Record selection
Records

Tue 26 Jan 2021 Barley [TL411378] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Hugo Rainey)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL138090] 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Bill Free)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL134088] 20+ Redwing, very mobile around the golf course (Bill Free)

Benington [TL290238] 1 Marsh Tit, Lordship Farm on a garden bird feeder (Alan Ford)

Colney Street nr Radlett [TL165027] 8 Redwing, near Springfield Farm (Gary Mason)

Colney Street nr Radlett [TL161035] 1 Common Snipe, feeding between Colney Street and Napsbury (Gary Mason)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215109] 57 Golden Plover, standing on ice. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 600+ Linnet, on overgrown area on the north side of the lake. (Steven Pearce)

Croxley Green [TQ067962] 14+ Lesser Redpoll, again feeding in silver birches briefly with goldfinches

Elstree, 1 Peregrine Falcon, over village (Allan Stewart)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, Male on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Maple Cross, 1 Blackcap, male on feeder in garden (Steve Carter)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood [TQ120982] 1 Raven, flew SW over electricity substation calling (Ian Bennell)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, c.30 Redwing (Tim Gale)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 1 Grey Wagtail (Tim Gale)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 1 Kingfisher (Tim Gale)

Redbourn [TL090104] 1 Barn Owl, flew across Hemel Hempstead Road at 21:00 (Peter Tallantire)

Redbournbury, c.100 Skylark, in field to north of Beesonend Lane. (David Hutchinson)

Redbournbury, c.40 Yellowhammer (David Hutchinson)

Redbournbury [TL126112] 4+ Corn Bunting, In trees along Beesonend Lane (Rupert Evershed)

Redbournbury [TL121101] 3 Little Egret, between Redbournbury and Shafford Farm (Rupert Evershed)

Redbournbury [TL120103] 8+ Common Snipe (Rupert Evershed)

Redbournbury [TL120105] 1 Chiffchaff (Rupert Evershed)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL123097] 3 Cetti's Warbler, heard from different points from bridge (Rupert Evershed)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL123097] 1 Water Rail, calling (Rupert Evershed)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL124090] 1 Stonechat, male (Rupert Evershed)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL125093] 1+ Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Little Egret (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 17 Ring-necked Parakeet (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Grey Wagtail (Anthony Dorman)

Standon [TL394222] 2 Mandarin, male and female on river Rib behind PaperMill House and south of footbridge (Steve Hughes)

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, 1 Blackcap, female along Twyford Bury Lane (James Russell)

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, c.15 Redwing, in the field between Twyford Bury Lane and the railway (James Russell)

Watford [TQ087953] c.12 Siskin, Hatters Lane, Croxley business park:alders by Gade (David Denham)

Mon 25 Jan 2021 Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL209251] 1 Common Snipe (Alan Ford)

Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL207252] 1 Stonechat (Alan Ford)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL045061] 1 Kingfisher, on river gade (Jeff Bailey)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL050062] 20 Redwing (Jeff Bailey)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL043060] 1 Blackcap, male (Jeff Bailey)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL043060] 1 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL043060] 2 Grey Wagtail (Jeff Bailey)

Broxbourne [TL370069] 1 Kingfisher, male, at Cartagena Lock (Paul Gymer)

Colney Heath, 2 Little Egret, on common by river Colne (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Croxley Green [TQ067962] 5 Lesser Redpoll, again feeding in silver birches

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL202089] 22+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 14+ Fieldfare (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 15+ Common Snipe (Steven Pearce)

Elstree, 1 Blackcap, male in village garden (Allan Stewart)

Flamstead village [TL073145] 2 Red Kite (David McGrath)

Goffs Oak [TL321045] c.10 Redwing (Andrew Banks)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL230278] 1 Grey Wagtail, Graveley village pond (Helen Lumley)

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

Harpenden Sewage Treatment Works [TL151145] 1 Chiffchaff (Darin Stanley)

Hemel Hempstead [TL085093] 100+ Redwing, Flock feeding in a barley field 2 pm (Kim Hammond)

Hitchin [TL197302] 1 Kingfisher, Walsworth common (Gerallt Morgan)

Hitchin [TL196302] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (Gerallt Morgan)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 1 Kingfisher (Tim Gale)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 1 Little Egret (Tim Gale)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 1 Meadow Pipit (Tim Gale)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 25 Redwing (Tim Gale)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL203270] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Michael Hooper)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL202269] 2 Raven (Michael Hooper)

Stocker's Lake, 12 Redwing (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 8 Goldeneye (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Exotic/escape, Wood Duck, male with mallard on river below Drayton Ford in Springwell lane i.e. Stockers West (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, c.70 Fieldfare (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Red-crested Pochard (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 9 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Watford, 1 Peregrine Falcon, on pylon, Waterfields Way this morning. (Geoff Young)

Welwyn Garden City [TL239135] 1 Blackcap, male bird feeding on pyracantha berries and also sunflower hearts in my garden near the town centre (Huw Lewis)

Sun 24 Jan 2021 Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL215249] 14 Corn Bunting, in tree to east of Almshoebury farm late afternoon (Tom Speller)

Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL209252] 7 Grey Partridge, Almshoebury farm (Tom Speller)

Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL210251] 1 Stonechat, male in weedy field at Almshoebury farm (Tom Speller)

Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL214249] c.20 Yellowhammer, to east of Almshoebury farm (Tom Speller)

Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL214249] 1 Common Snipe, flew from weedy strip to east of Almshoebury farm (Tom Speller)

Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL214249] 1 Stonechat, male in weedy strip to east of Almshoebury farm (Tom Speller)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1st W in pre roost, left South (Alan Harris)

Ayot St Peter, 1 Raven, flew over Ayot Green croaking (John Yates)

Baldock, 5 Redwing, feding on holly berries in garden (Ian Hall)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL136084] 30+ Pied Wagtail, seen around first light (Bill Free)

Batford [TL135164] 2 Egyptian Goose, between batford and farm building at East Hyde (Darin Stanley)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 3 Wigeon (Steven Pearce)

Croxley Green [TQ067962] 14+ Lesser Redpoll, feeding in silver birches again with 1 goldfinch

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Mandarin, male at farm buildings (Darin Stanley)

Grove Mill nr Watford [TQ086987] 2 Egyptian Goose (Nick Harris)

Harpenden [TL147145] 28 Ring-necked Parakeet, over garden being chased by sparrowhawk (Robin Pearson)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL176118] 1 Woodcock, flew over field at dusk. (Simon West)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL177122] 2 Stonechat, (male & female) feeding along fence posts. (Simon West)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL167108] 5 Meadow Pipit, Near to car park (Craig Dunn)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL165107] 1 Little Owl, usual place behind scout hut (Craig Dunn)

Langleybury nr Watford [TL063004] 5 Yellowhammer, seen along hedgerows near Model Farm (Nick Harris)

Langleybury nr Watford [TL065005] 2 Red Kite (Nick Harris)

Langleybury nr Watford [TL076002] 30+ Redwing (Nick Harris)

Maple Cross [TQ024921] 2 Stonechat, Pair on the manure heap next to Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 20+ Meadow Pipit, On and around the manure heap next to Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 6+ Redwing (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 1 Yellowhammer, male (Chris Bessant)

Marshalswick (St Albans), c.20 Redwing, In The Wick LNR on muddy remains of the flooded area. Before and during snowfall (Martin Webb)

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

Pin Green nr Stevenage, 1 Grey Wagtail, long stayer in my garden (Ian Harris)

Redbourn [TL093130] 5+ Redwing, Moving between hedgerow trees at Nicholls Fm (Peter Tallantire)

Redbourn [TL087129] c.90 Golden Plover, flock flying over and around Nicholls Farm before moving on (Peter Tallantire)

Redbourn [TL085130] 19+ Fieldfare, flying between hedgerow trees at Nicholls Fm (Peter Tallantire)

Rickmansworth [TQ059543] 2 Siskin, the usual female at the garden feeders in Goral Mead, plus a first appearance by a male bird (David Neal)

Rothamsted Park nr Harpenden [TL130135] 1 Yellowhammer (Andrew Steele)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL167106] 15 Redwing, In horse field (Craig Dunn)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL166109] 7 Fieldfare (Craig Dunn)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL203270] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Michael Hooper)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL199269] 1 Siskin, female on garden feeders (Michael Hooper)

Standalone Farm nr Letchworth, 2 Little Egret (James Walsh)

Standalone Farm nr Letchworth, 6 Common Snipe (James Walsh)

Verulamium Park [TL141069] 1 Kingfisher (Bill Free)

Verulamium Park [TL141069] 1 Mandarin, female on river ver near pub (Jeff Bailey)

Watersplace Farm nr Ware [TL385143] 2+ Brambling, Males in mixed finch flock along the old railway (Ian Edwards)

Watersplace Farm nr Ware [TL384145] 6+ Yellowhammer, Males in mixed finch flock along the old railway (Ian Edwards)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Meadow Pipit (Kevin McCarthy)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Goldeneye, 1 male, 1 female (Kevin McCarthy)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Pintail, 2 male, 2 female (Kevin McCarthy)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 12 Meadow Pipit (Steve Carter)

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

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 6 Redwing (Steve Carter)

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

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 15 Yellowhammer (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.70 Linnet (Steve Carter)

Sat 23 Jan 2021 Aldbury nr Tring [SP959124] 3 Grey Partridge, In fields by Church Farm (Ben Miller)

Batford [TL145152] 2 Siskin, amongst goldfinch (Darin Stanley)

Bengeo (Hertford) [TL331138] 1 Raven, flew cronking towards Ware Park (Jenny Rawson)

Benington [TL297213] 1 Stonechat, High Elms Lane (Alan Ford)

Bozen Green nr Braughing [TL410270] 2 Raven, Cronking loudly, just north of Bozen Green (Steve Hughes)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 40 Yellowhammer, Large group of 40+ in weedy field along Green Lane (Brendon Fagan)

Croxley Green [TQ067962] 10+ Lesser Redpoll, feeding in silver birches for 10 minutes with 2 siskin then flew south-west

East Hyde [TL128171] 1 Water Rail (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL132168] 1 Mandarin (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL130170] 2 Egyptian Goose (David Lyons )

