Great Northern Loon again in Madeira

A Great Northern Loon was spotted yesterday, 14th of January 2010 by Catarina & Hugo from Madeira Wind Birds in Caniçal, as shown on the video below. Another bird (or maybe the same one?!) of the same species, Gavia immer, was observed last year, several times around Funchal bay between the 29th of January 2009 to the 13th of March 2009.

Other interesting birds observed yesterday were:
In Funchal
1 Dunlin
1 Little Egret
Many Turnstones
5 Macaronesian Shearwaters flying at sea

Lugar de Baixo
4 Wigeons
1 Green-wing teal
Several Turnstones

Ribeira da Janela
1 Wood Duck
1 Common Teal
1 Green-wing Teal

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