29th October

With passerine migration almost non-existent in the continuing wild weather all attention was given to the sea, with a passing Little Auk off the Bill the day's chief reward; dogged persistence eventually gave the rest of the list a veneer of respectability, with 300 Kittiwakes, 2 Great Northern Divers and singles of Red-throated Diver, Sooty Shearwater and Great Skua also logged. The only other reports were of singles of Blackcap and Chiffchaff at the Bill and 3 Bar-tailed Godwits and 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese at Ferrybridge.