Record selection
Records

Sun 21 Jan 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Smew, redheads (Duncan Hilliard)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL135085] c.40 Redwing (Bill Free)

Benington [TL3023] 2 Barn Owl, 7.30 am. Hunting over set-aside field (Kathy Sharman)

Brookmans Park, 2 Brambling, garden

Brookmans Park, 1 Blackcap, f

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL134046] 1 Siskin, male on feeder (Alan Gardiner)

East Hyde, c.25 Redwing, Between Hyde Mill Farm and the railway (Alan Jackson)

East Hyde, c.20 Fieldfare, between Hyde Mill Farm and the railway (Alan Jackson)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 13 Siskin, in alders NW corner of Environmental lake (Tom Speller)

Green Tye nr Much Hadham [TL447186] 4 Grey Partridge, in paddock by crossroads (Laurence Drummond)

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

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Brambling, male seen in Woodhall Farm near junction of Shenley Road and Denham Close (Jenny Baker)

Hertford, 1 Brambling, on feeders. (Alan Reynolds)

Hertford, 3 Lesser Redpoll, on feeders (Alan Reynolds)

Hertford, 2 Siskin, on feeders (Alan Reynolds)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter, female still present. (Tony Blake)

Hitchin [TL19613028] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Much Hadham, 2 Marsh Tit, in Mill wood (Laurence Drummond)

Oakmere Park (Potters Bar), 3 Mandarin

Therfield Heath [TL348391] 2 Brambling, In flock of 150+ chaffinch & 40+ Yellow Hammer (Mike Ilett)

Verulamium Park [TL135070] c.70 Fieldfare, feeding on football pitches at dusk (Bill Free)

Wallington [TL29153350] 2 Hawfinch (Tom Speller)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), c.20 Siskin (Duncan Hilliard)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 6 Lesser Redpoll (Duncan Hilliard)

Sat 20 Jan 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 5 Goldeneye (T Chapman)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 30 Siskin (T Chapman)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 2 Smew, females (T Chapman)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs), 16 Ring-necked Parakeet (Chris Ruis)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs), 1 Smew, redhead still present (Chris Ruis)

Bramfield village [TL291155] 24+ Hawfinch, In churchyard late morning (Chris Ruis)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth [TQ053938] 11 Red-crested Pochard (Anna Marett)

Great Gaddesden [TL028112] 2 Hawfinch, in church yard this morning (chris sharp)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 4 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Redbourn [TL085127] 100+ Golden Plover, flying around over fields at Flamsteadbury Farm (Peter Tallantire )

St Albans, 4 Lesser Redpoll, feeding on Birch catkins, Grange St (Mick Minney)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, c.50 Ring-necked Parakeet (Andrew Coates)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 10 Siskin (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 6 Great Black-backed Gull (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 12 Egyptian Goose (Jane Free)

Weston, 1 Brambling (Andrew Coates)

Fri 19 Jan 2018 Abbots Langley [TL094023] 2 Redwing, in the churchyard. (Hilary Weston)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Smew, redhead (Jenny Sherwen/ Tim Hill)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.5 Goldeneye (Jenny Sherwen/ Tim Hill)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.2 Raven (Lee Cartwright)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Raven, above Easneye wood. (Mark Harris)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Red Kite, from viewpoint, above Easneye wood (Mark Harris)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Marsh Tit, seen from the James Hide c4pm (Mark Harris)

Bishop's Stortford [TL 481232] 9 Fieldfare, feeding at the edge of a ploughed field near Wickham Hall. (Richard Melarange)

Flamstead village [TL076146] 4 Fieldfare, In trees beside playing fields. (David McGrath)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL194045] 4+ Hawfinch, mobile and often elusive (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Gobions Wood nr Brookmans Park, 1 Hawfinch

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL335137] 2 Stonechat, pair on fence posts by River Lea towpath on Park Mead (Andy Bartlett)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 2 Jack Snipe, near bend in canal. Flushed as nearly trod on them! Flew low short distance and into marsh again

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 1 Lesser Redpoll, female on garden feeder this morning (Nick Goss)

Redbourn, 2 Little Owl (John Fisher)

Sandon, 25 Red Kite, gathering over Green End to roost - half eventually roosting in Tichney Wood, the others drifting off towards Friars Wood 16.30-17.00 (Murray Orchard)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 3 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 2 Common Snipe (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 3 Goldeneye, 1m 2f (S Jones)

Stocker's Lake [TQ046935] 2 Red-crested Pochard, pair (S Jones)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (S Jones)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 10+ Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194054] 1 Caspian Gull, 2ndW (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 4+ Common Snipe (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193052] 2 Green Sandpiper (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193053] 1 Little Egret (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Verulamium Park [TL139071] 1 Kingfisher (Bill Free)

Welwyn Garden City [TL233126] 1 Lesser Redpoll, on garden feeder (Mike Upstone)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP907131] 5 Goldeneye, 2 males (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP904128] 8 Common Snipe (Jeff Bailey)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, male along track from rock piles. (Geoff Young)

Thu 18 Jan 2018 Archer's Green nr Tewin, 7 Red Kite, 2 displaying pairs and 3 'interlopers' (Allan Meadows)

Archer's Green nr Tewin, 110+ Redwing, in horse field, east of Archers Green Lane (Allan Meadows)

Bramfield village, 23 Hawfinch, commuting between Churchyard Yews and Rectory garden (Lee G R Evans)

Bramfield village, 4 Red Kite (Lee G R Evans)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified) [TL334083] 3 Parrot Crossbill, seen between gate and cross track half way down on the east side. Birds extremely mobile between 9.30-9.50 (Andrew Miller)

