July 2024 birding observations around Madeira

July, as a summer month does usually bring much vagrant birds to Madeira though with all these climate changes it is just "like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get!"

21st of July 2024 at Lugar de Baixo - sighting by Sean (UK)
2 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus

20th of July 2024 at Caniçal harbour - reported by Gill (UK)
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla - less than 5 records in the last 50 years!

10th of July 2024 at Porto Moniz - reported by Michel (NED)
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

9th of July 2024 off Porto Moniz - seawatched by Michel (NED)
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus

6th of July 2024 at Palheiro - observed by Carl (UK)
2 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

3rd of July 2024 at Caniçal
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus phaeopus

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