Record selection
Records

Thu 23 Sep 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Yellow Wagtail (Nicholas Metcalfe)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Great White Egret, flew in at 2.30pm stayed 15 minutes and flew north (Nicholas Metcalfe)

Barley [TL406381] 1 Stonechat (Hugo Rainey)

Barley [TL406381] 1 Whinchat, In same field as yesterday’s obs, as is stonechat (Hugo Rainey)

Cheshunt GPs - North Met Pit [TL369033] 1 Great White Egret, Flying N at 14:00. (Michael Oakland)

Dellsome Bottom nr Hatfield [TL223059] 5 Swallow (Steven Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253249] 1 Common Sandpiper, On the Balancing Pond (Alan Ford)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 5 Stonechat, 4 males and 1 female together on central fence this evening (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180120] 2 Little Owl, Calling at dusk (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180120] 9 Meadow Pipit, Over calling (Chris Ruis)

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

Maple Cross [TQ027925] 3+ Meadow Pipit (Chris Bessant)

Nashe's Farm nr St Albans [TL180098] 5 Meadow Pipit, Over calling (Chris Ruis)

Offley [TL154277] 1 Red Kite, by A505 (David Inward)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Grey Wagtail, also transient passage of 25+ meadow pipit over meadow late morning (Allan Meadows)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Honey Buzzard, probable dark bird drifting west and v high 4pm being mobbed by Sparrowhawk. Good initial views but lost to sight. (Rupert Evershed )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Cetti's Warbler (Steve Carter)

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

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

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 7 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Green Sandpiper (Lee Evans)

Wed 22 Sep 2021 Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake, 1 Kingfisher

Barley [TL406382] 2 Stonechat (Hugo Rainey)

Barley [TL406382] 1 Whinchat (Hugo Rainey)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL207113] 7 Red Kite, six together, one nearby. (Steven Pearce)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL126161] 11 Grey Partridge, Favouring fields around cottages. (John Whitehead)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Common Snipe, seemingly flushed by lady shovelling up manure from horse field (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Red Kite (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL132169] 2 Little Egret (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL132169] 3 Linnet (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL128171] 1 Raven, Being mobbed by a couple of crows. (John Whitehead)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, feeding at north end of Millemmium. Flew SW 6.50am (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253249] 1 Common Sandpiper, Balancing Pond (Tony Hukin)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 3 Raven (Ray Hooper)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 3 Stonechat, together on fence in the middle of the field (Chris Ruis)

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

Lemsford Springs, 12 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Greenshank (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 2 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

Maple Cross [TQ027925] 3+ Meadow Pipit (Chris Bessant)

Redbournbury [TL121101] 1+ Yellow Wagtail, with cattle, in longer grass today but one or more showing. (John Pritchard)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL200113] 2 Stonechat, on hedgerow dividing the two horse paddocks on the north side of the track. (Steven Pearce)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2+ Little Egret (G. Hinton et el)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Pintail (G. Hinton et el)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.8 Wigeon (G. Hinton et el)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (G. Hinton et el)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Common Snipe, to right of hide other on edge of reeds right of hide (G. Hinton et el)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Kingfisher (G. Hinton et el)

Tue 21 Sep 2021 Bernards Heath (St Albans) [TL153083] 1 Grey Wagtail (Andrew Steele)

Bernards Heath (St Albans) [TL153083] 1+ Siskin, over the garden at lunchtime (Andrew Steele)

Braughing [TL409250] 4 Corn Bunting, In bushes alongside minor road going to Cockhamstead house (Steve Hughes)

Hitchin [TL198286] 1 Red Kite (Callum Peel)

Ickleford Common [TL185310] 1 Goosander, on river half way between Burymead Springs and Ickleford 3.15pm (Tony Gammage)

Markyate [TL049161] c.20 Linnet, small flock feeding in field of small rape plants (William Davis)

Markyate [TL041162] 1 Willow Warbler, feeding in elder and hawthorn by farm buildings on footpath to Roe End Lane (William Davis)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 15 Red Kite, circling over fields along with approx 10 common buzzard (Tim Gale)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 1 Kingfisher (Tim Gale)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, from Draper Hide, morning (Allan Meadows)

Sarratt Mill [TQ032975] 1 Stonechat, male bird on wires adjacent to road (Dave Morris)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Hobby, overhead at lunchtime (John Pritchard)

Therfield Heath [TL348404] 5 Yellow Wagtail, present on short grassy area near cafe/sports centre at Therfield Heath nature reserve (Huw Lewis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Snipe, very close to hide on right (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail, near overflow (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Pintail, left of spit 15:00 (Gary Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Golden Plover, on 2nd island of split 15;00 (Gary Hinton)

Mon 20 Sep 2021 Batford, 1 Wheatear, seen on fencing in paddocks north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL202111] 1 Spotted Flycatcher, on telegraph wires by copse alongside track between Symondshyde Farm and Stanborough GP. Giving excellent views. (Steven Pearce et al)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206109] 7+ Meadow Pipit, seen and heard from track between Symondshyde Farm and Stanborough GP. (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL202111] 12+ Yellowhammer, along and near track between Symondshyde Farm and Stanborough GP (between horse paddocks and kink in track). (Steven Leslie Pearce)

East Hyde [TL129161] 6 Grey Partridge, flushed from field by track over the Lane. (John Whitehead)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL119083] 1 Yellowhammer (Andrew Steele)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL127083] 1 Pintail (Andrew Steele)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL128084] 3 Grey Wagtail, feeding in the tractor tracks pool in the wood (Andrew Steele)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL124083] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Andrew Steele)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Raven, over garden Warners End annoying local Covids (P Griffin)

Markyate [TL068153] 1 Whinchat, along footpath between Flamstead and Markyate (William Davis)

Picotts End nr Hemel Hempstead, 1 Willow Warbler, feeding at site of old rifle range at dodds lane 5.30pm (Derek Pratt)

Redbournbury [TL121099] 1 Kingfisher (John Pritchard)

