Record selection
Records

Sun 24 Oct 2021 Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL133090] 1 Lesser Redpoll (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL133090] 3 Meadow Pipit (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL139092] 2 Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL133090] 11 Redwing (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651, 1 Barn Owl, 10am west of Langley Wood (david edwards)

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

Hemel Hempstead, 6 Redwing, over garden Warners End mid morning (P Griffin)

Royston, 9 Great White Egret, flock of 9 flew NW over garden (Tim Wilson)

St Albans [TL159061] 2 Meadow Pipit, SW over garden this am (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 150+ Redwing, small groups mainly SW over garden in 2 hr period (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 2+ Brambling, over garden this am (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Hawfinch, flew SW through garden at 8.30am (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Peregrine Falcon, over garden early am (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 3+ Siskin, over garden this am (Rupert Evershed )

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Chiffchaff, In garden this am (Rupert Evershed )

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 70+ Redwing, flock flying lowish and north over Main Pit, landing in bushes between Container and Mound. (Steven Pearce)

Sat 23 Oct 2021 Braughing, 1 Raven, over trees at Rotten Row (Paula moore)

Bricket Wood Common [TL131006] 2 Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL210109] 2 Stonechat (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL207109] 40+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL207109] 15+ Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL126159] 1 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

East Hyde [TL133167] 1 Kingfisher, Perched on post by channel into pond (Clifford Smout)

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

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL196089] 2 Blackcap (Steven Brown)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL196089] 65+ Redwing, in small flocks heading SW over a 2 hour period (Steven Brown)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 16 Redwing, over Main Lake (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1 Goldeneye, female on Main lake till 08:45. Flew West (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1+ Siskin, in trees by main lake (Andy Day)

Flamstead village [TL075140] 16+ Red Kite, record number for me around Flamstead. (David McGrath)

Garston nr Watford, 1 Grey Wagtail, Annual winter visitor attracted to back garden waterfall (Steve Kitchen)

Great Gaddesden, 1 Jack Snipe, on river gade 100mts south of pipers hill viewed from bridge (Jeff Bailey)

Hatfield Park - Home Park, 4 Grey Wagtail (Keith Smith )

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 4 Siskin, Over calling (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 7 Linnet (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 2 Yellowhammer (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 2 Stonechat, Male and female (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180123] 6 Redwing (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL175119] 1 Barn Owl, across the Arboretum just before dawn. (Steven Brown)

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

Hitchin [TL19673025] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 3 Stonechat (Stuart Fox)

King's Meads nr Hertford, 5 Common Snipe (Stuart Fox)

St Albans [TL1507] 2 Siskin, In garden (Chris Ruis)

The Commons LNR (Welwyn Garden City), 30 Redwing (Keith Smith )

Welham Green, 1 Black Redstart

Welham Green, 30+ Redwing

Welham Green, 3 Stonechat

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Yellow-legged Gull, adult enjoying numerous signal crayfish (Ian Williams )

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Goldeneye, female types (Ian Williams )

Fri 22 Oct 2021 Amwell NR - Bittern Pool [TL374131] 1 Bittern, seen well between 13:27 and 13:34 (David Hills)

Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake [TL376132] 1 Raven, flying high over Hollycross - mobbed by crow (David Hills)

Ashridge Forest [SP982116] 1 Grey Wagtail (Simon Errington)

Great Gaddesden [TL030112] 1 Grey Wagtail, In same area as Jack Snipe (Pete Waldron)

Great Gaddesden [TL030112] 1 Jack Snipe, showed well from 3.55 to 4.00pm feeding on right bank of river ca 100 metres south of bridge over Gade on Piper's Lane, but not again before I left at 4.35pm. (Pete Waldron)

Great Gaddesden, 1 Stonechat, male seen near wooden bridge (Phill Luckhurst)

Great Gaddesden, 1 Jack Snipe (Phill Luckhurst)

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

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth [TL452134] 1+ Brambling, at least one at Sayes park still today. (Laurence Drummond)

Hilfield Park Reservoir, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, females flew in at 14:35 and departed at 14:48 North West (Allan Srewart)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL102161] 6 Egyptian Goose (Clifford Smout)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL102161] 2 Common Snipe (Clifford Smout)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden [TL102161] 3 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

Lemsford Springs, 11 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 3 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Water Rail (Barry Trevis)

Northchurch Common [SP974103] 1 Red Kite (Simon Errington)

Northchurch Common [SP974103] 1 Stonechat (Simon Errington)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP974088] 2 Red Kite (Simon Errington)

Panshanger (Welwyn Garden City) [TL265128] 1 Brambling, In garden

Redbournbury [TL119102] 45+ Golden Plover, circling mid-afternoon (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 3+ Siskin, passing overhead (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Grey Wagtail (John Pritchard)

St Ippollitts nr Hitchin [TL1927] 1 Red Kite, B656 (David Inward)

Stanstead Abbotts, 2 Common Snipe, Marsh Lane flood (Jane Free )

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Chiffchaff (Steven Pearce)

Wheathampstead [TL1713] 1 Red Kite, B651 (David Inward)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL191039] 1 Little Owl, At usual site near farm entrance. (Steven Pearce)

Thu 21 Oct 2021 East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Mandarin (David Lyons)

East Hyde, 1 Red Kite (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL130171] 1 Kingfisher (David Lyons)

East Hyde, 2 Little Egret (David Lyons)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 3 Egyptian Goose (Tom Speller)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL226286] 6 Grey Partridge (Clifford Smout)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL226286] 40 Golden Plover (Clifford Smout)

Great Offley [TL1427] 1 Red Kite, A505 NE of Great Offley (David Inward)

