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Tyttenhanger Gravel Pits is one of Hertfordshire’s best birding areas, situated in the shallow Colne Valley between St Albans and Hatfield (map; grid reference TL194052). The site stretches from Colney Heath in the north to the Willows Farm Village theme park (near London Colney) in the south. It supports a range of wildlife habitat, and its wide variety of birds includes resident Tree Sparrow and Yellowhammer at Tyttenhanger Farm. The site has also become the county’s foremost wader site.

History Edit

Sand and gravel extraction has taken place on the site since 1982, and the site now features several flooded gravel pits. The main pit of interest to birders (to the east of the River Colne) is still used by Tarmac Aggregates Ltd as a source of water for washing the sand and gravel extracted from an active quarry south-east of Coursers Road. A noisy conveyer belt carries sand around the south and west sides of the pit.

Habitat Edit

The site includes flooded gravel pits, areas of active quarrying, shallow pools, mudflats, parkland, open farmland and two small areas of coniferous and deciduous woodland. The River Colne runs south through the centre of the site. The main lake of interest to birders is the easternmost lake, on the east side of the River Colne. Its continuing use by Tarmac means that the water level can fluctuate considerably. The south-east of the lake is shallow. Two flooded gravel pits to the west of the River Colne are used for angling. South of the site is the Willows Farm Village theme park, which has a shallow lake. Coppice Wood, an SSSI, contains a good range of woodland species. Garden Wood was formerly used for paintball games and may become more attractive to wildlife now this activity has ceased.

Unfortunately the area of shallow water that formed a small pond (known as "the puddle") at the rear of the Willows Farm car park has now been filled in (2010) This was a fantastic magnet for passage migrants and wandering birds in recent years, such as Common Crane, Bewick's Swan, Shelduck, Ruddy Shelduck, Brent Goose and many Wader Species.

Species Edit

Birds

The site attracts a wide range of bird species. A detailed guide can be found at the Herts Bird Club website.

In winter the gravel pits generally support small numbers of Tufted Duck, Pochard, Wigeon, Shoveler, Teal and Gadwall, with occasional Shelduck, Pintail, Smew and Goldeneye. Waders include Green Sandpiper, Common Snipe and Jack Snipe, with Lapwing usually present and Golden Plover often in large flocks on nearby fields. The area around Tyttenhanger Farm holds a flock of Tree Sparrows (generally to be found in the hedgerow on the north side of the horse paddock). Along with other finches and buntings, including Brambling, these are attracted by feed put out by a shooting syndicate for Red-legged Partridge. (The shooting ceased in 2012 and is no longer relevant) The site also attracts irregular visits from Merlin and Peregrine, and Common Buzzard are seen regularly.

In spring the wintering waders are joined by Little Ringed Plover, Redshank, Greenshank, Ringed Plover and Dunlin. Rarer visitors have included Temminck’s Stint, Wood Sandpiper, Avocet and Stone Curlew. Wheatear and Yellow Wagtail are regularly seen in the fields and on the sandy banks. Common Tern arrive to breed on the shingle and Black Tern are often seen on passage. Hobby frequently visit the site and Osprey occasionally pass through. Hirundines are seen regularly and the commoner warblers can be seen or heard over the whole site.

In summer Redshank, Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover and Lapwing breed. Most of the common warblers also breed around the site. Yellow Wagtail have occasionally bred in the area.

In 2010 Grey Herons bred and reared young on site for the first time, with at least five nests being established. Also in 2010, a pair of Oystercatcher were successful in rearing and departing with two young. (after failing in the year before) — not only a first for the site but a first for Hertfordshire.

In autumn, Green Sandpiper are again regularly seen and waders such as Black-tailed Godwit and Spotted Redshank may pass through. Migrant passerines include Whinchat.

Other vertebrates

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Invertebrates

A large Buddleia bush next to the bird hide attracts Red Admiral, Comma, Painted Lady, Small White, Peacock and Gatekeeper butterflies. Another butterfly seen in past years is the Brown Argus. Dragonfly species include Brown Hawker, which are particularly conspicuous.

