Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
After a frosty start to the day, the temperature climbed to 6C before falling away again during the afternoon. It was mainly a clear,fine day with little cloud cover and light winds from a westerly quarter.
Highlights from the morning’s seawatch included a Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 140 Pink-footed Geese, single Black-throated and Great Northern Divers and a Sooty Shearwater. A Snow Bunting and 2 Twite were also seen.
The passage of Pink-footed Geese at the Fog Station was reflected elsewhere on the headland with 200 over the village and a further 467 over Bempton while 7 Whooper Swans headed east over the southern cliffs during the morning.
The Hume’s Warbler at Bempton Cliffs remained and 35 Corn Buntings were also logged there. On the Outer Head 36 Snow Buntings were at Cattlemere while 2 Chiffchaffs, 12 Siskins and 3 Stonechats were also seen.