Heartwood Forest - Hillend Farm [TL167116] 1 Raven (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL151114] 2 Stonechat (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL165108] 3 Lesser Redpoll (Andrew Steele)

Heartwood Forest - W of B651 [TL165108] 1 Siskin (Andrew Steele)

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

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Ray Hooper)

St Albans, 1 Peregrine Falcon, perched on tower at St.Albans Cathedral (darin stanley)

Wallington [TL270343] 1 Merlin, sitting on grass mound south of Baldock to Wallington rd ( opp sheep field) just beyond metal gate (Mike Ilett)

Wed 20 Oct 2021 Frogmore GP nr Stevenage [TL284208] 2 Raven, Frogmore Hill (Alan Ford)

Harpenden [TL135153] 1 Redwing, feeding on ground in garden with Blackbirds (Clifford Smout)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651, 1 Barn Owl (J Bird)

Hitchin [TL19723021] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Knebworth [TL255204] 10 Grey Partridge (Matt Livesey)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Water Rail (Stuart Fox)

Lemsford Springs, 10 Green Sandpiper (Stuart Fox)

West End nr Essendon, 2 Raven (Keith Smith )

West End nr Essendon, c.30 Redwing (Keith Smith )

Tue 19 Oct 2021 East Hyde [TL132168] 1 Little Egret (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL132168] 1 Mandarin (David Lyons)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 adults 1 juvenile, Main Lake (Alan Ford)

Verulamium Park [TL139072] 1 Kingfisher, Seen around 08.00 (Bill Free)

Welwyn Garden City [TL238144] 1+ Ring-necked Parakeet, Knightsfield area (David Wheatcroft)

Mon 18 Oct 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL376128] 1 Green Sandpiper, never landed. (Clifford Smout)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL376128] 2 Egyptian Goose (Clifford Smout)

Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake [TL376132] 5 Wigeon (Clifford Smout)

Broxbourne [TL371064] 3 Wigeon (Paul Gymer)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL207111] 60+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 8 Redwing (Steven Pearce)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL209108] 30+ Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Deadman's Hill nr Sandon, 1 Merlin, bottom of Deadmans hill (Ray Hooper)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL227285] c.50 Golden Plover, Graveley Lane (Tom Speller)

King's Meads nr Hertford [TL336136] 2 Stonechat (Stuart Fox)

St Albans [TL145070] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Cathedral tower, north side (Bill Free)

Stevenage [TL239239] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Vista Tower lights 8.30am (Tom Speller)

Wallington [TL295337] 9 Golden Plover, In field just outside village (Ray Hooper)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Green Sandpiper (David Hutchinson)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.200 Golden Plover, circled high over reservoir a few times. Didn't come down and flew off west (David Hutchinson)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Pintail (David Hutchinson)

Sun 17 Oct 2021 Almshoe Bury nr Stevenage [TL213248] 1 Stonechat, male (Tom Speller)

Braughing [TL394261] 1 Raven, flying over track to Quinbury & cronking (Paula Moore)

Bricket Wood Common [TL132015] 1 Brambling, Over calling then landed in wood (Chris Ruis)

Broxbourne GP [TL375070] 6 Common Snipe, in Silvermeade (Paul Gymer)

Cole Green area [TL265112] 2 Stonechat (Andy Haig)

Deadman's Hill nr Sandon [TL297367] 2 Stonechat, pair at bottom of the hill (Tom Speller)

Deadman's Hill nr Sandon [TL298365] 1 Stonechat, male from green gate (Tom Speller)

East Hyde, 16 Red Kite, Circling over The Hyde. (John Whitehead)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 3 Egyptian Goose, south end main lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 1 Siskin, millennium lake (Tom Speller)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL159061] 2 Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL159061] 10+ Brambling, flying over site (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL159061] 7 Siskin (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL159061] 1 Stonechat, female (Rupert Evershed)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL159061] 1 Raven (Rupert Evershed)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans, 7 Red Kite, around Hogg End Lane, north of Gorhambury (David j Edwards)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL181121] 2 Raven (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL177115] 2 Yellowhammer (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180114] 1 Little Owl, Calling at dusk (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL181121] 5 Meadow Pipit (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL183119] 1 Chiffchaff (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL185122] 1 Red Kite (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL183119] 3 Stonechat, two males and a female (Steven Brown)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ159957] 7 Wigeon (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ159957] 1 Kingfisher (Tony Blake)

Hilfield Park Reservoir [TQ159957] 2 Cetti's Warbler, heard only. (Tony Blake)

Hitchin [TL19713025] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Sawbridgeworth [TL489156] 1 Red Kite (Graham Knight)

Sawbridgeworth [TL489156] 1 Stonechat, female between River Stort and railway line (Graham Knight)

St Albans [TL1507] 13 Redwing, Over garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL1507] 2 Siskin, Over garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL1507] 1 Blackcap, Female in garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL159061] 4+ Brambling, over garden (Rupert Evershed)

Troy Mill Lake nr Maple Cross, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, now associating with tit flock. Seen feeding in silver birch on east bank of canal 80 yards north of Horseshoe Falls. Calling occasionally. (Simon Buckingham)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL197040] 2 Egyptian Goose (Steven Brown)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL193037] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196049] 1 Little Egret (Steven Brown)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL197048] 1 Chiffchaff (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196050] 7 Redwing (Steven Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195049] 1 Kingfisher (Steven Pearce)

Wallington [TL274344] c.100 Golden Plover (Rupert Evershed)

Wallington [TL267339] 40+ Corn Bunting (Rupert Evershed)

