Record selection
Records

Wed 19 Jun 2019 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Little Egret (Gary Hinton)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Gary Hinton)

Panshanger Park, 1 Kingfisher, heard (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1 Little Egret (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1 Hobby (Murray Brown)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 1 Marsh Tit (Keith Smith)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 1 Grey Wagtail (Keith Smith)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Common Tern (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Wallington, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, in church yard. (Geoff Young)

Wallington, 2 Grey Wagtail, pair in church yard. (Geoff Young)

Tue 18 Jun 2019 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified) [TL374132] 1 Marsh Tit (Eduardo Lopez)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Red Kite (Eduardo Lopez)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 3 Swift (Eduardo Lopez)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Redshank (Eduardo Lopez)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 7 Swift (Gary Hinton)

Fanhams Hall nr Ware [TL367158] 2 Yellow Wagtail, showing well in field of wheat south east of Moles Farm (Andy Catchpole)

Fanhams Hall nr Ware [TL372157] 2 Grey Partridge (Andy Catchpole)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL127084] 1+ Grey Wagtail, maybe 2 birds (Bill Free)

Hitchin [TL197302] 5 Swift, Woolgrove Road (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL194306] 3 Swift, High Dane (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL185295] 1 Swift, Bancroft (David Inward)

Panshanger Park, 1 Kingfisher (Maydencroft Birders)

Panshanger Park, 2+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Murray Brown)

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

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 3 Common Tern (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Sedge Warbler, singing male near Maersk container. (Steven Pearce)

Wallington [TL266340] 6+ Corn Bunting (Alan Gardiner)

Wallington [TL292335] 2+ Spotted Flycatcher, churchyard (Alan Gardiner)

Wallington, 2 Grey Partridge, along Wallington road, near metal gate (Allan Meadows)

Mon 17 Jun 2019 Clothall nr Baldock, 1 Hobby, over field just north of footpath alongside housing (Steve Hughes )

Flamstead village, 1 Hobby, flying towards Markyate along Valley Bottom

Hitchin [TL197303] 2 Swift, Orchard Road (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL262422] 3+ Swift, over Oakfield Avenue (Nigel Agar)

Hitchin [TL190284] 1 Red Kite, Over Oakfield Aenue at rooftop haight. (Nigel Agar)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP922137] 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing from reedbed. (Adrian Bayliss )

Panshanger Park, 1 Kingfisher (Murray Brown)

Sandon, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, In hedgerow between church yard and adjoining garden (Steve Hughes )

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL170105] c.6 Swift (Craig Dunn)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler, heard & seen,causeway. (Geoff Young)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Common Tern (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Grey Wagtail (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Wallington, 2+ Spotted Flycatcher, church grounds (Steve Blake)

Wallington [TL266343] 2+ Quail, calling from field 100M west of Baldock to Wallington rd. Park at metal gate, walk along footpath. (Steve Blake)

Wallington, 1 Yellow Wagtail, Alongside road to Wallington fromA505. About a miles from village (Steve Hughes )

Sun 16 Jun 2019 Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 3 Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 2 Yellowhammer, two singing males. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 10+ Sand Martin, holes reported last week partially destroyed, but at least one still in use. New holes being excavated nearby. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 1 Grey Wagtail, Juvenile. (Steven Pearce)

Panshanger Park, 1 Little Owl (Keith Smith)

Panshanger Park, 2 Hobby (Keith Smith)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL202111] 6 Linnet, Including singing male. (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL202110] 2+ Yellowhammer, pair together, also singing male (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Egret (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Ringed Plover, flew round but did not land (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3 Common Tern (Rupert Evershed)

Verulamium Park, 4 Little Egret (Alan Gardiner)

Wallington, 4 Swift (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 2 Quail, 2+ calling males in vicinity of gate not far from the main A505 (very vocal between 1400-1600 hours) (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 8 Corn Bunting (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 6 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Wallington, 2 Grey Partridge (Lee Evans)

