The American vagrant (Porzana carolina)that was seen in Lugar de Baixo last December has prolonged it stay in Madeira and is still enjoying the warm winter climate between the reefs of Lugar de Baixo pond, in Ponta do Sol. Today, the 22nd of February 2007 it was seen and photographed again by its first observers in Madeira, Catarina and Hugo, both from Madeira Wind Birds.
Other migrant birds which are in this spot for a long stay is a female Teal (Anas crecca) and a Common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos).
Note that a couple of Roseate Terns (Sterna dougallii) are already flying around Funchal harbour.
Why don't you follow their example and visit Madeira during Winter? Then join our tours to observe Madeira species!
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