Wallington [TL267339] 10+ Grey Partridge (Rupert Evershed)

Wallington [TL267339] 1 Raven (Rupert Evershed)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905131] 1 Brambling (John Taylor)

Sat 16 Oct 2021 Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL134090] 5 Siskin (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL133087] 1 Stonechat, In scrub area west of main wood (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL136091] 5 Redwing (Chris Ruis)

Batch Wood nr St Albans [TL134090] 2 Meadow Pipit (Chris Ruis)

Batford [TL150153] 1 Stonechat, male on wire fencing (Darin Stanley)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL209110] 1 Peregrine Falcon (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL208108] 12+ Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211109] 2 Stonechat (Steven Pearce)

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

Cooters End Lane nr Harpenden [TL126159] 2 Yellowhammer (John Whitehead)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL196083] c.25 Redwing (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL193081] 2 Meadow Pipit (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL193081] 3 Stonechat, Pair at east end of old BT site field, male in centre of field (Chris Ruis)

Harpenden [TL127159] 10 Redwing, mobile group in Ambrose Wood. (John Whitehead)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL180121] 1 Little Owl, on the roof of a building in the Hamlet off Drovers Lane (Steven Brown)

St Albans [TL1507] 1 Grey Wagtail, Over garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL1507] 6 Meadow Pipit, Single group over garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL1507] 7 Redwing, Over garden (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL1507] 2 Siskin, In garden (Chris Ruis)

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

Stevenage [TL231249] 24 Redwing, west over garden 9am (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL231249] 1 Siskin, south over garden 8.50am (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Lake, 2 Brambling, two, possibly three calling from willows and seen in flight on N side. (Stephen Younger)

Stocker's Lake, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Stephen Younger)

Troy Mill Lake nr Maple Cross, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, Heard calling on Herts side of Grand Union Canal just north of humpback bridge at 14:30 (Stephen Younger)

Wallington [TL271343] 1 Merlin, Along Baldock to Wallington rd in field just beyond metal gate, south of road. (Mike ilett)

Watton at Stone [TL292182] 2 Stonechat, Male and female. (Roger Buxton)

Fri 15 Oct 2021 Bull's Green nr Welwyn [TL271173] 2 Raven

Chells Manor (Stevenage) [TL277252] 35+ Yellowhammer (Phil Bishop)

Chells Manor (Stevenage) [TL277252] 8 Meadow Pipit (Phil Bishop)

Coleman Green nr Wheathampstead [TL194134] 2 Red Kite, near Hill End farm (Robin Pearson)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 1 Chiffchaff, Farmhouse Channel (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253239] 3 Egyptian Goose, main lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253245] 1 Siskin, Environmental Lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] c.8 Redwing, Farmhouse Channel (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 2+ Grey Wagtail, Farmhouse Channel (Tom Speller)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL226285] 100+ Golden Plover, Graveley Lane (Tom Speller)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL225284] c.50 Yellowhammer, Graveley Lane (Tom Speller)

Graveley nr Stevenage [TL226285] 6 Grey Partridge, Graveley Lane (Tom Speller)

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth [TL453142] 6 Brambling, 6 around the Sayes park area mid morning. (Laurence Drummond)

Ickleford [TL182312] 1 Little Egret, field south of Bowmans Mill (David Inward)

Knebworth House & Park [TL226212] 1 Siskin, In fir trees west end of lake (Alan Ford)

Latchford nr Standon [TL393206] 75+ Linnet, Flock perching on telegraph wires above fenced off conservation enclosure. (Robert Kitchen )

Lemsford Springs [TL222122] 4 Green Sandpiper (Robin Pearson)

Lemsford Springs [TL222122] 1 Grey Wagtail (Robin Pearson)

Maple Cross [TQ025924] 24 Redwing, Between 7.30 and 8.30am all Flying NW (Chris Bessant)

Markyate, 2+ Brambling, In mixed flock of finches and yellowhammer on footpath to Beechwood (William Davis)

Marsworth Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5 Barnacle Goose (Terry Edwards)

Redbourn [TL092129] 2 Grey Wagtail, snatching flies from a pool at Nicholls Farm. (Peter Tallantire)

Troy Mill Lake nr Maple Cross [TQ041906] 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, Still present in willows on west bank of Grand Union Canal at 11:06, 50 yards north of Horseshoe Falls and 50 yards east of Troy Mill Lake (TQ041906). Bird is ranging across both sides of canal. (Simon Buckingham)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199043] 6 Egyptian Goose (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Coursers Road GPs [TL199043] 1 Common Snipe (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196051] 2 Tree Sparrow, flyover (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195056] 1 Brambling (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 16 Siskin, over (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL196052] 2+ Chiffchaff (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL193054] 1 Redpoll sp., over (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Verulamium Park [TL141068] 2 Grey Wagtail (Bill Free)

Verulamium Park [TL140070] 1 Little Egret, River Ver (Graham Knight)

Verulamium Park [TL139071] 1 Kingfisher, River Ver (Graham Knight)

Welwyn Garden City [TL251144] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (David Wheatcroft)

Thu 14 Oct 2021 Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, c.6 Cetti's Warbler, singing in different parts of the reserve (Paul Gymer)

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake, 1 Water Rail, sitting on a fence in front of the viewpoint (Paul Gymer)

Amwell NR - Hollycross Lake, 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, calling from the trees between Holycross and Hardwick (Paul Gymer)

