Record selection
Records

Mon 12 Apr 2021 Ashwell [TL261419] 1 Yellow Wagtail, on dung heap along Ashwell to Eyeworth Road (Mike Ilett)

Ashwell [TL261418] 112 Golden Plover, Ashwell to Eyeworth road opposite dung heaps (Mike Ilett)

Baldock [TL261332] 1 Wheatear, male in stubble field opposite model airstrip (Mike Ilett)

Cassiobury Park, 3 Mandarin, pair on gade 1 fem in flight (Steve Carter)

Cassiobury Park, 2 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter)

Cassiobury Park, 3 Blackcap (Steve Carter)

Coopers Green GPs - Beech Farm GP [TL189089] 1 Willow Warbler (Jennifer Gilbert)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] c.13 Yellow Wagtail, Feeding on mound by track with a probable ‘Channel’ wagtail, and several White wagtail (Dan Fletcher)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] c.20 Meadow Pipit (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] 4 Yellow Wagtail (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213106] 1 Willow Warbler (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 5 Sand Martin (Steven Leslie Pearce)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 4 Little Ringed Plover, Two pairs. (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 4+ White Wagtail (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 1 Mandarin, Flying low, westwards over track. (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] c.30 Swallow (Steven Leslie Pearce)

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

East Hyde, 2 Swallow (Francis and Janet Dowley)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL197087] 1 Willow Warbler, one singing at 8am (Dan Fletcher)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL201090] 1 Willow Warbler, In tree tops at edge of Round Wood. (Jennifer Gilbert)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 2 Willow Warbler, singing birds at millennium & environmental lakes (Tom Speller)

Hillend Farm nr Hatfield, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 12.00 (Keith Smith)

Hitchin [TL199299] 1 Cattle Egret, Purwell Meadows west (David Inward)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Common Tern (Richard Ness)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 12 Yellow Wagtail, in field next to horse paddocks by canal at 4;30pm (Richard Ness)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Oystercatcher, in horse paddock by canal (Richard Ness)

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

Newnham [TL256387] 7 Corn Bunting, singing males along Newnham to Ashwell road (Mike Ilett)

North Watford, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Nathan Gibson)

Radwell nr Baldock [TL230353] 3 Fieldfare

Standalone Farm nr Letchworth [TL209338] 1 Green Sandpiper (Mike Oakland)

Standalone Farm nr Letchworth [TL209338] 1 Raven (Mike Oakland)

Stocker's Farm, 6+ Little Ringed Plover (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Yellow Wagtail, flooded field (charlie Ramsay)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth, 5 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Willow Warbler (Steve Carter)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth, 1 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth, 2 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Redshank (Richard Ness)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Little Ringed Plover (Richard Ness)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Richard Ness)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 2 Yellowhammer, at feeder (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL190050] 2 Oystercatcher (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL189047] 1 Yellow Wagtail, flying over (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 1 Redstart, male in hedge between main pit and model railway (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Redstart, an elusive male still present this evening, favouring a lone flowering Blackthorn by the stream north of the Tree Sparrow colony (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196058] 1 Little Egret (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196051] 2 Whitethroat, one by high viewpoint and one by paddocks (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196050] 2 Willow Warbler, one by paddocks and one along River Colne (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL188044] 1 Pied Flycatcher, male by causeway briefly but flew towards river (David Booth)

Watford [TQ096986] 1 Chiffchaff, seen in Cheslyn Gardens (Nick Harris)

Watford [TQ096986] 1 Siskin, one bird on feeder in Cheslyn Gardens (Nick Harris)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 10.30 (Keith Smith)

Weston, 2 Little Owl, pair in first paddock beyond Rowan Close (Lee Evans)

Weston, 1 Ring Ouzel, first-winter male still present and showing well in lower hedgerow. Chacking very occasionally (Lee Evans)

Weston, 2 Grey Partridge, pair in stubble (Lee Evans)

Weston, 1 Redstart, male in main hedgerow by footpath 017 to Graveley, generally in flowering Blackthorn (Lee Evans)

Weston, 25 Yellowhammer, flock in stubble (Lee Evans)

Weston, 1 Linnet (Lee Evans)

Weston, 1 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL191039] 1 Little Owl, In dead tree along entrance road (Rupert Evershed)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Goldeneye, male (Richard Ness)

Sun 11 Apr 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 2 Common Snipe, In front of viewpoint. (David Lyons)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Little Ringed Plover, In front of viewpoint. (David Lyons)

Aston End [TL281240] 1 Yellow Wagtail, male heading north along river (Phil Bishop)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL139088] 1 Chiffchaff (Bill Free)

Bernards Heath (St Albans) [TL154084] 1 Meadow Pipit (Andrew Steele)

Bricket Wood [TL139017] c.30 Linnet (Andrew Steele)

Bricket Wood Common [TL129013] 1 Hobby, heading east (Andrew Steele)

Bricket Wood Common [TL131016] 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (RSPB St Albans group)

Bricket Wood Common [TL130010] 5+ Blackcap, singing males (RSPB St Albans group)

Bricket Wood Common [TL130010] 8+ Chiffchaff, singing (RSPB St Albans group)

Childwick Bury nr St Albans [TL141098] 1 Chiffchaff (Bill Free)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 8 Little Ringed Plover (Mike ilett)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 3 Common Snipe (Mike ilett)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2 Green Sandpiper (Mike ilett)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2 Willow Warbler (Mike ilett)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2 Shelduck (Mike ilett)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1 Whimbrel, flew from Main Lake Northeast 06:15 (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 1 Yellow Wagtail, at south end of Main Lake early evening (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 4+ Chiffchaff, singing (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL254243] 1 Willow Warbler, singing east side of millennium lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 7+ Blackcap, singing males (Tom Speller)

Flamstead village [TL068139] 2 Wheatear (Connor McGrath)

Gustard Wood nr Wheathampstead, 2 Chiffchaff (Francis and Janet Dowley)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL176124] 2 Red Kite (Craig Dunn )

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL182121] 11 Linnet (Craig Dunn )

Hemel Hempstead, 2 Siskin, pair on garden feeder Warner’s End (P Griffin)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Kittiwake, The first-winter still present this evening but very difficult to see from the public viewpoint (4th day) (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Blackcap (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 72 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Raven, Flew across Llama field and was immediately mobbed by a nesting Carrion Crow! (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 7 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 315 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

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

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ159960] 1 Kittiwake, 1st winter still. [View from Hogg Lane viewing platform] (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ157961] 2 Mandarin, pair (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ154963] 1 Willow Warbler, singing (Tony Blake)

Hitchin [TL201297] 1 Cattle Egret, Purwell Meadows east (please note that Purwell Meadows is a different place from Purwell Ninesprings) (David Inward)

Hitchin, 1 Siskin, female in garden. (Joe Wigmore)

Kimpton, 1 Siskin, female on Niger Seed feeder in garden on High Street

Langley nr Stevenage [TL215223] 1 Raven, flying over (Ian Flack)

Maple Cross, 4 Red Kite (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ023924] 6 Swallow (Chris Bessant)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 1 Cuckoo (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 1 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 4 Blackcap (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 3 Egyptian Goose (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood [TL136008] 2 Swallow (Andrew Steele)

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood [TL135007] 2+ Linnet (RSPB St Albans group)

Radwell nr Baldock, 2 Grey Wagtail, feeding together on waters edge (Terry Brown)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2+ Willow Warbler, several singing this morning (John Pritchard )

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 5+ Blackcap (John Pritchard )

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2+ Cetti's Warbler (John Pritchard )

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 120+ Fieldfare (John Pritchard )