Wallington [TL266342] 1 Quail, calling from field 100M west of Baldock to Wallington rd metal gate along footpath. Showed twice on edge of field (Mike Ilett)

Wallington, 1+ Spotted Flycatcher, trees around the well by road up to the church (Tom Speller)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Cuckoo, Calling from the dead tree between the hide and canal (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.100 Swift, Low over the reservoir in the cool wind at 8am (Nigel Webber)

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

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

Sat 15 Jun 2019 Chipping nr Buntingford [TL337326] 1 Yellow Wagtail, visiting probable nest site in pea field (Graham Knight)

Hexton [TL190284] 1 Red Kite, hunting over Hexton Chalk Pits HMWT reserve (Nigel Agar)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL171105] 8 Swift, over church, am & late afternoon (Craig Dunn)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL174102] 3 Red Kite (Craig Dunn)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 5 Egyptian Goose, on fishing lake (John Coleman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 2 Common Tern, fishing lake (John Coleman)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Cuckoo (Jane Free)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 House Martin (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Common Tern (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Wallington [TL268343] 1 Corn Bunting, telegraph wires by road (William Bishop)

Wallington [TL266342] 1 Quail, heard from track at 09:10 to 09:45. Wallington/Baldock road (William Bishop)

Fri 14 Jun 2019 Coursers Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL199039] 1 Little Ringed Plover, inside quarry site (Alan Gardiner)

Panshanger Park, 1 Green Sandpiper (Maydencroft Birders)

Panshanger Park, 1 Hobby (Murray Brown)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Little Egret, Draper Hide (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Water Rail, heard calling, Warbler Hide (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Shelduck, pair with one young (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 House Martin, Draper Hide (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Wigeon, drake Gadwall Hide (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Red Kite, flew over 1317 hrs (Robert Callf)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 3 Raven (Barry Reed)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Green Sandpiper (Barry Reed)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 3 Kingfisher, pair with one fledgling, possibly more (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Oystercatcher (Jane Free)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 2+ Kingfisher

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 3 Cetti's Warbler

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 1 Red-crested Pochard

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 2 Swallow

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 5+ House Martin

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 8+ Swift

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL195101] 1 Green Sandpiper, pit near Symondshyde woods (Barry Trevis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL191050] 1 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL191052] 1 Oystercatcher, on island, but not on nest (no young seen). (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, adult (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Green Sandpiper (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 5 Grey Wagtail, male and at least three juveniles. I think the fifth bird was the female. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL186044] 1 Oystercatcher, In field adjacent to Willows Farm Lake. (Steven Pearce)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903129] 15+ House Martin (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903133] 2+ Common Tern (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP904132] 20+ Swift (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP903129] 2 Oystercatcher, Parent with immature (Axel Kirby)

Thu 13 Jun 2019 Barkway [TL393363] 1 Little Owl, Cokenach estate along main entrance drive (Callum Peel)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Sandpiper (Trevor Chapman)

Panshanger Park, 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing male along Dragonfly Trail (Maydencroft Birders)

Panshanger Park, 1 Linnet (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1 Green Sandpiper (Murray Brown)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Redshank, from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Garganey, from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Little Ringed Plover, from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Green Sandpiper, from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Common Snipe, from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Jane Free)

Watford, 2 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA roof: hoping to see some noisy additions in the next few days (David Denham )

Wed 12 Jun 2019 Barkway [TL374367] 1 Red Kite, flying over wood beside the Joint (Callum Peel)

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

Thundridge, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, Flying over Feathers pub (Paula moore)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher, adult seen on Willows Farm Lake might have been third bird, but might have the been the breeding male (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Grey Wagtail, juveniles. (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Egret (Alan Gardiner)

Verulamium Park [TL139072] 1 Grey Wagtail (Bill Free)

Watford, 1 Peregrine Falcon, female, YMCA roof (David Denham )

