Birdwatching – The endemics


Today we had a wonderful birding experience with our beloved birders. Although there is a storm in the North Atlantic, blowing western winds and blessed rain to the Island we were able to have some amazing observations. Today we watched:

20 Turnstone Arenaria interpres

20 Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata

2 Common pochard Aythya ferina

2 Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

2 Moorhen Galinula chloropus

2 American wigeon Anas americana

2 Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

1 Gadwall Anas strepera

2 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

20 Canary Serinus canaria

5 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis

2 Greenfinch Carduelis chloris

2 Madeira Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs madeirensis

5 Waxbill Estrilda astrild

1 Madeiran Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea schmitzi

9 Macaronesian Blackbird Turdus merula cabrerae

1 Little Egret Egretta garzetta

3 Madeiran Berthlot’s Pipit Anthus berthelotii maderensis

2 Macaronesian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus canariensis 

6 Madeiran Firecrest Regulus madeirensis

4 Robin Erithacus rubecula

1 Madeiran Buzzard Buteo buteo harterti


Join us on our next birding adventure!




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