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 4+ Sand Martin, feeding over River Ver (John Pritchard )

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL199269] 1 Osprey, Flying NW towards church (Michael Hooper)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL199269] 1 Lesser Redpoll, On garden feeder (Michael Hooper)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Yellow Wagtail, on cages in res (Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Common Tern (Jeff Bailey)

Stocker's Farm [TQ052933] 1 Willow Warbler, singing behind St. Mary's school (Anna Marett)

Stocker's Farm, 7 Little Ringed Plover (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

Trims Green, c.700 Golden Plover, on recently ploughed fields near Tharbies (John Slee)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Little Ringed Plover (Jeff Bailey)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Redshank (Jeff Bailey)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 1 Whitethroat, in Tree Sparrow hedge (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 2 Tree Sparrow, In hedge (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198050] 2+ Siskin, flying over (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL192037] 2+ Little Ringed Plover (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL192037] 1 White Wagtail (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL192037] 2 Green Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL192037] 2 Yellow Wagtail (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL192037] c.15 Sand Martin (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194056] 1 Redstart, Male still to 6:30pm at least (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195055] 2 Meadow Pipit (Chris Ruis)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 6+ Sand Martin (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194056] 1 Willow Warbler, Singing from scrubby area by River Colne (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194056] 1 Wheatear, male in same area as Redstart (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2+ Swallow (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194056] 1 Redstart, male showing well first thing this morning (Rupert Evershed)

Verulamium Park [TL139070] 1 Mandarin, male accompanied by the long staying female Wood Duck (Alan Gardiner)

Verulamium Park, 1 Grey Wagtail (Nick Harris)

Verulamium Park, 2 Little Egret (Nick Harris)

Weston [TL251290] 1 Ring Ouzel, Male still showing in field by hedge (Helen Lumley)

Weston [TL252290] 1 Ring Ouzel, male seen off footpath 018, south of village (Steve Hughes)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL190040] 1 Wheatear, Male in arable field by main car park (Rupert Evershed)

Sat 10 Apr 2021 Boxmoor nr Hemel Hempstead, 3 Swallow, over Horsecroft road 11:10 (G Hinton )

Braughing [TL407249] 5 Wheatear, 2 males 3 females in field opposite bins after rain shower this afternoon (Paula Moore)

Braughing [TL405249] c.4 Corn Bunting, at least 4 singing males along friars road and track to cockhampstead (Paula Moore)

Braughing [TL408249] c.30 Yellowhammer, loose flock in bushes along friars road (Paula Moore)

Braughing [TL408250] 1 Wheatear, a male on minor road to Cockhamstead house (Steve Hughes)

Bunkers Park nr Hemel Hempstead [TL081057] 1+ Chiffchaff (Axel Kirby)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 3 White Wagtail (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 30+ Swallow (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 2+ Willow Warbler, At least 2 singing. (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 2 Shelduck (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 6 Little Ringed Plover (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 3 Yellow Wagtail (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 5 Sand Martin (Steven Leslie Pearce)

East Hyde [TL131169] 2 Yellow Wagtail, Near farm at 13.25 (Clifford Smout)

Essendon, 1 Cuckoo (David Carter)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1 Sand Martin, single bird feeding with Swallows (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 30+ Swallow, feeding over Main & Millennium lakes (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL255242] 3 Willow Warbler, singing in Abbots Grove along hedge line (Andy Day)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, singing in my neighbours garden this morning (Jeff Bailey)

Hertingfordbury [TL301116] 2 Mandarin (Amy Barker)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ156960] 2 Oystercatcher, , a pair have been present for some weeks. (Jack Fearnside)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ156960] 1 Kittiwake, Ist winter bird. (Jack Fearnside)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ156960] 2 Mandarin, A pair close under bank-side vegetation. (Jack Fearnside)

Long Deans NR [TL076048] 2 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Panshanger Park, 1 Willow Warbler, Along Dragonfly Trail (Allan Burrows)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL199299] 1 Cattle Egret (David Russell)

Radwell nr Baldock [TL229351] 1 Hobby

Radwell nr Baldock [TL231352] 1 Wheatear

Redbournbury [TL100099] c.400 Golden Plover, circling near Hill Farm (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, c.180 Fieldfare (John Pritchard)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin, 1 Siskin, male, Mill Lane, Gosmore (Mike Powell)

Standalone Farm nr Letchworth, 1 Swallow (James Walsh)

Standalone Farm nr Letchworth, 1 Green Sandpiper (James Walsh)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 4 Mandarin, a pair and two males. Pair later seen on Tringford (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 2 Common Tern, Also on Marsworth (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 10 Yellow Wagtail (Ben Miller)

Stocker's Farm [TQ055935] 4 Little Ringed Plover (Chris Sharp)

Stocker's Farm [TQ052933] 2 Swallow (Chris Sharp)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 8 Swallow (Steve carter)

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

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

Stocker's Lake, 14 Chiffchaff (Steve carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 8 Little Egret (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 7 Blackcap (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Red-crested Pochard, Pair near phragmites (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 House Martin (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Mandarin, Male in flight canal side (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher, With food for juvs (Steve carter)

Therfield Heath [TL348396] 9 Wheatear (Mike Ilett)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 2 Green Sandpiper (Ben Miller)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 7 Little Ringed Plover (Ben Miller)

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, c.5 Swallow (James Russell)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 15 Chiffchaff (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified), 9 Blackcap (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199043] 3 Egyptian Goose (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Meadow Pipit (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Kingfisher (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Siskin, over the mound (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 24 Swallow (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196057] 4 Tree Sparrow (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 House Martin (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Sand Martin (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL188044] 2 Oystercatcher (Chris Ruis)

Verulamium Park [TL141068] 1 Grey Wagtail (Bill Free)

Weston [TL255297] 1 Redstart, male. In hedge and on footpath leading from Rowan Close by second gate. 1145am (Jane Havercroft )

Weston [TL251294] 1 Ring Ouzel, male (Mike ilett)

Weston, 120 Fieldfare (Mike ilett)

Weston, 1 Little Owl (Mike ilett)

Weston, 1 Wheatear (Mike ilett)

Widford [TL414159] c.10 Fieldfare (Richard Marlow)

Widford [TL428161] 13+ Fieldfare, feeding in field (Robert Kitchen )

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 6 Linnet (Chris Ruis)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL190041] 1 Grey Wagtail (Chris Ruis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905130] 2 Common Tern, different to Startops birds (Ben Miller)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905130] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Ben Miller)

Fri 9 Apr 2021 Aldbury nr Tring [SP958111] 2 White Wagtail, pair with a Pied Wagtail around a dung heap on farmland at The Hangings, New Ground, between Aldbury and Dudswell off Newground Road (Ben Miller)

Ashwell [TL259414] 110 Golden Plover (Aubrey Worboys )

Baldock [TL264331] 5 Wheatear, 4 male 1 female on model aircraft field (Andy Day)

Baldock [TL267343] 2 Grey Partridge, Near metal gate (Clifford Smout)

Baldock [TL267343] 2 Corn Bunting, By metal gate on Wallington road (Clifford Smout)

Batford [TL154152] 1 Willow Warbler, calling from tall tree (Darin Stanley)

Bayfordbury [TL313102] 1 Willow Warbler, singing (Ian Flack)

Bishop's Stortford [TL478227] 1 Blackcap, in Hoggates Wood singing. (Richard Melarange)

Bishop's Stortford [TL478227] 1 Chiffchaff, in Hoggates Wood (Richard Melarange)