Redbournbury [TL121099] 1 Meadow Pipit (John Pritchard)

Redbournbury [TL121099] 20+ Yellow Wagtail, associating with cattle by the River Ver at 2pm. (John Pritchard)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Swallow (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Garganey, eclipse drake still (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 8 Wigeon (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 10 Common Snipe, on Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Little Egret (Allan Meadows)

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

Wallington, 1 Merlin, mobbing Sparrowhawk (Ray Hooper)

Water End nr Great Gaddesden, c.80 Swallow, feeding over maize field behind crown & sceptre watched for over half an hour at sunset. (Derek Pratt)

Sun 19 Sep 2021 Braughing, 8 Swallow, flying south over Friars Road at 8am (Steve Hughes)

East Hyde, 5 Little Egret (Francis and Janet Dowley)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Wheatear, on dam (Peter Delaloye)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ156963] 3 Little Egret (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ158957] 4 Wigeon (Tony Blake)

Kings Langley [TL075028] 1 Grey Wagtail (Michael Rathjen)

Lemsford Springs, 11 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs [TL222122] 1 Greenshank (Steven Brown)

Lemsford Springs [TL222122] 1 Grey Wagtail (Steven Brown)

Lemsford Springs [TL222122] 4 Little Egret (Steven Brown)

Lemsford Springs [TL222122] 6 Green Sandpiper (Steven Brown)

Long Marston, 1 Short-eared Owl, hunting over cricket pitch this evening (Matthew Rossor)

Redbournbury [TL119099] 40+ Yellow Wagtail, in ploughed field and associating with cows in adjacent field (John Pritchard)

Rothamsted Park nr Harpenden, 1 Wheatear (Andy Bensted)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL123094] 12+ Common Snipe, dropping into marsh late afternoon (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL123098] 50+ Meadow Pipit, on wires above cover crop (John Pritchard)

St Albans, 2 Crossbill, flew south west over garden calling at 9:05am (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 2 Meadow Pipit, over garden heading south (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 2 Swallow, flying south over garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 16 House Martin, groups of 13 and 3 very high over garden flying south (Chris Ruis)

St Albans, 4 Linnet, over garden heading north east (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL159061] 27 Meadow Pipit, S-SE over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 15+ Swallow, over garden south this morning (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 19 House Martin, over garden south this morning (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Rock Pipit, over garden north at 10.30am (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Hobby, high and fast over garden south this morning (Rupert Evershed )

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, 25+ Swallow (James Russell)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 3+ Tree Sparrow (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 3 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195057] 1+ Tree Sparrow (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL187045] 1 Stonechat, a-maiz-ing maze field, north end. (Steven Pearce)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Water Rail, heard calling close to hide (Nick Harris)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Kingfisher (Nick Harris)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Pintail (Nick Harris)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Cetti's Warbler, heard only (Nick Harris)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Little Egret (Nick Harris)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP910126] 12+ Swallow (Nick Harris)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Wigeon (Nick Harris)

Sat 18 Sep 2021 Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL205110] 12 Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206110] 1 Raven (Steven Pearce)

East Hyde [TL132169] 2 Raven, pair flew over mill (Mike Russell)

East Hyde [TL132169] 2 Little Egret, roosting by mill. (Mike Russell)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL193088] 2 Hobby (Chris Ruis)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 4 Meadow Pipit, singles south over main lake 7.35am - 8.30am, (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 1 Common Sandpiper, south end of main lake 8.15am (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 2+ Grey Wagtail, main lake (Tom Speller)

Lemsford Springs [TL221121] 4 Green Sandpiper (Dan Fletcher)

Lemsford Springs [TL221121] 1 Greenshank, Adult still (Dan Fletcher)

Lemsford Springs [TL221121] 1 Grey Wagtail (Dan Fletcher)

Lemsford Springs [TL221121] 1 Kingfisher (Dan Fletcher)

Lemsford Springs [TL221121] 4 Little Egret (Dan Fletcher)

Sawbridgeworth [TL474147] 1 Grasshopper Warbler, one in the big field this morning (Laurence Drummond)

St Albans, 9 Meadow Pipit, over garden heading south (Chris Ruis)

Stevenage, 1 Peregrine Falcon, Roosting on lights of Vista Towers 11 pm (Ray Hooper)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201111] 10+ Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 17 Wigeon (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Pintail (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Water Rail, showing well on small amount of mud right of hide very vocal (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Hobby (Jeff Bailey)

Fri 17 Sep 2021 Allen's Green [TL470171] 1 Raven, perched and vocalising in Scots pine on drive to Shingle Hall. (Richard Melarange)

Batford [TL153149] 1 Hobby, hawking over weedy field at 14.00 (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL153149] 1 Hobby, hawking over weedy field at 14.00 (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL146160] 1 Hobby, hawking over horse paddocks at 15.30 north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

Braughing, 1 Grey Wagtail, in far Ford (Paula Moore)

Broxbourne [TL363074] 11 Ring-necked Parakeet (Paul Gymer)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 2 Wigeon, Millennium lake (Tom Speller)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, c.10 Swallow (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Mandarin, female (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Hobby (Ray Hooper)

King's Walden [TL153248] 2 Spotted Flycatcher (Martin Ketcher)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Greenshank, Adult (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 10 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 4 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

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

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage, 1 Raven (Ray Hooper)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 40+ House Martin, still at local colony (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 70+ Swallow, overhead at dusk (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, c.20 Yellow Wagtail, over fields in evening (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 3+ Hobby, 3 south at lunchtime, 1 hunting at dusk (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2+ Willow Warbler (John Pritchard)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL190050] 46+ Swallow, flying south (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL190050] 3 Yellow Wagtail (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL190050] 3+ Grey Wagtail (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL190050] 1+ Meadow Pipit, several heard flying over (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 3 Hobby (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL188044] 1 Other, eclipse male Ringed Teal (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Water End nr Great Gaddesden, 14 Red Kite, on newly cut field off nettleden road late afternoon (Jeff Bailey)