Batford [TL152150] 1 Blackcap, in weedy field (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL146158] 1 Blackcap, male in paddocks north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL146158] 1 Siskin, in paddocks north of Batford. (Darin Stanley)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 2 Common Snipe (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL202111] 1 Chiffchaff (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212107] 2 Egyptian Goose (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1 Siskin, calling over Millennium lake (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253248] 1 Blackcap, Farmhouse Channel (Tony Hukin)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253248] 1+ Brambling, Farmhouse Channel (Tony Hukin)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL178123] 2 Redwing (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL178123] 4 Linnet (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL178123] 1 Stonechat (Chris Ruis)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL178123] c.35 Meadow Pipit (Chris Ruis)

King's Walden [TL170233] 1 Blackcap (Martin Ketcher)

Lemsford Springs, 13 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Common Snipe (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Kingfisher (Barry Trevis)

Maple Cross [TQ024925] 500+ Redwing, between 7.30 and 8.30 am. (Chris Bessant)

Markyate, c.200 Linnet, feeding in fields on footpath to Flamstead (William Davis)

Northchurch nr Berkhamsted [SP970090] 14 Redwing, flock in Hawthorn in back garden (Peter Medcalf)

Oxhey, 1 Red Kite, circling over Oxhey Village accompanied by 2 buzzards. (Geoff Young)

Preston [TL177240] 1 Stonechat, male (Martin Ketcher)

St Albans [TL1580] c.45 Redwing, 2 large groups over garden mid morning (Chris Ruis)

St Albans [TL1580] 4 Siskin, In garden mid morning (Chris Ruis)

Stevenage [TL232250] 15 Redwing, west over garden (Tom Speller)

Stevenage [TL232250] 1 Peregrine Falcon, NW over garden (Tom Speller)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL199112] 5 Other, Peacocks (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 5+ Little Egret (G Hinton et el)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4+ Red Kite (G Hinton et el)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3+ Grey Wagtail (G Hinton et el)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.15 Wigeon (G Hinton et el)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2+ Common Snipe (G Hinton et el)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Green Sandpiper (G Hinton et el)

Wed 13 Oct 2021 Baldock, 1 Brambling, male on feeders (Terry Brown)

Batford [TL146158] 2 Little Egret, flying over field north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL146158] 3 Meadow Pipit, In field north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

Batford [TL146158] 30 Redwing, over field in paddocks north of Batford (Darin Stanley)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL134046] c.50 Redwing, over at 08:30 heading west (Alan Gardiner)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253249] 3 Grey Wagtail, Balancing pond (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252239] 231 Redwing, over main lake 7.10am - 8.10am, mostly west. Largest flock 52 (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252239] 3 Egyptian Goose (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 1 Wigeon (Tony Hukin)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, c.60 Redwing, In 3 flocks over pit (Ray Hooper)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 2 Raven (Ray Hooper)

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth [TL451145] 1 Stonechat, male late morning. (Laurence Drummond)

Hitchin [TL19683025] 1 Little Egret, Walsworth Common (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL205303] 2 Red Kite, off Queenswood Drive (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL20252962] 1 Little Egret, Purwell Paddocks (David Inward)

Hitchin [TL198300] 1 Red Kite, Cambridge Road, Walsworth (David Inward)

Letchworth [TL207311] 1 Red Kite, L-shaped field north of Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living (David Inward)

Maple Cross [TQ025922] 2 Fieldfare (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025922] 14 Linnet (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025922] 650+ Redwing, all flying NW in flock sizes between 5 and 60 birds from 7.30am until 8.30am. At 8.20am 10 landed in the field hedge west of the housing estate and were still there at 2pm (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025922] 2 Yellowhammer (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025922] 8 Meadow Pipit (Chris Bessant)

Moor Lane nr Rickmansworth [TQ064939] 9 Redwing, over garden (Anna Marett)

Moor Park nr Rickmansworth, 20 Redwing (Steve Carter)

Perry Green nr Much Hadham [TL444174] 1 Raven, sitting cronking half way up electricity pylon (Gill Price)

Royston [TL360410] c.250 Redwing, 2 flocks, flying low west, 9.30 & 10.00 am. (David Hatton)

St Albans [TL159061] 3 Meadow Pipit, over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 830+ Redwing, flocks of 20-80 birds heading over garden W-NW during 2 hour period this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 7 Linnet, over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 2 Siskin, over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 60+ Chaffinch, over garden in 2hr period this morning (all NW) (Rupert Evershed)

Stevenage [TL231249] 200 Redwing, over the garden west this afternoon incl. 3 flocks of 50 5 25pm - 5 40pm (Tom Speller)

Stocker's Lake, 1 Grey Wagtail, near the river. (Geoff Young)

Troy Mill Lake nr Maple Cross [TQ041906] 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, in willow scrub on west side of Grand Union Canal, 50 yards north of Horseshoe Falls between 14:00 and 15:05. Area is 50 yards east of Troy Mill on canal towpath. (Simon Buckingham)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Redwing, (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 4+ Chiffchaff (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Wigeon (Steven Leslie Pearce)

Verulamium Park [TL141069] 6 Egyptian Goose, two adult pairs and two juveniles (Bill Free)

Welwyn Garden City, 2 Redwing, over house (keith Dean)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 10 Linnet, feeding in set aside. (Geoff Young)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Meadow Pipit, frequenting bush near rubble. (Geoff Young)

Tue 12 Oct 2021 Batford [TL153150] 12 Redwing, In weedy field (Darin Stanley)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 3+ Brambling, at the Farmhouse Channel, 9:30 am (R Best)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 20+ Redwing, Farmhouse Channel (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253247] 1 Meadow Pipit, flyover, Farmhouse Channel (Tom Speller)

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL146031] 70+ Redwing, flying over (Rupert Evershed )

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL146031] 3 Stonechat, pair and separate male in fields above lakes (Rupert Evershed )

