Birdwatching in Madeira in August 2017

In August starts the migration, specially for seabirds! And we already watched Great shearwater and some Skuas around, so lets see what else this summer month blows to Madeira archipelago:

31st of August at Machico
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
5 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

30th of August at Ponta do Pargo - oberved by Gerg┼Ĺ & Ildik├│ (HUN)
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides

27th of August at Cani├žal
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
2 Red Knot Calidris canutus
3 Sanderling Calidris alba
10 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

23rd of August at Ribeira Brava - observed by Miguel Berkemeier (POR)
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

22nd of August at Cani├žal
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
5 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

20th of August at Cani├žal
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
7 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

17th of August at Cani├žal
2 Red Knot Calidris canutus
Little Stint Calidris minuta
5 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

14th of August at Santa Cruz
2 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica

11th of August at Cani├žal
8 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Brown Booby Sula leucogaster by Audun Eriksen

10th of August off Ponta de S├úo Louren├žo - recorded by Audun Eriksen (NOR)
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster

At Cani├žal - observed on a Wind Birds tour
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus
3 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

2nd of August at Lugar de Baixo
2 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis

1st of August at Ponta S├úo Louren├žo
2 White Stork Cicconia cicconia

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