West End nr Essendon, 2 Raven (Keith Smith)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL186045] 1 Stonechat (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1st winter from hide 7pm (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Pintail (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Mediterranean Gull, In front of hide 10.30 (Nick Sinden)

Thu 16 Sep 2021 Baldock, 1 Swift, over the town for a couple of minutes before heading south (Jonathan Nasir)

Batford [TL149153] 2 Raven, flying over rear garden at 13.50 towards chidwickbury (Darin Stanley)

Bozen Green nr Braughing, 1 Raven (Paula moore)

Braughing [TL400248] c.12 Yellowhammer, Flying along hedgerow at edge of stubble field (Steve Hughes)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 1 Sedge Warbler, reeds on raft, SW corner of main lake until 7.25am at least (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 3+ Grey Wagtail, north end of main lake (Tom Speller)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 2 Hobby (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, c.20 Swallow (Ray Hooper)

Hemel Hempstead, 3 Swallow, over horse paddocks on Nettleden Road (Derek Pratt)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, on BTbuilding by magic roundabout (Jeff Bailey)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Garganey (Stuart Fox)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Common Snipe (Stuart Fox)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Ruff (Stuart Fox)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, c.7 Green Sandpiper (Stuart Fox)

Sawbridgeworth [TL473147] 1 Whinchat, in the big field mid morning. (Laurence Drummond)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Grey Wagtail, over garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Linnet, over garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 34+ Meadow Pipit, south over garden this morning in approx 2 hour period (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Spotted Flycatcher, dropped into garden briefly at 7.45am (Rupert Evershed)

Stevenage [TL256254] 15 House Martin, scattered group heading West (Andy Day)

Stevenage [TL231250] 2 Meadow Pipit, south over garden 8.35am (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Whinchat, along fence at south end in evening (Stephen Younger)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 6+ Swallow (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 2+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 30+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 12 Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 22 Yellow Wagtail, In main horse paddock. (Steven Pearce)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ032940] 1 Peregrine Falcon, hunting pigeons feeding in fields (Andy Ryde)

Wed 15 Sep 2021 Batford [TL149153] 2 Raven, 2 flying over rear garden, 5 mins between each other (Darin Stanley)

Broxbourne [TL371061] 1 Common Snipe, flying over Silvermeade (Paul Gymer)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL129161] 11 Grey Partridge, covey disturbed while feeding in stubble field near cottages. Relocated further down field near railway tunnel. (John Whitehead)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL128162] 1 Garden Warbler, In hedgerow on left side of track leading to railway tunnel. (John Whitehead)

Deadman's Hill nr Sandon, 1 Marsh Harrier (Ray Hooper)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Mandarin, In farm yard with Mallards. (John Whitehead)

East Hyde [TL132169] 5 Egyptian Goose, same family group as 1/8? 3 Immature birds stranded on roof of mill. Eventually making it untidily to ground level. (John Whitehead)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, c.20 Swallow, In horse paddocks opposite (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Raven (Ray Hooper)

Heartwood Forest - Well & Pudler's Wood [TL157116] 3 Raven (Andrew Steele)

Lemsford Springs, 7 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Grey Wagtail (Jeff Bailey)

Lemsford Springs, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Jeff Bailey)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Kingfisher (Jeff Bailey)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Greenshank, mid afternoon (Jeff Bailey)

Lemsford Springs, 5 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Sleapshyde nr Colney Heath [TL204071] 28+ Linnet, In fields NE of Sleapshyde Farm, between A414 and former railway line. (Steven Pearce)

Sleapshyde nr Colney Heath [TL204071] 45+ House Martin, over fields NE of Sleapshyde Farm, between A414 and former railway line. (Steven Pearce)

Sleapshyde nr Colney Heath [TL204071] 15+ Swallow, over fields NE of Sleapshyde Farm, between A414 and former railway line. (Steven Pearce)

Standon [TL3912821664] 2 Spotted Flycatcher (Josh Kalms)

Stevenage, 1 Raven, over Weston road cemetery (Ray Hooper)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1 Hobby (Peter Delaloye)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 3 Green Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed )

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 1 Common Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed )

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL197052] 1 Yellow Wagtail, over High Viewpoint. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194055] 2+ Tree Sparrow, at least two calling in thick bushes by track between Mound and Container. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196048] 1 Hobby, in dead tree by scrape. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL185043] 1 Wheatear, near silage pile. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL185043] 11+ Linnet, near silage pile. (Steven Pearce)

Verulamium Park [TL137070] 1 Kingfisher (Chris Done )

Wallington, 1 Red Kite, wing tagged bird. Yellow tag on left wing showing 4C (Ray Hooper)

Welwyn Garden City [TL239135] 2 Raven, flying over Blakemere Road at considerable height, easily heard "cronking " -birds partly flew with purpose with flapping flight but often soared and lingered overhead in general area close to town centre before departing (Huw Lewis)

Tue 14 Sep 2021 Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 1 Green Sandpiper (Andrew Steele)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211110] 15 Egyptian Goose (Andrew Steele)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 House Martin, In horse paddocks opposite pit (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, c.20 Swallow, In horse paddocks opposite pit (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 2 Mandarin, both female (Ray Hooper)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Wigeon, eclipse male from Draper hide (Alan Harris)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Pintail, eclipse male from Draper hide (Alan Harris)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Whinchat, in meadow from lapwing hide (Alan Harris)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Garganey, eclipse male from Draper hide (Alan Harris)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201111] 12+ Yellowhammer (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201111] c.60 Swallow (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201111] 100+ Linnet (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Mon 13 Sep 2021 Buckland [TL364340] c.2 Red Kite, over fields being ploughed along country lane between A10 and Barkway (Callum Peel)

Buntingford [TL371280] 5+ Red Kite, over field being ploughed. (Callum Peel)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage [TL285205] 1 Mandarin (Andy Day)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage [TL285205] 1 Yellow Wagtail, in horse paddock opposite GP (Andy Day)

