All records relate to sightings by members within a 10 mile radius of Hatfield Forest.
Abbreviations : HF Hatfield Forest
SWM Sawbridgeworth Marsh
TW Thorley Wash
P Pishiobury Park
BP Bishops Park
SCP Southern Country Park
Reed Buntings (Gardens)
Little Egret (B.S.)
Lesser spotted woodpecker (Lower Sheering)
Flock of Lapwing (Gt. Easton) Large flock of Fieldfare (Penny Green)
Charms of goldfinches in gardens.
Chiff chaff (3) SBWM
Red Kite harlow
Buzzards (6) Old Harlow, being mobbed by Gulls
Robins nesting in garden BS 22/March
Chiff chaff )
Common Snipe) Thorley Wash
Peregrine falcon (Debden)
Fox mortality on roads.
Weasels x2 Rowney Wood.
Water vole Thorley Wash
Snowdrops, Aconites in flower.
Cuckoo flower, Marsh marigold SBWM
Bluebell Birchanger wood 31st March
Solitary bee Anthophora sp M&F.
Hawthorn shield bug
Browntail moth caterpillars (Therfield Heath)
Brimstone, male BS 18th
Peacock BS 19th
Speckled Wood 1st April,
REPTILES and AMPHIBIANS:
Common Lizard, frogs, newts.
Mild (7C-10C) , cloudy, dull, dry.
V. little rain, soil v dry, night frosts, cold easterly winds.