Brookmans Park [TL259063] 5 Ring-necked Parakeet, flying south along Great North Road (Graham Knight)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 2 Shelduck (David Booth)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 2 Little Ringed Plover (David Booth)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 2 Shelduck (Pete Waldron)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 3 Little Ringed Plover (Pete Waldron)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 2 Chiffchaff, At least 2 birds singing (Pete Waldron)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 3 Yellow Wagtail (Pete Waldron)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 White Wagtail, At least 1 among 5-6 Pied (Pete Waldron)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1+ Swallow (Pete Waldron)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 2 Willow Warbler, At least 2 birds singing (Pete Waldron)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL201116] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Sitting on field west of the flooded area ca 12.20 to 13.20 (Pete Waldron)

Croxley Hall Lakes nr Rickmansworth, 2 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Croxley Hall Lakes nr Rickmansworth, 2 Blackcap (Steve Carter)

Croxley Hall Lakes nr Rickmansworth, 4 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter)

Heartwood Forest - exact location not specified [TL158119] 1 Barn Owl, seen at 7am (Robin Hilton)

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth [TL454145] 1 Wheatear, Male in the freshly drilled field opposite Jeff,s. (Laurence Drummond)

Little Hadham [TL435218] 1 Osprey, high south east of Little Hadham heading north over the west side of Bishop’s Stortford at 19.32hrs. (Jono Forgham)

Maple Cross [TQ026923] 2 Blackcap, Female bathing in garden bird bath, male singing from field hedge (Chris Bessant)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Willow Warbler, 2 singing males on east side of canal (Lee Evans)

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

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Sedge Warbler, Singing male still present in reedbed by Lock 41 (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Tern, A mobile bird commuting between Marsworth and Startop's End Reservoirs (Lee Evans)

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

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

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, 1 Wheatear, In horse paddocks at Little Munden Equestrian riding school at 08-30 (Tony Bates)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL224236] 2 Ring Ouzel, both males in south west corner of travellers site 7am to 7.30. No sign at 8.30 but pushed for time. (Kevin Widgery)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL223236] 1 Wheatear, male, north side of travellers site first, south west corner later. (Kevin Widgery)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL199297] 1 Cattle Egret, First seen perched in tree on Purwell Meadow but driven off by Little Egret when it came down into the meadow. (David Owen)

St Paul's Walden [TL200214] 1 Willow Warbler, singing (Martin Ketcher)

St Paul's Walden [TL198213] 2 Grey Partridge (Martin Ketcher)

St Paul's Walden [TL197213] 12 Fieldfare (Martin Ketcher)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 2 Egyptian Goose (Anthony Dorman)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC, 1 Blackcap (Anthony Dorman)

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

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Little Gull, 1st winter showing well ( Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Tern ( Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 1 Common Tern, stayed for just 5 minutes before flying off high north into Bucks at 07:51 (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Little Gull, A first-winter present for a second day (Lee Evans)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Yellow Wagtail (Lee Evans)

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

Stocker's Farm, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Graham Clark)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Graham Clark)

Temple End nr Hitchin, 1 Red Kite (Jean Crystal)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth [TQ078940] 1 Willow Warbler, singing (Anna Marett)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth [TQ078940] 1 Blackcap, singing (Anna Marett)

The Withey Beds nr Rickmansworth [TQ078940] 2 Chiffchaff, 2 birds fell to ground locked together (Anna Marett)

Therfield Heath [TL346403] 1 Chiffchaff (Clifford Smout)

Therfield Heath [TL345403] 1 Blackcap (Clifford Smout)

Therfield Heath [TL347399] 1 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

Therfield Heath [TL348400] 7 Wheatear, All in the chalky ploughed field near squeeze gate (Clifford Smout)

Therfield Heath, 4 Wheatear, In the same chalky plough as reported on the 7th, TL347395.

Therfield Heath [TL347395] 8 Wheatear, In ploughed field next to the Icknield way (Mike ilett)

Therfield nr Royston [TL350393] c.15 Golden Plover, small flock flying around fields to east of icknield way (Paula Moore)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Redshank ( Jeff Bailey)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Green Sandpiper ( Jeff Bailey)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 8 Little Ringed Plover ( Jeff Bailey)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Ringed Plover (Lee Evans)

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

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Mandarin, 2 drakes (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL190050] 11 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew across A414 between the Shell garage and the travellers site 7.20pm (Brendon Fagan)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 4 Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Osprey, circled main pit before heading north. (Tyttenhanger birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 2 Yellowhammer (Tyttenhanger birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 3 Willow Warbler (Tyttenhanger birders)

Verulamium Park [TL137069] 1 Mandarin, ale with female Wood duck

Verulamium Park [TL137070] 1 Wood Duck, female with male Mandarin

Verulamium Park [TL141068] 1 Willow Warbler, singing in trees by the bottom of the fish ladder. (John Pritchard)

Wareside [TL402156] 1 Mandarin, Male

Watford [TQ104950] 1 Willow Warbler, singing male (Robert Hopkins)

Weston, 2 Little Owl (Mike Ilett)

Weston [TL254297] 1 Ring Ouzel, male (Mike Ilett)

Weston [TL256289] 1 Ring Ouzel, Male feeding in field viewed from footpath SW of Damask Green. (Pete WaldronW)

Weston [TL253285] 1 Redstart, Male in hedge / field edge from footpath SW of Damask Green (Pete WaldronW)

Whitwell [TL191210] 7 Wheatear (Martin Ketcher)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Little Owl (Tyttenhanger birders)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area), 1 Wheatear, female - in field next to main car park. (Tyttenhanger birders)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Willow Warbler, A singing male in the East Bank Plantation (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 60 Swallow (Lee Evans)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 12 Little Egret (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 107 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Thu 8 Apr 2021 Amwell GP - Sheepcote Farm Lake, 1 Curlew, flew north over entrance track and Sheepcote Lake at 17.30 (Ron Cousins)

Baldock, 5 Wheatear, on model airplane field (Terry Brown)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 7 Little Ringed Plover, early evening. (Anthony Dorman)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 7 Swallow (Anthony Dorman)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2 Common Snipe (Anthony Dorman)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 4 Yellow Wagtail (Anthony Dorman)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Egyptian Goose (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 3 White Wagtail (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL128161] 2 Grey Partridge, In field on right of track leading down to tunnel under railway. (John Whitehead)

Harpenden [TL129155] 1 Blackcap, singing male in Ambrose Wood (John Whitehead)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 House Martin, first House Martin returned to Grove Hill. (Ian Wood-Thompson)

Hemel Hempstead, 2 Blackcap, male Warners End in garden (P Griffin)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ155959] 1 Kittiwake, 1st winter. View from Hogg Lane viewing platform only. Present until 6.30pm at least. (Tony Blake)

Hitchin [TL200298] 1 Little Egret, Purwell Meadows east (David Inward)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Mandarin, 3 on canal by lock 41 pair in channel on res by lock 42 (Jeff Bailey)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Mandarin, 2 drakes (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Grey Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Cetti's Warbler (Lee Evans)

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

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

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

Preston [TL176250] 1 Little Owl, heard (Martin Ketcher)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL200298] 1 Cattle Egret, 11.05am. Roosting in tree alongside river mid reserve then feeding around meadow till at least 11.40am. Showing extremely well. (Mike Russell)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL200298] 1 House Martin (Mike Russell)

Redbournbury [TL120101] 1 Swallow (Alan Gardiner)

Redbournbury [TL121102] 1 Grey Wagtail (Alan Gardiner)

Redbournbury [TL120108] 3 Little Egret (Alan Gardiner)