Heronsgate nr Rickmansworth, 10 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

Heronsgate nr Rickmansworth, 2 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Heronsgate nr Rickmansworth, 1 Wheatear (Lee Evans)

Jersey Farm (St Albans) [TL177093] 1 Hobby, Hunting over garden around 3pm (Dan Fletcher)

Markyate [TL058153] c.200 Linnet, In field and hedges along Friendless Lane (William Davis)

Oaklands nr St Albans [TL182084] 1 Wheatear, this evening along fence through sheep fields (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Hobby, hunting over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 2 Meadow Pipit, south over garden at 7.40am (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 11 Golden Plover, over the garden north at 6.38am (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 21 Swallow, south over garden at 8.08am (Rupert Evershed )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] 1 Hobby (Steve Blake )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] 1 Whitethroat (Steve Blake )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] c.40 Swallow (Steve Blake )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] c.30 House Martin (Steve Blake )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] c.200 Linnet (Steve Blake )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] 13+ Yellow Wagtail, horse paddocks (Steve Blake )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] 4+ Yellowhammer (Steve Blake )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Steve Blake )

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918134] 1 Common Sandpiper (Ben Miller)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 2 Greenshank (Rupert Evershed )

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 1 Green Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed )

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 3 Yellow Wagtail (Rupert Evershed )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Green Sandpiper (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Hobby, 3 still present - adult with 2 juveniles (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Yellow Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Reed Warbler, Juveniles remaining in Cemetery corner reed bed. (Nigel Webber)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Nigel Webber)

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

Sun 12 Sep 2021 Aston [TL275220] 1 Wheatear, Astonbury Farm (Alan Ford)

Batford [TL146150] 1 Lesser Whitethroat, in paddocks north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage [TL285206] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Alan Ford)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage [TL285206] 1 Kingfisher (Alan Ford)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 2 Mandarin, male & female (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Raven (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, c.20 Swallow, over pit & in horse paddocks opposite (Ray Hooper)

Hemel Hempstead, 11 Meadow Pipit, 2 singles and a group of 9 over (Ian Bennell)

Hemel Hempstead [TL068061] 1 Rock Pipit, flew north calling at 3.21pm (Ian Bennell)

Hook's Cross nr Stevenage [TL283206] 5 Yellow Wagtail (Alan Ford)

Hook's Cross nr Stevenage [TL281210] 1 Grey Wagtail (Alan Ford)

Jersey Farm (St Albans) [TL176092] 1 Swallow, flying south, high at 1pm (Dan Fletcher)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Greenshank (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 9 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

Panshanger Park [TL290127] 2 Willow Warbler (Tim Hill)

Redbourn [TL117120] 1 Whinchat (Andrew Steele)

Redbournbury [TL119112] 3 Hobby, adult and 2 juveniles (andrew steele)

Redbournbury [TL120108] 1 Kingfisher (Chris Done )

Redbournbury [TL120108] 1 Little Egret (Chris Done)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Marsh Harrier, female over wet meadow early afternoon. (Drew Lyness)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Pintail, from viewing screen by steps Ashby hide. (Drew Lyness)

Smallford nr St Albans [TL193068] 1 Wheatear, next to pond on Smallford Common (Simon Errington)

Stevenage [TL256254] 6 House Martin, over Chells 19:20 (Andy Day)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199043] 1 Common Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL198053] 1 Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL185043] 1 Yellow Wagtail, over adjacent field. (Steven Pearce)

Watford [TL114001] 2 Wheatear, Garston :2 Female Wheatears ; autumn plumage; on roof ridge at 8 am. Stayed approx. 20 mins. (Roger Frost)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Hobby (Nick Harris )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Egret (Nick Harris )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Kingfisher (Nick Harris )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Sandpiper, seen in front of hide (Nick Harris )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Red Kite (Nick Harris )

Sat 11 Sep 2021 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, heard calling once late morning in scrub between Lee navigation and railway (sound recorded) (Barry Reed)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 3 Hobby (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Ruddy Shelduck, Female again from viewpoint from about 08:00-10:00. (Barry Reed)

Batford [TL145160] 2 Raven, flying over paddocks north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL153149] 1 Hobby, flying through (Darin Stanley)

Berkhamsted [SP980078] 2 Swift (Ben Miller)

Blackbirds Farm nr Radlett [TL14570005] 1 Wheatear (Josh Kalms)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL205111] 1 Hobby (Steven Pearce)

Hatfield Garden Village, 2 Red Kite, 1 wing tag '5C' visible from bird perched top of tree in back garden. Would be interested in info on tagged bird. Second bird overhead (Paul Moss)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL178120] 1 Barn Owl (Steven Brown)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Mandarin, Male coming out of eclipse plumage (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Greenshank (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 6 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 16 Yellow Wagtail, in two groups low over fields early evening (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Hobby, over several times chasing hirundines (John Pritchard)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 3 Yellow Wagtail, all flyovers (Ben Miller)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL203112] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL203112] 50+ Swallow (Steven Pearce)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918133] 1 Green Sandpiper, feeding on mud (Axel Kirby)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918133] 1 Common Sandpiper, feeding on mud (Axel Kirby)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 1 Hobby, from causeway, perched in dead tree, mid morning. (Geoff Young)

Watford [TQ117958] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Waterfields Way, pylon by Colne crossing (David Denham)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905130] 1 Pintail, still (Ben Miller)

