January 2021 birding observations for Madeira archipelago

Happy New Year!!! And we sure hope this year will be better than the last one!!! Despite the cold weather it seems that some migratory birds decided to spend the New Year in Madeira:

19th of January 2021 at Porto Santo Golf course - observed by Anders
6 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

17th of January 2021 at Santo da Serra
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
3 Eurasian Teal Anas crecca - 1 male and 2 females

13th of January 2021 at Santo da Serra
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
12 Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris

12th of January 2021 at Ponta do Pargo
European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
7 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
4 Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita

At Paul da Serra
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
2 Lesser Black-backed Gull

2nd of January 2021 at Santo da Serra
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
3 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
5 Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita

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