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 1 Grey Wagtail, over Farmhouse channel (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253246] 18+ Siskin, flock feeding at environmental lake 09.00 (Andy Day)

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

Hitchin [TL190291] 1 Red Kite, Over Highbury Road (Callum Peel)

Letchworth [TL217316] 1 Blackcap, male on bird feeders (Peter Moore)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 3 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Green Sandpiper (Steve Carter)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL069046] 1 Grey Wagtail, forraging along side of weir pond (Axel Kirby)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP955109] 5 Grey Partridge (Ben Miller)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL217242] 2+ Red Kite (Kevin Widgery)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL205252] c.400 Linnet (Kevin Widgery)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL205252] 1 Brambling, male (Kevin Widgery)

Oxhey Park, 1 Grey Wagtail, near River Colne. (Geoff Young)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL205291] 2 Little Egret, In trees beside Coots Corner fishery pond (Callum Peel)

Redbourn [TL092130] 30+ Redwing, group moving between hedgerow trees at Nichols Farm, at one point pursued by a Sparrowhawk. (Peter Tallantire)

St Albans, 1 Peregrine Falcon, Took bird 30-40 metres above Camp School’s playing field! (Paul Moss)

Stevenage [TL256254] 2 Siskin, briefly in back garden (Andy Day)

Stevenage [TL217242] 1 Grey Wagtail, Potters Spring (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL218240] 52+ Lapwing, flock between High broomin wood & Potters Sprimg (Tom Speller)

Wheathampstead [TL169139] 12 Meadow Pipit (Andrew Steele)

Wheathampstead [TL168153] 1 Yellowhammer (Andrew Steele)

Wildhill nr Hatfield [TL259061] 10+ Yellowhammer, hanging round Pheasant feeders NE of Westfield Lodge. (Steven Pearce)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Goldeneye, 2 drakes (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 9 Pintail, 7 drake (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Goosander, female early morning flew east (Ian Williams )

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Yellowhammer, male (S G Rogers)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Stonechat, male and female in set aside (Steve Rogers )

Fri 22 Jan 2021 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified) [TL375134] 1 Chiffchaff (Simon West)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified) [TL374134] 1+ Marsh Tit (Simon West)

Amwell NR - Bittern Pool [TL374130] 1 Bittern, at edge of reed bed. (Simon West)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378131] 1+ Raven, over Easneye Wood. (Simon West)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL377129] 2 Little Egret (Simon West)

Apsley [TL059043] 1 Raven, Shendish Manor, nr driveway, fleeting glimpse but unmistakeable "cronk" (Axel Kirby)

Apsley [TL061043] 3+ Red Kite, several sightings across Shendish golf course and behind Rucklers Lane (Axel Kirby)

Ayot St Peter [TL213152] 6 Grey Partridge (Ian Cunningham)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL185126] c.10 Meadow Pipit (Andrew Steele)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL193046] 3+ Lesser Redpoll (Rupert Evershed)

Gustard Wood nr Wheathampstead, 1 Raven, perching and in flight (Kate Aylett)

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

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, in garden (Francis and Janet Dowley)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL177123] 2 Stonechat, , male & female on fenceposts. (Simon West)

Hemel Hempstead [TL082100] 30+ Redwing, feeding amongst arable field stubble and flying up into neighbouring trees along east side of Holtsmere End Lane (Kim Hammond)

Hemel Hempstead [TL082199] c.10 Yellowhammer, feeding amongst arable field stubble and flying up into neighbouring trees along east side of Holtsmere End Lane (Kim Hammond)

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth [TL452145] 1 Stonechat, female on top of Penny's hill (Laurence Drummond)

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

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth, 1 Barnacle Goose, with Canadas. (Graham Clark)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth, 6 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth, 25 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP970094] 1 Little Egret (Ben Miller)

Oxhey, 1 Redwing, a regular garden visitor, Oxhey Village. (Geoff Young)

Picotts End nr Hemel Hempstead [TL071114] 200+ Fieldfare, In trees at edge of wood facing west, then flock flew off across arable fields (Kim Hammond)

Picotts End nr Hemel Hempstead [TL071114] 8 Yellowhammer, Feeding amongst arable stubble and resting in trees (Kim Hammond)

Stevenage [TL245241] 1 Peregrine Falcon, on telephone exchange facing Bedwell Crescent 16:50 (Andy Day)

Stocker's Farm, c.6 Redwing (Roger Dewey)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Fieldfare (Roger Dewey)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Meadow Pipit (Roger Dewey)

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

Stocker's Lake, 4 Red-crested Pochard, 3 drakes (Simon Jones)

Stocker's Lake, 7 Goldeneye, 3 drakes (Simon Jones)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (Simon Jones)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 4+ Tree Sparrow (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199044] 2 Stonechat, a pair. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL188050] 1 Peregrine Falcon, on fishing lake pylon (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 1 Cetti's Warbler, scolding from reedbed by Maersk container (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 1 Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed)

Watford [TQ116969] 1 Peregrine Falcon, pylon between Stephenson Way and Radlett road playing fields: male (David Denham)

Widford [TL429154] 1+ Marsh Tit, male singing briefly in Marshlands wood. (Laurence Drummond)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Little Owl (Rupert Evershed)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL185042] 1 Stonechat, male in weedy field (Rupert Evershed)

Thu 21 Jan 2021 Batford [TL148153] 1 Blackcap, seen from rear window (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL150146] 1 Little Egret (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL153151] c.20 Meadow Pipit (Darin Stanley)

Bramfield village [TL296168] 1 Red Kite, north of village (Graham Knight)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215111] 19+ Yellowhammer, In arable field and hedgerow north of GP and west of Green Lanes. (Steven Pearce)

Elstree, 2 Red Kite, over village together (Allan Stewart)

Elstree, 1 Raven, over village (Allan Stewart)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253245] 1 Kingfisher, south end of Environmental Lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253246] 4 Siskin, Environmental Lake (Tom Speller)

Hatfield [TL225081] 8+ Ring-necked Parakeet, visiting the garden

Hatfield Garden Village [TL216105] 1 Great Black-backed Gull, In field north of village, in small flock of mixed gulls. (Steven Pearce)

Heartwood Forest - Langley Wood [TL165107] 1 Little Owl, still on log pile at back of scout hut. (Simon West)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Barnacle Goose (Steve Carter)

Markyate, 11 Red Kite, 9 together in a loose group, 2 more close by. In total the most I have seen at this location (Derek Girvan)

Stevenage [TL240239] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Vista Tower lights 7.25am. Not there 8.30am (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Lake, 12 Siskin (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Little Egret (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 14 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 6 Redwing (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 2 Red-crested Pochard (Steve Carter)

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

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL200116] c.200 Redwing (Steven Pearce)

Waterford [TL302146] 1 Red Kite (Graham Knight)

Welwyn Garden City [TL239135] 1 Blackcap, male bird in my garden near town centre (Huw Lewis)

Welwyn Garden City [TL241129] 2 Peregrine Falcon, perched at 16:04 (William Bishop)

Wed 20 Jan 2021 Colney Heath [TL198061] 8 Ring-necked Parakeet, in our garden (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL204091] 14 Common Snipe, north cattle field. (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205088] 100+ Redwing (Steven Pearce)

Hemel Hempstead, 4 Fieldfare, on Leverstock Green cricket ground (Ian Bryant)

Maple Cross, 50+ Redwing, flying south east (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 2 Goldeneye, pair flying south towards west hyde over reserve below garden (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, in rec below garden (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 5 Fieldfare (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 3 Redwing (Steve Carter)

Marshalswick (St Albans) [TL167083] 1 Grey Wagtail, on flooded area in The Wick LNR for a few days prior to 20th. (Martin Webb)

Panshanger Park, 1 Green Sandpiper (Maydencroft Birders)

Tue 19 Jan 2021 Apsley [TL061046] 3+ Redwing, feeding on golf course (Axel Kirby)

Apsley [TL061046] 3+ Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Bernards Heath (St Albans) [TL152086] c.10 Fieldfare, feeding on cotoneaster (Micheal Rathjen)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212113] 100+ Stock Dove, In fields north of Stanborough GP, west of Green Lanes. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 5 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Easneye Wood [TL384140] 5 Red Kite (Phil Blatcher)

Elstree, 1 Peregrine Falcon, Over Village (Allan Stewart)

Harpenden Sewage Treatment Works [TL151145] 3 Chiffchaff, Scandinavian (Darin Stanley)

Hay Street nr Puckeridge [TL385261] 1 Grey Wagtail (Steve Hughes)

Hitchin [TL197286] 1 Red Kite, over back gardens behind Ninesprings Way (Callum Peel)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ064939] 6 Little Egret, flying west 4.40pm (Anna Marett)

Stanstead Abbotts [TL392131] 280+ Fieldfare, large flock (Phil Blatcher)

Stanstead Abbotts [TL390130] 25+ Redwing (Phil Blatcher)

Stanstead Abbotts [TL387131] 19+ Yellowhammer, at or near this location (Phil Blatcher)

Stanstead Abbotts [TL387131] 1 Brambling (Phil Blatcher)

Stevenage, 1 Peregrine Falcon, over Asda in Stevenage town centre (Ray Hooper)

Verulamium Park [TL139071] 1 Yellow-legged Gull, adult still on lake (Rupert Evershed)

Mon 18 Jan 2021 Batford [TL144152] 1 Little Egret (Clifford Smout)

Batford [TL146151] 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (Clifford Smout)

Berkhamsted [SP980077] 1 Peregrine Falcon, adult bird over heading rapidly south (Ben Miller)

Berkhamsted [SP990080] 1 Peregrine Falcon, flying south at 12:30 (Ian Gamble)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Kingfisher, female on the environmental lake early morning (Ian Harris)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253250] 1 Grey Wagtail, Balancing Pond (Tom Speller)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, female on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden [TL137165] 1 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

Harpenden Sewage Treatment Works [TL151145] 3 Chiffchaff, all in same tree, one with white wings (Darin Stanley)

Harpenden Sewage Treatment Works [TL150145] 1 Unidentified Harrier, Harris Hawk found near entrance to treatment works (Darin Stanley)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180110] 2 Stonechat (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - Langley Wood, 1 Little Owl, usual spot (Andrew Steele)