Frogmore Lakes nr Radlett [TL150032] 1 Kingfisher (Rupert Evershed )

Gaddesden Row [TL031137] c.100 Linnet, In fields north west of Jockey End (William Davis)

Gaddesden Row [TL031137] 2 Swallow, flying south-east (William Davis)

Kinsbourne Green nr Harpenden, 1 Red Kite (David Inward)

Maple Cross [TQ026925] 4 Redwing, 8.15am flying west (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross, 1 Firecrest, feeding in a bush in garden of house in Ash Vale, Maple Cross (Roger Harbird)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Brambling, single bird NW over garden with Chaffinches this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 2 Meadow Pipit, over garden this morning. (Rupert Evershed)

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

St Albans [TL159061] 7 Linnet, flock over garden flying high and south. (Rupert Evershed)

Mon 11 Oct 2021 Broxbourne [TL371065] 4 Common Snipe, probably more, in Silvermeade (Paul Gymer)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Mike Ilett)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL204110] c.20 Yellowhammer, along track (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL208111] 4+ Stonechat (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL215110] 1 Little Stint, juvenile (Steve Blake)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL208111] 2+ Red Kite (Steve Blake)

East Hyde, 7 Red Kite (Francis and Janet Dowley)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 adults, 1 juvenile Main Lake (Alan Ford)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 1 Caspian Gull, ringed bird X307 Main Lake (Alan Ford)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252239] 1 Great Black-backed Gull, adult at main lake (Tony Hukin)

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

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

Maple Cross [TQ024922] 2 Linnet, In maize cut field next to Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ024922] 14+ Meadow Pipit, Field next to Hornhill Road (Chris Bessant)

Redbourn [TL092130] 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, flying noisily between trees at Nicholls fm (Peter Tallantire)

Redbournbury, 10 Red Kite (Francis and Janet Dowley)

Redbournbury, 1 Little Egret (Francis and Janet Dowley)

Sawbridgeworth [TL479152] 1 House Martin, single bird flying north (Graham Knight)

St Albans [TL167080] 4 Meadow Pipit, over the garden first thing this morning. (Steven Brown)

St Albans [TL167080] 2 Raven, over the garden cronking late afternoon (Steven Brown)

Watford [TQ110965] 1 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA (DavidDenham)

Watford [TQ118961] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Greatham road; pylon by railway (DavidDenham)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Peregrine Falcon, Flew from old overflow area, across in front of hide. 15:15 (G. Hinton et el.)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4 Little Egret (G. Hinton et el.)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3+ Red Kite, Farmers Working in fields around (G. Hinton et el.)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Yellow-legged Gull, on post along central causeway, flew off c8.30am (Nigel Webber )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1+ Cetti's Warbler, vocal and seen well at cemetery corner. At least 2 others singing. (Nigel Webber )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper (Nigel Webber )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Pintail, moulting male close to old out-flow (Nigel Webber )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Chiffchaff (Nigel Webber )

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 4+ Grey Wagtail, very mobile (Nigel Webber )

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Stonechat, female along main track (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 6 Red Kite (Steve Carter)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 4 Meadow Pipit (Steve Carter)

Sun 10 Oct 2021 Amwell NR - Bittern Pool, 1 Bittern (Jane Free )

Amwell NR - Great Hardmead Lake [TL378127] 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1st winter in the evening gull roost (Mike Ilett)

Braughing, 1 Grey Wagtail, far ford this morning (Paula Moore)

Chiswell Green nr St Albans [TL134046] 17 Ring-necked Parakeet, over AM (Alan Gardiner)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL194090] 26 Linnet (Steven Brown)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL194090] 1 Whinchat (Steven Brown)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL194090] 2 Blackcap (Steven Brown)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL177123] 1 Little Owl, calling from the Oak tree where the Woodland Trust pathway from Drovers Lane meets the Bridle Way at 6:45am. (Steven Brown)

Latchford nr Standon [TL392205] 2 Red Kite, observed near ford. (Richard Melarange)

Maple Cross [TQ025923] 9 Redwing, 10am Flying west in one flock (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ025923] 2 Meadow Pipit (Chris Bessant)

Much Hadham [TL431195] 1 Kingfisher, flying up the Ash in the direction of Little Hadham (Robert Kitchen)

Redbournbury [TL122100] 1 Blackcap, one with tit flock (John Pritchard)

Redbournbury [TL121100] 1 Common Snipe, over marsh (John Pritchard)

Sawbridgeworth [TL476154] 2 Golden Plover, flew east near to Tharbies Farm (Graham Knight)

Sawbridgeworth [TL465153] 10 Meadow Pipit, at Crumps Farm (Graham Knight)

St Albans [TL1580] 1 Brambling, Over garden (Chris Ruis)

Stanstead Abbotts, 1 Stonechat (Jane Free )

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

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL186043] 15 Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL191039] 1 Little Owl (Steven Pearce)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Rock Pipit, probably same bird (two seen yesterday) seen last couple of days along shore line on east bank near the jetty (David Hutchinson)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2+ Chiffchaff, by old overflow and likely more behind hide (G.Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Little Egret (G.Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Common Snipe, In front of hide (G.Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Red Kite, near farm shop (G.Hinton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Cetti's Warbler, heard from cemetery corner (G.Hinton)

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

Sat 9 Oct 2021 Braughing, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, noisily flying around village (Paula Moore)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 2 Chiffchaff, (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL203110] 10+ Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL204110] 1 Stonechat (Steven Pearce)

East Hyde [TL130170] 1 Mandarin, drake bird at mill (Mike Russell)