St Albans [TL150064] 1+ Chiffchaff, singing near Cottonmill Lane / river (Bill Free)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC [TL230110] 2 Egyptian Goose (Kate Towler)

Stanborough Lakes nr WGC [TL230110] c.50 Hirundines (mixed), Swallows and House Martins feeding on insects over the South Lake. (Kate Towler)

Stapleford, 2 Wheatear, old landfill site at Church Lane (Clive Harding )

Stapleford, 4 Red Kite (Clive Harding)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 1 Little Gull, 1st-summer bird (Ben Miller)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Stephen Middleton)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Stephen Middleton)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Common Snipe (Stephen Middleton)

Temple End nr Hitchin, 3 Red Kite (Jean Crystal)

Tewin Water, 1 Ring Ouzel, In newly fenced field by Tewin Water Private Estate. In field with chopped up tree in the corner. Showing well at 17:40 with Fieldfares. (Ian Taylor)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 2 Green Sandpiper (Ben Miller)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 1 Great White Egret, flyover, from Marsworth direction towards Wilstone (Ben Miller)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 1 Ruff, female flew in from Startops direction at 06:37 (Ben Miller)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 2 Shelduck (Clifford Smout)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 2 Redshank, Not there at 10-1030 - appeared around 11.15 (Clifford Smout)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 1 Green Sandpiper (Clifford Smout)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 7 Little Ringed Plover (Jeff Bailey)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Redshank (Jeff Bailey)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Blackcap (Lee Evans)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Chiffchaff (Lee Evans)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Shelduck, pair present (Lee Evans)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Little Ringed Plover (Lee Evans)

Water End nr Great Gaddesden [TL034103] 1 Wheatear, male in paddock on Nettleden Rd at Leighton Buzzard Rd end (Graham Higgins)

Welwyn [TL225157] 2 Siskin, pair on garden feeder (Alex Trollope)

Weston, 1 Yellow Wagtail, flyover near Ring Ouzel site (Ray Hooper)

Weston, 1 Little Owl, In field near Rowan Close (Ray Hooper)

Weston [TL251295] 12 Corn Bunting, Pre-roost flock in treetop this evening (Rupert Evershed )

Weston [TL256298] 2 Little Owl (Rupert Evershed )

Weston [TL251295] 1 Redstart, Male still in hedge this evening. (Rupert Evershed )

Weston [TL251290] 1 Ring Ouzel, Male still this evening but elusive (Rupert Evershed )

Weston [TL252296] 1+ Corn Bunting, singing

Weston [TL252294] 1 Ring Ouzel, male (Tony Hukin)

Wed 7 Apr 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378125] 12+ Swallow (Craig Dunn)

Barley [TL403376] 1 Fieldfare (Hugo Rainey)

Barley [TL408366] 1 Marsh Tit (Hugo Rainey)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL139090] 1 Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL139092] 1 Brambling (Chris Ruis)

Batford [TL148150] c.5+ Linnet, Feeding in the "drain overflow pit" KWS

Batford, 1 Redstart, showing well in hedgerow by footpath between Batford and Mackeyre End (Jeff Bailey)

Charlton nr Hitchin [TL177277] 4 Swallow (Michael Hooper)

Charlton nr Hitchin [TL175275] 1 House Martin (Michael Hooper)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL184118] 1 Ring Ouzel, Still present at 4pm. Favouring the ivy covered trees adjacent to the footpath.

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Ring Ouzel, male flew across track north of pit but lost to view in workings (David Booth)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 3+ White Wagtail (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 7+ Yellow Wagtail, evening (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 12+ Little Ringed Plover, Evening (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Green Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206108] 2 Grey Partridge (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 8 Little Ringed Plover (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 2 Sand Martin (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 20+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 3 White Wagtail (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 5 Yellow Wagtail (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 7 Swallow (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL128165] 1 Yellowhammer (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL131169] 1 Little Owl (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL136162] 1 Little Egret (Clifford Smout)

Harpenden [TL138159] 1 Chiffchaff (Clifford Smout)

Harpenden [TL147145] 1 Red Kite, took chicken wing from garden (Robin Pearson)

Harpenden [TL147145] 1 Blackcap, in garden (Robin Pearson)

Hitchin [TL198298] 1 Cattle Egret, on Purwell Meadows, not far from the A505, not on the HMWT reserve of Purwell Ninesprings (Martin Ketcher)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Great White Egret (Lee Evans)

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

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Yellow Wagtail, 3 males on causeway (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Mandarin (Lee Evans)

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

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

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Cetti's Warbler (Lee Evans)

Nuthampstead [TL398366] 26 Fieldfare (Hugo Rainey)

Nuthampstead [TL400364] 92 Golden Plover (Hugo Rainey)

Potters Crouch Plantation [TL103055] 1 White-tailed Eagle, 2cy bird left roost site at 0730 flew NW leaving Herts near Pitstone (Tim Mackrill)

Stapleford, 1 Wheatear, old landfill site at Church Lane (Clive Harding)

Stapleford, 5 Red Kite, including 1 with wing tags (Clive Harding)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Yellow Wagtail (Graham Clark)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Swallow (Lee Evans)

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

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Red Kite (Lee Evans)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Farm, 8 Little Ringed Plover (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 8 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 4 Cetti's Warbler (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 10 Little Egret (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 5 Blackcap (Steve Carter)

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

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

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

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

Therfield Heath, 3 Wheatear, 2 males and 1 female in chalky ploughed field just beyond squeeze gate from Heath, along track to Therfield at 9:30 (Paul Dunn)

Tring Reservoirs (exact reservoir not specified), 3 House Martin (Graham Clark)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Little Ringed Plover (Graham Clark)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Redshank (Graham Clark)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Graham Clark)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Oystercatcher (Lee Evans)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Lee Evans)

Verulamium Park [TL140070] 1 Mandarin, male (Bill Free)

Verulamium Park [TL140070] 1 Wood Duck, female - with Mandarin (Bill Free)

Verulamium Park [TL140070] 2 Grey Wagtail (Bill Free)

Watery Grove (Knebworth Woods) [TL230230] 2 Marsh Tit (Matt Livesey)

Welwyn [TL226158] 2 Siskin, 2m on sunflower seed feeder first thing (Alex Trollope)

Weston, 2 Raven (Mike Ilett)

Weston, 1 Redstart, Male (Mike Ilett)

Weston [TL255298] 1 Ring Ouzel, Male (Mike Ilett)

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

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

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

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

Tue 6 Apr 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 3 Common Snipe (Stuart Fox)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Sedge Warbler (Stuart Fox)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Barn Owl (Stuart Fox)

Baldock [TL239344] 4 Swallow (Ian Hall)

Batford [TL146150] 1 Chiffchaff (Clifford Smout)

Batford [TL154153] 1 Redstart, male feeding in ploughed field by footpath between Batford and Mackeyre End (Darin Stanley)

Batford, 1 Redstart, male still present mid afternoon in flowering hawthorn (Lee Evans)

Borehamwood [TQ189972] 1 Lesser Redpoll, On garden feeders (Alan Lewis )

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 12+ House Martin (Roger Dewey)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 50+ Sand Martin (Roger Dewey)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, c.6 Swallow (Roger Dewey)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] 1 Willow Warbler (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 2+ White Wagtail (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 5 Yellow Wagtail (Steven Leslie Pearce)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211108] 1 Green Sandpiper (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 8 Little Ringed Plover, four at east end, four at west end. (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 1 Sand Martin (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 4+ Blackcap, singing males (Tom Speller)

Harpenden Sewage Treatment Works [TL155146] 2+ Grey Wagtail, By Aldwickbury pond (Clifford Smout)