Tue 11 Jun 2019 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Little Ringed Plover (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 12 Little Egret (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Cuckoo (Allan Meadows)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL056059] 1+ Common Tern, first seen plunging into canal nr timber yard, subsequently seen (or 2nd bird?) at Apsley Lock (Axel Kirby)

Hatfield [TL210088] 10+ Swift, flying over industrial park from 16:00 onwards (Craig Dunn)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL179108] 1 Barn Owl, hunting at 09:22. (Craig Dunn)

Maple Lodge NR (members only), 1 Goldeneye, female regularly at clubhouse (Phill Luckhurst)

Panshanger Park, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Maydencroft Birders)

Panshanger Park, 1 Green Sandpiper (Maydencroft Birders)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Cuckoo (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Wigeon (Allan Meadows)

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

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Green Sandpiper (Clifford Smout)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Clifford Smout)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 4 Shelduck, Including 2 young (Clifford Smout)

Sleapshyde nr Colney Heath [TL206070] 1 Linnet, singing male (Steven Pearce)

Sleapshyde nr Colney Heath [TL206070] 1 Yellowhammer, singing male. (Steven Pearce)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 1 Kittiwake, about 15 black headed gulls mobbing kittiwake on small island for 10 minutes before it flew to middle of lake and vanished from view. (Anna Marett)

Turnford nr Cheshunt [TL364039] 1 Grey Wagtail, seen at recycling centre at Brookfield Farm (Andrew Banks)

Mon 10 Jun 2019 Flamstead village [TL073144] 2 Yellowhammer, about 200m apart in usual locations. (David McGrath)

Panshanger Park, 1 Green Sandpiper (Maydencroft Birders)

Panshanger Park, 1 Cetti's Warbler, heard singing (Maydencroft Birders)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2+ House Martin (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Cuckoo, singing male (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Wigeon, drakes (Robert Callf)

Sun 9 Jun 2019 Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 3 Yellowhammer, Three singing males. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 10+ Sand Martin, however there are now seven new holes in use (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Sutton Farm GP, 1 Yellowhammer, Singing male. (Steven Pearce)

Flamstead village [TL079143] 7+ House Martin (David McGrath)

Flamstead village [TL073143] 1 Yellowhammer (David McGrath)

Flamstead village [TL079146] 6+ Swift (David McGrath)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett, 1 Kingfisher (Andrew Steele)

Harpenden [TL147145] 8 Ring-necked Parakeet, on garden feeders (Robin Pearson)

Hitchin, 1 Hobby, brief glimpse of bird flying over at treetop height, track at top of Grays Lane, 7.00 (Jamie Pridmore )

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Panshanger Park, 1 Little Egret, over (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1+ Cetti's Warbler, singing male(s) heard (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 2 Hobby (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1 Green Sandpiper (Murray Brown)

Radlett [TL161004] 1 Kingfisher (Andrew Steele)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL386102] 1 Black-tailed Godwit, from Draper Hide (David Booth)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Common Tern (Jane Free )

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Little Ringed Plover (Jane Free )

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans, 6+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 3 Tree Sparrow (NW London RSPB)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher (NW London RSPB)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Egret (NW London RSPB)

Wheathampstead [TL180142] 1 Cetti's Warbler, song heard briefly, just once, in area next to river (needs confirmation) (Axel Kirby)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Little Owl (NW London RSPB)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Hobby (NW London RSPB)

Sat 8 Jun 2019 Flamstead village [TL073142] 2 Yellowhammer (David McGrath)

St Albans [TL139074] 1 Grey Wagtail, around Fishpool St and near the river in the West end of Verulamium Park (Bill Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Common Tern (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Cetti's Warbler (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Greenshank (Jane Free)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ032932] 1 Hobby, being mobbed by a crow, whilst driving along the A412 (me not the bird). (Chris Bessant)

Fri 7 Jun 2019 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 35+ Swift, with smaller number of swallow and house martin early morning (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Oystercatcher (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 5 Little Ringed Plover (Allan Meadows)

