18th September 2004

João Nunes (Madeira), Martin Dekker (Dutch)

During the walk to Risco (Rabaçal): many Firecrest, many Chaffinch, 10 Long-toed Pigeon (many flying and good views of 4)
On the road to Santa (Porto Moniz): 3 Common Buzzards, 1 Kestrel, several Plain swifts (including one dead on the road)
Lagoon near Santa: 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Blackbird, 10 Linnets, 3 Canaries
Ponta do Pargo: many Berthelot's Pipit, several canaries, 2 Whimbrel, 1 juv. of Long-legged Buzzard
Seawatching in Porto Moniz (from 15:20 until 17:45): 148 Manx Shearwater (most of them flying to West), 94 Cory Shearwater (flying both to West and East), 4 Little Shearwater (flying to West), 3 Tunstones, 4 Common Tern
It was also observed one shark in front of the Porto Moniz natural pools

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