Fri 10 Sep 2021 Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL126157] 1 Yellowhammer, Male (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Mandarin, Male (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Little Egret (Clifford Smout)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253246] 1 Willow Warbler, with mixed species flock at Farmhouse channel (Andy Day)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Mandarin (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 4 Swallow (Ray Hooper)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL127084] c.3 Yellow Wagtail (Andrew Steele)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL127084] 2 Common Snipe (Andrew Steele)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL128083] 1 Little Egret (Andrew Steele)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Greenshank (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 8 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 4 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Mandarin, Male (Barry Trevis)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 1 Whinchat (Ray Hooper)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 5+ Yellow Wagtail, on wires (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Hobby, over several times putting hirundines to flight (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 60+ House Martin, at local colony with some second broods still to fledge (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 60+ Swallow, large flock all day (John Pritchard)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 2+ Tree Sparrow, in hedge calling (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199044] 2 Common Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1+ Reed Warbler (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 31+ Swallow, migrating south (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2+ Red Kite (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Wigeon, eclipse male (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Hobby (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Kingfisher (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Snipe, in front of hide (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

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

Wormley, 1 Osprey, flew south over Wormley West End 2.15 (Graham White)

Thu 9 Sep 2021 Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth [TQ057940] 3 Egyptian Goose, Adults and their juvenile. (Adrian Bayliss)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth [TQ057940] 3 Red-crested Pochard (Adrian Bayliss)

Batford [TL153149] 1 Lesser Whitethroat, In weedy field (Darin Stanley)

Broxbourne [TL371066] 2 Reed Warbler, still present (Paul Gymer)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP [TL192090] 150+ Linnet, flock just east of Beech Farm. (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL193082] 1 Hobby, unsuccessfully going for Goldfinches at BT field. (Steven Pearce)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 2 Peregrine Falcon, pair on BT building (David Denham)

Hitchin [TL202296] 1 Little Egret, Horse fields off Purwell Lane (David Inward)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Greenshank (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 6 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Mandarin (Jeff Bailey)

Lemsford Springs, 2 Grey Wagtail (Jeff Bailey)

Lemsford Springs, 4 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Little Hadham [TL440232] 2 Red Kite, over new bypass. (Richard Melarange)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 1 Wheatear (Darrel Bryant)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 1 Whinchat (Darrel Bryant)

Pin Green nr Stevenage, 1 Swift, flying over Hampson Park (Ian Harris)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Whitethroat (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Hobby (John Pritchard)

St Albans, c.1 Peregrine Falcon, on piping at tower, St.Albans cathedral (Darin Stanley)

Stevenage [TL240238] 1 Peregrine Falcon, On the lighting of Vista Tower this morning (Alan Ford)

Stocker's Farm, 6 Swallow (Geoff Young)

Stocker's Lake [TQ050936] 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Adrian Bayliss)

Therfield nr Royston, 1 Redstart, In hedge along Icknield Way north of Therfield, c.300 metres south of haystack. (Barry Reed)

Therfield nr Royston, 1 Marsh Harrier (Barry Reed)

Wallington, 1 Marsh Harrier, From Wallington road nr Bygrave footpath (Ray Hooper)

Wallington, 6 Whinchat, In rough field margin opposite Bygrave footpath from Wallington road (Ray Hooper)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Sandwich Tern, 3 resting in front of hide, departed at 10.25 when flushed by work party. Photographed. (J Rimes)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 8 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

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

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Hobby, Adult and two juveniles still present (Lee Evans)

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

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Yellowhammer (Geoff Young)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, with linnet flock on set aside. (Geoff Young)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.50 Linnet (Geoff Young)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Red Kite (Geoff Young)

Wed 8 Sep 2021 Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Egyptian Goose (Lee Evans)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 8 Red-crested Pochard, 8 eclipse drakes still present (Lee Evans)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 16 Ring-necked Parakeet (Lee Evans)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL203087] 1 Yellow Wagtail, amongst the cattle. (Steven Pearce)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL179123] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL179123] 1 Whinchat (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL182120] 1 Willow Warbler (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL179121] 1 Little Owl (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL157116] 20+ Swallow, feeding while moving south (Annie Woodhouse)

Heartwood Forest - Well & Pudler's Wood [TL157116] 1 Spotted Flycatcher (Annie Woodhouse)

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

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Greenshank, A FIRST for the Reserve! (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 7 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 6 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Lee Evans)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Egyptian Goose, no sign of the stork at midday (Lee Evans)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Tony Bates)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 1 Kingfisher (Tony Bates)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, seen at various locations around the area. (Tony Bates)

Pishiobury Park [TL477137] 1 Spotted Flycatcher, late morning. (Laurence Drummond)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL206292] 1 Common Snipe (Martin Ketcher)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Sand Martin, single bird over garden with Swallows early am. (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 30 Swallow, headed high and south over garden early morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Swift, heading north over garden at lunchtime (Rupert Evershed)

Stevenage [TL256254] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, Mobbsbury wood (Andy Day)

Stocker's Farm, 3 Yellow Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Farm, 8 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 1 White Stork, present until at least 0633 hours. Unringed adult and presumably same bird as has been frequenting Cheshunt and Rainham areas all year with much glazed white in regrown primaries (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196048] 2+ Hobby, adult & juv hunting over scrape & possibly additional bird over main pit (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196048] 1 Wigeon, female on scrape (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196048] 1 Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL191039] 1 Little Owl, aong main entrance track to farm (Rupert Evershed)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP908128] 1 Osprey, around ringers corner at 5.30pm then flew west (Jeff bailey)

Tue 7 Sep 2021 Batford [TL143160] 1 Wheatear, on fencing in paddocks north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

Broxbourne GP, 2 Cetti's Warbler, singing (Paul Gymer)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Kingfisher, female North end of main lake, also Grey Heron there. Millennium lake - 2x Shoveler, 1x Teal (R Best)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL233280] 1 Yellow Wagtail, In horse paddock with pieds (Helen Lumley)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL167114] 3 Willow Warbler, Including singing bird (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL152112] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL166113] 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL164109] 1 Whinchat, on treeline found around 9 still there at 11 (Andrew Steele)

Hitchin [TL202296] 1 Little Egret, horse fields off Purwell Lane (David Inward)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Wheatear, In new silt extraction compound on Stockade Mead. (Stuart Fox)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 1 Whinchat (Tony Bates)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, c.300 Swallow, a spectacular swirling flock fairly high up over fields alongside river Colne at 19-30hrs (Tony Bates)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 1 Hobby (Tony Bates)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 1 Whinchat (Darrel Bryant )

