Birdwatching in Madeira, August 2018

August started with very hot temperatures in mainland Portugal but Madeira is been keeping its mild temperatures and even some rain, so lets see if which birds prefer this temperate climate of Madeira archipelago to spend a few days or weeks.

7th of August 2018 at Caniçal
Sanderling Calidris alba
Dunlin Calidris alpina alpina
6 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

5th of August 2018 at Porto Moniz - sighting by Michel de Lange (NED)
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

4th of August 2018 at Caniçal
Dunlin Calidris alpina alpina
Sanderling Calidris alba
5 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Seawatching from Porto Moniz - observed by Michel de Lange (NED)
331 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus

2nd of August 2018 at Caniçal
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops

At Porto Moniz - recorded by Michel de Lange (NED)
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

1st of August 2018 at Ponta do Pargo - observations by Michel de Lange (NED)
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

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