Broxbourne Woods - Bramble's Wood, 1 Woodcock (Lee G R Evans)

Broxbourne Woods - Bramble's Wood, 1 Lesser Redpoll (Lee G R Evans)

Broxbourne Woods - Bramble's Wood, 2 Siskin (Lee G R Evans)

Cassiobury Park [TQ092970] 1 Little Owl, near the new cafe (Chris Sharp)

Cassiobury Park, 2 Little Egret, on river (G Lapworth)

Clothall Common, 1 Blackcap, female in garden bird bath. (Maureen Tindall)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP [TL192088] 2 Lesser Redpoll, feeding on Willowherb seed heads (Rupert Evershed)

Datchworth, 40 Fieldfare (Lee G R Evans)

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

East Hyde, 35 Fieldfare (Lee G R Evans)

East Hyde, 1 Wigeon, adult drake - a scarce bird at this site (Lee G R Evans)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL200089] 1 Kingfisher, at pond in woods (Rupert Evershed)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 3+ Red Kite (Rupert Evershed)

Great Gaddesden [TL028112] 2 Hawfinch, in church yard this morning (Chris Sharp)

Harpenden [TL113157] 4 Lesser Redpoll, garden feeders (David Lyons)

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, north facing elevation of BT building by magic roundabout. (Alan Winn)

Hitchin [TL197301] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL075048] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (lee Batten )

Offley [TL1527] 1 Red Kite, Offley Grange area (David Inward)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Red Kite, hawking along Moors walk (Allan Meadows)

Panshanger Park, 40+ Siskin, in birches and alders near Mimram Kennels (Allan Meadows)

St Albans [TL135072] 1 Hawfinch, St Michael's churchyard (Jenny Sherwen)

Stocker's Lake, 12 Red-crested Pochard, 8m/4f (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 8 Goldeneye, 4m/4f (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 12 Wigeon, from causeway (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 2 Woodcock, near feeding station (Steve carter )

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

Tea Green nr Luton [TL1322] 1 Red Kite, Darley Road (David Inward)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Lesser Redpoll (keith Smith)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 20+ Siskin (Andrew Steele)

Watercress LNR (St Albans), 7+ Lesser Redpoll (Andrew Steele)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, long-staying male (Lee G R Evans)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 245 Redwing (Lee G R Evans)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Lee G R Evans)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 625 Fieldfare (Lee G R Evans)

Wed 17 Jan 2018 Benington [TL302237] 1 Barn Owl, hunting over set-aside field (Kathy Sharman)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs) [TL366012] 1 Smew, redhead (Alan Gardiner)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs) [TL367015] 3 Wigeon, males (Alan Gardiner)

Bramfield village, c.7 Hawfinch, seen around the church at 13.00pm (Brendon Fagan/Terry Smith)

Broxbourne Woods - Bramble's Wood [TL337081] 3 Parrot Crossbill, 2 males + 1 female showing well at SW corner of Highfield Wood a few metres north of cross tracks ca 13.10 to 13.25. (Pete Waldron)

Flamstead village [TL075146] 6 Fieldfare, on playing fields. (David McGrath)

Great Offley [TL148255] 7 Red Kite, single flock circling. (Claudia Harflett)

Lemsford Springs, 9 Green Sandpiper, all colour-ringed (Barry Trevis)

Oakmere Park (Potters Bar), 3 Mandarin, 2 males, 1 female (Robert Callf)

Oakmere Park (Potters Bar), 40+ Redwing, single flock feeding on lawn (Robert Callf)

Oakmere Park (Potters Bar), 3 Fieldfare, with flock of Redwing (Robert Callf)

Stocker's Lake [TQ047932] 3+ Redwing, near Kingfisher hide (Axel Kirby)

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

Stocker's Lake, 2 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Green Sandpiper (S Blake)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL188044] 1 Barnacle Goose, with greylags (Brian Selwyn-Barnett)

Wildhill nr Hatfield, 1 Hawfinch

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, male along main track (G Lapworth)

Tue 16 Jan 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Barn Owl, from the viewpoint at 5pm (Jane Free/Ron Cousins)

Ashridge Forest, 2 Lesser Redpoll, pair feeding in silver birch trees (Nick Goss)

Bramfield village [TL291155] 1 Blackcap, male in Yew trees in churchyard. (Simon West)

Bramfield village [TL29141557] 20+ Hawfinch, In trees around churchyard. (Simon West)

Bramfield village [TL39141557] 1 Lesser Redpoll, In trees with Greenfinches. (Simon West)

Bramfield village, 1 Red Kite, flew over church. (Simon West)

Bramfield village, 4 Lesser Redpoll, In trees in garden by crossroads (Steve Hughes)

Bramfield village, 4 Hawfinch, trees in churchyard (Steve Hughes)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified) [TL33890819] 1 Siskin (Simon West)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified) [TL33890819] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Simon West)

Broxbourne Woods - Bramble's Wood, 3 Parrot Crossbill, showing to 20m - usual site

Cheshunt GPs (exact water not specified), 15 Goosander, at Ashley. No sign of Smew at Bowyers

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL136096] c.15 Redwing (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL136096] c.6 Fieldfare, with Redwing (Bill Free)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL193045] 3 Hawfinch, flew from trees by footpath towards Tyttenhanger House. (Simon West)

Great Gaddesden, 2 Hawfinch, in the church yard this morning (Chris Sharp)

