With heavy, thundery showers this am, I only ventured our for 4hrs in the afternoon to Tetney when it felt like another day with clear skies, sunshine & mild temperatures. A handsome drake Goosander on the lock was the star bird. Other highlights were more typical coastal winter fare - 3 Whooper Swan, 21 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Pale-bellied Brents with 473 Dark-bellied, Peregrine, Merlin, Short-eared Owl, Barn Owl, 4 Lapland Buntings & finally a pair of Bullfinches next to the chapel. A wasp that wouldn't leave me alone was the only remnant of summer. The Short-eared was actually my 1st of the autumn and only got up at virtually last light, gaining some serious height and was last seen heading towards Humberston Yacht Club - actively migrating?