Hemel Hempstead [TL071055] 2 Red Kite, Bennets End (Axel Kirby)

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

Langley nr Stevenage [TL219225] 1 Stonechat (Alan Ford)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, on manure heaps west of estate (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 2 Red Kite, At Beechen wood (Steve Carter)

Marshalswick (St Albans) [TL167091] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, over Pondfield Crescent (Graham Knight)

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

Panshanger Park, 1 Raven (Murray Brown)

Sarratt Bottom (Herts/Bucks) [TQ034982] 1 Kingfisher, perched on branch over river (Simon Jones)

St Albans [TL160069] 9+ Redwing, Alban way near Camp Rd (Bill Free)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL199269] 2 Blackcap, male & female (Michael Hooper)

Stevenage [TL240239] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Vista Tower lights 7.40am. Not there 8.30am (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Farm [TQ054934] 1 Stonechat, male in flooded field (Gary Mason)

Stocker's Farm [TQ052933] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, eating berries at farm door. (Gary Mason)

Stocker's Farm [TQ053934] 5 Meadow Pipit, In flooded field (Gary Mason)

Stocker's Lake [TQ051934] 10+ Siskin, feeding in alder trees (Gary Mason)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046932] 3 Goldeneye, 2m, 1f (Gary Mason)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL197051] 2 Tree Sparrow (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195056] 4 Tree Sparrow (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 2 Kingfisher (Steven Pearce)

Watford [TQ116967] 1 Peregrine Falcon, pylon in Radlett road playing fields (DavidDenham)

Sun 17 Jan 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Raven, 2 over Easneye Wood (Brendon Fagan)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 3 Goldeneye, from the viewport (Brendon Fagan)

Batford [TL154152] 2 Yellowhammer (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL153151] c.20 Meadow Pipit, in sheep field (Darin Stanley)

Brocket Park, 1 Egyptian Goose (Anthony Dorman)

Broxbourne GP, 1 Woodcock, flying over Old River Lea (Paul Gymer)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL140101] 2 Raven (Alan Gardiner)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 1 Egyptian Goose, no other waterfowl present. (Steven Pearce)

Cromer Hyde nr Lemsford [TL206117] 500+ Linnet, Cromer Hyde/Symondshyde Farm/Stanbrough GP fields (Steven Pearce)

Cromer Hyde nr Lemsford [TL206117] 50+ Fieldfare (Steven Pearce)

Dane Bridge nr Much Hadham [TL437189] c.10 Linnet, Feeding in set aside (Robert Kitchen)

Flamstead village [TL078147] 4 Red Kite (David McGrath)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL147029] 20+ Fieldfare, in with Redwing (Gary Mason)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL147029] 1 Grey Wagtail, In horse field (Gary Mason)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL147029] 20+ Redwing, in with fieldfares (Gary Mason)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL147029] 1 Linnet, following a flock of winter thrushes (Gary Mason)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL148032] 1 Mandarin, Female (Gary Mason)

Hamels Park nr Puckeridge [TL376245] 200+ Redwing, mixed flock of thrushes - mostly redwings - feeding on deserted golf course (Anne Rowe)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, Female on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden Sewage Treatment Works [TL151145] 2 Chiffchaff, 2 different coloured birds (Darin Stanley)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 1 Barn Owl, hunting over arboretum until dusk (Allan Stewart)

Hertford [TL321117] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden flyover (Graham Knight)

Hertford [TL321117] 1 Blackcap, female in front garden (Graham Knight)

Hitchin [TL201296] 2 Little Egret, Horse fields off Purwell Lane (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL1930] 1 Red Kite, St Faiths Close (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL195303] 1 Kingfisher, Walsworth Common (Gerallt Morgan)

Hitchin [TL194303] 3 Little Egret (Gerallt Morgan)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL350138] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Simon Knott)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL3413] 6 Stonechat, 3m & 3f (Simon Knott)

Langley nr Stevenage [TL209237] 4 Red Kite (Tom Speller)

Langley nr Stevenage [TL219225] 6 Meadow Pipit (Tom Speller)

Langley nr Stevenage [TL218226] 1 Stonechat, male (Tom Speller)

Langley nr Stevenage [TL220225] 2 Raven (Tom Speller)

Langley nr Stevenage [TL213238] c.110 Fieldfare, flock of mainly fieldfare with a few redwing (Tom Speller)

Little Almshoe nr Hitchin [TL199260] 70 Fieldfare, with c20 Redwing (Michael Hooper)

Little Almshoe nr Hitchin [TL199260] 1 Raven (Michael Hooper)

Much Hadham [TL428191] 1 Blackcap, In garden hedge (Robert Kitchen)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL069043] 15+ Siskin, feeding in canalside Alders (Axel Kirby)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL070042] 30+ Redwing (Axel Kirby)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL069045] 1 Grey Wagtail (Axel Kirby)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 3 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL221236] 2 Marsh Tit, together at Upper Kitching Lane (Tom Speller)

OTHER (give details in comments box) [TL348008] 1 Little Egret, in trees on edge of New River from footpath by Theobald's Park Farm (Simon West)

Redbournbury [TL128114] c.70 Yellowhammer (Andrew Steele)

Redbournbury [TL127114] 150+ Yellowhammer (David Lyons)

Redbournbury [TL113112] 1 Little Egret (David Lyons)

Redbournbury [TL120108] 1 Little Egret (David Lyons)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Goldeneye, female (Terry Lewis )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL203110] 4 Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL192117] 1 Woodcock, Titnol's Wood. (Steven Pearce)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Green Sandpiper, from hide (David Hutchinson)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Terry Lewis )

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 4 Tree Sparrow, In usual hedge with at least 2 commuting towards mound feeder (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Lesser Redpoll, over high viewpoint (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Egyptian Goose, flew north over pits (Rupert Evershed)

Verulamium Park [TL141069] 1 Kingfisher (Alan Gardiner)

Watton at Stone [TL295207] 1 Little Owl, perched on roof of neighbouring building at dusk. (Nigel Denison)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Pintail, drakes (David Hutchinson)

Sat 16 Jan 2021 Apsley [TL057056] 2 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Apsley [TL056057] 1 Kingfisher, Pond off Durrants Hill (Axel Kirby)

Ayot St Peter, 2 Raven (Mike King)

East Hyde [TL128171] 2 Stonechat, a pair today but still in Beds. (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL135162] 1 Wigeon (Clifford Smout)

Flamstead village [TL079144] 1 Blackcap, female (Connor McGrath)

Harpenden, 1 Blackcap, Female on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden Sewage Treatment Works [TL151145] 1 Chiffchaff (Darin Stanley)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 2 Barn Owl, Pair hunting end of afternoon (David Hutchinson)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651, 1 Little Owl, behind scout hut on woodpile (Jeff Bailey)

Hemel Hempstead, 9 Fieldfare, on the cricket field at Leverstock Green (Brendon Fagan)

Hemel Hempstead, 38 Redwing, on the cricket field at Leverstock Green (Brendon Fagan)

Hemel Hempstead, 10 Lesser Redpoll, feeding in trees at the back of Delmar Avenue and Greenacres in Leverstock Green (Brendon Fagan)

Hitchin [TL199287] 1 Little Egret, flying over Uplands Avenue (Callum Peel)

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

Hitchin, 3 Little Egret, Purwell Meadows - feeding on waterlogged ground along the river Purwell. (Liz Drake)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ064939] 1 Kingfisher, visited garden pond (Anna Marett)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 3 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Panshanger Park [TL297125] 1 Raven (Jenny Rawson)

Radwell nr Baldock [TL231353] 1 Little Egret, feeding in waterlogged meadows. (Ian Hall)

Redbourn [TL093127] 100+ Redwing, large flock of Redwings foraging on paddocks at Nicholls Farm (Peter Tallantire)

Redbourn [TL093130] 1 Grey Wagtail, chasing insects on dung heap at Nicholls Farm (Peter Tallantire)

Redbournbury [TL126112] 5+ Corn Bunting, along Beesonend Lane including one singing bird. (Rupert Evershed )

Redbournbury [TL126113] 100+ Yellowhammer, probably a lot more (Rupert Evershed )

Redbournbury [TL115122] 1 Corn Bunting, with small flock of Chaffinches and Yellowhammers. (Rupert Evershed )

Redbournbury [TL116121] 1 Stonechat, female (Rupert Evershed )

Fri 15 Jan 2021 Berkhamsted, 1 Blackcap, male in the back garden (Ben Miller)

Bishop's Stortford, 1 Peregrine Falcon, south of town. (James Russell)

Braughing, 1 Blackcap, female on garden feeders (Paula moore)

East Hyde [TL128171] 1 Stonechat, male on Beds side of river (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL135162] 1 Wigeon (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Woodcock, flying (Darin Stanley)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 11 Siskin, Environmental Lake (Alan Ford)

Grove Mill nr Watford, 15+ Redwing (Nick Harris)

Grove Mill nr Watford [TQ086986] 1 Mandarin (Nick Harris)

Gustard Wood nr Wheathampstead, 2 Siskin, Males on garden niger feeder (Kate Aylett)

Hatfield [TL232087] 7 Ring-necked Parakeet, flying over (Graham Knight)

Hitchin [TL197300] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common - in/by river Purwell (Liz Drake)

Hunton Bridge nr Watford [TQ085993] 1 Kingfisher (Nick Harris)

Hunton Bridge nr Watford [TL084004] 2 Grey Wagtail, pair visiting garden (Phill Higgs)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Green Sandpiper, calling in flight (Anthony Dorman )

Maple Cross [TQ024923] 2 Blackcap, male In front garden, female in back garden eating apple in apple tree (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ024922] 2 Stonechat, pair on manure heap, Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ023924] 9 Golden Plover, flying north east (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 20+ Redwing (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025924] 1 Yellowhammer, male in field hedgerow west of housing estate (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ022922] 6+ Meadow Pipit, on set-aside next to Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 1 Meadow Pipit (Steve Carter )

Maple Cross, 25 Fieldfare, In field of Chalfont lane west of woodoaks (Steve Carter )