Letchworth [TL217316] 1 Red Kite, Baldock Rd/Field Lane (Peter Moore)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 1 Blackcap, male feeding in garden (Nick Goss)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 2 Lesser Redpoll, pair on Garden feeder (Nick Goss)

Panshanger Park [TL290133] 1 Other, Indian Peafowl - cock (Murray Brown)

St Albans [TL145088] 3 Red Kite, over Green Lane (Ann Lee)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC [TL227109] c.250 Ring-necked Parakeet, gathering from 4.10 till dusk. Moving from poplars in car park to trees on other side of A6129 Including one bright yellow parakeet. (Andrew Miller)

Stapleford [TL320165] 26 Red Kite, gathering and roosting in Upper Stony Hills Wood 16.20-16.50 (Murray Orchard)

Stocker's Lake, 9 Goldeneye, 4m/5f (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 15 Red-crested Pochard, 10m/5f (G Lapworth)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL19800513] 8+ Tree Sparrow (Simon West)

Waterford [TL310152] 2 Red Kite, in tree on A119 (Peter Moore)

Welwyn Garden City [TL235137] 9 Ring-necked Parakeet, mobbing Red Kite (Murray Brown)

Welwyn Garden City [TL235137] 1 Red Kite, being mobbed by nine Ring-necked Parakeets (Murray Brown)

Mon 15 Jan 2018 Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park [TQ167956] 2 Mandarin, m + f (S Blake)

Cassiobury Park, 1 Kingfisher, flew up river, just down from car park. (Geoff Young)

Colney Heath [TL198061] 1 Red Kite (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

East Hyde [TL131169] 1 Mandarin, male by the farm again (on the Herts side of the river) (Roger & Lynn Payne)

Great Gaddesden [TL028112] 1 Hawfinch, at back of church yard 11:30 (Chris Sharp)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL155113] 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, drumming at top of Pismire Spring Wood (Rupert Evershed)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL161114] 30+ Lesser Redpoll (Rupert Evershed)

Heartwood Forest - Well & Pudler's Wood [TL160116] 1 Hawfinch (Rupert Evershed)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ160961] 1 Common Scoter, viewed from public viewing platform, Hogg Lane (S Blake)

Hitchin [TL198303] 1 Red Kite, Orchard Road (David Inward)

Lemsford Springs, 5 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 7 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Kingfisher (Barry Trevis)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Lee Fitz)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 240+ Ring-necked Parakeet, by 16:15 (Allan Meadows)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Red Kite (John Coleman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 3 Little Egret (John Coleman)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 8+ Hawfinch, high in the oaks 150m east of Tyttenhanger house from 1.30-2.30, very mobile. (Andrew Miller)

Sun 14 Jan 2018 Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs) [TL368014] 1 Smew, red head (Steve Hughes)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL283164] 5+ Brambling, with chaffinches/linnets early AM in tree/bushes along Winding Shott road just to east of Perrywood lane. Space to park along Winding Shott road opposite Perrywood lane TL28161653 (Tom Speller)

Bramfield village [TL291155] 32+ Hawfinch, commuting between church and perching in tall trees in gardens of old rectory house (Mike ilett)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified), 2 Lesser Redpoll (Richard Holdsworth)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified), 3 Parrot Crossbill, showing well and calling loudly when flying - by crossroads from Monks Green entrance (Richard Holdsworth)

Cheshunt GPs (exact water not specified), 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Hughes)

Cheshunt GPs (exact water not specified), c.8 Siskin, with Goldfinch (Steve Hughes)

Colney Heath, 2+ Siskin, on the common (Andrew Steele)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195046] 22+ Hawfinch, mobile flock around tree tops at Garden Wood 10am. Viewed from public footpath (Tom Speller)

Great Gaddesden [TL028112] 2 Hawfinch, at back of church yard mid morning (Chris Sharp)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 Mediterranean Gull, adults in roost - found by Steve Murray. (Tony Blake)

Letty Green [TL294110] 2 Hawfinch, flew through Cole Green Way heading south. Grid ref approximate. (Alan Winn)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Bittern, one roosted in Herts reed bed viewed from canal (Ian Williams)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Lee Fitz)

Sherrardspark Wood nr WGC, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Alan Winn)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC [TL227109] 270+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 4pm - 4.30pm. birds already gathered in poplar trees at south end of south car-park and were flying in groups across A6129 to roost in trees between A6129 and A1, TL22701090. One white bird. (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL23992393] 1 Peregrine Falcon, feeding on prey whilst sat on light on north side of Vista Tower 4.50pm- 5pm. (Tom Speller)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Green Sandpiper (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Kingfisher (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3 Little Egret (Andrew Steele)

Ware [TL360143] 7+ Lesser Redpoll, in the grounds of Christchurch, New Road (Ian Edwards)

Watercress LNR (St Albans) [TL153063] 15+ Siskin (Alan Gardiner)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Goosander, 2 males and a female for about 20 minutes this morning (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 9 Goldeneye, 5 male (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 31+ Common Snipe, in reed bed from hide (Ian Williams)

Sat 13 Jan 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 5 Goldeneye

Bengeo (Hertford), 3 Redpoll sp., in garden feeding on silver birch seeds (C Glanville)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs), 1 Smew, redhead, not same bird as the one on Friday Lake which is still there (Allan Meadows)

Bramfield village, c.23 Hawfinch, in the churchyard trees (Simon Crockford)

Bramfield Woods, 80 Linnet, in field opposite entrance to Bramfield wood (clive harding)

Bramfield Woods, 15 Yellowhammer, in field margins opposite entrance to Bramfield wood (clive harding)