Practicalities Edit

Directions

The site is a mile or so north of the M25 at Junction 22. Turn off to the Bell Roundabout and take Coursers Road into Colney Heath. At a crossroads turn left along High Street and then fork back along Church Lane. Park at the end by the water works (TL 198058) and follow the footpath south-west into the site. Alternatively, from the Bell Roundabout, take Barnet Road into London Colney. Turn right to park in Lowbell Lane or cross the River Colne and turn right to the small car park at Riverside. From either parking place, head for the river and follow the footpath that leads north under the A1081 and past Willows Farm. Avoid the car parks around the fishing lakes (reserved for anglers and with a history of theft from vehicles) and at Willows Farm Village (reserved for visitors to the farm and customers of its shops).

London Colney is connected to nearby conurbations (St Albans, Hatfield, Watford and Barnet) by five bus routes: 84, 602, 632, 658 and 659. Route and frequency information is available from the website of London Colney News. Colney Heath can be reached from Brookmans Park station (Thameslink) by three bus routes: 200, 304 and 826. The 304 continues to St Albans and the 826 to Hatfield.

Access

The site has 24-hour free public access on a network of generally well-marked public or permissive footpaths. The access points mentioned above allow entry to the site along the Watling Chase Trail national path, which passes north-south through the area. Access can also be gained from the A414 on the site’s north-west boundary and from Coursers Road on the south-east.

Facilities

A rudimentary hide has been erected on the south side of the eastern lake, but at some distance from the water’s edge. Willows Farm Village has a cafe (cafe has now closed) and a branch of In Focus, the binocular and telescope specialists. Shops at Colney Fields Shopping Park (near the M25 junction) include a Sainsburys Superstore and a branch of Marks & Spencer.

Listings Edit

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Steve Blak's Tyttenhanger Patch List 2017

Saturday 1st January 2017

1: Great White Egret, 2: Little Egret, 3: Goosander, 4: Green Sandpiper, 5: Goldfinch, 6: Chaffinch, 7: Ferel Pigeon, 8 Woodpigeon, 9: Carrion Crow, 10: Jackdaw, 11: Blackbird, 12: LB-backed Gull, 13: Black Headed Gull, 14: Common Gull, 15: Herring gull, 16: Mallard, 17: Tufted Duck, 18: Teal, 19: Shoveler, 20: Grey Heron, 21: Coot, 22: Moorhen, 23: Dunnock, 24: Robin, 25: Wren, 26: Song Thrush, 27: Mistle Thrush, 28: Blue Tit, 29:Great Tit, 30: Magpie, 31:Lapwing , 32: Bullfinch, 33: Canada Goose, 34: Mute Swan, 35: Great Crested Grebe, 36: Peregrine, 37: Starling

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Tuesday 3rd January 2017

38: Stock Dove, 39: Coal Tit, 40: Cormorant, 41: Fieldfare, 42: Redwing, 43: Gadwall, 44: Goldcrest, 45: Green Woodpecker, 46: Great Spotted Woodpecker, 47: Greenfinch 48:Greylag Goose, 49: House Sparrow, 50: Jay, 51: Kestrel, 52: Kingfisher, 53: Lapwing, 54: Linnet, 55: Long-tailed Tit, 56: Meadow Pipit, 57: Nuthatch, 58: Pied Wagtail, 59: Pochard, 60: Red Kite, 61: Reed Bunting, 62: Skylark, 63: Common Snipe,

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Wednesday 4th January 2017

64: Buzzard, 65: Red-legged Partridge, 66: Tree sparrow, 67: Collared Dove, 68: Sparrowhaw.

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Friday 6th January 2017

69: Little Grebe

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Saturday 7th January 2017

70: Caspian Gull, 1st W

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Monday 16th January 2017

71: Egyptian Goose

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Tuesday 17th January 2017

72: Wigeon, 73, Treecreeper

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Friday 20th January 2017

74: Rook, 75: Little Owl, 76: Golden Plover

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Friday 27th January 2017

77: Woodcock, 78: Grey Wagtail

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Tuesday 31st January 2017

79: Great Black-backed Gull

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Wednesday 1st febuary 2017

80: Pheasant

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Saturday 4th February 2017

81: Siskin

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Wednesday 8th February 2017

82: Ringed Plover

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Monday 13th February 2017

83: Mandarin (drake)