Apsley [TL063051] 1 Common Tern, flying along line of canal (Axel Kirby)

Verulamium Park [TL145070] 1 Little Egret (Bill Free)

Thu 6 Jun 2019 Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 6+ Swift, Screaming around village area at dusk (Gary Hinton)

Braughing, 6 Swift, flying lower over village square, late evening (Steve Hughes )

Colney Heath [TL198061] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, in trees by Wistlea Crescent (Steve Evans)

Coursers Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL201036] 4+ Tree Sparrow (Alan Gardiner)

East Hyde, 1 Little Egret (Nigel Shane)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 1 Hobby (Steve carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 18 Egyptian Goose, 14 adults 4 juveniles (Steve carter)

Rothamsted Experimental Station, 1 Barn Owl, Hunting over fields at 21.00 (Albert Callewaert)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Kingfisher, female (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Wigeon, drakes (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Hobby (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 House Martin (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Garganey, drake (Robert Callf)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 4 Little Ringed Plover, together (Robert Callf)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1+ Tree Sparrow, calling from hedge (Alan Gardiner)

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

Westmill nr Ware, 17 Red Kite, birds over landfill site and N side of Ware mid afternoon (Murray Orchard)

Wed 5 Jun 2019 Batch Wood nr St Albans, 1 Spotted Flycatcher (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Chris Ruis)

Braughing Meads [TL388246] 1 Cetti's Warbler, first one I have ever heard in this area (Paula Moore)

Coopers Green GPs - main GP, 1 Little Owl, on roadside wires, Nr Whitegate Lodge, Coopers Green Lane (Barry Trevis)

Kimpton [TL200178] 1 Hobby (James Franklin)

Loefield Grove nr Watton at Stone [TL298215] 2 Grey Partridge, pair flushed from roadside on High Elms Lane. (Nigel Denison)

Panshanger Park, 2 Linnet (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing male along Dragonfly Trail (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1+ Hobby, hunting aquatic fly hatch, Osprey Lake (Murray Brown)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Red Kite (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 1 Barnacle Goose, presumed escape/feral, with Canada Geese (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Cuckoo, flying south (Steve Blake)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Little Owl (Steve Blake)

Tue 4 Jun 2019 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Oystercatcher, called from island, then flew off S - no sign of second bird (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Little Ringed Plover (Murray Orchard)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 8 Common Tern, 4 still sitting on island (Murray Orchard)

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

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Oystercatcher

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Little Ringed Plover

Braughing [TL410255] 6 Corn Bunting, six territories assessed between Friars Road and The Causeway E of Braughing at approx TL407249, 409252, 410254, 410255, 409258 and 409260. Birds using spring barley, oats and wheat (Murray Orchard)

Brickendon, 2 Little Owl, observed during late BTO BBS early morning. (Allan Meadows)

Cassiobury Park, c.9 Mandarin, female with eight ducklings

Chorleywood House Estate LNR, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Lee Evans)

Colney Heath [TL198061] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, on peanut feeder (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 1 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 7+ Sand Martin, 8+ holes, but only one seemed to be active (i.e. at least one bird visiting); the holes are where sand excavation is taking place, so as things stand, it seems unlikely there'll be successful breeding this year. (Steven Pearce)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211106] 2 Linnet, pair. (Steven Pearce)

Hatfield Garden Village [TL214102] 2 Linnet, a pair. (Steven Pearce)

Panshanger Park, 1 Cuckoo, male heard (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park, 1 Other, Indian peafowl - cock (Murray Brown)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Cuckoo

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Garganey, fem Draper

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL202111] 3 Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201111] 3 Yellowhammer, singing males along track. (Steven Pearce)

Therfield nr Royston [TL347364] 1 Red Kite, Reed End (Callum Peel)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 100+ Swift (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1st summer (2nd cy) bird early pm (Rupert Evershed)

Watford, 2 Peregrine Falcon, prey passed from returning male to female mid air over YMCA,then disappeared onto roof; much agitated calling then (David Denham )

