Birding news for Madeira, November 2022

Deep in Autumn, November tends to be a good month for some migratory birds to stop by Madeira, normally waders and ducks... Let's see which bird species will pass by Madeira this year!

30th of November 2022 at Deserta Grande - reported by Andy & Kelly (UK)
Snow bunting Plectrophenax nivalis

29th of November 2022 at Caniçal
2 Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis

At Machico
Dunlin Calidris alpina alpina
9 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

17th of November 2022 at Câmara de Lobos - observed by Stephen (UK)
Sanderling Calidris alba
3 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

16th of November 2022 at Faial
Little egret Egretta garzetta
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

15th of November 2022 at Funchal harbour - photographed by Stephen (UK)
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

11th of November 2022 at Madeira airport - reported by Stefan (GER)
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

10th of November 2022 at Santo da Serra
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Common Ringed plover Charadrius hiaticula

At Machico
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Little egret Egretta garzetta
Dunlin Calidris alpina alpina
12 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

5th of November 2022 at Porto Moniz - observed by Michel (NED)
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus

4th of November 2022 at Porto Moniz - records by Michel (NED)
31 Great shearwater Puffinus gravis
32 Sooty shearwater Puffinus griseus

At Ponta do Pargo
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis

2nd of November 2022 at Machico
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
10 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

At Porto Moniz
2 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus

1st of November 2022 at Porto Moniz - seawatched by Michel (NED)
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
31 Great shearwater Puffinus gravis
14 Sooty shearwater Puffinus griseus
4 Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus

At Ponta do Pargo - photographed by Michel (FRA)
Snow bunting Plectrophenax nivalis

At Funchal - photographed by Kristiina (FIN)
Common Swift Apus apus

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