Redbournbury [TL119100] 1 Little Owl (Andrew Steele)

Redbournbury [TL123096] 1 Cetti's Warbler (Andrew Steele)

Redbournbury [TL123096] 4 Water Rail (Andrew Steele)

Redbournbury [TL123096] 48+ Yellow Wagtail, roost count (Andrew Steele)

Rickmansworth [TQ068941] 1 White Stork, just landed it has no rings it on the field that used to flood but now dry (Tom Sams )

Rickmansworth [TQ068941] 1 White Stork, flew off low at dusk heading north west towards stockers lake (Tom Sams)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Garganey, still present - from Gadwall Hide (David Adrian Hills)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Common Snipe, from Draper Hide (David Adrian Hills)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 5 Green Sandpiper, from Draper Hide (David Adrian Hills)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Swift, Over garden late afternoon (Rupert Evershed )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing bird in alder carr (Charlie Ramsay)

Wallington, 2 Whinchat, Baldock Wallington Road viewpoint by gate. Also 2x Marsh Harrier, 1x Wheatear this evening (R Best)

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

Weston [TL254297] 1 Wheatear, perched on tree guard (Helen Lumley)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Hobby, hunting over reedbed (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Sandpiper, in front of hide (Jeff Bailey)

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

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Grey Wagtail (Jeff Bailey)

Mon 6 Sep 2021 Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, c.15 Black Tern, Flock flying south along route of canal. (phill luckhurst)

Braughing [TL396255] 1 Kingfisher, perched close to bridge (Paula Moore)

Braughing [TL396255] 1 Grey Wagtail, in ford (Paula Moore)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 4+ Red Kite (Steve Blake)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 2 Common Snipe (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 3+ House Martin (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] c.20 Swallow (Steve Blake)

East Hyde [TL131168] 1 Corn Bunting, Showing well on top of the bushes along the cycle path at the Mill. (John Whitehead)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253250] 1 Little Egret, Balancing pond (Andy Day)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Raven (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage [TL283206] 33+ Yellow Wagtail, a mixture of adults & juveniles in horse paddocks of Oaks Cross farm opposite Frogmore pit TL283206 (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Ray Hooper)

Harpenden [TL128156] 2 Spotted Flycatcher, Ambrose Lane. In the same bushes as before bordering school grounds and the field next to Ambrose Wood. (John Whitehead)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 3+ Whinchat, At least 3 individuals flycatching along the fence line surrounding the young plantation east and west of TL180123 (Pete Waldron)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL340136] 1 Wheatear (Stuart Fox)

Lemsford Springs, 5 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 3 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Mandarin, male in eclipse plumage (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 7 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Little Egret (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Hobby, adult briefly hunting dragonflies over Warbler Hide reed bed late morning (Allan Meadows)

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

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Common Sandpiper (Allan Meadows)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201111] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195045] 1 Spotted Flycatcher, Hawking from dead tree for 15 mins approx. 1pm (Annie Woodhouse)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 4+ Spotted Flycatcher, Two below High lookout and at least two more in hedge further east around 19.00 (Simon Errington)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL192052] 2 Swallow (Simon Errington)

Wallington [TL264344] 2 Wheatear, by Wallington Road (from Bygrave footpath) (Roger Payne)

Wallington [TL264344] 4 Raven, in field by Wallington Road (from Bygrave footpath) (Roger Payne)

Wareside, 1 Osprey, sat on telegraph pylon to west of village

Sun 5 Sep 2021 Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL208247] 11+ Grey Partridge, incl. juveniles (Tom Speller)

Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL209252] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Tom Speller)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified) [TL371138] 1 Whinchat, Top of Widbury Hill (Stuart Fox)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Wigeon (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Hobby, perching on tree tops at Easneye Wood, catching dragonflies. (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 6 Swift, high over viewpoint, drifting S (Murray Orchard)

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

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 3 Little Egret (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Ruddy Shelduck, resent from 08.00-09.00 at least, from viewpoint near White Hide. Made several circuits of the lake with frequent calling and seen to chase a Cormorant and a Greylag! (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Stuart Fox)

Baldock [TL266343] 1 Wheatear, on track parallel to bridleway from metal gate along Wallington road (Helen Lumley)

Baldock [TL268343] 2 Whinchat, In stubble field by metal gate along Baldock to Wallington road (Helen Lumley)

Barley [TL408379] 2 Raven (Hugo Rainey)

Barley [TL408379] 1 Hobby (Hugo Rainey)

Barley [TL408379] 2 Red Kite, five species of raptor over Barley today (Hugo Rainey)

Batford [TL152150] 1 Hobby, fly catching over KWS school (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL145160] 5 Yellow Wagtail, around 1 horse in paddocks north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 1 Yellow Wagtail, flew over this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 1 Common Sandpiper, this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 15 Egyptian Goose, with several hundred Canada Geese this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 1 Whinchat, on weedy area at back of pit this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 2 Greenshank, this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 5 Green Sandpiper, this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL192085] 2+ Lesser Whitethroat, within a large Tit and Warbler flock. (Steven Brown)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL192085] 1 Hobby (Steven Brown)

Elstree Aerodrome [TQ160963] 1 Redstart, male. At Page’s Farm. View from gate by footpath 8 & 37 sign on Hogg Lane, nr entrance to aerodrome. Look to left and it was around the stub of the hedge extending into the field. On no account stray from the footpath here – you will be evicted. (Tony Blake)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253239] 1 Swift, over main lake 6pm (Tom Speller)

Flamstead village [TL079144] 10+ House Martin (David McGrath)

Gaddesden Row [TL056123] 1 Wryneck, Showing well in overgrown pub garden. (George Moreton)

Gaddesden Row, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Lee Evans)