Bramfield Woods [TL282164] 27+ Brambling, In field margins opposite entrance to Bramfield wood (clive harding)

Breachwood Green, 1 Lesser Redpoll

Colney Heath [TL198061] 1 Red Kite (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP [TL193088] 1 Woodcock, flushed by dogs (Rupert Evershed)

Cromer Hyde nr Lemsford [TL196122] c.30 Hawfinch, NW corner of Fletchers Wick wood (Darin Stanley)

East Hyde [TL131169] 1 Mandarin, by the farm (on Herts side of river) (Roger Payne)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL199091] 6+ Lesser Redpoll, feeding in birches in woods (Rupert Evershed)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL193046] 30+ Hawfinch (Brendon Glynn)

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

Harpenden, 120 Golden Plover, circling over fields to south (T Chapman)

Hatfield Garden Village [TL209099] 1 Fieldfare (Chris Ruis)

Hitchin [TL196286] 2 Red Kite (Callum Peel)

Hitchin [TL197303] 1 Red Kite, Orchard Road (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL192296] 2 Red Kite, over the Oakfield estate (Nigel Agar)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 2 male 2 females on garden feeder (Nick Goss)

Panshanger Aerodrome, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Green Sandpiper

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Shelduck

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 2 Egyptian Goose

Stapleford [TL31171687] 2 Hawfinch, around trees at front of the church. one male (Tom Speller)

Stevenage, 1 Red Kite, flying over town centre (Dawn Brimble)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Water Rail, viewed from scrape hide (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Goldeneye, 2m/1f (Charlie Ramsay)

Turnford Lakes (Cheshunt GPs), 16 Goosander, Ashley pit, 7 males, 9 females (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL199047] 4 Hawfinch, flying over New Plantation wood (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 1 Water Rail (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 25+ Common Snipe, flushed by fox (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Verulamium Park, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Andrew Steele)

Welwyn Garden City [TL239138] 2 Red Kite (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Weston, 1 Brambling (Andrew Coates)

Weston, 1 Raven (Andrew Coates)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Goldeneye, pair (G Lapworth)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 25 Common Snipe, right of hide (G Lapworth)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Green Sandpiper, from hide (G Lapworth)

Fri 12 Jan 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Marsh Tit, dragonfly field feeders (Jeff Bailey)

Amwell NR - Bittern Pool, 1 Water Rail (Allan Meadows)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL375125] 1 Woodcock (Jeff Bailey)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378126] 4 Goldeneye, 2 males 2 females (Jeff Bailey)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 4 Goldeneye

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL041060] 1 Little Egret, on moor opposite cafe 09:50 (Gary Hinton)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL193046] 20+ Hawfinch (Tyttenhanger Birders )

Hemel Hempstead [TL055063] 1 Little Egret, In river on funny roundabout 08:45 (Gary Hinton)

Hitchin [TL207294] 1 Little Egret, Purwell Recreation Ground (David Inward)

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

St Albans [TL182062] 100+ Fieldfare (Alan Gardiner)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Kingfisher (John Coleman)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 7+ Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders )

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 7+ Ring-necked Parakeet (Tyttenhanger Birders )

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 3 Little Egret (Tyttenhanger Birders )

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 48+ Common Snipe (Tyttenhanger Birders )

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194054] 1 Great Black-backed Gull, adult (Tyttenhanger Birders )

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195051] 1 Green Sandpiper (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL184041] 1 Stonechat (Tyttenhanger Birders )

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

Thu 11 Jan 2018 Aldenham Park, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Lee G R Evans)

Amwell NR - Bittern Pool, 1 Bittern, showing from far left ride 11.30 (Jenny Sherwen)

Bernards Heath (St Albans), 1 Blackcap, male in garden (Andrew Steele)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs) [TL367015] 1 Smew, Drake still present (David Booth / Lee G R Evans)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs), 4 Wigeon (Lee G R Evans)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs), 1 Kingfisher (Lee G R Evans)

Bowyers Water (Cheshunt GPs), 30 Redwing (Lee G R Evans)

Cromer Hyde nr Lemsford [TL197122] 26 Hawfinch, In Fletcher's Wood nr Cromer Hyde - flock then flew towards Coleman Green (Rupert Evershed)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter, Female still present first thing (Lee G R Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 Shelduck (Lee G R Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 Shelduck, from viewing platform (William Bishop)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL205294] 1 Little Egret, Purwell park (Callum Peel)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 2 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Common Snipe (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

St Albans [TL135073] 1 Hawfinch, Perched in top of tree on edge of St Michael’s Churchyard. (Tim Hill)

Stocker's Lake, 8 Red-crested Pochard, 7m/1f (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 8 Goldeneye, 3m/5f (G Lapworth)

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

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

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL197109] 2+ Hawfinch, In main wood (Rupert Evershed)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL189102] 3 Hawfinch, In trees towards Fairfolds Farm (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 12 Tree Sparrow, In the hedgerow by feeders at 9am (Lee G R Evans)

Wed 10 Jan 2018 Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 1 Water Rail (Steve Rogers)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 1 Little Egret (Steve Rogers)

Bramfield village, 1 Red Kite (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195047] 5+ Hawfinch, flying around the treetops (Alan Gardiner)

Great Gaddesden, 2 Hawfinch, rear of the churchyard in the tall trees at 1:30 (Steve Quinn )

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ156960] 1 Common Scoter, female still present 15.00 (Pete Waldron)

Hitch Wood nr St Paul's Walden [TL195238] 2 Marsh Tit (David Booth)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), c.25 Redwing, In moneyhole park ( Lee Fitz)

