First birdwatching tour in Madeira in 2010

On the 2nd of January 2010 Catarina & Hugo from Madeira Wind Birds guided a full-day birdwatching tour for Jane & James (from Scotland) and here are the special observations:

1 Osprey - probably the same observed on the 17th December 2009

Ribeira da Janela
1 female Wood Duck - the 1st record for Madeira still present since the 27th of October 2009
1 Green-wing teal - the long staying 1st record, still present since 11th February 2007
1 Common Teal

Lugar de Baixo
4 American wigeons - there was only 3 until the 27th December 2009 though on the 2nd December 1 was recorded in Machico
1 Green-wing teal - the long staying 2nd record
1 Mallard
1 Common Sandpiper
2 Little Egrets

1 Mediterranean Gull
About 10 Black-headed Gulls
1 Lesser Black-backed Gull

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