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Birding in Madeira, March 2017
Birdwatching in Madeira, February 2017
January 2017 - reports for vagrant birds in Madeira
Visitant birds to Madeira in December 2016
Birdwatching in Madeira, November 2016
Vagrant birds in Madeira during October 2016
September 2016 birding observations for Madeira
Nice ending of a successful 2016 pelagics' season!
Seabirds migration started! Great pelagic expedition, 2-4 August 2016
August 2016 - visitant birds to Madeira
One more successful deep sea pelagic expedition, July 2016
July 2016 visitant birds to Madeira
A record of Pterodromas on 28-30 June pelagic!!!
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Lowe, 1921
13th-15th June 2016 pelagic: Great seabirds and cetaceans!
Petrels, Shearwaters & Storm-petrels = very successful pelagic!
Birdwatching in Madeira in June 2016
Storm-petrels pelagic, Madeira, May 2016
Great start for the Madeira Pelagics 2016!
May 2016 - birdwatching sightings in Madeira
April's 2016 visitant birds to Madeira
17th March 2016 - Research Pelagic Trip Report
March 2016 - Winter end and Spring start bird observations
February 2016 - visitant birds' observations to Madeira
Birds spending New Year 2016 at Madeira
Madeira Birdwatching in December 2015
Birding in Madeira in November 2015
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola (Linnaeus, 1766)
Vagrant Bird News for Madeira in October 2015
Birdwatching for vagrant birds in Madeira, September 2015
Porto Moniz Seawatching report - 1st half of September 2015
Madeira Pelagics' 2015 Grand Finale
Seabirds migration pelagic expedition - 24th, 25th & 27th August 2015
Pelagic birdwatching has its bad days as well... 17th to 19th August 2015
Madeira Pelagic Trips, August 4, 5 & 6
Visitant birds to Madeira in August 2015
Pelagic trip off Madeira 28th to 30th July 2015 - list fulfilled!
Birds visiting Madeira in July 2015
A Zino's a day (on the pelagic expedition) keeps the stress away!
Great cetaceans' pelagic trip in Madeira, June 2015
Madeira Petrels & Storm Petrels Pelagic Expedition, 16-18 June 2015
Madeira Pelagic Expedition marked by light wind, June 2015
June 2015 vagrant birds' sightings in Madeira
Seabirds observed on the Zino's Pelagic Expedition, 2nd to 4th of June 2015
May 2015 Madeira Pelagic Expedition - we saw them all!
May 2015 - visitant birds to Madeira
First amazing Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition of 2015
April 2015 birdwatching reports for Madeira
March 2015 birding report for Madeira
Great White Egret Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758
Madeira Birdwatching in February 2015
January 2015 Birdwatching reports for Madeira
Birdwatching records for Madeira during December 2014
November 2014 Birdwatching Report
Monarch Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Madeiran Grayling Hipparchia maderensis (Bethune-Baker, 1891)
Madeiran Speckled Wood Pararge xiphia (Fabricius, 1775)
Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus, 1758)
False Plain Tiger Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)
Macaronesian Red Admiral Vanessa vulcania Godart, 1819
Painted Lady Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Queen of Spain Fritillary Issoria lathonia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lang's Short-tailed Blue Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)
Geranium bronze Cacyreus marshalli Butler, 1898
Long-tailed Blue Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Madeiran Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas phlaeoides (Staudinger, 1901)
African Migrant Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)
Madeiran Cleopatra Gonepteryx maderensis Felder, 1862
Pale Clouded Yellow Colias hyale (Linnaeus, 1758)
Clouded Yellow Colias croceus (Geoffroy, 1785)
Small White Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Madeiran Large White Pieris brassicae wollastoni Butler, 1886
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens (Vieillot, 1820)
Tawny Owl Strix aluco Linnaeus, 1758
Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata (Ord, 1825)
American Coot Fulica americana Gmelin, 1789
Cape Verde Shearwater Calonectris edwardsii (Oustalet, 1883)
Mute Swan Cygnus olor (Pallas, 1764)
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Linnaeus, 1758
Madeira birdwatching - sightings report, October 2014
September 2014 birdwatching news for Madeira
Madeira Pelagic Expedition for Seabird’s Migration - 26th to 28th August 2014
Birdwatching in August 2014 in Madeira
Pelagic birdwatching expedition in Madeira - 12th to 14th August 2014
Madeira Pelagic Birding - 5th-7th August 2014
Madeira Pelagic Trip - 29th to 31st July 2014
July 2014 vagrant bird species while birding in Madeira
Madeira deep sea pelagic Expedition - June, 24th to 26th
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition - 17th to 19th June 2014
June 2014 birdwatching news for Madeira
May 2014 Zino's Pelagic Expedition Report
May reports for vagrant birds in Madeira
April's 2014 birding reports for Madeira
Zino's Petrels are back to Madeira for 2014 breeding season!
