A walk around No.6 tank this morning and warblers were singing all around the tank, with the following counts: 5 Blackcap, 12 Cetti’s Warbler, 7 Common Chiffchaff, 27 Western Reed Warbler, 23 Sedge Warbler, 35 Common Whitethroat and 3 Willow Warbler. Also on the walk around the Little Stint was still on the ‘phalarope pool’ with a Little Ringed Plover, Common Snipe and Common Redshank. No.6 held around 350 Black-tailed Godwit with at least one Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Ruff and a single Common Sandpiper. Approx 8 Barn Swallow and 16 Common Swift were hawking insects above the tank.
Observer: Paul Miller.
Image by Duncan Cowley.