Walk down the Wooler Water on the 22nd october produced a kingfisher, 2 goosander, grey heron and several flocks of redwings. There were also tracks of both otter and American mink.
On the 23rd there were large flocks of redwings passing overhead at Wallington and small numbers of brambling feeding on beech mast. Common knapweed, ragwort and yarrow were all still in flower.
A barn owl was seen in the Beanley Plantation area in the evening on the 23rd.