Gadwalls and Reed Bunting in Madeira

Short news for two interesting records for Madeira on October 26, 2010:

Lugar de Baixo at 9am a juvenile Gadwall Anas strepera was seen.

Later at 7pm a drake Gadwall was seen at Ribeira Brava river mouth.

As an extra note a Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus was seen in the same morning at Lugar de Baixo, in this case the 1st record for Madeira.

On the 25th October a Ring-necked Duck Aythya collariswas seen in Lugar de Baixo by Rui Costa, making this bird the 3rd record for the archipelago. The bird was not there on the next day.

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