May started quietly in terms of vagrant birds but on the 2nd half of the month the strong winds from the Northeast quadrant blown some interesting visitants to the island:
20th of May 2015 at Ponta Pargo
>50 Common House Martin Delichon urbicum - more than 100 seen while driving through Calheta
4 Barn Swallow Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
>18 Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
2 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
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