It's April and bird migration is starting to move northwards! Let's see which species the winds will blow into Madeira, as we are out of migration routes...
21st of April 2018 at Ribeira Brava
> 15 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
At least 5 Common House Martin Delichon urbicum
3 Little Egret Egretta garzetta
4 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
>10 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica - observed 30 min later by Goujon Gérard (FRA)
9th of April 2018 at Tanque pond, Porto Santo - observations by Martin Wadewitz (GER)
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
6 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
At Caniço de Baixo - recorded by Martin Helin (FIN)
Purple Heron Ardea pupurea
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