March 2014 birding records for Madeira
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana (Linnaeus, 1766)
Bibliographic References
Madeira Laurel Forest : Laurissilva
February 2014 birding records for Madeira
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra Linnaeus, 1758
Mangrove Warbler Setophaga petechia (Linnaeus, 1766)
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
European Serin Serinus serinus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Linnaeus, 1758
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus von Borkhausen, 1793
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes (Linnaeus, 1758)
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Linnaeus, 1758
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus (Pallas, 1811)
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris (Linnaeus, 1758)
White Wagtail Motacilla alba alba Linnaeus, 1758
Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii Gould, 1837
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola Pallas, 1776
Dark-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava thunbergi Billberg, 1828
Ashy-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava cinereocapilla Savi, 1831
Iberian Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava iberiae Hartert, 1921
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava flava Linnaeus, 1758
Yellow-crowned Wagtail Motacilla flava flavissima (Blyth, 1834)
Dunnock Prunella modularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Black-winged Red Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
House Sparrow Passer domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva (Bechstein, 1792)
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas, 1764)
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata (Pallas, 1764)
Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti (Temminck, 1825)
Greenland Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe oenanthe (Linnaeus, 1758)
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina (Temminck, 1829)
African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros (Gmelin, SG, 1774)
Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Erythropygia galactotes (Temminck, 1820)
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Brehm, CL, 1831
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Linnaeus, 1758
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Brehm, CL, 1831
Redwing Turdus iliacus Linnaeus, 1758
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Linnaeus, 1758
Red-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis Pallas, 1776
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus alpestris (Brehm, CL, 1831)
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Greater Blue-eared Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828
Spotless Starling Sturnus unicolor Temminck, 1820
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans (Pallas, 1764)
Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis Latham, 1787
Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin (Boddaert, 1783)
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis (Rafinesque, 1810)
Common Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia (Boddaert, 1783)
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina (Vieillot, 1817)
Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta (Vieillot, 1817)
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833)
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris (Bechstein, 1798)
Eurasian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus (Hermann, 1804)
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Two-barred Warbler Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus Swinhoe, 1861
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus (Blyth, 1842)
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix (Bechstein, 1792)
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli (Vieillot, 1819)
Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus Ticehurst, 1937
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita (Vieillot, 1817)
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica (Laxmann, 1769)
Common House Martin Delichon urbicum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Eurasian Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris (Scopoli, 1769)
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758
Sand Martin Riparia riparia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis Linnaeus, 1758
Woodlark Lullula arborea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla (Leisler, 1814)
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra (Linnaeus, 1766)
Northern Raven Corvus corax Linnaeus, 1758
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis Lesson, 1831
Hooded Crow Corvus cornix cornix Linnaeus, 1758
Carrion Crow Corvus corone Linnaeus, 1758
Rook Corvus frugilegus Linnaeus, 1758
Western Jackdaw Coloeus monedula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator Linnaeus, 1758
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Linnaeus, 1758
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla Linnaeus, 1758
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Linnaeus, 1758
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus Pallas, 1773
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis (Linnaeus, 1758)
European Roller Coracias garrulus Linnaeus, 1758
Little Swift Apus affinis (Gray, JE, 1830)
Common Swift Apus apus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba (Linnaeus, 1758)
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Linnaeus, 1758
Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis Temminck, 1820
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Long-eared Owl Asio otus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Eurasian Scops Owl Otus scops (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Linnaeus, 1758
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri (Scopoli, 1769)
Common Woodpigeon Columba palumbus palumbus Linnaeus, 1758
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Little Auk Alle alle (Linnaeus, 1758)
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Vieillot, 1819
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus (Temminck, 1815)
Great Skua Stercorarius skua (Brünnich, 1764)
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Saunders, H, 1893
Black Tern Chlidonias niger (Linnaeus, 1758)
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus (Temminck, 1815)
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida (Pallas, 1811)
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan, 1763
Little Tern Sternula albifrons (Pallas, 1764)
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis (Latham, 1787)
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia (Pallas, 1770)
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides Meyer, B, 1822
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Gunnerus, 1767
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Linnaeus, 1758
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Ord, 1815
Mew Gull Larus canus Linnaeus, 1758
Pallas' Gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus (Pallas, 1773)
Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus (Temminck, 1820)
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan (Wagler, 1831)
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus (Pallas, 1776)