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 5 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Raven, flying over (Jeff Bailey)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 6 Siskin (Jeff Bailey)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Cetti's Warbler, seen and heard along river ver (Jeff Bailey)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL199269] 1 Blackcap, male (Michael Hooper)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 4 Tree Sparrow, at feeder and in hedge (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL197051] 1 Little Egret, In horse paddocks (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200043] 4 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 3+ Water Rail, calling at dusk (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195057] 3+ Tree Sparrow, at mound feeder (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194049] 1 Peregrine Falcon, on pylon (Rupert Evershed)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196051] 1 Yellowhammer, flying over (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL199051] c.60 Meadow Pipit, In arable field (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL188044] 2 Little Egret (Rupert Evershed)

Watery Grove (Knebworth Woods) [TL230230] 1 Marsh Tit (Tom Speller)

Watford [TQ092954] 1 Marsh Tit, Croxley View: on feeder in a back garden (DavidDenham)

Watford [TQ090956] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Ascot Road: cranes on building site: switched when first crane started moving (DavidDenham)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL185043] 1 Stonechat, female (Rupert Evershed)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Little Owl (Rupert Evershed)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ033934] 1 Red Kite, phase plumage. (Gary Mason)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ033933] 1 Stonechat, female. (Gary Mason)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ032937] 3 Yellowhammer (Gary Mason)

Thu 14 Jan 2021 Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 5 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 18 Wigeon (Steven Pearce)

Cromer Hyde nr Lemsford [TL207117] 100+ Fieldfare, over a thousand birds went up from fields near Cromer Hyde farm. Mainly Starling and Linnet, but good numbers of Fieldfare too. (Steven Pearce)

Garston nr Watford [TL106003] 1 Blackcap, male feeding on Yucca, probably returning winter visitor to garden (Steve Kitchen)

Garston nr Watford [TL106003] 1 Grey Wagtail, regular winter visitor to garden pond (Steve Kitchen)

Garston nr Watford, 1 Peregrine Falcon, (Tony Bates)

Hemel Hempstead [TL080074] 1 Grey Wagtail, Maylands Avenue, old Lucas aerospace site (DavidDenham)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL070042] c.20 Redwing, feeding on berries in trees close to Waterways Experiences wharf (Axel Kirby)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL068046] 1 Grey Wagtail, feeding where water divides between weir and lock (Axel Kirby)

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

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL070042] 1 Kingfisher, flying towards road bridge (Axel Kirby)

North Watford [TQ116986] c.35 Siskin, feeding in Alders between industrial units and gardens of Tudor Walk (Alan Winn)

Pin Green nr Stevenage, 1 Grey Wagtail, feeding in the garden (Ian Harris)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Brambling, male under garden feeder (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 5+ Siskin, on feeders (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL158077] 2 Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Stapleford [TL309168] 1 Red Kite (Graham Knight)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL205113] 200+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Wed 13 Jan 2021 Braughing, 1 Brambling, male feeding in garden (Steve Hughes)

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

East Hyde [TL131169] 1 Mandarin (Clifford Smout)

Hitchin, 10+ Redwing, feeding on cotoneaster berries in garden. (K Wrigley)

Hitchin, 1 Kingfisher, on River Purwell/flying between Woolgrove road and the Millstream pub (Liz Drake)

Maple Cross [TQ024924] 1 Yellowhammer, male in field hedge west of housing estate (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ023923] c.20 Redwing, In field hedge west of housing estate, eating Ivy berries (Chris Bessant)

Oxhey [TQ109943] 3 Blackcap, Including 2m in my Oxhey Hall gdn (Joan Thompson )

Smallford nr St Albans [TL194076] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Graham Knight)

Standon [TL396230] 20+ Siskin, mixed flock with Redpoll sp. on Alder by river Rib (John Chitham)

Verulamium Park [TL140070] 1 Kingfisher, female (Jeff Bailey)

Verulamium Park [TL139069] 1 Yellow-legged Gull, adult on flooded footpath area with black headed gulls at 3.45pm then flew to centre of lake (Jeff Bailey)

Tue 12 Jan 2021 Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park, 2 Goldeneye (Allan Stewart)

Apsley [TL063050] c.25 Siskin, feeding on canalside Alders (Axel Kirby)

Apsley [TL059056] 2 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Flamstead village [TL078147] 4 Red Kite (David McGrath)

Harpenden, 2 Blackcap, Pair using garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden [TL147145] 21 Ring-necked Parakeet, on feeders at 9am (Robin Pearson)

Hitchin, 1 Kingfisher, Walsworth Common. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, 3 Little Egret, Purwell meadows. (Joe Wigmore)

Letchworth, 1 Blackcap, male on garden bird feeders (Peter Moore)

Maple Cross [TQ023923] 12+ Redwing, In field hedge west of housing estate, eating ivy berries (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ026923] 1 Blackcap, Female is n garden (Chris Bessant)

Nashe's Farm nr St Albans [TL180097] 1 Meadow Pipit, over farm, calling (Dan Fletcher)

Nashe's Farm nr St Albans [TL180097] 4+ Redwing, In hedgerows (Dan Fletcher)

Oxhey [TQ109943] 3 Blackcap, Including 2 males plus 1 male on 10th & 11th (Joan Thompson )

Pin Green nr Stevenage, 1 Grey Wagtail, daily garden visitor since November (Ian Harris)

Redbournbury [TL120108] 1 Kingfisher (John Fisher)

Redbournbury [TL128114] 1+ Corn Bunting, heard and seen (John Fisher)

Redbournbury [TL128114] 150 Yellowhammer, on overhead wires (John Fisher)

Redbournbury [TL120108] 1 Grey Wagtail (John Fisher)

Rickmansworth [TQ057943] 1 Blackcap, male at garden feeder (David Neal)

Sawbridgeworth Marsh (Herts/Essex), 7 Common Snipe (Mike Harris)

Sawbridgeworth Marsh (Herts/Essex), 35 Redwing (Mike Harris)

Sawbridgeworth Marsh (Herts/Essex), 1 Water Rail (Mike Harris)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1+ Cetti's Warbler, calling from marsh (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL126096] 40+ Meadow Pipit, flock dropping into cover crop (John Pritchard)

Sopwell nr St Albans [TL154052] 1 Chiffchaff, along River Ver bank (Rupert Evershed)

Sopwell nr St Albans [TL154050] 2 Stonechat, pair on fence by River Ver (Rupert Evershed)

Sopwell nr St Albans [TL155055] 2 Little Egret, along River Ver (Rupert Evershed)

Sopwell nr St Albans [TL151044] 3 Common Snipe, flushed from flooded water meadows along River Ver (Rupert Evershed)

Sopwell nr St Albans [TL155055] 4+ Grey Wagtail (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL152077] c.10 Redwing, near St Albans High School for Girls (Alan Gardiner)

Standon Lordship [TL391213] 4 Little Egret (John Chitham)

Standon Lordship [TL392220] 1 Grey Wagtail, on bank of River Rib near Papermill Lane

Stanstead Abbotts, 1 Blackcap, male, now been in the garden every day for a month (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 7 Lesser Redpoll (Jane Free)

Stevenage [TL256254] 3 Siskin, on feeders in garden (Andy Day)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL198055] 10+ Fieldfare, arable field between High Viewpoint and Model Railway site. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL194056] 5+ Tree Sparrow, 5+ birds seen at Tyttenhanger Farm feeder (TL197051); an hour later 4+ birds seen at Mound feeder (TL194056), (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL198055] 30+ Meadow Pipit, on arable field between High Viewpoint and Model Railway site. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL198055] 100+ Redwing, arable field between High Viewpoint and Model Railway (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199044] 2 Stonechat, pair on fence separating track from lagoons. (Steven Pearce)

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

Watford [TQ118958] 2 Peregrine Falcon, male and female:16.30 (DavidDenham)

Watford [TQ087950] 27 Fieldfare, flew over Croxley business park toward Croxley Moor (Ian Bennell)

Mon 11 Jan 2021 Batford [TL145151] 1 Little Egret, on batford nature reserve (Darin Stanley)

East Hyde [TL128171] 1 Water Rail, in ditch, showing well (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL128171] 1 Water Rail (David Lyons)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL193083] 2 Stonechat, 1m + 1f (male particularly well marked) (Gary Mason)

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

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 1 Barn Owl, 15:53 (Allan Stewart)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL174115] c.75 Linnet, 3 groups heading west between 3:15 and 3:30 (Andrew Steele)

Lemsford [TL220121] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, flying north from roost (Graham Knight)

Letchworth [TL217316] 1 Blackcap, female on garden bird feeders (Peter Moore)

Maple Cross, 2 Fieldfare (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ022921] 4 Stonechat, including 1m spread over 2 manure heaps on set-a side next to Hornhill Road and another on the west side of the M25 (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 8+ Redwing (Chris Bessant)

Oxhey, 2 Redwing, in garden Oxhey Village. (Geoff Young)

Park Wood nr St Albans [TL124051] 1 Raven (Alan Gardiner)

Redbournbury, c.30 Yellowhammer, in hedgerows and fields along Beesonend Lane (David Hutchinson)

Redbournbury, 1 Little Egret, by River Ver (David Hutchinson)

Roe Hyde nr Hatfield [TL210069] 25+ Redwing (Steven Pearce)

Roe Hyde nr Hatfield [TL208069] 1 Little Egret, flying north. (Steven Pearce)

Sleapshyde nr Colney Heath [TL204070] 2 Stonechat, a pair on horse pasture fences north of Sleapshyde Fm (Steven Pearce)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL199269] 1 Blackcap, male (Michael Hooper)

Standon Lordship, 3 Mandarin, 1m 2f in river by paper mill house (Paula Moore)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, c.6 Red-crested Pochard, 4 males, 2 females (Jane Free)

Stocker's Lake, c.20 Redwing (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, heard (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Little Egret (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Tewinbury Reserve, 10+ Redwing (Allan Meadows )

Tewinbury Reserve, 12+ Siskin (Allan Meadows )

Tewinbury Reserve, 8 Fieldfare (Allan Meadows )

Tewinbury Reserve, 5 Red Kite (Allan Meadows )

Tewinbury Reserve, 1 Little Egret (Allan Meadows )

Verulamium Park [TL140070] 1 Kingfisher (Bill Free)

Watford, 1 Peregrine Falcon, pylon between Stephenson Way and Radlett road playing fields (DavidDenham)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Keith Smith)

