Madeira Archipelago Birding Report August 2014

 

Nº Identified Bird Species: 9

Islands: Madeira

Locations: Lugar de Baixo, Ribeira de Machico, São Lourenço, Ponta do Pargo

Date: August 2014

 

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  • 6th August 2014 

Lugar de Baixo, Madeira
- 1 Red Knot (Calidris canutus)
 

  • 11th August 2014 

Ribeira de Machico, Madeira
- 1 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

Ponta de São Lourenço, Madeira (Observed by Steve Boswell)
- 1 Hoopoe (Upupa epops)


  • 13th August 2014 

Ribeira de Machico, Madeira (also Observed by Steve Boswell)
- 1 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
- 1 Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)
-
 2 Black Winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
 
- 8 Turnstones (Arenaria interpres)


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Picture 1:  Common Sandpiper at Machico, Madeira © Birds & Company

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Picture 2:  Black Winged Stilt at Machico, Madeira © Birds & Company

  • 24th August 2014 

Lugar de Baixo, Madeira
- 1 Dunlin (Calidris alpina)

 

  • 27th August 2014 

Ponta do Pargo, Madeira (Observed by René van Rossum, Gijsbert van der Bent, Jeannet Keijzer and Truus van Duijvenboden)
- 1 Ruff (philomachus pugnax) juvenile

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 Picture 3:  Ruff juvenile at Ponta do Pargo, Madeira © René van Rossum


  • 29th August 2014 

São Lourenço, Madeira
- 1 Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennata)
 



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