] 1 Little Owl (Connor McGrath)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL150031] 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling again by car park bridge (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL145025] 2 Stonechat, pair (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL142026] 1 Little Owl (Rupert Evershed)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building (DaviidDenham)

Oxhey, 2 Red Kite, over Oxhey Village. (Geoff Young)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 5 Green Sandpiper, from Gadwall Hide, 2 ringed, 3 unringed (Allan Meadows)

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

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Peregrine Falcon, over with prey towards St Albans (John Pritchard)