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Saturday 18th February 2017

84: Oystercatcher. 85: Black-tailed Godwit

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Saturday 4th March 2017

86: Ring-necked Parakeet

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Tuesday 7th March 2017

87: Chiffchaff

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Saturday 11th March 2017

88: Mediterranean Gull, 89: Sand Martin

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Monday 13th March 2017

90: Redshank

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Friday 17th March 2017

91: Yellowhammer

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Tuesday 21st March 2017

92: Little Ringed Plover

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Friday 24th March 2017

93: Shelduck

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Steve Blake's Tyttenhanger Patch List 2016

Friday 1st January 2016

1: Goosander

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Monday 4th January 2016

2: Mute Swan. 3: Greylag Goose. 4: Gadwall, 5: Teal. 6: Canada Goose. 7 Mallard. 8: Shoveler. 9: Pochard. 10. Tufted Duck. 11: Pheasant. 12: Cormorant. 13: Little Egret. 14: Grey Heron. 15: G C Grebe. 16: Red Kite.17: Buzzard. 18: Kestrel, 19: Peregrine: 20. Moorhen. 21:Coot. 22. Lapwing. 23: Snipe. 24: Common Gull. 25: LBB Gull, 26: Herring Gull. 27: Black-headed Gull. 28: Stock Dove. 29: Woodpigeon. 30: Ferel Pigeon. 31: Kingfisher. 32: Green Woodpecker. 33: G S Woodpecker. 34: Magpie, 35: Jay. 36: Jackdaw. 37: Rook. 38: Carrion Crow. 39: Goldcrest. 40: Blue Tit. 41: Great Tit. 42: Skylark. 43: Long Tailed Tit. 44: Nuthatch. 45: Wren, 46: Starling. 47: Blackbird. 48: Fieldfare, 49: Song Thrush, 50: Redwing. 51: Dunnock. 52: Tree Sparrow. 53: Pied Wagtail, 54: Chaffinch. 55: Goldfinch. 56: Linnet. 57: Lesser Redpoll. 58: Reed Bunting, 59: Treecreeper

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Friday 8th January 2016

60: Collared Dove, 61: Grey Wagtail, 62: Yellowhammer, 63: House Sparrow, 64: Mistle Thrush, 65: Green Sandpiper, 66: Bittern


Monday 11th January 2016

67: Chiffchaff, 68: Sparrowhawk, 69: Little Owl, 70: Meadow Pipit.


Friday 15th January

71: Wigeon, 72: Bullfinch


Monday 18th January

73: Greenfinch, 74: Coal Tit, 75: Robin' (omitted to enter on 2nd)

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Saturday 23rd January 2016

76: Siskin


Monday 25th January 2016

77: Water Rail


Friday 29th January 2016

78: Shelduck


Friday 5th February 2016

79: Mediterranean Gull


Monday 7th March 2016

80: Oystercatcher.


Wednesday 16th 2016

81: Red-legged Partridge

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Saturday 19th March 2016

82: Redshank


Saturday 26th March 2016

83: Sand Martin. 84: Swallow

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Friday 1st April 2016

85: Blackcap


Saturday 2nd April 2016

86: Wheatear

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Wednesday 6th April 2016

87: Little Ringed Plover. 88: Little Grebe.

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Saturday 9th April 2016

89: Yellow Wagtail

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Monday 11th April 2016

90: Little Gull, 91: Ring Ouzel


Wednesday 13t April 2016

92: Sedge Warbler, 93: Whitethroat, 94: Willow Warbler.

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Saturday 16th April 2016

95: House Martin. 96: Egyptian Goose

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Monday 18th April 2016

97: Lesser Whitethroat, 98: Swift

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Wednesday 20th April2016

99: Cuckoo

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Friday 22nd April 2016

100: Curlew, 101: Common Sandpiper.