Gaddesden Row, 1 Wryneck, Juvenile still present mid to late afternoon favouring overgrown garden of former Old Chequers public house. Feeding on anthills but typically elusive. Flying up to adjacent Elders and tall pines every hour or so (Lee Evans)

Hay Street nr Puckeridge, 1 Whinchat (Barry Reed)

Hay Street nr Puckeridge [TL387262] 1 Wheatear, In field north of Hay Lane (near burnt or stack stack) (Steve Hughes)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 1 Whinchat, male on fence surrounding young plantation. (Pete Waldron)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, on BTbuilding by magic roundabout 6.oopm (Jeff Bailey)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ154958] 1 Common Sandpiper (Tony Blake)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Wheatear (Barry Reed)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL339136] 1 Wheatear (Louise Turner )

Langley nr Stevenage [TL215234] 1 Marsh Tit, Dyes Lane (Tom Speller)

Langley nr Stevenage [TL217227] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Tom Speller)

Langley nr Stevenage [TL210237] 4 Yellow Wagtail, over scrapyard (Tom Speller)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL220238] 1 Whinchat, Dyes Lane, west of Norton Green tip (Tom Speller)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL220238] 2+ Whitethroat (Tom Speller)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL221235] 1 Marsh Tit, Kitching Lane (Tom Speller)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, A juvenile in bushes on Oughtonhead Lane (Phil Barron)

St Albans [TL159061] 39+ Swift, over garden in 2 hrs this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 25 House Martin, over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 21 Swallow, over garden in 2hrs this morning (mainly heading south) (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 1 Common Sandpiper, this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 1 Green Sandpiper, this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 3 Ringed Plover, this evening (Rupert Evershed)

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

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

Upwick Green nr Bishop's Stortford [TL457243] 1 Spotted Flycatcher, Present for several days. Great displays (Louise Turner )

Wallington [TL275343] 1 Marsh Harrier, Juvenile - along Baldock to Wallington rd opp Bygrave footpath (Mike Ilett)

Wallington [TL275343] 1 Whinchat, Along Baldock to Wallington rd opp Bygrave footpath (Mike Ilett)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Wigeon (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Black-necked Grebe (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Spotted Flycatcher, still in hedge behind the overflow (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Snipe (Ian Williams )

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Peregrine Falcon (Ian Williams )

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Pintail (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 20 Swallow, flew through in a flock late afternoon (Lee Evans)

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

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 10 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Black Tern, a moulting adult arrived at 5pm (Lee Evans)

Sat 4 Sep 2021 Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake, 2 Spotted Flycatcher (Jane Free )

Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake, 1 Pied Flycatcher (Jane Free )

Barley [TL406378] 1 Spotted Flycatcher (Hugo Rainey)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL045061] 2 Swift, over cricket pitch 19:30 (G. Hinton et al)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 1 Common Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 2 Egyptian Goose, In arable field this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 1 Common Snipe, feeding at water's edge this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Coursers Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL201036] 1 Wigeon, female flew south over Coursers GPs and landed on small ponds near Tree Sparrow feeder (private land) (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 3 Raven (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 4 Shelduck, viewed from a distance flying north over university (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 4+ Lesser Whitethroat, at least 4 encountered with other warblers on walk around site. (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL210088] 18+ House Martin, over housing estate adjacent to Ellenbrook Fields. (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL203088] 1 Redstart, In south cattle field, near gate linking the north cattle field. (Steven Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253248] 1 Whitethroat, juvenile at the Farmhouse Channel (Tom Speller)

Hitchin [TL202296] 1 Little Egret, Horse fields off Purwell Lane (David Inward)

Jersey Farm (St Albans) [TL178093] 1 Hobby, over garden, bothering 7 Swallows (Dan Fletcher)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Common Snipe (Robert Mark Callf)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Whitethroat (Robert Mark Callf)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 2 House Martin (Robert Mark Callf)

Pishiobury Park [TL485138] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Graham Knight)

Redbournbury [TL121099] 1 Common Snipe, briefly, moving position in the meadow. (John Pritchard)

Rickmansworth [TQ066940] 3 Yellow Wagtail, apround the feet of the horses in the first field. Please be aware the farm is private but can be viewed from the entrance road (Tom Sams)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL123097] 1 Spotted Flycatcher, in dead tree beside millstream. (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL159061] 2 Yellow Wagtail, flew west over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Swift (Rupert Evershed)

Stevenage [TL256254] 4 Swift, heading southwest over Stanley Road (Andy Day)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Greenshank (Sean Moore)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Sandpiper (Sean Moore)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Sean Moore)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199042] 1 Green Sandpiper, this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199042] 1 Dunlin, Juv this evening (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199042] 3 Ringed Plover (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199042] 1 Greenshank (Rupert Evershed)

Wallington [TL275342] 2+ Whinchat, in field edge opp Bygrave bridleway (Andy Day)

Wallington [TL275342] 1 Lesser Whitethroat, field edge opp Bygrave bridleway (Andy Day)

Wallington [TL273350] 1 Merlin, female in field seen from Bygrave bridleway (Andy Day)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Yellow Wagtail, over (Ian Williams )

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

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Black Tern, off jetty at 7.15am for about 10 minutes but no sign after 7.30am (Ian Williams )

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Lesser Whitethroat, in meadow where Spotted Flycatchers have been seen (Sean Moore)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Spotted Flycatcher, bottom of outflow (Sean Moore)

Fri 3 Sep 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Ruddy Shelduck, flew over at 09:00, heading north. (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Little Gull, 1st cal. year bird briefly at 08:15, then flew off high north. (Barry Reed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1st winter early afternoon (Allan Meadows)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Whinchat, in the middle of the bt field (Andrew Steele)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 1 Redstart, Female type in same area as previous sightings (Andrew Steele)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 1 Kingfisher, Millennium lake (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253250] 5 Grey Wagtail, 2 at Balancing Pond, 3 at Main Lake (Andy Day)

Harpenden [TL128156] 2 Spotted Flycatcher, adult and juvenile just off Ambrose Lane, favouring bushes opposite Ambrose Wood, backing on to the school. (John Whitehead)

