On the 30th October:
A drive to North Norfolk, arriving at Wells Woods in the afternoon, where in the trees near the car park we saw a Pallas's Warbler, a new bird for us. Also seen were 100+ Goldcrests, 4 Siskins, a Redpoll, 3 Blackcaps, a Kingfisher and 2 Woodcock.
An overnight drive from Bristol to Hull on the way seeing a Fox, a Barn Owl and a Woodcock.
We continued to Easington where we saw an immature Great Spotted Cuckoo, a new bird for us.
Also seen were c200 Brent Geese, 50+ Redshank, 5 Grey Plover, lots of Dunlin, a female Hen Harrier, 16 Tree Sparrows, a Woodcock, a Blackcap and a Brambling.
Later, we went to Humberston where there were lots of waders and 2 Twite.
Drawings of Great Spotted Cuckoo by Laurel Tucker.
In North Carolina on a BBC sound recording trip, no new birds seen today.
In Kenya on a BBC sound recording trip, no new species seen today.
A wet and windy morning on St. Mary's only seeing a Little Egret and 2 Greenshank of note, before getting the helicopter back to Penzance.
A drive to Clevedon, to Wain's Hill churchyard, where there was a Yellow-browed Warbler, also seen was a Chiffchaff, lots of finches flying over, c20 Long-tailed Tits and at least 4 Jays.
A drive to Slimbridge village where in a field by the A38 there were 6 Cattle Egrets feeding by the cattle.