Panshanger Park [TL302123] 1 Cetti's Warbler, song heard (Murray Brown)

Panshanger Park [TL300124] 1 Water Rail, heard (Murray Brown)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Woodcock, at 15:55 over reedbed HMWT part of reserve (Allan Meadows)

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

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 3 Stonechat, 1 male, 2 female on meadow (Allan Meadows)

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

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 12+ Redwing, on meadow (Allan Meadows)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Jane Free)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 2 Egyptian Goose, at dusk coming to roost (Jane Free)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Goldeneye, 3 males displaying 2 females (Steve Carter)

Turnford Lakes (Cheshunt GPs) [TL370044] 10+ Goosander, 5 adult males + 5 redheads, Ashley Lake 12.15 (Pete Waldron)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] c.4 Tree Sparrow (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL193045] 7 Ring-necked Parakeet (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193053] 3 Little Egret (Alan Gardiner)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196050] 1 Kingfisher, fishing on edge of main pit (T.Wood)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL189041] c.15 Linnet (Alan Gardiner)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192043] 1 Little Owl, looking out from hole in oak tree (T.Wood)

Tue 9 Jan 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Woodcock, by the railway track (Jane Free/Ron Cousins)

Bramfield village, 1 Brambling, in churchyard (Allan Meadows)

Bramfield village, 24+ Hawfinch, flew toward Bramfield Park Woods with several Greenfinch, mid morning with at least 9 returning to churchyard (Allan Meadows)

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

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1 Caspian Gull, X307 on Main Lake at 12.00 (Alan Ford)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL193046] 6+ Hawfinch (S Blake)

Great Gaddesden [TL028112] 1 Hawfinch, in churchyard at midday (Chris Sharp)

Hitchin [TL196284] 1 Little Egret, back of Oakfield Avenue (Ann Agar)

Oxhey Woods [TQ106923] 30 Lesser Redpoll (Joan Thompson )

St Albans [TL135072] 3 Hawfinch, in St. Michael's churchyard at miday (Jeff Bailey)

Stevenage, 100+ Redwing, feeding on berries in Stirling Close mid morning (Mike Harris)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye, displaying and male calling (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher, heard (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 7 Red-crested Pochard (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 9 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, c.50 Siskin (Steve Carter)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 1 Water Rail (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 37+ Common Snipe, flushed when Peregrine (assumed not seen) went over. (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196048] 2 Little Egret (S Blake)

Wallington [TL291334] 2 Hawfinch, in yew trees in garden near the church (Duncan Coates)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192042] 1 Little Owl (S Blake)

Mon 8 Jan 2018 Cassiobury Park, 2 Mandarin (Steve Rogers)

Cassiobury Park, 1 Little Egret (Steve Rogers)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 1 Caspian Gull, 2nd winter bird German Ringed X307 (Darrel Bryant)

Great Gaddesden, 2 Hawfinch, In churchyard 2pm (Nick Sinden)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter, female seen from viewpoint. (Geoff Young)

Lemsford Springs, 2 Little Egret (Ian Taylor)

Lemsford Springs, 5 Green Sandpiper (Ian Taylor)

Lemsford Springs, c.30 Siskin, by entrance (Ian Taylor)

Oughtonhead nr Hitchin, 3+ Redwing (Rob stubbs)

St Albans [TL135072] 2 Hawfinch, St Michael's churchyard (Murray Brown)

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

Stocker's Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, c.50 Siskin (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake [TL326157] 2 Wigeon (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Goldeneye (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL195120] 3 Hawfinch, flying over (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 11+ Tree Sparrow (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Sun 7 Jan 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378126] 1 Yellow-legged Gull, adult (William Bishop)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Woodcock, at twilight (William Bishop)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Lesser Redpoll, on birch by White Hide (William Bishop)

Baldock, 150+ Fieldfare, between Baldock and Quickswood (Ian Hall)

Baldock, 1 Yellowhammer (Ian Hall)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL135086] c.40 Redwing, on golf course (Bill Free)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL136083] 2 Red Kite (Bill Free)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL283163] 5+ Brambling, amongst chaffinches along Winding Shott (Chris Sharp)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL286154] 27 Fieldfare (Christopher Benton)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL282163] 25 Brambling, between Wnding Shott lane and Symonds Wood (Clive Harding/Nigel Wakerley)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL282163] c.30 Yellowhammer, in field margins beweeen Winding Shott Lane and Symonds wood (Clive Harding/Nigel Wakerley)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL282163] c.200 Linnet (Clive Harding/Nigel Wakerley)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL285150] c.40 Golden Plover (L G Neville)

Bramfield village [TL300148] c.8 Grey Partridge, a covey in fields on main road to Hertford (Dan Fletcher )

Bramfield village, 1 Blackcap, male feeding in yew tree in churchyard (Dan Fletcher )

Bramfield village [TL291155] 26 Hawfinch (Mike ilett)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL134046] 1 Blackcap, female on feeder (Alan Gardiner)

Colney Heath [TL198061] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, on our garden feeders (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL149033] c.12 Siskin (Alan Gardiner)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195047] 1 Hawfinch, 11:35am, by footpath's southern entrance to wood. (Steven Pearce)

Harpenden [TL152123] 1 Raven, by Thames wood (Darin Stanley)

Harpenden, 1 Fieldfare, with Redwings (Roger Payne)

Harpenden [TL145145] 1 Blackcap, male on garden feeder (Roger Payne)

Harpenden [TL155147] c.50 Redwing, B653 between Harpenden & Wheathampstead (Roger Payne)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter, female still present in north part of Res. 25th day. (Tony Blake)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Kingfisher (Roger & Lynn Payne)