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Monday 25th April 2016

102: Common Tern, 103: Garden Warbler

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Wednesday 27th April 2016

104: Redstart (fem)

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Tuesday 3rd May 2016

105: Reed Warbler

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Monday 16th May 2016

106: Hobby

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Friday 27th May 2016

107: Black-necked Grebe (2)

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Saturday 25th June 2016

108: Spotted Flycatcher

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Wednesday 6th July 2016

109: Greenshank

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Monday 11th July 2016

110: Great Black-backed Gull (1st summ)

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Tuesday 12th July 2016

111: Black-tailed Godwit

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Monday 8th August 2016

112:Ringed Plover

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Tuesday 23rd August 2016.

113: Marsh Harrier (juv)

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Wednesday 24th August 2016

114: Whinchat

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Wednesday 31st August 2016

115: Wood Sandpiper

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Friday 9th September 2016

116: Ring-necked Parakeet

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Friday 21st October 2016:

117: Goldeneye (fem)

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Saturday 22nd October 2016

118: Dunlin. 119: Caspian Gull

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Wednesday 9th November 2016

120: Red-crested Pochard

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Friday 11th November 2016

121: Tawny Owl (heard)

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Monday 14th November 2016

122: Great White Egret

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Wednesday 7th December 2016

123: Golden Plover

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Saturday 24th December2016

124: Pintail. 125: Woodcock

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Steve Blake's Tyttenhanger patch list 2015

Monday 5th January 2015:

1: Black Headed Gull. 2: Common Gull. 3: Lesser Black-backed Gull. 4: Chaffinch. 5: Linnet. 6: Carrion Crow. 7: Jackdaw. 8: House Sparrow. 9: Tree Sparrow. 10: Magpie. 11: Starling. 12: Ferel Pigeon. 13: Woodpigeon. 14: Dunnock. 15: Great Tit. 16: Blue Tit. 17: Long tailed Tit. 18: Moorhen. 19: Great Crested Grebe. 20: Grey Heron. 21: Coot. 22. Mallard. 23: Tufted Duck. 24: Rook. 25: Skylark. 26: Pied Wagtail. 27: Canada Goose. 28: Reed Bunting. 29: Pheasant. 30: Cormorant. 31: Robin. 32: Mute Swan. 33: Shoveler. 34: Blackbird. 35: Redwing. 36: Fieldfare. 37: Bullfinch. 38: Green Woodpecker. 39: Lapwing. 40: Greater Spotted Woodpecker. 41: Teal. 42: Gadwall. 43: Song Thrush. 44: Sparrowhawk. 45: Wren. 46: Kestrel. 47: Jay. 48: Greenfinch. 49: Red Kite. 50: Goldfinch. 51: Siskin. 52: Red Legged Partridge. 53: Water Rail.

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Tuesday 6th January 2015

54: Greylag Goose, 55: Mistle Thrush, 56: Herring Gull, 57: Meadow Pipit, 58: Pochard, 59: Wigeon, 60: Coal Tit, 61: Treecreeper, 62: Goldcrest, 63: Shelduck

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Friday 9th January 2015

64: Common Buzzard, 65: Peregrine.

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Thursday 15th January 2015

66: Kingfisher

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Friday 16th January 2015

67: Collared Dove, 68: Nuthatch.

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Saturday 17th January 2015

69: Grey Wagtail, 70: Stock Dove

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Monday 19th January 2015

71: Little Egret, 72: Snipe.

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Friday 23rd January 2015

73: Woodcock.

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Tuesday 27th January 2015

74: Yellowhammer

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Monday 2nd Febuary 2015

75: Golden Plover

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Tuesday 24th Febuary 2015

76: Pintail (drake)