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia (Ord, 1815)
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini (Sabine, 1819)
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola (Linnaeus, 1766)
Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor (Latham, 1787)
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor (Vieillot, 1819)
Ruff Philomachus pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis (Vieillot, 1819)
Baltic Dunlin Calidris alpina schinzii (Brehm, CL & Schilling, 1822)
Dunlin Calidris alpina alpina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima (Brünnich, 1764)
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata (Horsfield, 1821)
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos (Vieillot, 1819)
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis (Vieillot, 1819)
Little Stint Calidris minuta (Leisler, 1812)
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri (Cabanis, 1857)
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla (Linnaeus, 1766)
Sanderling Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764)
Red Knot Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758)
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Linnaeus, 1758
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Wilson, A, 1813
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Linnaeus, 1758
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia (Gunnerus, 1767)
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis (Bechstein, 1803)
Common Redshank Tringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus (Pallas, 1764)
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda (Bechstein, 1812)
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus hudsonicus Latham, 1790
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago (Linnaeus, 1758)
Great Snipe Gallinago media (Latham, 1787)
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus (Brünnich, 1764)
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus Linnaeus, 1758
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius curonicus Gmelin, JF, 1789
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Linnaeus, 1758
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola (Linnaeus, 1758)
American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica (Statius Müller, 1776)
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Linnaeus, 1758
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Linnaeus, 1758
African Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini Bonaparte, 1856
Eurasian Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Crane Grus grus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lesser Morhen Gallinula angulata Sundevall, 1850
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Thomson, 1842
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sora Porzana carolina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla (Pallas, 1776)
Little Crake Porzana parva (Scopoli, 1769)
Corn Crake Crex crex (Linnaeus, 1758)
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Linnaeus, 1758
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax (Linnaeus, 1758)
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides Temminck, 1829
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Tunstall, 1771
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo Linnaeus, 1758
Merlin Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae Géné, 1839
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Linnaeus, 1766
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus tinnunculus Linnaeus, 1758
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Fleischer, JG, 1818
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus (Gmelin, JF, 1788)
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata Vieillot, 1822
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus (Cretzschmar, 1829)
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Black Kite Milvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783)
Red Kite Milvus milvus (Linnaeus, 1758)
European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758)
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis (Linnaeus, 1761)
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster (Boddaert, 1783)
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Mathews, 1914
Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis (Bosc, 1792)
Little Egret Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766)
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides (Scopoli, 1769)
Green Heron Butorides virescens (Linnaeus, 1758)
Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax (Linnaeus, 1758)
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Linnaeus, 1758
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus (Linnaeus, 1766)
White Stork Ciconia ciconia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Black Stork Ciconia nigra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Linnaeus, 1758
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Brehm, CL, 1831
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis (Pallas, 1764)
Scopoli's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea (Scopoli, 1769)
Soft-plumaged Petrel Pterodroma mollis (Gould, 1844)
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis (Linnaeus, 1761)
Great Northern Loon Gavia immer (Brünnich, 1764)
Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Linnaeus, 1758
Common Merganser Mergus merganser Linnaeus, 1758
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Greater Scaup Aythya marila (Linnaeus, 1761)
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris (Donovan, 1809)
Common Pochard Aythya ferina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris (Ménétries, 1832)
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Gmelin, JF, 1789
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Linnaeus, 1758
Garganey Anas querquedula Linnaeus, 1758
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Linnaeus, 1758
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Linnaeus, 1766
American Wigeon Anas americana Gmelin, JF, 1789
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Linnaeus, 1758
Gadwall Anas strepera Linnaeus, 1758
Wood Duck Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea (Pallas, 1764)
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Brant Goose Branta bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769)
Grey-lag Goose Anser anser (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus Baillon, 1834
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis (Latham, 1787)
Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto (Frivaldszky, 1838)
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758
Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus (Gmelin, 1789)
Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis (O'Reilly, 1818)
Black-bellied Storm Petrel Fregetta tropica (Gould, 1844)
Leach's Storm-petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa (Vieillot, 1818)
Swinhoe's Storm-petrel Oceanodroma monorhis (Swinhoe, 1867)
European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wilson's Storm-petrel Oceanites oceanicus (Kuhl, 1820)
January 2014 birding records for Madeira
December 2013 birdwatching records for Madeira
Zino's Petrel Pterodroma madeira Mathews, 1934
November 2013 birdwatching reports for Madeira
Wilson's Snipe - first record for Madeira archipelago!