Lemsford Springs, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Roger & Lynn Payne)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Water Rail (Roger & Lynn Payne)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Little Egret (Roger & Lynn Payne)

Lemsford Springs [TL222122] 4 Green Sandpiper (Roger & Lynn Payne)

Lemsford Springs, 6 Siskin (Roger & Lynn Payne)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Lee Fitz)

Pin Green nr Stevenage, 1 Red Kite (Ian Harris)

Redbourn [TL093127] 40+ Redwing, foraging on horse paddocks at Nicholls Farm (Peter Tallantire)

Royston [TL357402] 1 Brambling, male (Gordon Fuller)

Sandon [TL304341] 180 Linnet, Wallington to Sandon road (Mike ilett)

Stapleford [TL31171687] 2 Hawfinch, high in trees at front of the church (Tom Speller)

Tewin, c.25 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew over Lower Tewin Green (Ian Taylor)

Turnford Lakes (Cheshunt GPs) [TL369038] 5 Goosander, 3 male, 2 female (William Bishop)

Wallington, 1 Hawfinch, TL291 334 (Ian Hall)

Wallington, 1 Yellowhammer (Ian Hall)

Wallington, 2 Hawfinch (Mike ilett)

Sat 6 Jan 2018 Baldock, 1 Blackcap, male on garden feeders (Ian Hall)

Bencroft Wood nr Wormley West End [TL328061] 1 Marsh Tit (Steve Hughes)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL282163] 5 Brambling, in field between Symonds Wood and Winding Shott Lane (Clive Harding)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL282163] c.30 Yellowhammer (Clive Harding)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL282163] c.70 Linnet (Clive Harding)

Bramfield village, 5 Hawfinch (Clive Harding/Colin Alderman)

Broxbourne Woods - Bramble's Wood, 1 Woodcock (Chris Ruis)

Croxley Green, 1 Blackcap, male (Charlie Ramsay)

East Hyde [TL130170] c.60 Fieldfare, mixed flock with fewer number of Redwing. (David Lyons)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL195047] 4+ Lesser Redpoll (S Blake/D Booth/R Flesher)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL193046] 5+ Hawfinch (A Steele/S Blake/D Booth/R Flesher)

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

Harpenden [TL113157] 5 Lesser Redpoll, garden feeders (David Lyons)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP922138] 2 Bittern, Into roost at canal end between 16:15 and 16:30 (Chris Ruis)

Redbourn [TL089126] c.50 Golden Plover, over fields at Flamsteadbury Farm (Peter Tallantire)

Redbourn [TL092128] 30+ Redwing, foraging on paddocks around Nicholls Farm (Peter Tallantire)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL384105] 1 Green Sandpiper, from Gadwall Hide (Steve Hughes)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 4 Redwing (Steve Hughes)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL387101] 1 Peregrine Falcon, over reserve car park (Steve Hughes)

Sandon [TL305338] 1 Merlin, Flew across road and landed in field between Wallington and Sandon (Mike Ilett)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 4 Water Rail (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (G Lapworth)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Goldeneye (Steve Carter )

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Green Sandpiper (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Siskin (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 14+ Tree Sparrow (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Caspian Gull, 2W (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Kingfisher (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Little Egret (Andrew Steele)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 2+ Common Snipe (S Blake/D Booth/R Flesher)

Wallington [TL291334] 4 Hawfinch (Mike Ilett)

Watford [TQ115982] 1 Blackcap (Hilary Weston)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL186044] c.40 Linnet, in pumpkin field (David Booth)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL186044] 1 Barnacle Goose, with Greylags (David Booth)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Green Sandpiper (Richard Ness)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 13 Common Snipe, 9 opposite hide, 4 by far reed bed (Richard Ness)

Fri 5 Jan 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 3 Goldeneye (Jenny Sherwen)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth [TQ057940] 1 Cetti's Warbler, lock by Canal museum (Anna Marett)

Bramfield village, 11+ Hawfinch, in yew at back of churchyard (Neale Hider et al)

Brickendon, 1 Hawfinch, in tree by Celtic Harmony car park (Allan Meadows)

Brickendon, 1 Brambling, along footpath by Celtic Harmony car park (Allan Meadows)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified), 3 Parrot Crossbill, In usual place by cross tracks (Allan Meadows)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL135097] 2 Red Kite (Bill Free)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL135097] 1 Raven (Bill Free)

Croxley Common Moor, 1 Kingfisher, Grand Union Canal (Geoff Young)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL193046] 10+ Hawfinch, In treetops behind Tyttenhanger House - v flighty and calling constantly (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Great Gaddesden, 4+ Hawfinch, in churchyard (Connor and David McGrath)

Hatfield [TL215082] 1 Red Kite, near Galleria (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL196286] 1 Red Kite, over Ninesprings Way (Callum Peel)

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

Kimpton Mill [TL199188] 15 Red Kite (Alan Ford)

Kimpton Mill [TL197184] 1 Little Egret (Alan Ford)

Little Almshoe nr Hitchin [TL198258] 1 Red Kite (David Inward)

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage [TL203269] 1 Peregrine Falcon, at electrical sub-station (Michael Hooper)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Bittern, canal side at 16:00 (Richard Ness)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted, 2 Lesser Redpoll, male & female on garden feeder (Jill Goss)

Pishiobury Park, 1 Peregrine Falcon, south over eastern edge of the park around 3pm (John Slee)

Redbournbury [TL120108] 3 Little Egret, along the Ver (John Fisher)