East Hyde [TL130170] 1 Raven, over mill (Mike Russell)

East Hyde [TL130170] c.1 Little Egret, at mill (Mike Russell)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 10+ Redwing, groups of 5 & 3 + singles over park (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, Environmental lake (Andy Day)

Heartwood Forest - E of B651 [TL175120] 1 Barn Owl, hunting over the Arboretum at 6:30pm. (Steven Brown)

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

Kimpton [TL171189] 2+ Ring-necked Parakeet, heard flying over Park Wood (Callum Peel)

Merry Hill nr Bushey [TQ134939] 1 Stonechat, male (Jack Fearnside)

Oxhey, 1 Red Kite, Paddock Road allotments. (Geoff Young)

Rothamsted Park nr Harpenden, 2 Redwing (Ray Hooper)

Rothamsted Park nr Harpenden, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (Ray Hooper)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 1 Common Snipe, over calling late afternoon (John Pritchard)

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

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

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL190050] 1 Peregrine Falcon, On pylon along Coursers Rd (Rupert Evershed)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL198049] 11 Brambling, Flew over with Pied Wagtails (Rupert Evershed)

Wheathampstead [TL199141] 1 Raven (Andrew Steele)

Wheathampstead [TL188142] 1 Yellowhammer (Andrew Steele)

Wheathampstead [TL188143] c.8 Redwing (Andrew Steele)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905130] 1 Pintail, eclipse Male (Clifford Smout)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905130] 2 Grey Wagtail (Clifford Smout)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP905130] 1 Green Sandpiper (Clifford Smout)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1+ Rock Pipit, at least one and probably two birds (Ed Griffiths)

Fri 8 Oct 2021 Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253250] 1+ Ring-necked Parakeet, trees at Balancing Pond (Andy Day)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 3 Redwing (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253241] 3 Egyptian Goose (Tom Speller)

Hall's Green nr Stevenage [TL275287] 1 Barn Owl (Nigel Denison)

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth [TL465144] 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, still present in top of lime tree on Mabey's Walk, 10am (Graham Knight)

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth [TL464144] 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, fiirst seen at 09.10 from my garden, in Lime trees at Maybes walk, then intermittently until 10.00, no sign this pm. (Laurence Drummond)

Hitchin [TL197302] 1 Little Egret, River Purwell, Walsworth Common (Callum Peel)

Hitchin [TL195286] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, calling from gardens along Manor Crescent (Callum Peel)

Maple Cross [TQ026923] 50+ Swallow, feeding above my garden (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ026923] 19 Redwing, 12 noon, flying west in one flock (Chris Bessant)

Maple Cross [TQ026923] 1 Meadow Pipit (Chris Bessant)

Nash Mills nr Hemel Hempstead [TL066050] 4 Red Kite (Axel Kirby)

Park Street nr St Albans [TL149036] 28 Siskin, over garden north west (Alan Winn)

Redbourn [TL092130] 1 Stonechat, sitting on fence posts and diving off into the weeds either side for food at Nicholls Farm (Peter Tallantire)

Sawbridgeworth [TL479149] 1 Redwing, garden flyover - 8pm (Graham Knight)

Sawbridgeworth [TL479149] 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, garden flyover - first garden record (Graham Knight)

St Albans [TL159061] 32 Siskin, over garden this afternoon (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 2 Swallow, over garden this afternoon (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 2 Redwing, over garden first thing (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 14 Meadow Pipit, over garden today (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 1 Mandarin, flew over garden first thing (Rupert Evershed)

Stevenage [TL246241] 1 Peregrine Falcon, female perched on telephone exchange (Andy Day)

Stevenage [TL256254] 1 Brambling, over Stanley Road calling (Andy Day)

Thorley Wash nr Bishop's Stortford, 1 Kingfisher, along the Stort (James Russell)

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, 30+ Redwing, three groups of approx 10 over the garden between 08:00 and 08:30 (James Russell)

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, 2 House Martin (James Russell)

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, 2+ Cetti's Warbler (James Russell)

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, 1 Swallow (James Russell)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2+ Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 4 House Martin, viz mig (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 4 Yellowhammer, viz mig (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 8 Siskin, vis mig (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 48 Swallow, viz mig (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1+ Meadow Pipit, many heard (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 1 Greenshank, called, not seen (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 53 Redwing, viz mig (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 2 Brambling, viz mig (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 16 Common Snipe (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

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

Watford [TQ110965] 1 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA (DavidDenham)

Welwyn [TL223157] 25+ Swallow, Gathering on wires (Alex Trollope)

Welwyn Garden City [TL243130] 1 Peregrine Falcon, - flew over the car as I waited at the traffic lights on Bridge Road. (Tim Hill)

Thu 7 Oct 2021 Braughing [TL396255] 1 Grey Wagtail (Steve Hughes)

Broxbourne [TL374080] 1 Kingfisher, flying along New River (Paul Gymer)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206110] 11 Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL210109] 2 Stonechat (Steven Pearce)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL204111] 60+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL212108] 3 Swallow, flying through. (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206110] 70+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

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

East Hyde [TL131169] 1 Yellowhammer (Clifford Smout)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252238] 5 Swallow (Alan Ford)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253249] 3 Grey Wagtail, Balancing Pond (Alan Ford)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage), 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 adult, 1 juv. (Clive Harding/Lou Holland )

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 6 Mandarin, 4 male 2 female (Ray Hooper)

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

Harpenden [TL131152] 1 Red Kite (Clifford Smout)

Harpenden, 7 Redwing, - flying west over the garden. (Tim Hill)

Hoddesdon [TL377083] 2 Cetti's Warbler, singing, Admirals Lake (Paul Gymer)