Hemel Hempstead [TL072106] 4 Yellowhammer, hedgerow between Cupid Green Lane and Holtsmere End Lane (David Denham)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, c.55 Kittiwake, flock of 55 flew off high at 14:30 , 3 still present 15:00. (Barry Reed)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 3 Kittiwake, 3 adult-types still present 4.30-5.05pm at least (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 60 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 12 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 55 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Potters Crouch Plantation [TL103056] 1 White-tailed Eagle, 2CY Isle of Wight release bird roosted just north of Potters Crouch plantation by golf course. Flew over Herts during the day east to west. No sign at 10AM in the area (Tim Mackrill)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL200298] 1 Cattle Egret (Mike Powell)

Radwell nr Baldock [TL231353] 1 Wheatear (Ian Hall)

St Albans [TL158077] 1 Curlew, Over garden on nocmig at 21:32, recorded only (Chris Ruis)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 30 Sand Martin (Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Oystercatcher (Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Grey Wagtail (Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Yellow Wagtail, around res (Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 80 Swallow (Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 House Martin (Jeff Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Mandarin, male (Jeff Bailey)

Stocker's Farm, 3 Swallow (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Egyptian Goose (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Little Egret (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Charlie Ramsay)

Stocker's Farm, 3 Swallow (Roger Dewey)

Stocker's Farm, 5 Little Ringed Plover (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Red-crested Pochard, male (Geoff Young)

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

Stocker's Lake, 10 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 6 Cetti's Warbler (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 12 Blackcap, Inc 2 females (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 12 Swallow (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 6 Sand Martin (Steve Carter)

Temple End nr Hitchin, 2 Red Kite, interacting, low down, about 3pm (Jean Crystal)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Little Ringed Plover (Ben Miller)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 3 Swallow (Chris Ruis)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 House Martin (Chris Ruis)

Verulamium Park [TL142066] 1 Yellow Wagtail, male in tree above Mud Lane Pumping Station close to Westminster Lodge. (Alison Debenham)

Welwyn [TL226158] 2 Siskin, pair, garden feeders (Alex Trollope)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL191039] 1 Little Owl (Chris Ruis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905130] 2+ Great Black-backed Gull, on and around one of rafts (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP902128] 1+ Chiffchaff, in woodland behind hide (Axel Kirby)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP902129] 1+ Blackcap, in woodland behind hide (Axel Kirby)

Mon 5 Apr 2021 Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park, 4 Egyptian Goose (Allan Stewart)

Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park, 15 Swallow (Allan Stewart)

Ashwell [TL259420] 26 Golden Plover, along Ashwell to Eyeworth rd opp dung heaps (Mike Ilett)

Brocket Park [TL219130] 4 Siskin (Alex Trollope)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL188125] 1 Barn Owl, flew across Coleman Green Lane this evening (Brendon Fagan)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL188125] 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, near Hammonds Farm (Brendon Fagan)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead, 2 Yellowhammer, near Hammonds Farm (Brendon Fagan)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead, 2 Ring Ouzel, 2 males together in hedgerows north of Hammonds Farm but elusive, favouring narrow green strip of grass by oilseed rape crop (Lee Evans)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL184118] 2 Ring Ouzel, males in ivy covered trees beside footpath between 3.00 - 4.00 p.m. though very elusive. (Simon West)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL185116] 3 Red Kite (Simon West)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL185116] 2 Swallow, low over fields. (Simon West)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 2 Little Ringed Plover (David Booth)

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

Elstree Aerodrome, 1 Wheatear, female on edge of runway (Allan Stewart)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 50 Swallow (Allan Stewart)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Oystercatcher, feeding on grass dam wall (Allan Stewart)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ157959] 4 House Martin, From Hogg Lane viewing platform. (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ156957] 1 Goldeneye, Female. From Hogg Lane viewing platform. (Tony Blake)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL102161] 1 Little Ringed Plover, single, yellow eye ring clearly seen (Andrew & Tom Riche)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL102161] 3 Yellow Wagtail (Andrew & Tom Riche)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL102161] 2 Swallow (Andrew & Tom Riche)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter )

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

Munden Estate nr Bricket Wood, c.15 Swallow, feeding in field near pumping station early evening (Tony Bates)

Rabley Heath nr Welwyn [TL236192] 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 3 seen at one time, potentially more (Callum Peel)

Rusling End nr Langley [TL209211] 1 Yellowhammer, In hedgerow between arable field and meadow (Julie Wise)

Rusling End nr Langley [TL209211] 1 Chiffchaff, calling in garden (Julie Wise)

Rusling End nr Langley [TL209211] 1 Blackcap, singing from hedgerow (Julie Wise)

Standon Lodge Farm nr Much Hadham [TL406212] 10 Golden Plover, flying over in summer plumage (John Chitham)

Standon Lodge Farm nr Much Hadham [TL406212] c.30 Fieldfare (John Chitham)

Stocker's Farm [TQ054934] 3 Little Ringed Plover, on flooded field at 10 am (Chris Sharp)

Stocker's Farm, 3 Little Ringed Plover (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter )

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

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher, along Colne (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 6 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 4 Blackcap (Steve Carter )

Stocker's Lake, 12 Swallow (Steve Carter )

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

Stocker's Lake, c.4 Sand Martin (Steve Carter )

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL193038] 3 Little Ringed Plover (Steven Leslie Pearce)

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

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

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL193038] 4+ Sand Martin (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Welwyn [TL226158] 1 Siskin, Male, garden feeder (Alex Trollope)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP904129] 1 White-fronted Goose, adult still present mid morning (Ben Miller)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 White-fronted Goose, flew off west at 9.30am with 3 greylag (Ian Williams )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 192 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 77 Swallow, massive arrival. Many perching in tree due to the cold weather (Lee Evans)

Sun 4 Apr 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Sedge Warbler (Jennifer Boulton)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 2 Sedge Warbler, in reed bed to left of view point (Oliver MacMurdie)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 2 Oystercatcher, on bank of lake (Oliver MacMurdie)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL375127] 4+ Blackcap, in trees adjacent to towpath (Robert Kitchen)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 1 Great White Egret, fishing on far side of lake beneath big hide (Robert Kitchen)

Ayot St Peter [TL218152] 1 Blackcap (Aaron Clements-Partridge)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL137060] 2 Siskin, male and female on bird feeders (Adrian Jones)

Codicote Bottom, 2 Swallow (Terry Edwards )

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL187123] 6 Red Kite, all together in the air with some food passing going between at least 2 of the birds (Andrew Steele)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL185117] 1 Yellowhammer (Chris Ruis)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL185117] 1 Ring Ouzel, still in large trees besides footpath at 6:30pm (Chris Ruis)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL185117] 1 Ring Ouzel, In the large trees within the hedgerow on the footpath between Hammonds Farm & Coleman’s Green Lane (J Bird)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] 5 Swallow (Mike King)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] 4 Green Sandpiper (Mike King)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] 16 Linnet (Mike King)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] 2 Meadow Pipit (Mike King)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] 1 Chiffchaff, singing male (Mike King)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] 4 Little Ringed Plover (Mike King)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212109] 1 Common Snipe (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 5+ Little Ringed Plover (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL210108] 6+ Sand Martin (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213107] 1 Willow Warbler, singing (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Lesser Redpoll (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Digswell Lake [TL243148] 2 Mandarin (David Booth)

Digswell Lake [TL243148] 1 Chiffchaff (David Booth)

Dyes Farm nr Langley, 4 Redwing (Phil Bishop)

Dyes Farm nr Langley, 7 Chiffchaff, around Dyes Lane and Kitching Lane (Phil Bishop)