Mon 3 Jun 2019 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 3 Little Ringed Plover (Clifford Smout)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Ringed Plover (Clifford Smout)

Blackmore End nr Kimpton, 11 Ring-necked Parakeet, on feeders. Including an adult male ringed at Lemsford Springs in 2016 (Peter Wilkinson)

Braughing, 1 Yellow Wagtail, seen from footpath between Hay and Hull Lane. (Steve Hughes)

Braughing, 1 Red Kite, over fields on Pentlows Hill (Steve Hughes)

Brocket Park, 1 Mandarin, male on river in woods. (Clifford Smout)

Colney Heath [TL198061] 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, over (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL170104] 4 Swift (Craig Dunn)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 5 Raven, family party of five over this evening towards Childwickbury. (John Pritchard)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Little Egret (Steve Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake, 2 Grey Wagtail (Steven Pearce)

Watford, 2 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA roof (David Denham )

Sun 2 Jun 2019 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Oystercatcher (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Little Ringed Plover (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Ringed Plover (Barry Reed)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Jenny Sherwen)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Hobby (Jenny Sherwen)

Batch Wood nr St Albans, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, seen to go in/out of the same tree stump on several occasions. (Chris Ruis)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Hobby, circling very high over wood (Rupert Evershed)

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

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Shelduck, from Draper (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Little Ringed Plover, from Draper at 9:00 (Allan Meadows)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Cuckoo, calling 9:00 (Allan Meadows)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL170105] 2 Red Kite (Craig Dunn)

Sandridge nr St Albans [TL170104] 6 Swift (Craig Dunn)

Sawbridgeworth, 1 Marsh Harrier, flew south over West Road at 11:10am (Mike Harris)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL125089] c.20 House Martin (Bill Free)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC [TL228110] 3 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Therfield Heath [TL338399] 1 Red Kite (Callum Peel)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, one adult & one 2nd summer (3rd cy) bird (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2+ Tree Sparrow (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Red Kite (Rupert Evershed)

Verulamium Park [TL141072] 12 Swift (Tricia Gibbons)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Little Owl (Rupert Evershed)

Woodside nr Hatfield [TL252064] 1 Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Woodside nr Hatfield [TL252064] 3+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Sat 1 Jun 2019 Berkhamsted Common, 2 Cuckoo, present for at least the last 49 days (Mike Spittles)

Braughing, 1 Corn Bunting, singing on overhead wires near entrance to Braughing Friars (Steve Hughes)

Braughing, 2 Grey Partridge, In wheat field alongside footpath ruuning from Friars Road to Cockhamstead (Steve Hughes)

Braughing, 4 Linnet, area around radio mast/Fox Lodge at Cockhamstead (Steve Hughes)

Braughing, c.10 Yellowhammer, seen around Cockhamstead/Frairs Road area (Steve Hughes)

Braughing, 1 Corn Bunting, singing from overhead wires near radio mast at Cockhamstead (Steve Hughes)

Brocket Park, 2 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

Hitchin [TL19012950] 1 Swift, near Radcliffe Arms PH (David Inward)

Moor Green nr Buntingford [TL331274] 1 Hobby, seen during BBS survey in TL3227 (Murray Orchard)

Moor Green nr Buntingford [TL336268] 2 Grey Partridge, pair seen during BBS survey in TL3227 (Murray Orchard)

Nuthampstead [TL404364] 2 Grey Partridge, on track midway between Barley, Barkway and Nuthampstead (Hugo Rainey)

Oxhey, 3 Swift, flying high over Oxhey Village. (Geoff Young)

St Albans, 2 Hobby, high over Foxcroft Playing Fields (Rupert Evershed )

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - S lake, 1 Cuckoo (Jane Free )

Tewin, 2 Hobby (Keith Smith)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake, 2 Oystercatcher

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Egret

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Great Black-backed Gull

Wallington, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, between main road and church (Clifford Smout)