15th November 2023

A dry day with maximum temperature of 11°C and a moderate to fresh westerly.

The main feature of seawatching was wildfowl again. Eighty Pink-footed Geese passed south in addition to 23 Wigeon, 38 Teal, single Goldeneye and Velvet Scoter and 153 Common Scoter (also 40 north).

Six Siskin were still near South Landing where 26 Common Scoter were offshore.

The ring-tailed Hen Harrier remained at Bempton Cliffs RSPB as did at least two Short-eared Owls.

Short-eared Owl, Bempton Cliffs RSPB (Alan Walkington)