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Sunday 1st March 2015

77: Barn Owl

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Friday 6th March 2015

78: Stonechat, 79: Raven

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Saturday 7th March 2015

80: Oystercatcher

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Friday 13th March 2015

81: Redshank. 82: Chiffchaff

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Tuesday 17th March 2015

83: Little Owl

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Wednesday 18th March 2015

84: Sand Martin


Wednesday 1st April 2015

85: Little grebe


Saturday 4th April 2015

86: Swallow


Tuesday 7th April 2015

87: Blackcap

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''Thursday 9th April 2015

88: Wheatear, 89: Little Ringed Plover


Friday 10th April 2015

90: Willow Warbler


Saturday 11th April 2015

91: House Martin, 92: Yellow Wagtail


Friday 17th April 2015

93: Whitethroat, 94: Commen Tern, 95: Reed Warbler

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Wednesday 22nd April 2015

96: Greenshank, 97: Lesser Whitethroat, 98: Sedge Warbler

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Friday 24th April 2015

99: Garden Warbler


Friday 1st May 2015

100: Whinchat

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Saturday 2nd May 2015

101: Hobby


Tuesday 5th May 2015

102: Dunlin, 103: Swift, 104: Common Sandpiper

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Wednesday 6th May 2015

105: Ringed Plover 106: Cuckoo


Tuesday 12th May 2015

107: Sanderling


Saturday 16th May 2015

108: Osprey

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Saturday 27th June 2015

109: Ring-necked Parakeet

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Monday 20th July 2015

110: Yellow-legged Gull

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Wednesday 5th August 2015

111: Black-tailed Godwit

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Friday 14th August 2015

112: Wood Sandpiper

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Thursday 20th August 2015

113: Mediterranean Gull

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Saturday 22nd August 2015

114: Green Sandpiper

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Wednesday 26th August 2015

115: Ruff

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Saturday 29th August 2015

116: Spotted Flycatcher

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Saturday 5th September 2015

117: Egyptian Goose

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Wednesday 23rd September 2015

118: Marsh Harrier


Friday 20th November 2015

119: Lesser Redpoll

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Monday 28th December 2015

120: Great Black-backed Gull. 121: Goldeneye


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Steve Blake's Tyttenhanger GP Patchlist 2014

Thursday 2nd January 2014

1: Chaffinch. 2: Robin. 3: Jackdaw. 4: Carrion Crow. 5: Magpie. 6: Ferel Pigeon. 7: Woodpigeon. 8: Blue Tit. 9: Great Tit. 10: Black-headed Gull. 11: Linnet. 12: Egyptian Goose. 13: Pheasant. 14: Fieldfare. 15: Redwing. 16: Blackbird. 17: Grey Heron. 18: Grey Wagtail. 19: Mistle Thrush. 20: Goldfinch. 21: Moorhen. 22: coot. 23: Mallard. 24: Great crested Grebe. 25: Mute Swan. 26: Shoveler. 27: Pied Wagtail. 28: Stock Dove. 29: Song Thrush. 30: Long tailed Tit. 31: Teal. 32: Cormorant. 33: Lapwing. 34: Dunnock. 35: Green Woodpecker. 36: Greenfinch. 37: G S Woodpecker. 38: Starling. 39: Jay. 40: House Sparrow. 41: Siskin. 42: Bullfinch. 43: Skylark. 44: Gadwall. 45: LBB Gull. 46: Common Gull. 47: Reed Bunting. 48: Wren. 49: Pochard. 50: Tufted Duck. 51: Tree Sparrow. 52: Water Rail. 53: Nuthatch. 54: Common Buzzard. 55: Woodcock. 56: Wigeon. 57: Red Kite. 58: Kestrel. 59: Coal tit. 60: Ring-necked Parakeet. 61: Goldcrest. 62: Sparrowhawk. 63: Greylag Goose. 64: Canada Goose.


Wednesday 8th January 2014

65: Collared Dove. 66: Common Snipe. 67: Herring Gull. 68: Green Sandpiper. 69:Red Legged Partridge.


Friday 24th January 2014

70: Treecreeper


Saturday 1st February 2014

71: Rook


Tuesday 4th February 2014

72: Chiffchaff


Saturday 22nd February 2014

73: Tawny Owl. 74: Oystercatcher


Tuesday 4th March 2014

75: Stonechat


Monday 10th March 2014

76: Redshank


'Saturday 15th March 2014

77: Shelduck


Thursday 20th March 2014

78: Dunlin


Friday 21st March 2014

79: Sand Martin


Saturday 22nd March 2014

80: Curlew


Monday 24th March 2014

81: Little Grebe


Friday 28th March 2014

82: Little Egret, 83, Kingfisher.


Saturday 29th March 2014

84 Wheatear.


Sunday 30th March 2014

85: Avocet.


