Birdwatching in Madeira - April 2021

April is a Spring month when many bird species return from their migration to their breeding grounds. With the right conditions of wind we can get some blown off course species, turning birdwatching in the island more interesting...

8th of April 2021 at Ponta do Pargo
4 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Several Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Some Common House Martin Delichon urbicum
Sand Martin Riparia riparia
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator

4th of April 2021 at Ponta de São Lourenço - reported by Ben (SWI)
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Sand Martin Riparia riparia
2 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus

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