Hoddesdon [TL377083] 1 Kingfisher (Paul Gymer)

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

Redbourn [TL091130] 1 Chiffchaff, searching for food among Blackthorn scrub at Nicholls Farm (Peter Tallantire)

Redbourn [TL086132] 10 Golden Plover, small group flying low over arable field at Nicholls Farm around midday (Peter Tallantire)

Royston [TL357401] 1 Brambling, Layston Park. Male found in greenhouse and safely liberated. (Gordon Fuller)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2 Brambling, perched briefly in garden birch (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 35+ Redwing, through heading west (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 8 Siskin (John Pritchard)

St Albans [TL159061] 20 Meadow Pipit, south over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

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

St Albans [TL159061] 20 Siskin, flock south over garden this morning. Probable additional distant flock of 20 too. (Rupert Evershed)

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

St Albans [TL159061] 7 House Martin, south over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 10 Swallow, south over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

St Albans [TL159061] 6 Redwing, over garden this morning (Rupert Evershed)

Stanstead Abbotts, c.30 Swallow, with House Martins (Jane Free )

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

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201112] 1 Chiffchaff (Steven Pearce)

Symondshyde Farm nr St Albans [TL201112] 4 House Martin (Steven Pearce)

Thorley Wash nr Bishop's Stortford, 1 Common Snipe (James Russell)

Thorley Wash nr Bishop's Stortford, 2+ Cetti's Warbler (James Russell)

Thorley Wash nr Bishop's Stortford, 2+ Kingfisher, at least one male and one female. Showing very well this morning all along that stretch of the Stort (James Russell)

Thorley Wash nr Bishop's Stortford, 1 Chiffchaff, heard along the river Stort towards Spellbrook (James Russell)

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, c.25 Linnet, in the ploughed field behind Twyford Livery (James Russell)

Watford [TQ110965] 1 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA (David Denham)

Wellpond Green nr Standon [TL417228] c.50 Golden Plover, seen in flight from A120 (Tom Speller)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.50 Swallow, small groups passing through up to 10am (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Green Sandpiper (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 House Martin (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), c.10 Chiffchaff, a couple singing. (Nigel Webber)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Common Snipe (Nigel Webber)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, 1 Brambling, present in apple tree situated behind walled garden. (Paul Lewis)

Wed 6 Oct 2021 Barkway [TL393362] 1 Red Kite, Cokenach Estate (Callum Peel)

Codicote [TL215198] 1 Red Kite, over Vanstone Garden Centre (Callum Peel)

East Hyde [TL130170] 1 Red Kite (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL130170] 1 Mandarin (David Lyons)

Felden [TL025050] 1+ Swallow, over Little Hay, heading southwest (Axel Kirby)

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192049] 1 Firecrest, In usual area. (Steven Pearce)

Hatfield Park, 2 Raven, harrasing Red Kite (Keith Smith)

Lemsford Springs, 4 Little Egret (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 1 Kingfisher (Barry Trevis)

Lemsford Springs, 11 Green Sandpiper (Barry Trevis)

Rabley Heath nr Welwyn [TL231192] c.15 Meadow Pipit, flock in grassland field (Callum Peel)

Reed [TL368366] 1 Red Kite, fields along The Joint road (Callum Peel)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 2 Swallow, heading south (John Pritchard)

Standon Lodge Farm nr Much Hadham [TL404208] 6+ Mandarin (Robert )

Therfield Heath [TL318394] 1 Red Kite, over abandoned pub along A505 (Callum Peel)

Tyttenhanger GPs - Willows Farm Lake [TL188044] 1 Kingfisher (Steven Pearce)

Watford [TQ110965] 1 Peregrine Falcon, YMCA (DavidDenham)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Keith Smith)

West End nr Essendon [TL258083] 1 Chiffchaff, Brief song. (Roger Buxton)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs) [SP904131] 15 Spoonbill, flock flew in from the SW ,landed briefly then flew off to the SE (John Taylor)

Tue 5 Oct 2021 East Hyde [TL129171] 1 Mandarin (David Lyons)

East Hyde [TL132169] 1 Little Egret (David Lyons)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL205090] 7 Swallow, 1, 1, 4, 1 seen heading south. (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL203091] 14+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL207086] 1 Grey Wagtail (Steven Pearce)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL207086] 2 Chiffchaff (Steven Pearce)

Flamstead village [TL079144] 2 Raven (David McGrath)

Flamstead village [TL074143] 2 Red Kite (David McGrath)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, 2 Raven (Ray Hooper)

Hemel Hempstead [TL 055063] 1 Peregrine Falcon, BT building (DavidDenham)

Little Wymondley nr Stevenage, 1 Raven (Ray Hooper)

Reed [TL359366] 1 Red Kite, Over fields along The Joint road (Callum Peel)

Stevenage [TL246241] 1 Peregrine Falcon, Stevenage telephone exchange, chased off by crows (Andy Day )

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

Twyford Bury Farm nr Bishop's Stortford, 1 Swallow (James Russell)

Watford [TQ118961] 2 Peregrine Falcon, Greatham road, pylon by railway (DavidDenham)

Welwyn Garden City, 1 Peregrine Falcon (Keith Smith)

Mon 4 Oct 2021 Chesfield Park nr Stevenage [TL236295] 5 House Martin, Chesfield Downs golf course (Michael Hooper)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL205113] 50+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL210109] 50+ Meadow Pipit, various groups seen from track linking pits with Symondshyde Farm. (Steven Pearce)