Saturday 5th April 2014

86: Swallow


Monday 7th April 2014

87: Blackcap


Tuesday 8th April 2014

88: Little Ringed Plover. 89: Ringed Plover, 90: Great Black-backed Gull


Wednesday 9th April 2014

91: Common Tern


Friday 11th April 2014

92: Willow Warbler


Monday 14th April 2014

93: Whitethroat


Friday 18th April 2014

94: Lesser Whitethroat


Saturday 19th April 2014

95: Reed warbler, 96: Sedge Warbler


Tuesday 22nd April 2014

97: House Martin


Wednesday 23rd April

98: Yellow Wagtail


Thursday 24th April 2014

99: Garden Warbler


Friday 25th April 2014

100: Cuckoo.


Sunday 27th April 2014

101: Sanderling


Wednesday 30th April 2014

102: Common Sandpiper


Thursday 1st May 2014

103: Little Tern


Saturday 3rd May 2014

104: Swift

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Monday 19th May 2014

105: Temminck's Stint

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Friday 13th June 2014

106: Little Owl

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Friday 20th June 2014

107: Hobby

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Monday 30th June 22014

108: Black-tailed Godwit

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Tuesday 1st July 2014

109: Redstart

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Wednesday 2nd July 2014

110: Yellow-legged Gull

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Tuesday 8th July 2014

111: Greenshank

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Thursday 7th August 2014

112: Mediterranean Gull

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Monday 1st September 2014

113: Spotted Flycatcher

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Tuesday 2nd September 2014

114: Whinchat

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Friday 12th September 2014

115: Osprey

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Sunday 14th September 2014

116: Meadow Pipit (omitted to enter on 8th Jan).

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Saturday 27th September 2014

117: Great White Egret

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Saturday 4th October 2014

118: Pintail

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Monday 6th October 2014

119: Brent Goose

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Saturday 1st November 2014

120: Peregrine


Saturday 29th November 2014

121: Golden Plover

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Saturday 6th December 2014

122: Yellowhammer

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Steve Blake's Tyttenhanger Patchlist 2013

Wednesday 2nd January 2013

1:Coot. 2: Moorhen. 3: Great Crested Grebe, 4: Mute Swan, 5: Canada Goose, 6: Greylag Goose, 7: Cormorant,   8; Mallard, 9: Tufted Duck, 10: Teal, 11: Gadwall, 12: Shoveler, 13: Pochard, 14: Grey Heron, 15: Lapwing, 16: Jay, 17:Magpie, 18: Carrion Crow, 19: Rook, 20:Jackdaw, 21: Robin, 22: Wren, 23: Dunnock, 24: House Sparrow, 25: Linnet, 26: Lesser Redpoll, 27: Pied Wagtail, 28: Kestrel, 29: Pheasant, 30: Chaffinch, 31: Yellowhammer, 32: Reed Bunting, 33: Long T Tit, 34: Blue Tit, 35: Great Tit, 36:Green Woodpecker, 37: Black h Gull, 38: Common Gull,  39: LBB Gull, 40: Fieldfare, 41: Redwing, 42:Starling, 43: Kingfisher, 44: Woodpigeon, 45:Ferel Pigeon 46: Blackbird,  47: Sparrowhawk, 48: Collared Dove, 


Friday 4th January 2013

49: Little Egret, 50: Goldfinch, 51: Greenfinch, 52: Nuthatch, 53: Yellow legged Gull, 54: Herring Gull.


Saturday 5th January 2013

55: Egyptian Goose, 56: Song Thrush, 57: R L Partridge, 58: Mistle Thrush, 59: Buzzard. 60: Grey Wagtail.


Wednesday 9th January 2013

61: Coal Tit, 62: Bullfinch.


Tuesday 15th January 2013

63: Goldcrest, 64: Wigeon.


Wednesday 23rd January 2013

65: Great Spotted Woodpecker


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Friday 25th January 2013

66: Red Kite


Saturday 26th January 2013

67: Peregrine Falcon, 68: Stock Dove.


Friday 1st February 2013

69: Common Snipe


Saturday 2nd February 2013

70: Skylark


Friday 8th February 2013

71: Shelduck


Thursday 28th February 2013

72: Siskin, 73:Tawny Owl


Thursday 7th March 2013

74: Oystercatcher, 75: Redshank


Thursday 14th March 2013

76: Treecreeper


Monday 18th March 2013

77: Green Sandpiper


Wednesday 20th March 2013

78: Golden Plover. 79: Meadow Pipit, 80: Little Grebe.


