Birdwatching in Madeira - September 2020

In September starts the autumn and so it is time for some migratory birds to fly to their wintering grounds... If we get the right winds in Madeira, we might get some species blown off their migratory course...

27th of September 2020 at Porto Moniz - observed by Cheech (ZA)
Gull-billed tern Gelochelidon nilotica

Between the 25th & 28th of September 2020 at Tanque, Porto Santo - photographed by Claudia (POR)
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
2 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
2 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula

24th of September 2020 at Porto Santo - reported by Natasha (POR)
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

23rd of September 2020 at Faial
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos

At Machico
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
12 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

13th of September 2020 at Caniçal
3 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus

11th of September 2020 at Caniçal
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

3rd of September 2020 at Caniçal
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
5 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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