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis Naumann, 1840
October 2013 birding news for Madeira
White-faced Storm Petrel Pelagodroma marina hypoleuca (Webb, Berth. & Mouq. Tandon, 1841)
September 2013 birdwatching news for Madeira
Madeira Pelagic Expedition for Petrels - August 26th, 27th & 28th
Deep Sea Pelagic Expedition - August 9th, 10th & 12th
August 2013 vagrant birds for Madeira
Madeira Pelagic Expedition - 30th July to 2nd August 2013
July birdwatching news for Madeira
16th, 17th & 18th July 2013 - a marine mammals pelagic!
Pterodromas pelagic trip - 25th, 26th & 27th June 2013
Vagrant bird species observed in June 2013
2nd record of Long-tailed Duck to Madeira archipelago
Zino's Petrel Pelagic 2013 - May 28th, 29th & 30th
Mark Coller's seawatching report from 6th to 13th May 2013
Madeira birdwatching news for May 2013
April 2013 birding news for Madeira
Frank Zino's bird report of Porto Santo on 13th April 2013
March 2013 birding news for Madeira
Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus
Madeira Butterflies
Madeira Birdwatching news for February 2013
Birdwatching in Madeira
Madeira Bats
Cetaceans in Madeira - dolphins and whales
January 2013 birdwatching news for Madeira
December 2012 bird news for Madeira
Jérôme Fournier and Andrea Panizza Bird Trip report
November 2012 birdwatching news for Madeira
Cinammon or Blue-winged Teal : 1st or 2nd Record for Madeira
3rd record of Common Scoter for Madeira
October birdwatching news for Madeira
September bird news for Madeira
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - August 28, 29, 30
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - August 22, 23, 24
August 2012 bird news for Madeira
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - August 10, 11, 13
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - August 6, 7, 8
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - August 1, 2, 3
July 2012 birdwatching news for Madeira
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - July 23, 24, 25
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - July 10, 11, 12
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - June 12, 13, 14
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - June 4, 5, 6
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - May 28, 29, 30
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2012 - May 22, 23, 24
May 2012 birdwatching news for Madeira
March 2012 observations in Madeira
February 2012 bird observations
1st record of American Coot for Madeira
January 2012 bird observations in Madeira
December 2011 bird observations in Madeira
November 2011 bird records in Madeira
October 2011 bird records in Madeira
September observations in Madeira & Porto Santo Islands
Zino's Petrel & Migration deep sea pelagic trip
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2011 - August 8, 9 & 10th
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2011 - August 4, 5 & 6th
Black Bellied Storm-petrel: Madeira 1st Record
Yellow-crowned Night Heron in Funchal Marina
5th Zino's Petrel Pelagic 2011
4th Zino's Petrel Pelagic 2011
3rd Zino's Petrel Pelagic 2011: 1st record South Polar Skua
2nd Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition 2011
2nd record of European Honey Buzzard for Madeira archipelago
1st Zino's Petrels Pelagic Expedition of 2011
Birding in Madeira by Graham Ekins
Yellow-crowned Night Heron, April 2011
3rd year Eurasian Coots are breeding in Madeira and Porto Santo
Zino's Petrels are back to Madeira!!!