Redbournbury [TL124110] 50+ Yellowhammer, In field and on wires off Beesonend lane (John Fisher)

St Albans [TL160062] 10 Lesser Redpoll, in my garden (Rupert Evershed)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 4 Red-crested Pochard (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

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

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

Troy Mill Lake nr Maple Cross, 4 Chiffchaff, on the Colne (Lee Evans)

Turnford Lakes (Cheshunt GPs), 16 Goosander, including 9 drakes on Ashley Fisheries Pit (Lee Evans)

Turnford Lakes (Cheshunt GPs), 3 Fieldfare, single birds seen (Steve Hughes and Rob Stubbs)

Turnford Lakes (Cheshunt GPs) [TL370044] c.12 Goosander, At least 12 seen, groups of 2 to 6, mixture of m/f. (Steve Hughes and Rob Stubbs)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Caspian Gull, 2W (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Kingfisher, nr causeway (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 8+ Tree Sparrow, In usual hedge and at feeder (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

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

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL197048] 1 Water Rail, seen at back of lagoon (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 1 Green Sandpiper (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] c.30 Siskin (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 12+ Common Snipe (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Whitwell [TL182212] 1 Green Sandpiper, Watercress Beds (Alan Ford)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL186045] 1 Stonechat, on fence surrounding old maize crop (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL187046] 1 Barnacle Goose, usual individual with Greylag Goose flock (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Thu 4 Jan 2018 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified) [TL373129] c.30+ Siskin, between river and railway line. (Roger Buxton)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378129] 2 Red Kite (Roger Buxton)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL380124] 4 Goldeneye, 2 males, 2 females. (Roger Buxton)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth [TQ057940] 1 Kingfisher (Anna Marett)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL282163] 20+ Brambling, in field between Symonds wood and Winding Shott Lane (Clive Harding)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL282163] 40+ Yellowhammer (Clive Harding)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL282163] 70 Linnet (Clive Harding)

Bramfield village, 3 Hawfinch (Clive Harding)

Bramfield village [TL292156] 2 Hawfinch, in trees at back of churchyard at 13-05 hours (Huw Lewis)

Brickendon [TL329083] 2+ Brambling, with Chaffinch flock by path between Brickendon and Monks Green (David Booth)

Brickendon [TL326083] c.30 Siskin, by pond at Bourne Orchard (David Booth)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified) [TL335084] 3 Parrot Crossbill, still present near crosstracks (David Booth)

Chesfield Park nr Stevenage [TL239277] 3 Grey Partridge (Clive Brackenbury)

Chesfield Park nr Stevenage [TL236269] c.20 Yellowhammer, on drilled field (Clive Brackenbury)

East Hyde, 1 Water Rail, in channel (Ann Doubleday)

Harpenden [TL113156] 2 Lesser Redpoll, garden feeders (David Lyons)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 15:30, plucking prey on window ledge, below usual perch. BT building (David dDenham)

Highfield Farm nr Tyttenhanger [TL181060] 100+ Fieldfare (Rupert Evershed)

Highfield Farm nr Tyttenhanger [TL180062] 30+ Yellowhammer, Feeding in field (Rupert Evershed)

Highfield Farm nr Tyttenhanger [TL186055] 2 Woodcock, flushed from Knight's Wood (Rupert Evershed)

Highfield Farm nr Tyttenhanger [TL181060] 200+ Redwing (Rupert Evershed)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City), 20 Ring-necked Parakeet, over heading East (Lee Fitz)

Southern Green nr Buntingford, 2 Raven, pair in tree cronking to each other. (John Dingemans)

Southern Green nr Buntingford, 1 Hawfinch, in private garden. (John Dingemans)

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

Wildhill nr Hatfield, 12+ Red Kite

Woodside nr Hatfield, 1 Woodcock

Woodside nr Hatfield, 3 Hawfinch

Wed 3 Jan 2018 Bayfordbury [TL313102] 7 Mandarin, 5m+2f (Simon Knott)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL281164] 2 Brambling, amongst chaffinch flock opposite Perrywood Lane/Winding Shott Junction (Clive Harding)

Bramfield Park Wood [TL281164] 75 Linnet (Clive Harding)

Bramfield village [TL291156] 4 Hawfinch, in trees around churchyard mid morning. (Steve Clark)

Chipperfield [TL045018] c.15 Redwing, in stubble, off Kings Lane (Axel Kirby)

Great Gaddesden, 7 Hawfinch, very mobile but feeding on Yew berries at St. John The Baptist Churchyard, C12.30 (Dan Forder)

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

Hatfield Garden Village [TL217098] 3 Redwing, in my garden (John Moss)

Hitchin [TL199284] 2 Little Egret, In Ippolitts Brook behind Ninesprings Way (Callum Peel)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP923138] 2 Bittern, both birds near canal end (Jeff Bailey)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 7 Tree Sparrow (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 3 Common Snipe (S Blake)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 5 Little Egret (S Blake)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP904128] 3 Green Sandpiper (Jeff Bailey)

Tue 2 Jan 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 4 Goldeneye, 2m 2f (S Blake/R Evershed/R Coombesl)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 1 Marsh Tit (S Blake/R Evershed//RCoombes)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 2+ Yellow-legged Gull, adults (S Blake/R Evershed/R Coombes)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 1+ Cetti's Warbler, heard (S Blake/R Evershed/R Coombesl)

Bramfield village [TL284161] 9 Grey Partridge (SBlake/R Evershed/R Coombes)

