On the 4th of November 2008 at Lugar de Baixo pond Madeira Wind Birds and its customers have observed the bird on the photos. After a detailed observation everyone decided it is an American Wigeon Anas americana which, after the strong western winds occurred last week is not such a difficult thing to happen.
This is another 1st record for Madeira Islands by Madeira Wind Birds!
Anyway, for the birdwatchers who read this website, if you do not agree with this identification, please let us know.
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