1st record for Yellow-crowned Wagtail
1st record for Corn Bunting in Madeira
Yellow-crowned Night Heron - 1st for Madeira, 3rd for Western Palearctic
A few observations around Funchal by Totti Toiskallio
Migrants passing by Madeira Island on the 12th March 2006
3rd August 2005 - Night Expedition
The long-staying Green-winged teal at Lugar de Baixo has died
Porto Santo - January 2011 observations
Birds spending Christmas in Madeira Island
Scopoli Shearwater fly around Madeira Island
Ponta do Pargo still get some birds
Gadwalls and Reed Bunting in Madeira
Birdwatching Festival in Machico river
Ringing trip to Selvagens Islands
Arctic skuas and Pacific Golden Plover along Madeira coast
Another first record for Madeira - Pacific Golden Plover
2nd record for Solitary Sandpiper in Madeira
Migration pelagic 30th & 31st August and 1st & 3rd September 2010
Solitary Sandpiper at Lugar de Baixo
Sharp-tailed & Pectoral Sandpipers in Lugar de Baixo
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Madeira - 1st record
Porto Moniz Seawatching 2010
Another great pelagic trip in Madeira seas - August 2010
Brown Booby seen twice on pelagic trips off Madeira
Another successful pelagic expedition
Swinhoe's Storm Petrel off Madeira
3rd Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition - trip report
Despite habitat loss Coots breed in Lugar de Baixo for the 2nd year!
2nd Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition - trip report
Mark Coller's special bird records in Madeira
The Ultimate Western Palearctic Pelagic Expedition: Madeira, May 2010 by Hadoram Shirihai
1st Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition - trip report
Madeira special vagrants
The Ultimate Western Palearctic Pelagic Expedition: Madeira, May 2010
Zino's Petrel unseen video footage to be released on May 9, 2010
Purple Sandpiper in Madeira - less than 5 records
April 9th - Red-rumped Swallow and European Bee-eater
16th March - Peregrine falcon at Porto Moniz
Birdwatching in Madeira on the 20th February 2010
Birds & Dolphins watching trip - 10th March 2010
The vagrant's season has started
Sightings on Madeira holiday 15-22nd February 2010 by Allen Pocock
Sad news for Madeira Birdwatching
Cory's Shearwaters are back to Madeira for 2010!
Early February 2010 bird news
Bird observations at Funchal bay
Full-day birdwatching observations
Great Northern Loon again in Madeira
First birdwatching tour in Madeira in 2010
MEGA bird for Madeira - Dark-eyed Junco - 1st record
Vagrant birds in Madeira - December 2009
American ducks in Madeira Island
Wood Duck - another first record for Madeira by Wind Birds
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Linnaeus, 1758
European Robin Erithacus rubecula rubecula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus brehmorum Hartert, 1901
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Linnaeus, 1758
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Linnaeus, 1758
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Linnaeus, 1766
Porto Santo trip report by Madeira Wind Birds - October 2009
Tired dotterels in Madeira
Wintering birds already in Madeira
Barbary Falcon in Porto Santo Island - 3rd record for Madeira
Porto Moniz Seawatching 2009
Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) - 1st record for Madeira
Butterflies news for Madeira
Porto Santo latest sightings - August 2009
Desertas sea trip sightings
Bird records off Porto Moniz on the 24th August 2009 by Max Berlijn
Eleonora's Falcon - 3rd record for Madeira
Turnstones, Coots and Black-headed gulls already returning to Madeira
The best-ever pelagic in the Western Palearctic by Hadoram Shirihai 2009
Red-billed Tropicbird in Madeira
The first-ever unequivocal and photographically documented at-sea records of the Zino's Petrel
Summer visitants in Madeira
Zino's Petrel Sea Expedition - The best Western Palearctic Expedition!
Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition
Sightings on a birdwatching full-day tour in Madeira
First Record of Breeding Coots in Madeira
2nd record of Wilson's Phalarope to Madeira
April's vagrants to Madeira
Andrew Moon birdwatching trip report
9 days at sea around Madeira Island with Hadoram Shirihai
Birds for Easter in Madeira
Birdwatching March news for Madeira
Vagrant bird reports for Madeira
Spanish Imperial Eagle - male shot in Guadiana Valley
Madeira Carnival and February 2009 sightings
Cory's Shearwaters are already in Madeira sea
More visitant birds for Madeira Carnival
Great Northern Loon observed in Madeira
Larks in Madeira
Vagrants in Funchal Harbor
Mini boom of Iceland and Glaucus Gulls in Portugal
Vagrant birds in Madeira
Lisbon & Algarve birdwatching trip
More vagrant birds to Madeira
Teals in Madeira Island
Henrik Böhmer & Sigrid Ilsoe birdwatching trip report
Gulls in Funchal
Madeira birdwacthing trip report by John Carter (UK)
Ducks season in Lugar de Baixo
American Wigeon in Madeira
Osprey in Madeira
Tom McCanna trip report and experience with a Gyr Falcon in Madeira
Gyr Falcon in Madeira - an escapee from somewhere
Magnificent Frigatebird - 1st record for Madeira Islands
Blue-winged Teal - 1st record for Madeira
Janne & Hanna Aalto (FIN) Madeira trip report - September 2008
More vagrant news in Madeira
Hadoram Shirihai report of Madeira Photo Expedition for Zino's Petrel at sea
Some sightings of bird migration
Madeira petrel photo expedition - the desire & challenge to experience the enigmatic Zino's Petrel at sea, by Hadoram Shirihai
Another surprise season starting...