Dyes Farm nr Langley, 6 Blackcap, around Dyes Lane and Kitching Lane (Phil Bishop)

Dyes Farm nr Langley, 2 Willow Warbler, around Dyes Lane and Kitching Lane (Phil Bishop)

East Hyde, 1 Raven, strutting around field between weirs W of R. Lea (Alan Jackson)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL195091] 3 Little Ringed Plover (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 16 Chiffchaff, singing across site (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL194082] 4 Yellowhammer (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL197090] 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL199087] 2 Lesser Redpoll (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL198090] 1 Red Kite (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 8 Blackcap, Including 7 males singing across site (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL202085] 1 Meadow Pipit (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL199087] 1 Chiffchaff (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL197088] 7 Linnet (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL193086] 1 Raven, cronking over gravel pits north of Ellenbrook fields (Dan Fletcher)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL202085] 7 Chiffchaff, singing males across site c. 8:30-8:45 (Dan Fletcher)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL203083] 1 Willow Warbler, singing male. 8:30am (Dan Fletcher)

Essendon, 1 Blackcap (David Carter)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL236282] 1 Swallow (Callum Peel)

Heartwood Forest - Hillend Farm [TL163117] 1 Willow Warbler (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651, c.7 Blackcap, singing around the site this afternoon (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651, c.6 Chiffchaff (Andrew Steele)

Hertford [TL320121] 1 Blackcap, singing male (Graham Knight)

Hitchin [TL200298] 1 Chiffchaff, Purwell Meadows - heard only (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL1930] 3 Chiffchaff, Walsworth Common - heard only (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL192302] 1 Chiffchaff, railway adjacent to Walsworth Common - heard only (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL200298] 1 Cattle Egret, Purwell Meadows - flew to TL198299 (David Inward)

Kimpton Mill [TL197184] 2 Mandarin, male and female (Alan Ford)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Great White Egret (Jennifer Boulton)

Latchford nr Standon [TL394209] 1 Swallow (Robert Kitchen)

Lilley Bottom [TL141243] 1 Lesser Redpoll, drinking from a puddle. One of pair seen earlier? (Martin Ketcher)

Lilley Bottom [TL141243] 1 Willow Warbler (Martin Ketcher)

Lilley Bottom [TL140240] c.18 Meadow Pipit (Martin Ketcher)

Lilley Bottom [TL140246] 2 Lesser Redpoll, pair (Martin Ketcher)

Lilley Bottom [TL141243] 1 Brambling, female (Martin Ketcher)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 1 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 4 Blackcap (Steve Carter)

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

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 2 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin, 2+ Blackcap (Joe wigmore)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin, 5+ Chiffchaff (Joe wigmore)

Purwell Ninesprings nr Hitchin [TL199300] 1 Cattle Egret (Mike Ilett)

Redbournbury [TL107101] 60+ Golden Plover, circling then heading north east (John Pritchard)

Rusling End nr Langley [TL210210] 1 Swallow (Julie Wise)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2 House Martin, first two back at local colony. (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL158077] 1 Oystercatcher, Over garden on nocmig at 22:02, recorded only (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL158077] 1 Curlew, Over garden on nocmig at 12:12am, recorded only (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Oystercatcher, flying north over garden at 10pm calling loudly. (Rupert Evershed )

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin, 1 Siskin, Male - Mill Lane, Gosmore (Mike Powell)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin, 2 Blackcap, Male and female in Mill Lane, Gosmore (Mike Powell)

Standon Lodge Farm nr Much Hadham [TL405205] 2+ Yellowhammer, In trees on field edge (Robert Kitchen)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP, 1 Swallow (Andrew Miller)

Wallington [TL292326] 2 Marsh Tit, In Cole’s wood south of Wallington (Mike Ilett)

Wareside [TL396156] 1 House Martin, first arrival of the spring (Phil MacMurdie)

Wareside [TL396156] 1 Chiffchaff, singing (Phil MacMurdie)

Wareside [TL396156] 2 Willow Warbler, singing in orchard (Phil MacMurdie)

Wareside [TL396156] 2 Blackcap, bramble hedge in garden (Phil MacMurdie)

Weston [TL253296] 2 Yellowhammer, fields west of Weston (Callum Peel)

Weston [TL251296] 1 Ring Ouzel, male (Gerallt Morgan)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Great White Egret, in Cemetery Corner early morning (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Goldeneye, 1 drake (Ian Williams)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 White-fronted Goose, flew in about 10.20, still present late evening (Ian Williams)

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

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 11 Fieldfare (Lee Evans)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Blackcap, singing male by farm (Lee Evans)

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

Wormley, 1 Hawfinch, still one in garden, Wormley West End (Graham White)

Wormley [TL334064] 1 Raven, over garden, Wormley West End (Graham White)

Sat 3 Apr 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 1 Sedge Warbler (David Booth)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378128] 1 Great White Egret (David Booth)

Bishop's Stortford [TL490203] 1 Black Redstart, male

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 6+ Yellow Wagtail, 4 flushed from waterside vegetation by sparrowhawk (Allan Meadows)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2 Swallow (Allan Meadows)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Willow Warbler, sang once near cottages (David Booth)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 8+ Little Ringed Plover, This evening (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Green Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] c.200 Linnet (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Common Snipe (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 3 White Wagtail (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 5 Blackcap, five singing males (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL214108] 2 Egyptian Goose (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] c.50 Meadow Pipit (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL127160] 1 Linnet (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL132170] 1 Little Egret, feeding near mill. (Mike Russell)

East Hyde [TL132170] c.2 Swallow, flying around the mill (Mike Russell)

East Hyde [TL132170] 2 Grey Partridge, In field by mill (Mike Russell)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village, 5 Swallow (J Bird)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 8 Swallow (Allan Cutts)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 4 Blackcap, all males (Ray Hooper)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL254242] 1 Willow Warbler, singing south end millennium lake (Tom Speller)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 Oystercatcher (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 1 Chiffchaff (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 30 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 Blackcap (Lee Evans)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ156957] 1 Goldeneye, female (Tony Blake)

Langley nr Stevenage [TL224221] 2 Common Snipe (Matt Livesey)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP922136] 1 Great White Egret (Clifford Smout)

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

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

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 7 Yellow Wagtail (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Sedge Warbler, singing male in reedbed by Lock 41 (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP922137] 1 Mandarin, Male (Nigel Webber)

Peters Green nr Harpenden [TL143191] 1 Raven, low fly by over garden tree tops at 08:45 (N Bristow)

Scales Park nr Nuthampstead [TL413334] 2 Marsh Tit, One individual colour-ringed - on left leg, blue above another ring which may have been black (Hugo Rainey)

St Albans [TL160061] 4 Blackcap, 3 males & 1 female in garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL160061] 1 Siskin, in garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL160061] 1 Lesser Redpoll, in garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

Standalone Farm nr Letchworth, 2 Green Sandpiper (James Walsh)

Stapleford [TL312170] 1 Red Kite (Callum Peel)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 2 Redshank (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 9 Yellow Wagtail, Flock, early morning (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918135] 1 Grey Wagtail (Clifford Smout)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 125 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Little Ringed Plover (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Common Snipe (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Garden Warbler, west end of lake (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Kingfisher, along Colne (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, c.6 House Martin, (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Willow Warbler, along Colne willow scrub (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Goldeneye, male displaying (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 11 Chiffchaff (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 6 Little Egret (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 8 Blackcap (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, c.30 Swallow, mixed hirundine flock over causeway (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, c.12 Sand Martin, (Steve Carter)

