Pannel Valley NR

1st August 2006, Tuesday

Wader numbers and diversity continue to increase and between Carters Flood and the Scrape there were 2 Wood Sandpiper, 12 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Ruff, 3 Dunlin, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ringed Plover and 6 Snipe yesterday.

 Common Sandpiper

Garganey are still showing well on the scrape whilst passerine migration has been inhibited by the wet and windy weather, however, a single Nightingale was seen this morning.