Below is a seawatching report between the 6th and the 13th of May 2013 sent us by Mark Coller (UK). His base was Eden Mar Hotel in Lido area, near Ponta da Cruz, Funchal.
12th May from hotel balcony between 7:00 and 7:45 am
587 Cory's shearwater
11 Bulwer's petrel Bulweria bulwerii
4 Manx shearwater
Possible Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus? a small sparrow sized bird flew over the hotel heading north east calling several times like a child's toy trumpet, I have seen and heard Trumpeter Finch before in the Canary islands and in Israel, The only other bird I have heard to make a sound like this is American Red Breasted Nuthatch !
Unless you can think of anything else then I am 99% sure it was a Trumpeter Finch.
2 Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis
Short-beaked Common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Bottlenosed dolphin Tursiops truncatus
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