Expert birdwatchers decided it is a Montagu's harrier
Montagu's or Pallid Harrier?
July 2008 bird observations
Interesting migrants in Madeira
Whales & dolphins observed in Madeira south coast
Again, a Peregrine Falcon in Madeira
2 Red-footed Falcons in Madeira
New! - Regular reports of whales and dolphins sightings
Madeira trip report by Peter Ransome (UK)
Porto Santo trip report by Riccardo Del Togno (ITA)
More vagrant bird news in Madeira Island
Full days (literally) through Madeira Nature!
Erik & Marianne Mølgaard Madeira trip report
Vagrant birds boom in Madeira
New waders visiting Madeira Island
Long-legged Buzzard enjoying Madeira Nature
Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling - 1st record for Madeira
Vagrant birds for Easter 2008 in Madeira
The story of Matilde - a Madeiran-Storm Petrel
Wintering Roseate Terns in Funchal
Tufted duck - 2nd record for Madeira
Swallows and Martins in Madeira
Vic & Nicola - Half-day birdwatching tour
Birdwatching latest news for Madeira
Birdwatching in Madeira on January 2008
Birds visiting Madeira for New Years
More birds arriving for Christmas in Madeira
Last week visitors to Madeira Nature
2nd record vagrant to Madeira seen on a full-day birdwatching
More waders plus a very special warbler to Madeira
Bird news for Funchal coast and city
Eastern winds are bringing some visitants to Madeira
Narcissist Grey Wagtail - things we find in Madeira Nature!
More bird news about Madeira
Save Nature, Save the Earth!
Black Stork flying over Madeira
Mike Allen - Full-day Bird and Nature watching
Euro Birdwatch weekend 2007 in Madeira
Waders visiting Madeira
Wheaters enjoying Madeira Nature
Observations on a Fauna & Flora Tour
More birdwatching news from Porto Santo
Petrels day at Madeira
Dunlin (alpina subspecies) at Seixal
Porto Santo birdwatching
One more migration season just started
Lang's Short-tailed Blue (Leptotes pirithous) - First record for Madeira
Madeira Nature still surprising...
Queen of Spain Fritillary seen in Madeira Nature
Week Holiday with 4 Madeira Wind Birds nature tours
Pat & Paul Gaffan - week holiday with Madeira Wind Birds tours and arrangements
Gwen Harris - Half-day Nature tour
Full-day Madeira Nature - 29th June 2007
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis (Cory, 1881)
Madeira seawatching season is open
24th May 2007 - Full-day in Madeira Nature
23rd May 2007 - Half-day birdwatching
Bonaparte's Gull in Funchal harbor
Another unusual vagrant in Madeira
Alastair and Lynne Cameron - Full-day Madeira Nature tour
16th March 2007 - Another full-day in Madeira Nature
Full Day Nature Tour in Madeira on the 10th of March 2007
Green-winged Teal - 1st record for Madeira
The bees of Madeira (Hymenoptera: Apoidea)
Sora is still in Madeira
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Montagu, 1813
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii (Jardine & Selby, 1828)
4th December 2006 at Lugar de Baixo pond
Anthea Reynolds (UK) - Full-day Nature tour
Madeira, Canary Islands and Azores Underwater Guide
November 3rd 2006– a busy day at Lugar de Baixo Pond migration department
Birdwatching and Seawatching Report, October 2006
Fish that can be found in Madeira Archipelago undersea
Birdwatching and Seawatching Report, September 2006
Dragonflies in Madeira Islands
24th September 2006 - Spotted Sandpiper at Lugar de Baixo
8th September 2006 - Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Lugar de Baixo
27th of August 2006 - Red Knot at Lugar de Baixo
25th till the 27th of August 2006 - Pectoral Sandpiper at São Vicente River
Birdwatching and Seawatching Report, August 2006
A birding day in East Anglia, August 2006
Jan Goossens (Belgium) - Night Expedition
Trip Report of a Madeira visit between 13.07 and 27.07. 2006 by W. Koschel
Birdwatching and Seawatching Report, July 2006
27th & 28th of May 2006 - Squacco Heron visiting Lugar de Baixo pond
11th May 2006 - Half-day birdwatching
Jon & Gill Epstein (UK) - Full-day birdwatching
2nd March 2006 - Fauna & Flora Tour
