2021, September bird records for Madeira

September should be a good month for migration although the temperatures in Madeira are still quite high, resembling mid-summer... Let's see if the winds blow any interesting species out of they migratory course into this small rock in the Atlantic Ocean...

20th of September 2021 at Machico
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Sanderling Calidris alba
12 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

At Lugar de Baixo - photographed by Ivan (UK)
Northern Pintail Anas acuta

17th of September 2021 at Caniçal
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
5 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

At Faial
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

At Santana
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops

At Porto Novo
Black Kite Milvus migrans

15th of September 2021 at Santa Cruz
Black Kite Milvus migrans

11th of September 2021 at Caniçal - reported by José (POR)
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Sanderling Calidris alba
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula

9th of September 2021 off Porto Moniz - observed by Michel (NED)
Great Northern Loon Gavia immer

8th of September 2021 at Faial
9 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

At Machico
9 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

3rd of September 2021 at Palheiro Ferreiro, Funchal
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

At Faial
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

At Machico
4 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

1st of September 2021 at Ponta do Pargo - reported by Michel (NED)
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops

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