Bramfield village [TL292156] 12+ Hawfinch, in trees around church (SBlake/R Evershed/R Coombes)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified), c.3 Parrot Crossbill, still present on east side of cross tracks in trees nearest to the gate, 11:30-12:30. (Anders Gray)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified) [TL333085] c.20 Brambling, in trees behind scaffolding company. Monks Green Fm (S Blake/R Evershed/R Coombes)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified) [TL338082] 2 Raven (S Blake/R Evershed/R Coombes)

East Hyde [TL131169] 1 Raven, Flew north. (Tim Hill)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Little Owl (Tim Hill)

Flaunden [TL015009] 1 Lesser Redpoll, on fat ball feeder in orchard. (Jill Saunders)

Great Gaddesden, 3+ Hawfinch, in the churchyard around 1pm, mainly in the high tree tops (Nick Sinden)

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

Hertford, 1 Little Egret, (Christopher Benton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Clifford Smout)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Linnet (Clifford Smout)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 22 Golden Plover (Clifford Smout)

Mon 1 Jan 2018 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Goldeneye (Clifford Smout)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL376127] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Mike Ilett)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL376127] 2 Stonechat (Mike Ilett)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL376127] 1 Peregrine Falcon, flew towards Rye Meads (Mike Ilett)

Baldwin's Wood/Flaunden Grove [TQ013993] 2 Marsh Tit (Anna Marett)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL135087] c.36 Redwing (Bill Free)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL140096] 7 Ring-necked Parakeet, flying NE at 15.30 (Bill Free)

Bishop's Stortford [TL490210] 1 Stonechat, in scrubby marginal land near Wickham Hall. (Richard Melarange)

Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead [TL048072] 4 Raven, Flying around Pinewood Gardens (David Evans)

Bramfield village, c.25 Golden Plover (Jane Free)

Bramfield village [TL291155] 5 Hawfinch, around the church this morning coming into Yews (Mike ilett)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified), 1 Brambling, into roost with a Siskin (Laurence Drummond)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified), 1 Glaucous Gull, Immature flew over south (Laurence Drummond)

Broxbourne Woods (exact wood name not specified) [TL335084] 3 Parrot Crossbill, still present near cross track (Mike Ilett)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP [TL196092] 1 Green Sandpiper (S Chalmers)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP [TL198093] 1 Woodcock, flushed in Cut Field Wood (S Chalmers)

Croxley Green, 1 Blackcap, male in garden (Charlie Ramsay)

Croxley Green [TQ076955] 1 Blackcap, in garden (Steve Rogers)

East Hyde, 5 Grey Partridge, Thrales End Lane - just into Bedfordshire (Janet and Francis Dowley)

East Hyde, 1 Mandarin (Janet and Francis Dowley)

East Hyde [TL128171] 1 Water Rail (Roger Payne)

Gobions Wood nr Brookmans Park, 1 Hawfinch, still present in Leach's Fields area

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL232271] 7 Grey Partridge, in field next to North Road (Tom Speller)

Great Gaddesden, 17 Hawfinch, Showing well in Yews in churchyard (Lee G R R Evans)

Hatfield [TL196077] 1 Red Kite, Seen from Notcutts at Smallford (Steve Evans & Ann Lee)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Common Scoter, Female, still present at 3.40pm, in northern part of res. (Tony Blake)

Lemsford Springs, 15 Siskin (Clifford Smout)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Red Kite (Janet and Francis Dowley)

Lemsford Springs, 2 Little Egret (Janet and Francis Dowley)

Lemsford Springs, 3 Green Sandpiper (Janet and Francis Dowley)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, over east side of reservoir 8.30 (Ian Williams)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Goosander, drake flew through around 8am (Ian Williams)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Water Rail (Lee G R R Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Bittern, Two at the west end with one in the middle - all overwintering (Lee G R R Evans)

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

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 123 Corn Bunting, to roost (Lee G R R Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Cetti's Warbler (Lee G R R Evans)

Oxhey, 1 Blackcap, Female in garden. (Geoff Young)

Potters Bar [TL227011] c.40 Golden Plover, flock in field next to A1 northbound just north of junction with M25 2.30pm (Tom Speller)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon, 1 Shelduck (Clifford Smout)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL385103] 2 Water Rail (David Booth)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL385103] 2 Cetti's Warbler (David Booth)

Rye Meads nr Hoddesdon [TL385102] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Vicky Buckel)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Little Egret (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 3 Water Rail, good views of all (G Lapworth)

Scotsbridge Mill Watercress Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Common Snipe (G Lapworth)

Standon Lordship, 1 Red Kite (Murray Orchard)

Standon Lordship, 1 Little Egret, feeding along the River Rib (Murray Orchard)

Stevenage [TL223237] 1 Marsh Tit, Upper Kitching Spring (Alan Ford)

Stevenage [TL244243] 1 Red Kite, low over Bedwell Cresent 8.30am (Tom Speller)

Symondshyde Great Wood [TL200118] 14 Hawfinch, 12 flew from Long Grove Plantation to Titnol's Wood and further 2 at Symondshyde Farm (Rupert Evershed)

Turnford Lakes (Cheshunt GPs) [TL370044] 7+ Goosander, Ashley Pit (David Booth)

Turnford nr Cheshunt [TL371054] c.30 Siskin (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Green Sandpiper (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Kingfisher (Steven Pearce)

Watery Grove (Knebworth Woods) [TL230229] 1 Hawfinch, male (Alan Ford)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 250 Wigeon (Lee G R R Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 22 Golden Plover (Lee G R R Evans)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Goldeneye, 3 drakes (Lee G R R Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 30 Redwing (Lee G R R Evans)