Sun 10 Jan 2021 Ashwell [TL264395] 1 Blackcap, male, feeding on old honeysuckle berries in rear garden (Chris James)

Berkhamsted Common [SP984117] 2 Lesser Redpoll (Ben Miller)

Berkhamsted Common [SP984117] 2 Woodcock, one flushed from path side brambles early morning. A second flew by, perhaps flushed by a jogger (Ben Miller)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 1 Blackcap, male feeding on fallen apple in the garden. (G Hinton )

Coopers Green GPs - main GP [TL196093] 1 Mandarin, male (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - main GP [TL196093] 3 Wigeon (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - main GP [TL194094] 4 Lesser Redpoll (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - main GP [TL194094] 2+ Chiffchaff (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 5 Egyptian Goose (Rupert Evershed)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 1 Common Snipe (Rupert Evershed)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253244] 1 Kingfisher, female nr the bridge between the environmental lake and millennium lake (Ian Harris)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253250] 1 Grey Wagtail, Balancing Pond (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253246] 18 Siskin, Alders at Environmental Lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253250] 2 Fieldfare, feeding on berries at Balancing Pond (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253250] 8+ Redwing, feeding on berries at Balancing pond (Tom Speller)

Graveley nr Stevenage, 1 Blackcap, male in garden (Helen Lumley)

Harpenden, 2 Blackcap, pair visiting garden feeders but never together (Alan Jackson)

Hatfield [TL229090] 12 Ring-necked Parakeet, Heading towards Roosting area at Stanbrough. (Brendon Fagan)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL176116] 1 Red Kite, over Arboretum (Craig Dunn)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL175115] 1 Barn Owl, hunting over first field north of arboretum at 3.30pm (Jeff Bailey)

Hertford [TL327124] 1 Red Kite, over All Saints Church (Graham Knight)

Hitchin, 1 Kingfisher, Walsworth Common. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, 3 Little Egret, Old watercress beds. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, 1 Blackcap, Male on garden feeder (Peter Chapman)

Hunton Bridge nr Watford [TL081010] 1 Kingfisher (Nick Harris)

Langleybury nr Watford [TL063003] 1 Raven (C Luckhurst)

Langleybury nr Watford, 1 Red Kite (Nick Harris)

Langleybury nr Watford, 40+ Redwing (Nick Harris)

Langleybury nr Watford [TL071002] 1 Grey Wagtail, feeding by a silage heap with a Pied Wagtail near Model Farm (Nick Harris)

Langleybury nr Watford [TL069011] 30+ Fieldfare (Nick Harris)

Langleybury nr Watford [TL063004] 6 Yellowhammer, seen in a hedgerow near Model Farm (Nick Harris)

Letty Green, 100+ Fieldfare, In fields (Keith smith)

Maple Cross, 2 Red Kite, Beechen wood (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 12 Yellowhammer, at Beechen wood on Chalfont road no sign of redpolls at bottom wood (Steve Carter)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth, 18 Wigeon, In flooded fields (Ben Norcott)

Redbourn [TL104143] c.15 Yellowhammer (David Lyons)

Redbournbury [TL128113] 2 Corn Bunting (John Pritchard)

Redbournbury [TL128113] c.100 Yellowhammer, feeding in stubble alongside Beesonend Lane (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL175067] 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, In tree in garden (Simon Errington)

Stevenage [TL231237] 6+ Redwing, trees along Gunnels Wood Road (Tom Speller)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL207113] 1000+ Linnet, huge flock over arable fields (Rupert Evershed)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL206109] 2 Stonechat, pair along track from farm to Coopers Green Lane (Rupert Evershed)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 200+ Fieldfare (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200043] 2 Great Black-backed Gull, Adults (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger Green nr St Albans [TL180060] 10+ Yellowhammer (Simon Errington)

Wareside [TL400152] 1 Little Egret, fishing in river Ash

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.62 Redwing (Ben Norcott)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.35 Fieldfare (Ben Norcott)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Red Kite (Ben Norcott)

Sat 9 Jan 2021 Apsley [TL056056] 1 Kingfisher (Axel Kirby)

Apsley [TL061053] 5 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Berkhamsted [TL010074] 2 Stonechat, pair by Bullbeggers Lane (Ben Miller)

Berkhamsted [TL013068] c.2+ Water Rail, at least two calling from the reed beds inside Berkhamsted STW (Ben Miller)

Berkhamsted [TL013068] 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling from Berkhamsted STW (Ben Miller)

Bower Heath nr Harpenden [TL141167] 1 Grey Partridge (Clifford Smout)

Broxbourne [TL371071] 1 Brambling, male in private garden, 1st in 30 years here (Phil Blatcher)

Cassiobury Park [TQ088968] 30+ Siskin, feeding in alders next to bird hide

Cassiobury Park [TQ089967] 1 Little Egret

Cassiobury Park [TQ089969] 1 Cetti's Warbler, near hide

Cassiobury Park [TQ093969] 2 Little Owl

Cassiobury Park [TQ089969] 1 Kingfisher

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL135045] 4 Red Kite (Alan Gardiner)

Dellsome Bottom nr Hatfield [TL223059] 10+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Dellsome Bottom nr Hatfield [TL219059] 4 Stonechat, Pair and 2 female/imm in area. (Steven Pearce)

Frithsden Beeches, 5 Lesser Redpoll (Ben Miller)

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

Harpenden [TL139159] 1 Blackcap, male from bridge (Clifford Smout)

Harpenden [TL139159] 1 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL175120] 1 Barn Owl, hunting over arboretum area at 2.40pm (Rupert Evershed )

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Kingfisher, Water Gardens: male fishing from willows and bridges; untroubled by passing shoppers (David Denham)

Highfield Farm nr Tyttenhanger [TL185054] 1 Woodcock, flushed from Knight’s Wood (Rupert Evershed )

Lynsters Lake nr Maple Cross, c.50 Redwing (Steve Carter)

Lynsters Lake nr Maple Cross, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Steve Carter)

Lynsters Lake nr Maple Cross, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Oxhey [TQ109943] 1 Blackcap, male in Oxhey Hall garden (Joan Thompson )

Oylers Farm nr Cheshunt [TL351008] 83 Golden Plover, group in usual place by roundabout. (Brian Dawton)

Redbourn [TL106124] 1 Fieldfare, With redwings (John Fisher)

Redbourn [TL106124] c.30 Redwing, in several trees coming to a berry bush (John Fisher)

Redbourn, 1 Grey Wagtail, Everyday around pond since 09/11/20 (John Fisher)

Redbourn [TL106124] 1 Blackcap, Third day eating red berries (John Fisher)

Redbournbury [TL112096] 50+ Golden Plover, circling over Punchbowl Lane (John Pritchard )

Redhill nr Wallington [TL314333] 2 Stonechat, 1m 1f from a footpath from Roe Green to Redhill (Duncan Coates)

Rickmansworth [TQ057943] 7 Redwing, feeding in garden at Goral Mead (David Neal)

Rickmansworth [TQ057943] 1 Siskin, at feeders with goldfinches, 4th consecutive day (David Neal)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL204269] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Michael Hooper)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL202272] 1 Little Owl, In stub near to Ashbrooke (Michael Hooper)

Standon [TL390222] 2 Stonechat, 1 male, 1 female. Plus 7 hares in the field beyond (John Chitham)

Stevenage, 6 Redwing, Seen roosting in a tree from a garden in the shephall area (Ben Cokayne)

Theobalds Park nr Enfield [TL350008] 73+ Golden Plover, in field beside Theobald's Park Farm at 3.00 p.m. (Simon West)

Theobalds Park nr Enfield, 10+ Meadow Pipit, in field beside Theobald's Park Farm. (Simon West)

Theobalds Park nr Enfield [TL349007] 2 Egyptian Goose, in field beside Theobald's Park Farm. (Simon West)

Troy Mill Lake nr Maple Cross, 1 Grey Wagtail (Steve Carter)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 2+ Tree Sparrow, by feeder (Alan Gardiner)

Welwyn [TL226157] 1 Blackcap, female in garden (Alexander Trollope)

West Hyde, 2 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Wheathampstead [TL190143] 1 Stonechat (Andrew Steele)

Fri 8 Jan 2021 Ayot St Peter [TL218152] 1+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Bernards Heath (St Albans) [TL152086] 1 Redwing (Michael Rathjen)

Borehamwood [TQ189972] 26 Redwing (Alan Lewis)

Borehamwood [TQ189971] 3 Fieldfare (Alan Lewis)

Braughing [TL403261] c.25 Linnet (Steve Hughes)

Braughing [TL406261] 1 Stonechat, a male at top end of Bourne (Steve Hughes)

Braughing [TL405261] c.50 Linnet (Steve Hughes)

Charlton nr Hitchin, 1 Little Egret

Cheshunt GPs - Ashley Pit [TL370042] 8 Goosander, 5 males & 3 females (Simon West)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL134046] 12 Redwing (Alan Gardiner)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL126159] 3 Yellowhammer (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Mandarin, male with Mallard by farm (Clifford Smout)

Eastwick [TL434129] 1 Woodcock, flushed along the footpath west of Home wood (Laurence Drummond)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195047] 7 Lesser Redpoll, feeding in birches in centre of wood (Rupert Evershed)

Grove Mill nr Watford, c.10 Redwing (Nick Harris)

Grove Mill nr Watford [TQ087985] 1 Mandarin, a male bird seen on the side of the canal by Grove Mill (Nick Harris)

Harpenden, 2 Blackcap, pair on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Hartham (Hertford) [TL337138] 1 Stonechat, Adult male on barbed wire fence by River Lea (Chris Holtby)

Helicon Lake nr Maple Cross, c.40 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL108161] 20+ Redwing, Plus other small flocks around the common. (David Lyons)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Green Sandpiper (Steve Carter)

Maple Cross, 1 Fieldfare (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ023922] 2 Stonechat, pair, on manure heap next to Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 8+ Redwing (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 1 Grey Wagtail, On pond in garden briefly (Steve carter)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 25 Redwing

Puckeridge, 2 Blackcap, males, feeding together briefly on Pyracantha berries in our back garden (Murray Orchard )

Redbournbury [TL098088] 4 Golden Plover, In arable field along Punch Bowl Lane (Rupert Evershed)