Therfield nr Royston [TL330391] 1 Wheatear (Jenny Rawson)

Therfield nr Royston [TL332387] 45 Linnet (Jenny Rawson)

Therfield nr Royston [TL330391] 9 Yellowhammer (Jenny Rawson)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 3 Oystercatcher (Ben Miller)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 2 Green Sandpiper (Ben Miller)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP917133] 1 Blackcap, singing (Clifford Smout)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918134] 1 House Martin (Clifford Smout)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919131] 1 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP917134] 1 Chiffchaff, singing (Clifford Smout)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.30 Swallow (Graham Clark)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Redshank (Graham Clark)

Waterend nr Wheathampstead [TL198140] 1 Little Egret (Andrew Steele)

Waterend nr Wheathampstead [TL200139] 1 Mandarin, male seen on the river (Andrew Steele)

Wheathampstead [TL193142] c.7 Swallow (Andrew Steele)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Raven, flew over dry canal. (Graham Clark)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 White Wagtail, Female on embankment between jetty and cemetery corner, but didn’t linger (08.45). (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Willow Warbler, in waterside trees at edge of pasture behind hide. No (Nigel Webber)

Woodhall Park & Lake [TL312169] 1 Red Kite (Callum Peel)

Woodhall Park & Lake [TL313182] 8 Swallow, near Broadwater Lake (Callum Peel)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross [TQ032932] c.12 Golden Plover, In field behind orchard in summer plumage (Steve Carter)

Fri 2 Apr 2021 Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 3 Oystercatcher (Graham White)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 2 Red-crested Pochard (Graham White)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 35 Swallow (Graham White)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 1 Little Ringed Plover (Graham White)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified) [TL381127] 1 Sedge Warbler (Graham White)

Amwell GP/NR (exact water not specified), 2 House Martin (Graham White)

Ashwell [TL263407] 2 Yellow Wagtail, feeding on 1st dung heap Ashwell to Eyeworth Road (Michael Hooper)

Ashwell [TL267405] 1 White Wagtail, feeding on 1st dung heap Ashwell to Eyeworth Road (Michael Hooper)

Ayot St Peter [TL213151] 3 Mandarin, 2 males & 1 female by garden pond. (Mike King)

Ayot St Peter [TL213151] 2 Brambling (Mike King)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL133089] 1 Yellow Wagtail, over field to west of main wood (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans, 14 Chiffchaff, throughout wood, including 10 singing birds (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL132089] 2 Linnet, over field to west of main wood (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL139089] 2 Red Kite (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL138092] 4 Blackcap (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL140089] 7 Ring-necked Parakeet (Chris Ruis)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 2 Willow Warbler (Geoff Young)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Garden Warbler (Geoff Young)

Brookmans Park [TL241040] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, flew over railway station (Graham Knight)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Swallow (Lee Evans)

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth, 44 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Charlton nr Hitchin [TL176277] 7 Swallow, A group feeding above the water meadow

Charlton nr Hitchin [TL175279] 7 Swallow (Tom Speller)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL135047] 2 Lesser Redpoll, on feeders (Alan Gardiner)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 7 Swallow, late afternoon. (Anthony Dorman)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 White Wagtail (Graham Higgins)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 6+ Little Ringed Plover, at least 6 this morning (Graham Higgins)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 2 Egyptian Goose (Mike Ilett)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 White Wagtail (Mike Ilett)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Yellow Wagtail, male (Steve Blake)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL127159] 1 Yellowhammer (Clifford Smout)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL128161] 1 Linnet (Clifford Smout)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL131163] 1 Raven, following line of railway flying towards East Hyde. (David Lyons)

Croxley Common Moor [TQ081951] 1 Cetti's Warbler, singing

Croxley Common Moor [TQ084948] 3 Swallow

East Hyde [TL132168] 2 Swallow, at least 2 near Hyde Mill Farm at 11.20; two (? same) near Harpenden 15 minutes later (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Swallow, in front of mill farm. (David Lyons)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 10 Swallow, on wires by climbing wall (Andy Day)

Flamstead village [TL066148] 5 Lesser Redpoll

Flamstead village [TL067147] 2 Blackcap

Flamstead village [TL065148] 1 Chiffchaff

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL151032] 1 Black Redstart, Possible only. Very elusive bird in riverside scrub this morning upstream from Hyde Lane car park. (Alan Winn)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL122072] 10 Red Kite, soaring over woods, viewed from Batchwood (Chris Ruis)

Hemel Hempstead, 1 Peregrine Falcon, Interacting with a Buzzard, then perched on the old BT building by the Magic Roundabout (Jenny Baker)

Hitchin [TL200298] 1 Cattle Egret, Purwell Meadows east (David Inward)

Jersey Farm (St Albans) [TL176092] 1 Chiffchaff, Singing male in garden (Dan Fletcher )

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

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve carter)

Maple Cross [TQ029919] 1 Willow Warbler, at 10.30am In hedge row at the back of Maple Cross School (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ029921] 1 Swallow (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ028922] 1 Chiffchaff, In Franklin’s Spring Wood (Chris Bessant)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP920136] 1 Common Snipe, in a channel cut into reedbed (Axel Kirby)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP922137] 10+ Swallow, active over water; numbers tricky due to movement and interchange with Startopsend Res (Axel Kirby)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Mandarin, 2 m and 1 f (Gordon Cox)

Model Farm nr Kings Langley [TL071003] 1 Raven (C Luckhurst)

Nashe's Farm nr St Albans [TL181096] 2 Linnet (Chris Ruis)

Nashe's Farm nr St Albans [TL181096] 5 Yellowhammer (Chris Ruis)

Newsells nr Barkway [TL385364] 1 Swallow (Hugo Rainey)

Redbourn [TL097121] 3 Yellowhammer (Chris Ruis)

South Oxhey [TQ100944] 2+ Common Snipe, flying high over the river Colne

South Oxhey [TQ100943] 1 Little Egret

South Oxhey [TQ102949] 1 Blackcap

St Albans [TL158077] 1+ Common Scoter, Over garden on nocmig at 1:33am, recorded only (Chris Ruis)

Standon [TL398216] 1 Redstart, female, flicking in and out of the hedgerow. On the path beyond the concrete road and wood at the back of the water purification plant. Again at 14:30 (John Chitham)

Standon [TL395223] 4 Swallow, over water purification plant (Steve Hughes)

Standon [TL392221] 2 Mandarin, A male and female on bank of River Rib near Paper Mill House (Steve Hughes)

Standon Lordship [TL392220] 1 Kingfisher, fishing in River Rib just below footbridge (Steve Hughes)

Stanstead Abbotts Lakes - N lake, 17 Swallow (Jane Free )

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919135] 1 Blackcap, in woodland between path and Tringford Road (Axel Kirby)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP920137] 1 Grey Wagtail, adjacent to hide (Axel Kirby)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 20+ Swallow, number difficult to assess due to movement and interchange with Marsworth Res (Axel Kirby)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Yellow Wagtail, on cage in res (Jeffery Ernest Bailey)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Yellow Wagtail, 4 males (Lee Evans)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 85 Sand Martin (Lee Evans )

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

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 House Martin (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Little Ringed Plover (Steve carter)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Goldeneye (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Egyptian Goose (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Oystercatcher (Lee Evans )

Stocker's Lake, 7 Chiffchaff, 6 singing males (Lee Evans )

Stocker's Lake, 10 Little Egret, at least 5 occupied nests (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Lake, 8 Blackcap, 8 singing males (Lee Evans )

Stocker's Lake, 1 Sedge Warbler (Lee Evans )

