Madeira Archipelago Birding Report September 2013

 

Nº Identified Bird Species: 27

Locations: Ribeira de Machico, Ponta de São Lourenço, Caniçal, Porto da Cruz, Ribeira do Faial, Funchal, Lugar de Baixo, Ribeira Brava, NE of Madeira, Desertas islands

Islands: Madeira and Desertas

Date: September 2013


  • 7th September 2013

Caniçal
- 1 grey plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
- 3 Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

  • 8th September 2013

Northeast Madeira
- 1 Zino's Petrel (Pterodroma sp.)
- 1 Great Shearwater (Puffinus gravis)
- 1 Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus)
- 2 Great Skua (Stercorarius skua)
- Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea)

  • 9th September 2013

Ribeira de Machico
- 1 Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
- 1 Common ringed plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
- 1 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
- 15 Turnstones (Arenaria interpres)

  • 11th September 2013

Caniçal
- 8 Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
- 2 Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
- 2 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
 

  • 14th September 2013

Caniçal
- 5 Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
 

  • 15th September 2013

Caniçal
- 15 Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
- 2 Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
- 3 Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
 

  • 17th September 2013

Desertas Islands
- 1 (Pterodroma sp.)
- 4 Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus)
- 2 Great Skua (Stercorarius skua)
- Cory’s Shearwaters (Calonectris diomedea)
- 1 Eurasian Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
- 2 Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
 

  • 18th September 2013

Faial
- 2 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
 

  • 19th September 2013

Ribeira do Faial
- 1 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

Porto da Cruz
- 1 Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

Ribeira de Machico
- 1 Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
- 20 Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

Lugar de Baixo
- 16 Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
- 1 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

Caniçal
- 1 European Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
- 2 Common Red-shank (Tringa totanus)
- 3 Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
- 12 Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
- 2 Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)

 

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Picture 1: Ruddy Shelduck


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Picture 2: Turnstone


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Picture 3: Turnstone
 

  • 20th September 2013

Lugar de Baixo
- 2 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
- 1 Dunlin (Calidris alpina)

Ribeira Brava
- 1 Sanderling (Calidris alba)
- 2 Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

Caniçal
- 1 European Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
- 2 Common Red-shank (Tringa totanus)
- 3 Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
- 9 Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
 

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Picture 4: Sanderling
 

  • 21th September 2013

Ribeira de Machico
- 1 Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
- 7 Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

Porto Caniçal
- 1 Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

São Lourenço Peninsula
- 1 Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
- 2 Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
- Rock Sparrows (Petronia petronia madeirensis)
 

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Picture 5: Whimbrel

 

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Picture 6: Whimbrel

 

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Picture 7: Male Wheatear

 

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Picture 8: Rock Sparrows

 

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Picture 9: Whimbrel
 

  • 22th September 2013 

Caniçal
- 2 Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
- 3 Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

  • 23th September 2013 

Ribeira de Machico
- 1 Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
- 1 Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
- 3 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

  • 23th-28th September 2013 (Observerd by Dirk Ceulemans)

Santa Catarina Park
- 1 Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)

 

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Picture 10: Ruff
 

  • 24th September 2013 (Observerd by Dirk Ceulemans)

Poiso - Ariero Park
- 2 Red Kite (Milvus milvus)

Santana
- 1 Grey heron (Ardea cinerea)

  • 25th September 2013 (Observerd by Dirk Ceulemans)

Funchal
- 1 Grey heron (Ardea cinerea)

Fajã da Ovelha
- 4 Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

  • 26th September 2013 (Observerd by Leendert van Bergeijk)

Lugar de Baixo
- 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)
- 1 Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
- 1 Dunlin (Calidris alpina)

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Picture 11: Semipalmated Sandpiper
 

  • 27th September 2013 

São Lourenço Peninsula
- 1 Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)

Ribeira de Machico
- 1 Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
- 25 Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
 

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Picture 12: Glossy Ibis
 

  • 28th September 2013 (Observerd by Leendert van Bergeijk)

Lugar de Baixo
- 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)
- 1 Little Stint (Calidris minuta)

  • 28th September 2013 

Lugar de Baixo
- 1 White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis)
- 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)
- 2 Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
- 6 Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

  • 30th September 2013 

Funchal Harbor
- 1 Common ringed plover (Charadrius hiaticula)

Ribeira de Machico
- 1 Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
- 1 Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
- 19 Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
 

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Picture 13: Common ringed plover

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