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

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 5 Siskin, all males, on garden feeder (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Lesser Redpoll (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL122097] 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling from marsh (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL122097] 2+ Water Rail, calling from marsh (John Pritchard)

Stapleford, c.30 Red Kite, came into roost near Stonyhills at TL318164 (Ray Hooper)

Stevenage [TL266239] 1 Blackcap, female in garden (Alan Ford)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1+ Tree Sparrow (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 2 Great Black-backed Gull, adults (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL202046] 2 Stonechat, pair in rough scrub towards Coursers Farm (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200042] 1 Shelduck, female still on silt pools (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL197049] 1 Chiffchaff, by scrape lagoon (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195049] 1 Little Egret (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL199053] 50+ Meadow Pipit, In arable field near the model railway site. (Steven Pearce)

Welwyn [TL226158] 1 Blackcap, female in garden (Alexander Trollope)

Welwyn Garden City [TL238134] c.20 Redwing (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Thu 7 Jan 2021 Apsley [TL062051] c.8 Redwing, feeding/resting in canalside trees (Axel Kirby)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL134091] 5+ Lesser Redpoll, feeding in silver birch (John Pritchard)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL039061] 1 Kingfisher, hunting along ditch next to canal nr Old Fishery Lane (Axel Kirby)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL048059] 1 Kingfisher, resting nr bridge nr roundabout (Axel Kirby)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL042061] 1 Grey Wagtail, nr Fisheries PH (Axel Kirby)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL043061] 1 Kingfisher, fishing next to Fisheries PH (Axel Kirby)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL046061] 6 Redwing, in canalside trees (Axel Kirby)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL051060] 1 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Cassiobury Park, c.20 Siskin, in alders near the bird hide. (Geoff Young)

Cassiobury Park, 1 Little Owl (Geoff Young)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL206088] c.20 Meadow Pipit, flock of 16 and a few others dotted about the site. (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205094] 6 Common Snipe (Steven Pearce)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 3 Red Kite (Ray Hooper)

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

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL176117] 1 Barn Owl, from 14:30 onwards (Craig Dunn )

Hunton Bridge nr Watford, 1 Kingfisher (Nick Harris )

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL339136] 1 Common Snipe, flew from Park Mead

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL340135] c.50 Fieldfare, different sized parties at various points on Meads

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL344135] 1 Common Snipe, flew from Little Mead

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL340135] c.60 Redwing, different sized parties at various points on Meads

Langleybury nr Watford, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (Nick Harris )

Langleybury nr Watford [TL066003] 2 Yellowhammer, seen in a hedgerow near Model Farm (Nick Harris )

Langleybury nr Watford, 2 Red Kite (Nick Harris )

Langleybury nr Watford, 30+ Redwing (Nick Harris )

Langleybury nr Watford, 1 Grey Wagtail (Nick Harris )

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 3+ Redwing, feeding on garden shrub (Axel Kirby)

Panshanger Park, 2 Raven

Redbourn [TL091130] 1 Barn Owl, calling from field at Nicholls Farm at around 22:15. (Peter Tallantire)

Rickmansworth [TQ057943] 1 Siskin, at garden feeders in Goral Mead, the first time I’ve seen one here (David Neal)

Rickmansworth [TQ057943] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, at garden feeders, a common sight over the last week (David Neal)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Stonechat, by River Ver at Bow Bridge (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2 Siskin, on garden feeder (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL150061] 1 Blackcap, male - Alban Way nr Cottonmill Lane (Bill Free)

St Albans [TL156065] 2+ Redwing, Alban way nr mainline railway bridge (Bill Free)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Lesser Redpoll, In garden. (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Blackcap, male in garden first thing. (Rupert Evershed )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL195116] 2 Raven, flying over (Darin Stanley)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ085987] 2 Egyptian Goose, seen by the small lake near the canal (Nick Harris )

Verulamium Park [TL140070] 1 Kingfisher, seen around 08.15 (Bill Free)

Ware [TL347142] 17 Siskin, feeding in birch trees next to footbridge over river Lee next to GSK R&D site

Waterford, c.1 Redwing

Welwyn [TL226158] 1 Blackcap, male in garden (Alexander Trollope)

Whitwell [TL180212] 1 Green Sandpiper

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

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.60 Linnet (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 7 Yellowhammer (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.25 Meadow Pipit (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.25 Redwing (Steve Carter)

Wed 6 Jan 2021 Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park, 7 Wigeon (Allan Stewart)

Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park, 400 Redwing (Allan Stewart)

Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park, 6 Siskin (Allan Stewart)

Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park, 100 Fieldfare (Allan Stewart)

Ashridge Forest, 1 Grey Wagtail, By pond (David Hutchinson)

Brocket Park [TL205141] 7 Fieldfare, Ayot Green Way (Bill Free)

Brocket Park [TL203138] 2+ Redwing (Bill Free)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Chiffchaff (David Booth)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Egyptian Goose (David Booth)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 11 Wigeon (David Booth)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 1 Grey Wagtail (Steven Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253242] 1 Kingfisher, From bridge between Millennium & Environmental Lakes (Alan Ford)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 3 Siskin, Environmental Lake (Alan Ford)

Harpenden, 2 Blackcap, pair on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

Harpenden [TL147145] 2 Red Kite, low over garden, flushing parakeets. (Robin Pearson)

Harpenden [TL147145] 12 Ring-necked Parakeet, in and around garden (Robin Pearson)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Red Kite (Allan Stewart)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 10 Meadow Pipit, feeding in field by viewing platfom (Allan Stewart)

Hitchin [TL194303] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common, next to bowling club car park. (Liz Drake)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Bittern, flew to roost at 16:29 (Richard Ness)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 1+ Redwing (Axel Kirby)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL071053] 6 Red Kite, Barnacres Road (Axel Kirby)

Oxhey, 1 Lesser Redpoll, with goldfinches in garden, Oxhey Village. (Geoff Young)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Red Kite, over briefly (Lee Fitz)

Sawbridgeworth, 1 Raven, one flying over the village this morning, calling as it went. (John Slee)

Sawbridgeworth, 1 Blackcap, male in garden at White Post Field (Mike Harris)

Stanborough Reedmarsh [TL228104] c.500+ Ring-necked Parakeet, as the sun came up, most of the flock took to the skies

Standon [TL395224] 1 Little Egret, In River Rib just south of the A120

Stevenage [TL245241] 1 Peregrine Falcon, West side of Telephone exchange in Bedwell Crescent (Andy Day)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose, pair (Simon Jones)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher, perched briefly at SE end of causeway (Simon Jones)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Goldeneye, male, diving continuously close to heron lookout post (Simon Jones)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] 2 Red Kite, Circling together (David Booth)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 60+ Fieldfare, area (inc Stanborough GP) much quieter than on 3rd: no large Linnet flocks seen and considerably less winter thrushes. (Steven Pearce)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth [TQ078940] 2 Chiffchaff (Paul Frost )

Verulamium Park [TL138074] 1 Little Egret (Bill Free)

Verulamium Park, 1 Kingfisher (Nathan Gibson)

Walkern [TL295260] 1+ Brambling, with flock of Chaffinch and Linnet on cover crop. (Stuart Cossey)

Watford, 34 Fieldfare, Watford business park flying east (Ben Norcott)

Welwyn Garden City [TL238133] 2 Red Kite (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Peregrine Falcon, At 14.00 (Keith Smith)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.100 Linnet (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 4 Stonechat (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 6 Yellowhammer (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.30 Redwing (Steve Carter)

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

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 20 Fieldfare (Steve Carter)

Tue 5 Jan 2021 Batford [TL148148] c.60 Linnet, at roost site (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL148148] 1 Blackcap, male (Darin Stanley)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 4 Red-crested Pochard (Steve Carter)

Cassiobury Park, 1 Kingfisher (Susan Lyons)

Cheshunt GPs - Ashley Pit [TL369041] 5 Goosander, 2 males and 3 red heads

Cheshunt GPs - Ashley Pit [TL369044] 1 Yellow-legged Gull, perched on log on the pit

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL128162] 1 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde, 2 Stonechat, technically just in Beds (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL133165] 1 Little Egret (Clifford Smout)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage [TL285205] 10 Ring-necked Parakeet (Alan Ford)

Gaddesden Row, c.110 Siskin, by pond. 12 20. (Graham Clark)

Gaddesden Row, 6 Lesser Redpoll, by pond. 11.30. (Graham Clark)

Harpenden, 2 Blackcap, male and female on garden feeders (Alan Jackson)

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

Hitchin [TL196300] 1 Red Kite, Meadowbank (David Inward)

Hitchin, 1 Kingfisher, Walsworth Common. (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, 3 Little Egret (Joe Wigmore)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 26 Wigeon (Graham Clark)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ068940] 18 Wigeon, on Moor lane flood (Anna Marett)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ067942] 1 Barnacle Goose, feeding with Canada geese (Anna Marett)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood [TQ121985] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Ian Bennell)

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

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 1 Redwing, feeding on garden lawn (Axel Kirby)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP969094] 1 Common Snipe, SP969094 (Ben Miller)

Oxhey [TQ123955] 1 Blackcap, male feeding on apple in garden. (Jack Fearnside)

Ridge, c.300 Linnet, with large mixed finch flock of minimum 3,000 birds,mostly Chaffinch ,Greenfinch , Linnet and Goldfich in fields of sunflower seed heads along Mimms Lane. (Allan Stewart)

Sleapshyde nr Colney Heath [TL200066] 6 Ring-necked Parakeet, In trees beside A414 (Brendon Fagan)

Slip End nr Ashwell [TL291361] 2 Raven, on dead hare (Mike ilett)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 20 Siskin, In alders near Stockers house (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 10 Goldeneye, displaying males (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, c.30 Redwing (Steve Carter)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199043] 2 Great Black-backed Gull (Steven Pearce)

Verulamium Park [TL137069] 2 Kingfisher, 1 on island main lake 1 on river ver just beyond toilet block (Jeff Bailey)

Wallington [TL274333] 3 Raven, from Icknield Way over Spital wood (Mike ilett)

Wallington [TL284341] 2 Raven, along Wallington to Baldock rd (Mike ilett)

Wallington [TL288337] c.200 Corn Bunting, at start of Icknield Way (Mike ilett)

