28th November

 A distinctly end-of-year feeling to proceedings as far as the birding went, the weather on the other hand saw a return to the early autumn with a gentle warmth to the wind that made conditions wonderful to be out and about. Ducks continued to move through on the sea in small numbers with low single figures of Eiders, Shoveler and Teal. Lingering migrants included five Chiffchaffs around the Obs and the Rosy Starling in Easton. At the northern end of the island, the now expected assortment of divers were in the harbour along with six Black-necked Grebes, whilst the Iceland Gull again visited the outer breakwaters Across the road, the Black Brant returned to Ferrybridge along with four Bar-tailed Godwits and two Knot