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 1+ Oystercatcher (Axel Kirby)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP918132] 2+ Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP917134] 2+ Swallow (Axel Kirby)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Gordon Cox)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Little Ringed Plover (Jeffrey Ernest Bailey)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 30 Swallow (Jeffrey Ernest Bailey)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Redshank (Jeffrey Ernest Bailey)

Tyttenhanger GPs - fishing lake [TL192053] 2 Oystercatcher, feeding on grass by permit hut (Robert Kitchen)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL194050] 5 Tree Sparrow, At feeding station (Robert Kitchen)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 3+ Tree Sparrow

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] c.12 Sand Martin (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 6+ Blackcap

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 6+ Swallow

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] c.150 Golden Plover, flying high and very distant

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 6+ Chiffchaff (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Watford [TQ119981] 1 Chiffchaff

Welwyn [TL226157] 2 Siskin, 2m this morning (Alex Trollope)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 6 Chiffchaff, 6 singing males (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Cetti's Warbler (Lee Evans)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Swallow (Lee Evans )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Blackcap, 3 singing males (Lee Evans )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 9 Little Egret, 9 active nests on Drayton Bank (Lee Evans )

Wormley [TL350064] 1 Hawfinch, Wormley West End, 1 over garden (Graham White)

Thu 1 Apr 2021 Ashwell [TL261417] 1 Yellow Wagtail, Ashwell to Eyeworth Road (Tony Hukin)

Ashwell [TL261417] 1 White Wagtail, Ashwell to Eyeworth Road (Tony Hukin)

Barley, 1 Brambling, female feeding in garden, Shaftenhoe End (Sarah Tibbitts)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Willow Warbler (Stephen Younger)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Swallow, over farm buildings (Stephen Younger)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Cetti's Warbler, very showy bird by path. (Stephen Younger)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 2 Swallow, over lake (Stephen Younger)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Red-crested Pochard, drake (Stephen Younger)

Batchworth Lake nr Rickmansworth, 1 Wood Duck (Stephen Younger)

Borehamwood, 3 Red Kite, 2 calling (Rex Dunwoody)

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

Bury Lake nr Rickmansworth [TQ052936] 1 Willow Warbler, singing near the boathouse (Chris Sharp)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 3 Sand Martin, this evening (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 9+ Little Ringed Plover, this evening (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Green Sandpiper (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 White Wagtail (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Swallow, this evening (Rupert Evershed )

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 4 Swallow (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 60+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL213108] 1 Common Snipe (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Black-tailed Godwit, flew in 9:55, not seen when I returned to pit at 11:15. (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Sutton Farm GP [TL196102] 3 Mandarin, 1 drake 2 females (David Booth)

Deadman's Hill nr Sandon [TL295365] 3 Grey Partridge (Tom Speller)

Elstree, 1 Swallow, flying north then south over village (Allan Stewart)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1 House Martin, main lake/climbing wall wires (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 8 Swallow, main lake/ climbing wall wires (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 3 Sand Martin, main lake (Tom Speller)

Flamstead village [TL074144] 1 Swallow

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL150033] 1 Blackcap, male (Alan Gardiner)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL146033] 1 Willow Warbler, singing from blackthorn adjacent to Hyde Lane (Alan Gardiner)

Hatfield Aerodrome (disused) [TL195085] 3+ Chiffchaff, singing males (7:45am) (Dan Fletcher)

Hatfield Aerodrome (disused) [TL194084] 1 Blackcap, singing male (7:45am) (Dan Fletcher)

Hitchin [TL199298] 1 Cattle Egret, Purwell Meadows (Clifford Smout)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 1 Short-eared Owl (Jennifer Boulton)

Lynsters Farm nr Maple Cross, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 15 Sand Martin (Lee Evans )

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Egyptian Goose (Lee Evans)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Chiffchaff, singing male in wood (Lee Evans)

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

Nashe's Farm nr St Albans [TL181095] 1 Wheatear, female in field beside Nashe’s Lane where it intersects the path to Oak Farm (8.00am) (Dan Fletcher )

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL219237] 2 Grey Partridge (Kevin Widgery)

Norton Green nr Stevenage [TL215234] 2 Grey Wagtail, Male & Female (kevin widgery)

Oak Farm nr St Albans [TL184090] 1 Yellowhammer, singing male (7:55) (Dan Fletcher)

Oxhey, 2 Red Kite, Attenborough's Fields. (Geoff Young)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 3 Swallow, over heading north (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Yellow Wagtail, bright male over calling (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL158077] 1 Blackcap (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Peregrine Falcon, chasing Feral Pigeons over garden first thing this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 3 Blackcap, In garden - all males (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 7 Lesser Redpoll, In garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 9 Redwing, In garden (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Chiffchaff, singing in garden (Rupert Evershed)

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

St Albans [TL159061] 2 Linnet, over garden (Rupert Evershed)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 50 Sand Martin (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 1 Yellow Wagtail (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 3 Mandarin (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 1 Green Sandpiper, remaining, goes onto Tringford (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 1 Oystercatcher (Ben Miller)

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP919138] 1 Swallow (Ben Miller)

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

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Swallow (Lee Evans )

Startop's End Res (Tring Reservoirs), 56 Sand Martin (Lee Evans)

Stocker's Farm, 2 Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Farm, 1 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Farm, 2 Little Egret (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake [TQ051937] 5 Swallow, Flying east to west over the causeway from Stockers Lake to Bury Lake (Chris Bessant)

Stocker's Lake [TQ048939] 1 Sedge Warbler, Singing subsong from bush next to the bridge over the Colne, that leads up to The Uxbridge Road (Chris Bessant)

Stocker's Lake, 7 Ring-necked Parakeet (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 1 Whitethroat (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 15 Chiffchaff, inc 2 seen (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 15 Little Egret (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Kingfisher (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Steve Carter)

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

Stocker's Lake, 1 Willow Warbler, heard near Stockers house (Steve Carter)

Stocker's Lake, 6 Blackcap, singing (Steve Carter)

Therfield Heath [TL346395] 1 Wheatear, male in ploughed area by metal gate (Gordon Fuller)

Therfield nr Royston [TL343383] 2 Corn Bunting, Icknield Way. Male in small trees by straw stack. (Gordon Fuller)

Therfield nr Royston [TL343383] 1 Swallow, Icknield Way (Gordon Fuller)

Therfield nr Royston [TL345366] 1 Fieldfare, Reed End in sheep field near pond. (Gordon Fuller)

Therfield nr Royston [TL321369] 2 Grey Partridge, top of Coombe Road (Tom Speller)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Lee Evans)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Mandarin, drake (Lee Evans)

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 30 Sand Martin (Lee Evans )

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Chiffchaff, 2 singing males (Lee Evans )

Tringford Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Little Ringed Plover (Lee Evans)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL194050] 4 Blackcap, near model railway, around main pit and in Garden Wood (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL194050] 6 Chiffchaff, near model railway, around main pit and in Garden Wood (David Booth)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Swallow (David Booth)

Ware Park [TL337138] 11 Egyptian Goose, 2 adults and 9 goslings (Andrew Wood)

Watton at Stone, 9 Red Kite, High over garden (Tony Barrett)

Welwyn [TL226157] 1 Siskin, garden feeder (Alex Trollope)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL191039] 1 Little Owl (Chris Ruis)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Mandarin, drake (Lee Evans )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.200 Sand Martin (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Wheatear, female near jetty, but repeatedly flushed by walkers. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.20 Swallow (Nigel Webber)

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

Wilstone Village, 1 Merlin, 1 fast across arable fields adjacent to canal (Neil Harwood)