2019 New Year's bird species visiting Madeira

Happy New Year to all of you who read our Madeira birding news! This year started with light southerly winds which usually do not blow any migratory birds into Madeira but we'll keep looking for them!

12th of January 2018 at Caniço de Baixo - observed by Robert (GER)
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos

11th of January 2018 at Funchal - heard by Robert (GER)
Yellow-browed warbler Phylloscopus inornatus

5th of January 2018 at Caniçal
4 Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
5 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

2nd of January 2018 at São Vicente
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
3 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus
2 White Wagtail Motacilla alba alba

At Ponta do Pargo
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

At Seixal
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita

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