Sunday 24th March 2013

81: Black-necked Grebe


Monday 25th March 2013

82: Great Black-backed Gull.


Thursday 28th March2013

83: Stonechat, 84: Chiffchaff


Friday 30th March 2013

85: Wheatear


Saturday 6th April 2013

86: Little Owl


Wednesday 10th April 2013

87: Black-tailed Godwit


Saturday 13th April 2013

88: Swallow, 89: Sand Martin


Monday 15th April 2013

90: Little Ringed Plover, 91: Yellow Wagtail, 92: Hoopoe


Tuesday 16th April 2013

93:Common Tern, 94: Whitethroat, 95, Common Sandpiper, 96 Willow Warbler, 97: House Martin


Wednesday 17th April 2013

98: Blackcap, 99: Sedge Warbler


Friday 19th April 2013

100: Whinchat


Saturday 20th April 2013

101: Reed Warbler


Wednesday 24th April 2013

102: Cuckoo


Saturday 4th May 2013

103: Tree Sparrow, 104: Swift, 105: Garden Warbler.


Tuesday 7th May 2013

106: Lesser Whitethroat


Friday 10th May 2013

107: Dunlin, 108:Ringed Plover


Monday 20th May 2013

109: Sanderling


Monday 1st July 1013

110: Hobby


Friday 12th July 2013

111:Greenshank


Saturday 20th July 2013

112: Curlew Sandpiper, 113: Mediterranean Gull


Tuesday 27th August 2013

114: Pied Flycatcher.


Wednesday 11th September 2013

115: Ruff


Friday 13th September 2013

116: Ring-necked Parakeet


Tuesday 17th September 2013

117: Spotted Flycatcher


Tuesday 15th October 2013

118: Great White Egret


Wednesday 30th October 2013

119: Jack Snipe


Monday 11th November 2013

120: Goldeneye


Saturday 7th December 2013

121: Woodcock


Wednesday 11th December 2013

122: Water Rail

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STEVE BLAKE'S TYTTENHANGER GPs PATCHLIST 2012

Tuesday 3rd January 2012

1: Common Gull, 2: Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3: Black-headed Gull, 4: Ferel Pigeon, 5: Woodpigeon, 6: Collared Dove, 7: Blackbird, 8: Carrion Crow, 9: Jackdaw, 10: Magpie, 11:Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 13: Moorhen, 14: Coot, 15 Great Crested Grebe, 16: Mallard. 17: Pochard, 18: Tufted Duck, 19: Teal, 20: Gadwall, 21: Mute Swan, 22: Blue Tit, 23: Great Tit, 24: Robin, 25: Wren, 26: Chaffinch, 27: Green Woodpecker, 28, Canada Goose, 29: Greylag Goose, 30: Sparrowhawk, 31: Starling, 32: Red-legged Partridge, 33: Pheasant.


Wednesday 4th January 2012

34: Mistle Thrush, 35: Reed Bunting, 36: Pied Wagtail, 37: Rook, 38: Skylark, 39: Long tailed Tit, 40: Goldfinch, 41: Kestrel, 42: Bullfinch, 43: Fieldfare, 44: Green Sandpiper 45: Dunnock, 46: Lapwing. 47: Tree Sparrow,


Thursday 5th January 2012

48: Red Kite, 49: Treecreeper, 50: Redwing, 51: Coal Tit, 52: Shoveler, 53: Nuthatch. 54 House Sparrow, 55: Greater Spotted Woodpecker, 56: Yellowhammer.


Friday 6th January 2012

57: Siskin, 58: Lesser Redpoll, 59: Peregrine, 60: Goldcrest, 61: Song Thrush


Saturday 7th January 2012

62: Jay, 63: Buzzard, 64: Wigeon, 65: Little Grebe, 66: Stock Dove


Wednesday 11th January 2012

67: Smew, 68: Common Snipe,


Friday 13th January 2012

69: Shelduck


Saturday 14th January 2012

70: Greenfinch, 71: Water Rail, 72: Golden Plover,


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