Welwyn [TL226157] 1 Blackcap, garden, female (Alexander Trollope)

Wormley, 2 Raven, Tumbling over garden, Wormley West End (Graham White)

Wormley [TL255216] 2 Hawfinch, In garden at Wormley West End (Graham White)

Mon 4 Jan 2021 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified) [TL375136] 1 Stonechat, male, in field at start of footpath up Widbury Hill (Steve Hughes)

Ayot St Peter, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Mike ilett)

Ayot St Peter [TL214153] 1 Crossbill, Saul’s wood (Mike ilett)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL136082] c.10 Redwing, SE corner of golf course (Bill Free)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 11 Red-crested Pochard (Lee Evans )

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 2 Egyptian Goose (Lee Evans)

Cassiobury Park, 2 Little Owl (Lee Evans)

Cassiobury Park, 1 Kingfisher (Nick Harris)

Colney Heath [TL199059] 1 Little Egret (Rupert Evershed)

Colney Heath [TL199059] c.30 Siskin, In alders along river (Rupert Evershed)

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

Hitchin [TL196302] 1 Kingfisher (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin [TL194303] 3 Little Egret (Joe Wigmore)

Hitchin, 17 Redwing (Joe Wigmore)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 8 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP922137] 1 Goosander, female again 3.00pm (Jeff Bailey)

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

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Bittern, appeared at 1622 (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Woodcock, 1 of the 3 wintering birds flew out of roost at 1646 (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 8 Corn Bunting, a paltry 8 roosted in the reedbed (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Ridge, 300 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Ridge, 2 Brambling, males (Lee Evans)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL170104] 1 Blackcap, female in garden (Craig Dunn )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 24 Red-crested Pochard (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Wigeon (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Siskin (Lee Evans )

Stocker's Lake, 10 Goldeneye (Lee Evans)

The Grove nr Watford [TQ083993] 3 Mandarin, seen on the small lake near the canal (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford, 8 Redwing (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (Nick Harris)

The Grove nr Watford, 25+ Siskin (Nick Harris)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Tree Sparrow (Mike ilett)

Wallington [TL288337] c.150 Corn Bunting, by start of Icknield Way (Mike ilett)

Wallington [TL274344] 3 Stonechat, Wallington to Baldock rd by Bygrave footpath sign (Mike ilett)

Watford, 1 Red Kite, over Benskin Road (Ben Norcott)

Watton at Stone [TL299198] 1 Kingfisher, on the river Beane . (Nigel Denison)

Welwyn Garden City [TL239125] 1 Hen Harrier, first thought a buzzard or peregrine then saw it a 2nd time and saw white rump (Michael Minney)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Yellowhammer (Lee Evans)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 30 Fieldfare (Lee Evans)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 224 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 6+ Yellowhammer (Roger Dewey)

Sun 3 Jan 2021 Amwell NR - Bittern Pool, 1 Bittern, showing well at 3.15pm (Jeff Bailey)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Red-crested Pochard, from viewpoint 2 pairs (Jeff Bailey)

Apsley [TL053052] 4 Red Kite (Frank Manfield)

Ashwell [TL276389] c.100 Golden Plover (R Holdsworth )

Ayot St Peter [TL217148] 3 Hawfinch, edge Saul's Wood near Ayot St Peter war memorial (Al Trollope)

Baldock, 5 Red Kite, Seen from the metal gate along the Wallington rd (Brendon Fagan)

Baldock, 1 Raven, Seen from the metal gate along the Wallington rd (Brendon Fagan)

Baldock, 3 Corn Bunting, Seen from the metal gate along the Wallington rd (Brendon Fagan)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL139092] 51+ Lesser Redpoll (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans, 1 Red Kite (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL136091] 1 Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Chapmore End nr Ware [TL324169] 1 Merlin, probable merlin smaller then kestrel flying over my head then low over field heading north west (steve kiln)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 2 Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 21 Wigeon (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, c.40 Lapwing (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL209115] 800+ Starling (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL208109] 1 Stonechat, male. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL207109] c.400 Linnet, flock of c.300 north of track; 100+ south of track. A group of 40+ seen earlier in another part of the site. (Steven Pearce)

Easneye Wood [TL381135] 5 Red Kite, seen flying and calling over woods (Phil and Oliver MacMurdie)

Easneye Wood [TL381135] 1 Raven, seen flying and calling over woods (Phil and Oliver MacMurdie)

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

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253245] 4 Siskin, environmental lake (Andy Day)

Gaddesden Row [TL038153] c.70 Crossbill (Mike Ilett)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL191048] 1+ Firecrest, brief but good views of bird in usual spot with Goldcrest and possibly 2nd Firecrest (Rupert Evershed)

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

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ156960] 2 Goldeneye, male and female (Tony Blake)

Hitchin, 1 Kingfisher, Walsworth common. (Joe Wigmore)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL341136] 1 Short-eared Owl, appeared c4:10, stayed on the ground for ten minutes then flew into a bush while dusk fell! (Robert Kitchen et al.)

Maple Cross, 20+ Redwing (Chris. Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ030925] 2 Red Kite (Chris. Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ024923] 1 Peregrine Falcon, being mobbed by Red Kite (Chris. Bessant)

Maple Cross, 2 Fieldfare, Over garden (Steve Carter)

Much Hadham [TL428196] 6+ Redwing, feeding on holly bush (Robert Kitchen)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 40+ Redwing (Nick Harris)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Nick Harris)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, c.12 Fieldfare (Nick Harris)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 2 Red Kite (Nick Harris)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL069042] 4+ Redwing, in canalside scrub, near Red Lion Lane (Axel Kirby)

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

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 6 Redwing, feeding on cotoneaster berries in garden (Axel Kirby)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL069045] 1 Grey Wagtail, feeding at broken weir (Axel Kirby)

Northchurch Common [SP968101] 1 Marsh Tit, feeding close by on the ground and in the lower branches of a tree for several minutes. (Janet Tuppen)

Oxhey, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, in garden, Oxhey Village. (Geoff Young)

Pigeonswick (Knebworth Woods) [TL227227] 2 Marsh Tit, Pigeonswick Wood (Alan Ford)

Redbournbury, 25+ Linnet (John Pritchard)

Redbournbury [TL128113] 70+ Yellowhammer, in mixed flock on stubble field adjacent to Beesonend Lane (John Pritchard)

Redbournbury, 1 Raven, over calling (John Pritchard)

Ridge, 2 Brambling, 2 males with large mixed finch flock on sunflower seed heads in field along mimms lane (Allan Stewart)

Stapleford [TL327178] 1 Stonechat, on fence by road (Steve Kiln)

Stapleford [TL317173] c.150 Redwing, feeding on hawthorn and rosehips. on old council dump field by southend farm (steve kiln)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 250+ Fieldfare, the former sheep field and nearby horse pastures. (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 60+ Redwing, the former sheep field and nearby horse pastures held 400+ thrush sp (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201110] 200+ Linnet, In former sheep field (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL195113] 2+ Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL194111] 4 Lesser Redpoll (Chris Ruis)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL197113] 2 Red Kite (Chris Ruis)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL192115] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Chris Ruis)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL193113] 15+ Crossbill, lots of activity over including a group of 15+ (Chris Ruis)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL194116] 4 Redwing (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 2 Tree Sparrow, at feeder - at least one bird unringed (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL190050] 2 Little Egret (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Great Black-backed Gull, adult flying over (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195049] 1 Little Egret (Rupert Evershed)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196053] 2+ Water Rail, main reedbed - one seen (Rupert Evershed)

Verulamium Park [TL139072] 1 Yellow-legged Gull, adult on boating lake (Alan Gardiner)

Verulamium Park [TL139072] 1 Kingfisher, Seen around 08.15 (Bill Free)

Wallington [TL288337] 210 Corn Bunting, by Icknield way footpath (Mike Ilett)

Wallington [TL268344] 2 Stonechat, Baldock to Wallington rd by metal gate (Mike Ilett)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] c.10 Siskin, in alders (Alan Gardiner)

Watton at Stone, 5 Red Kite (Tony Barrett)

Watton at Stone, 2 Redwing (Tony Barrett)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Raven, flying over low and NW (Rupert Evershed)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 2+ Meadow Pipit (Chris. Bessant)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 100+ Linnet (Chris. Bessant)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Stonechat (Chris. Bessant)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 15+ Yellowhammer (Chris. Bessant)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 10+ Redwing (Chris. Bessant)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 15+ Fieldfare (Chris. Bessant)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 2+ Red Kite (Chris. Bessant)

Sat 2 Jan 2021 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), c.12 Siskin (Stuart Fox)

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

Amwell NR - Bittern Pool [TL374130] 1 Bittern, showing well in bittern bays, approx 2pm (Jenny Rawson)

Amwell NR - Bittern Pool, 1 Bittern, feeding along base of reeds & crossing cuts. Then climbed reeds & watched preening between 12.45 - 1.30 p.m. (Simon West)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Goldeneye, 1 male & 1 female from viewpoint. (Simon West)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 6 Red-crested Pochard, 4 males & 2 females from viewpoint. (Simon West)

Apsley [TL059040] 3 Red Kite, Shendish Manor (Axel Kirby)

Ayot St Lawrence [TL203175] 1 Stonechat, male along weedy field edge, on path to Codicote Bottom. (William Bishop)

Ayot St Peter, 110 Yellowhammer, flock feeding on arable field, alighted on two Oak trees. (Mike King)

Ayot St Peter, 80 Skylark, flock on arable field feeding. (Mike King)

Baldock [TL259332] 12 Grey Partridge (Mike ilett)

Baldock [TL260333] 3 Stonechat, opposite model airstrip (Mike ilett)

Cassiobury Park, 2 Little Owl, pair, usual tree. At entrance to presumed nest hole. Just two feet apart. 11.55. (Graham Clark)

Colney Heath [TL201058] 1 Little Egret (Chris Ruis)

Colney Heath [TL201058] 2 Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Deadman's Hill nr Sandon, 40 Yellowhammer (Mike ilett)

Deadman's Hill nr Sandon [TL297366] c.50 Corn Bunting, In large Bunting / Linnet flock (Mike ilett)