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

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL204108] 15+ Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253243] 1 Meadow Pipit, west over Millennium Lake (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253248] 1 Blackcap, Female, Farmhouse Channel (Tom Speller)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL253248] 2 Chiffchaff, Farmhouse Channel (Tom Speller)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, c.40 House Martin, Loose flocks through this afternoon (Ray Hooper)

Hartham (Hertford) [TL325132] 1 Kingfisher (Louise Turner )

Hatfield Garden Village [TL213097] 1 Chiffchaff, . (Steven Pearce)

Hitchin [TL202296] 1 Little Egret, Purwell Paddocks (David Inward)

Norton Green nr Stevenage, 2 Stonechat, Male & a female (Ray Hooper)

Redbournbury [TL125100] 9 Red Kite (Gary Mason)

Redbournbury [TL120108] 1 Little Egret (Gary Mason)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 10+ Siskin, overhead at lunchtime with 6 perched briefly (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 9 House Martin, through at lunchtime (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL124090] 1 Stonechat, male on low scrub at Bow Bridge (John Pritchard)

Sun 3 Oct 2021 Cheshunt [TL330049] 3 Swallow, 10.30am this morning (Ray Facer)

Cheshunt GPs - Bowyers Water [TL366017] 1 Hobby (Robert Kitchen)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL197086] 6 Chiffchaff (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL197086] 6 Swallow (Chris Ruis)

Ellenbrook Fields nr Hatfield Garden Village [TL196090] 1 Water Rail, Calling from reedbed (Chris Ruis)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL127083] 2 Grey Wagtail (Alan Gardiner)

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

Redbournbury [TL120099] 2 Stonechat (John Pritchard)

Royston, 1 Woodlark, flew south over Royston calling at 8.15 (Timothy Wilson)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL121099] 1 Common Snipe, In flight (Alan Gardiner)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 30+ Swallow, passing through (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL123096] 1 Blackcap (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans [TL123096] 2 Cetti's Warbler, calling from cover (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 70+ House Martin, passing throughout the day (John Pritchard)

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195050] 1 Little Egret (Steven Pearce)

Verulamium Park [TL140068] 2 Egyptian Goose, very tame (Alan Gardiner)

West End nr Essendon [TL262083] 2 Swallow (Stuart Fox)

Willows Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL188039] 2 Swallow (Steven Pearce)

Woodoaks Farm nr Maple Cross, c.100 Linnet, in fields either side of main track (Steve Carter)

Sat 2 Oct 2021 Aldenham Reservoir & Country Park [TQ168957] 1 Common Sandpiper, near to dam (Alan Winn)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 15 House Martin (Anthony Dorman)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP, 1 Stonechat, male near Portaloo ! (Anthony Dorman)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL211107] 13 Egyptian Goose (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL208108] 6 Yellowhammer (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL206111] 150+ Linnet (Steven Pearce)

Coopers Green GPs - Stanborough GP [TL207110] 20+ Meadow Pipit (Steven Pearce)

East Hyde [TL130170] 1 Kingfisher, in tree on Herts side of river (Roger & Lynn Payne)

East Hyde [TL130170] 2 Red Kite (Roger & Lynn Payne)

Hartham (Hertford) [TL328131] 1 Kingfisher (Louise Turner)

Hatfield [TL227077] 1 Grey Wagtail, Stream Woods, Oxlease. (Steven Pearce)

Hatfield Park, 2 Chiffchaff, with tit flock. (Keith Smith)

Markyate [TL040150] c.15 House Martin, feeding over Beechwood Home Farm (William Davis)

Markyate [TL040150] c.5 Swallow, feeding over Beechwood Home Farm (William Davis)

Markyate [TL041162] 1 Reed Bunting, In bushes by isolated farm buildings (William Davis)

Standon Lordship [TL393220] 4 Fieldfare, seems very early? (John Chitham)

Stanstead Abbotts, c.12 House Martin, heading south (Jane Free )

Fri 1 Oct 2021 Broxbourne GP, 3 Cetti's Warbler, all singing (Paul Gymer)

Coopers Green GPs - main GP [TL196092] 1 Mediterranean Gull, adult or 2nd winter bird flew over (Andrew Steele)

Coopers Green GPs - main GP [TL195091] c.40 House Martin (Andrew Steele)

Fairlands Valley Park (Stevenage) [TL252239] 3 Egyptian Goose, Main Lake (Alan Ford)

Frogmore GP nr Stevenage, c.50 Swallow, loose flocks over (Ray Hooper)

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

Garden Wood (Tyttenhanger area) [TL192049] 1+ Firecrest, probably 2 present (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Gorhambury Estate nr St Albans [TL127083] 2+ Common Snipe, on floodwater pool (John Pritchard)

High Wych nr Sawbridgeworth [TL444152] 4 Grey Partridge, between Actons farm and Mole wood. (Laurence Drummond)

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

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 20 Swallow, arrived late evening (John Pritchard)

Shafford Farm nr St Albans, 50+ House Martin, through today (John Pritchard)

Tyttenhanger Farm (Tyttenhanger area) [TL198051] 2+ Tree Sparrow (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL198051] c.10 Chiffchaff (Tyttenhanger Birders)

Tyttenhanger GPs (exact GP not specified) [TL198051] 5+ Red Kite (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL195052] 50+ House Martin (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Tyttenhanger GPs - main GP [TL198054] 1 Wheatear, male in field behind high viewpoint (Tyttenhanger Birders)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 2 Egyptian Goose (Jeff Bailey)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 3 Little Egret (Jeff Bailey)

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 1 Green Sandpiper, right of hide (Jeff Bailey)

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

Wilstone Res (Tring Reservoirs), 16 Wigeon (Jeff Bailey)