The Hertfordshire Bird Report 2013

The Hertfordshire Bird Report 2013 was published on 21 March 2015, with 84 pages as ever packed with photographs and information about all our birds both common and rarities. Thanks to everyone who contributed for bringing the report out over three month's earlier than last year.

Copies have been distributed to all current members of Herts Bird Club, non-members can buy a copy.


Editor?s Review of the year (Ted Fletcher)

Systematic list, species reports:

  • Mute Swan to Pochard (Alan Harris),
  • Ring-necked Duck to Grey Heron (David Booth),
  • White Stork to Peregrine Falcon (Linda Smith),
  • Water Rail to Turnstone (Martin Searle),
  • Knot to Common Snipe (Steve Austin),
  • terns and gulls (Clifford Smout),
  • doves to Hoopoe (Anthony Dorman),
  • Woodpeckers (Ken Smith),
  • Great Grey Shrike to House Martin (Alan, Clifford, Daphne, David, Martin & Paul),
  • Cetti?s Warbler to Ring Ouzel (Daphne Dean),
  • Blackbird to White Wagtail (Paul Lewis),
  • Dunnock, House Sparrow and Tree Sparrow (Peter Delaloye)
  • Tree Pipit to buntings (Murray Orchard)

WeBS counts for Hertfordshire (Chris Dee)

Birds of captive origin (Ted Fletcher)

Herts Rare Birds Panel Report

Bird Ringing in Hertfordshire in 2013 (Chris Dee)

The Breeding Bird Survey in Hertfordshire in 2013 (Chris Dee)

The BTO Winter Thrushes Survey ? A summary of results for Hertfordshire (Murray Orchard)

Guidelines for observers ? a checklist of the birds of Hertfordshire

Herts Bird Club committee and contacts