1st March 2006 - Half-day Birdwatching
Philippe Nolf & Christiane Wollaert (Belgium) - Half-day birdwatchingPhilippe Nolf & Christiane Wollaert (Belgium) - Half-day birdwatching
26th February - another lucky birdwatching day
25th February - Birdwatching Gull Record
24 February - Half-day birdwatching afternoon
24th February - Half-day birdwatching morning
22th February - Half-day Birdwatching
Christopher Knibbs - Half-day birdwatching and a laughing gull observation
17th February 2006 - Half-day Birdwatching
Useful Links to Madeira or other Destinations
5th February 2006 - Half-day Birdwatching
John Walker & Janice Davies - Full-day birdwatching
4th January 2006 - Full-day
Mark and Christine Burgess - Fauna & Flora tour
29th December 2005 - Fauna & Flora Tour
24th November 2005 - Half day birdwatching
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Manx shearwater Puffinus puffinus puffinus (Brünnich, 1764)
Rock Dove Columba livia Gmelin, 1789
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix coturnix (Linnaeus, 1758)
28th October 2005 - Fauna & Flora tour
25th October 2005 - Full-day birdwatching
20th October 2005 - Recognition tour
11th October 2005 - Spoonbill in Funchal
Madeiran Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro (Harcourt, 1851)
Barolo's Shearwater Puffinus baroli (Bonaparte, 1857)
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus granti (Linnaeus, 1758)
Plain Swift Apus unicolor Jardine, 1830
Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae/deserta (Salvadori, 1899)
4th October 2005 - Half-day in Porto Santo
Trip Report - Porto Santo Island
Sea Mammals checklist to Madeira waters
Butterflies and Dragonflies checklist of Madeira Islands
25th September 2005 - Half Day Birdwatching
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba schmitzi Hartert, 1900
Common Linnet Carduelis cannabina guentheri Wolters, 1953
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea schmitzi Tschusi, 1900
Philippe and Eli Van Audenhove trip report
6th September 2005 - Half-day Birdwatching
3rd September 2005
Guest Book
19th August 2005
5th August 2005 - Night Expedition
2nd August 2005 - Night Expedition
27th July 2005- Night Expedition
14th July 2005 - Night Expedition
12th July 2005
2nd July 2005 - Night Expedition
A Birdwatchers Honeymoon Trip Report
24th June 2005 - Night Expedition
15th June 2005 - Night Expedition
14th June 2005 - Full-day Birdwatching
26th May 2005
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis parva Tschusi, 1901
European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo buteo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Canarian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus canariensis (Koenig, 1890)
Madeiran Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs maderensis Sharpe, 1888
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis (Temminck, 1820)
Rock Sparrow Petronia petronia petronia (Linnaeus, 1766)
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicilatta orbitalis (Wahlberg, 1854)
Common Blackbird Turdus merula cabrerae Hartert, 1901
Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla heineken (Jardine, 1830)
Berthelot's Pipit Anthus berthelotti Bolle, 1862
Madeira Firecrest Regulus madeirensis Harcourt, 1851
Trocaz Pigeon Columba trocaz Heineken, 1829
5th May - Night Expedition
16th & 19th April 2005
13th April 2005 - Special Trip Report
Atlantic Canary Serinus canaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
7th April - Night Expedition
5th April 2005
19th March 2005
18th March 2005
17th March 2005
25th & 26th February 2005
16th February 2005
Madeira Island Flora
Porto Santo Flora
Desertas Flora
Selvagens Flora
Madeira History and geography
About Desertas and Porto Santo
About Selvagens
7th January 2005
I International Congress "Birds of the Atlantic"
Madeira Wind Birds won "Entrepreneurs of the Future"
12th November 2004
6th November 2004
15th and 16th October 2004
2nd October 2004
18th September 2004