Thursday 24th April 2008
In Ponta do Pargo
Yellow wagtail Motacilla flava iberiae
Saturday 26th April 2008
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
Bee-eater Merops apiaster
House Martins Delichon urbica
Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
At sea, in Funchal
House Martin - near the coast
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Several Cory Shearwaters Calonectris diomedea
7 Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Sunday 27th April 2008
In Pico do Areeiro
Red-rumped Swallows Hirundo daurica
Melanistic Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
7 Trocaz Pigeons Columba trocaz
Willow warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Wood warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Western Bonelli's warbler Phylloscopus bonelli - Not a certain record as it was only seen at a glance...
On Saturday and Sunday Martins and Swallow were recorded everywhere in the Island.
More news and pictures will come with the trip report of Hadoram Shirihai on his trip to photograph Zino's Petrel with Madeira Wind Birds... Pay attention!
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