Deadman's Hill nr Sandon [TL286358] 19 Red Kite, flying around Metley Hill radio masts viewed from Deadmans hill (Mike ilett)

Deadman's Hill nr Sandon, 150 Linnet (Mike ilett)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 2 Red Kite (Mike King)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Caspian Gull, X307 (Mike King)

Gaddesden Row [TL038152] c.20 Crossbill (Mark Wardman)

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

Heartwood Forest - W of B651, 1 Little Owl, in usual place on woodpile behind scout hut (Jeff Bailey)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ155958] 1 Goldeneye, Female. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ156961] 6 Great Black-backed Gull, At least 4 adults; 1 2nd or 3rd winter; 1 1st winter. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ153960] 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (Tony Blake)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Short-eared Owl, flew around Stockade mead briefly at 4.20 till 4.30 (Andrew Miller)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL340137] 2 Stonechat (Jenny Rawson)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Short-eared Owl, finally appeared at 4.20 p.m. on Stockade Mead (Simon West)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Egyptian Goose, flew NE along River Lee (Simon West)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1+ Stonechat, on Stockade Mead (Simon West)

Knebworth [TL239215] 2 Red Kite, over A1 at Knebworth park (Tom Speller)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 3 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP973093] 1 Goosander, female on Grand Union Canal between Northcurch and Dudswell (Chris Sharp)

Oaklands nr Welwyn [TL244187] 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, over A1 (Tom Speller)

Redbournbury [TL113095] 55+ Golden Plover, still on ploughed field looking south from Punchbowl Lane (Pete Waldron)

Royston, 1 Great White Egret, flew NE over garden at 10.40. (Tim Wilson)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, c.200 Lapwing, over and appeared to land on Gorhambury. (John Pritchard)

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

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL202268] 2 Raven (Michael Hooper)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL199269] 3 Lesser Redpoll (Michael Hooper)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 4 Little Egret, only 4 in to roost by 16.40. (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, c.30 Ring-necked Parakeet, Flying over towards Oldings Corner roost. (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Grey Wagtail (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 2 Egyptian Goose (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Wigeon, one male present at dusk - a real rarity at this site. (Anthony Dorman)

Stevenage [TL240239] 1 Peregrine Falcon, on roofbars ( NE corner) of Vista Tower 4.15pm (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Farm, 3 Fieldfare (Sean Moore)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Stonechat (Sean Moore)

Stocker's Lake, 7 Goldeneye, 2m & 5f (Sean Moore)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Kingfisher (Sean Moore)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Sean Moore)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL194116] 14+ Crossbill, mobile flocks and group feeding in Titnol’s Wood. Difficult to count but probably a lot more. (Rupert Evershed )

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL199107] 3+ Siskin (Rupert Evershed )

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL194116] 1 Raven (Rupert Evershed )

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL196116] 3 Lesser Redpoll (Rupert Evershed )

Therfield nr Royston [TL339387] 145 Golden Plover (Mike ilett)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 2 Tree Sparrow, at feeding station. (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL200044] 1 Marsh Harrier, female over heading east (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Red Kite (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Water Rail, calling from main reedbed (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, c.15 Fieldfare (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, adults (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling below Maersk container (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 9+ Meadow Pipit (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, c.30 Redwing (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 2 Little Egret (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL185044] 2 Stonechat, pair on silage pile at top of cattle field adjacent to lake. (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Wallington [TL274343] 2 Stonechat (Mike ilett)

Wallington, 1 Merlin, perched in bushes opp Bygrave footpath along Baldock to Wallington rd (Mike Ilett)

Wallington, 10 Corn Bunting (Mike ilett)

Wallington [TL268344] 2 Stonechat, from metal gate along Baldock to Wallington rd (Mike Ilett)

Wallington [TL273341] 1 Hen Harrier, ringtail - along Baldock to Wallington rd near Bygrave footpath (Mike Ilett)

Wallington [TL274342] 1 Short-eared Owl, mobbed by Red Kites this morning (Mike ilett)

Water End nr Great Gaddesden, 2 Stonechat (Andrew Steele)

Water End nr Great Gaddesden, c.3 Yellowhammer (Andrew Steele)

Water End nr Great Gaddesden, 1 Grey Wagtail (Andrew Steele)

Water End nr Great Gaddesden, 1+ Kingfisher (Andrew Steele)

Waterford Marsh [TL315144] 1 Grey Wagtail (Simon Errington)

Waterford Marsh, 1 Red Kite (Simon Errington)

Watton at Stone [TL295206] 1 Little Owl (Nigel Denison)

Welwyn [TL236166] 2 Red Kite, over A1 at Welwyn (Tom Speller)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 13 Linnet (Chris Ruis)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Grey Wagtail, in old pig field (Chris Ruis)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL191043] 1 Little Owl, in usual tree. (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ032932] c.100+ Linnet, Multiple large flocks on set-aside (Paul Ward)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ032932] 3+ Stonechat, in set aside (Paul Ward)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ032932] 1 Yellowhammer, with mixed finch flock (Paul Ward)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ032932] 10+ Fieldfare (Paul Ward)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.20 Redwing (Steve carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.20 Meadow Pipit (Steve carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 50 Linnet (Steve carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 4 Stonechat (Steve carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 7 Yellowhammer (Steve carter)

Fri 1 Jan 2021 Aberford Park (Borehamwood), 1 Kingfisher (Alan Lewis)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Bittern, showed well on and off through the morning (Brendon Fagan)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 12 Redwing (Brendon Fagan)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 5 Siskin (Brendon Fagan)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 3 Goldeneye, from the viewport (Brendon Fagan)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Kingfisher, along the canal (Brendon Fagan)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Red Kite (Brendon Fagan)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Mike Ilett)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Crossbill, Flew over towards Easneye wood calling (Mike Ilett )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 6 Red-crested Pochard, 4 males 2 females (Mike Ilett)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Mike Ilett)

Ashwell [TL265431] 1 Barn Owl, Ashwell to Eyeworth rd (Mike Ilett)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL135090] 2 Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans, c.25 Redwing (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL135090] 74 Lesser Redpoll, single flock at west end of wood, no obviously pale individuals (Chris Ruis)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, c.45 Red-crested Pochard (Bob Harris & Peter Draper)

Cole Green area [TL289112] 2 Stonechat (Andrew Steele)

East Hyde, 1 Water Rail, In ditch (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde, 21 Redwing, In flock in field (Clifford Smout)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253240] 1 Caspian Gull, X307 at main lake 8.45am. Update from ringer: bird was at Parey, Germany 12 July 2020, the 1st summer recovery. (Tom Speller)

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

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180118] 20+ Fieldfare (Craig Dunn )

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180119] 1 Red Kite (Craig Dunn )

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL181120] 15+ Siskin (Craig Dunn )

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL175116] 1 Stonechat, female (Craig Dunn )

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Goosander, female type. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2nd or 3rd winter and adult. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Peregrine Falcon, chasing and scattering the woodpigeon roost. (Tony Blake)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Short-eared Owl, 3.30. Very mobile. Flushed snipe under the A10 then attacked a buzzard. Then got seen off by a magpie. I left at 4pm, bird still active. (Andrew Miller)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 2 Stonechat (Stuart Fox)

Much Hadham [TL417195] 12+ Fieldfare (Robert Kitchen)

Panshanger Park, 1 Woodcock (Maydencroft Birders)

Rickmansworth, 2 Egyptian Goose, on flooded fields opposite Rickmansworth Golf Club (Ben Norcott)

Rickmansworth, 15 Wigeon, on flooded fields opposite Rickmansworth Golf Club (Ben Norcott)

Rickmansworth, 14 Redwing, On Flooded Fields opposite Rickmansworth Golf Club (Ben Norcott)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2 Little Egret (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 7+ Siskin, on garden feeder (John Pritchard)

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

Smug Oak Lane nr Bricket Wood [TL143013] 1 Little Egret, In River Ver (Simon Errington)

Smug Oak Lane nr Bricket Wood [TL143012] 1 Grey Wagtail, junction of Colne and Ver (Simon Errington)

Spital Wood nr Wallington [TL283333] c.20 Fieldfare (Callum Peel)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Ray Hooper)

Standalone Farm nr Letchworth, 3 Common Snipe (James Walsh)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Meadow Pipit, on flooded field (Bob Harris & Peter Draper)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Barnacle Goose, with Canada Goose flock (Bob Harris & Peter Draper)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Little Egret (Bob Harris & Peter Draper)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher, 1 in "wet woodland" area W end of lake (David Morris)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Siskin, 1m 4f in alders and other trees SE corner (David Morris)

Stocker's Lake, 6 Goldeneye, four drakes. (Graham Clark)

Stocker's Lake, 20 Wigeon, eleven drakes. (Graham Clark)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth [TQ078940] 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling frequently, top of brambles (Anna Marett)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth, 8 Redwing (Ben Norcott)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Ben Norcott)

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

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 2 Tree Sparrow, In hedge by feeder (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2+ Common Snipe (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, adults (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Cetti's Warbler, calling from reeds by container (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, adult (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 7+ Wigeon, 5 males, 2 females (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3+ Water Rail, calling from around the pit (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 1 Egyptian Goose, flying towards London Colney (Rupert Evershed)

Verulamium Park, 1 Kingfisher (J Bird)

Wallington [TL274344] 1 Peregrine Falcon, adult sat in field along Baldock to Wallington rd from Bygrave footpath sign (Mike Ilett )

Watery Grove (Knebworth Woods) [TL229228] 1 Marsh Tit (Tom Speller)

Watford [TQ099946] 1 Raven, flying over my garden croaking for all he was worth, brilliant! (Simon Apps)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Wigeon, male on Blackfan Lagoon (Keith Dean)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL186044] 2 Stonechat, pair in weedy end of cattle field near wooden bridge structure. (Rupert Evershed)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Pintail, male & two females from hide (Sean Moore)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Stonechat, cemetery Corner (Sean Moore)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Goldeneye, male & 2 females from hide (Sean Moore)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.10 Fieldfare, near lower roundabout. (Graham Clark)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.10 Meadow Pipit, with Chaffinch flock top end. (Graham Clark)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.180 Linnet, top end. (Graham Clark)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.50 Redwing, around farm and orchard. (Graham Clark)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, female type, main track. (Graham Clark)