Hay Street nr Puckeridge, 1 Whinchat (Barry Reed)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL225237] 3 Whinchat (Alan Ford)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL225236] 2 Whinchat (Tom Speller)

Redbournbury [TL121103] 1 Kingfisher (John Pritchard)

Redbournbury [TL122107] 3 Hobby, hawking over cut cornfield (John Pritchard)

Sawbridgeworth, 1 Redstart, female in hedgerow between grazing field in Pishiobury Park NE area and rough field accessible from Springhall Lane (John Slee)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Whitethroat (John Pritchard)

Stevenage [TL232250] 2 Swift, over south 8.10am (Tom Speller)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 1+ Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195052] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200044] 1 Common Sandpiper (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200044] 3 Ringed Plover (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

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

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Water Rail, heard (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] c.30 Swallow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1+ Reed Warbler (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1+ Sand Martin (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Wallington [TL275342] 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Tom Speller)

Wallington [TL275342] 5 Whinchat, opposite Bygrave bridleway sign (Tom Speller)

Ware, 2 Whinchat, 2 in set-aside field at Widbury Hill, adjacent to Hollycross rd. (Barry Reed)

Thu 2 Sep 2021 Albury nr Bishop's Stortford [TL431246] 5 House Martin, 5 active nests under eaves of house (Paula Moore)

Berkhamsted [SP981078] 6 Swift, Two groups SE down the Bulbourne valley during the afternoon (Ben Miller)

East Hyde [TL132169] 2 Yellow Wagtail, by horses (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Linnet (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL129171] 1 Little Egret (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Whitethroat (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL128171] 3 House Martin (Robin Pearson)

East Hyde [TL128171] 2 Red Kite (Robin Pearson)

East Hyde [TL128171] 1 Little Egret (Robin Pearson)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL194086] 1 Raven (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL204090] 1 Hobby (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL192085] 2 Redstart, male still at TL192085 (likely to be different from the one reported earlier at TL204087). Also female still at TL195083. Female showing well and calling continually. (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL195083] 3+ Lesser Whitethroat (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL192084] 2 Whinchat, still 2 birds along tarmac track and into field at old BT site (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL190083] 2 Whinchat, BT field. (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL204087] 1 Redstart, nice looking male in bushes in south cattle field, near gate linking it with north field. (Steven Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 7 Grey Wagtail, 3 at Millennium lake, 4 at Balancing Pond incl. juveniles (Tom Speller)

Hemel Hempstead [TL056063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building (David Denham)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 3 Whinchat (Darrel Bryant )

Potters Bar [TL243023] 5 Swift (Ricky Flesher)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 8+ Swift (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Common Snipe (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Willow Warbler (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL390100] c.50 House Martin, with mixed hirundine flock (Andy Day)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL390100] 6 Swift, with mixed hirundine flock (Andy Day)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL390100] 2+ Sand Martin, with mixed hirundine flock (Andy Day)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL390100] 4 Green Sandpiper, from Draper hide (Andy Day)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Yellow Wagtail, over garden SW first thing this morning (Rupert Evershed)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Little Egret (G Hinton)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper, 16:00 (G Hinton)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199043] 3 Ringed Plover, 2 adults & 1 juv (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199043] 2 Common Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199043] 1 Green Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Spotted Flycatcher, Looked like two adults and two juvs in field behind hide this afternoon (David Hutchinson)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Lesser Whitethroat, same area (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Spotted Flycatcher, still in central tree line behind hide (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Swift (Jeff Bailey)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Pintail, In front of hide. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Willow Warbler (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Hobby, two were dive-bombing a Red Kite! (Nigel Webber)

Wed 1 Sep 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Ruddy Shelduck, circled over Gt Harmead Lake. Not seen to land. (Jono Forgham)

Berkhamsted [SP994083] 3 Swift (Michael Anderson)

Chells Manor (Stevenage), 2 Swift, over Manor House (Ray Hooper)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213110] c.300 Linnet, all up in air at same time in 3-4 groups: didn't see what disturbed them. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 1 Common Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 1 Grey Wagtail (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 1 Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL209111] 1 Hobby (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 1 Dunlin (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL205111] 2 Mandarin, flying towards Symondshyde Wood. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL203110] 6+ Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Red Kite (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL132169] 5 Egyptian Goose, Family group. Flew off 18.21 in direction of Luton Airport. (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL132169] 3 Yellow Wagtail (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL132169] 3 Little Egret (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL132169] 3 Yellow Wagtail, Pair with single immature bird. (John Whitehead)

East Hyde [TL132169] 5 Egyptian Goose, Pair with 3 young at mill. (John Whitehead)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL192085] 2 Redstart, male still at TL192089 and female-type seen briefly at TL195083. Both birds calling on and off (hweet call) (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL189082] 1 Raven, flying south over site (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL189082] 2+ Willow Warbler (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL192084] 4+ Whinchat, feeding on tarmac track and moving onto hedge and into adjacent field. (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL197082] 1 Raven, flying southwards. (Steven Pearce)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 3 Spotted Flycatcher (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 3 Mandarin (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Raven (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Swift (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Hobby (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 2 House Martin (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 1 Whitethroat (Ray Hooper)

Pishiobury Park, 2 Pied Flycatcher, birds at Southern boundary of park 50M south of the small pond. Both arguing with Chiffchaffs over feeding area. One bright bird (presumed Male), dominant over duller individual. (Mike Harris)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Spotted Flycatcher, still in garden today (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 3 Swift, flying west separately over the garden. (Rupert Evershed )

Stevenage [TL232247] 2 Swift, over west 9.25am (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Lake, 46 Swallow (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Sand Martin (Steve Carter)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Snipe, on muddy bank to right of the hide. (Geoff Young)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4+ Spotted Flycatcher, at least 4 late evening in hide meadow (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4+ Swift, over bushes between hide meadow and reed bed with numerous sand martin and a few house martin late evening (Ian Williams)