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Madeira

 Azores          Portugal

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Description: Includes Madeira, Porto Santo, Desertas and Salvage Islands

Number of species: 280
Number of endemics: 1
Number of breeding endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 4
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2003-08-22
 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Common Loon Gavia immer
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Rare/Accidental
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus Rare/Accidental
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Cape Verde Shearwater Pterodroma feae Near-threatened
Madeira Petrel Pterodroma madeira Breeding endemic Endangered
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea
Cape Verde Shearwater Calonectris edwardsii Near-threatened
Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis
Barolo Shearwater Puffinus baroli Puffin de Macaron?ie
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina
European Storm-Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Rare/Accidental
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monorhis Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Rare/Accidental
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Rare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Rare/Accidental
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris Rare/Accidental
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Rare/Accidental
White Stork Ciconia ciconia Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Rare/Accidental
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Bean Goose Anser fabalis Rare/Accidental
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus Rare/Accidental
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Rare/Accidental
Greylag Goose Anser anser Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Rare/Accidental
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Common Pochard Aythya ferina Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Rare/Accidental
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Rare/Accidental
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Rare/Accidental
King Eider Clangula hyemalis Rare/Accidental
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra Rare/Accidental
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Rare/Accidental
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Rare/Accidental
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus Rare/Accidental
Red Kite Milvus milvus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black Kite Milvus migrans Rare/Accidental
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Rare/Accidental
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus Rare/Accidental
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus Rare/Accidental
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae Rare/Accidental
Merlin Falco columbarius Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo Rare/Accidental
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Rare/Accidental
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa Introduced species
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Common Crane Grus grus Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Rare/Accidental
Corn Crake Crex crex Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra Rare/Accidental
Little Crake Porzana parva Rare/Accidental
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla Rare/Accidental
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Rare/Accidental
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Rare/Accidental
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
African Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini Extirpated
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Rare/Accidental
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor Rare/Accidental
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
European Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Rare/Accidental
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Rare/Accidental
Great Snipe Gallinago media Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Rare/Accidental
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Rare/Accidental
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Rare/Accidental
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa erythropus Rare/Accidental
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Rare/Accidental
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Rare/Accidental
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Rare/Accidental
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Rare/Accidental
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Rare/Accidental
Little Stint Calidris minuta Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare/Accidental
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus Rare/Accidental
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Rare/Accidental
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Rare/Accidental
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Rare/Accidental
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides Rare/Accidental
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Western Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis
Great Black-headed Gull Larus ichthyaetus Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Rare/Accidental
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Rare/Accidental
Little Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Rare/Accidental
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini Rare/Accidental
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Rare/Accidental
Little Tern Sternula albifrons Rare/Accidental
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Rare/Accidental
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Rare/Accidental
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus Rare/Accidental
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Great Skua Stercorarius skua Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae
Dovekie Alle alle Rare/Accidental
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Common Wood-Pigeon Columba palumbus
Trocaz Pigeon Columba trocaz Endemic Near-threatened
European Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto Rare/Accidental
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Rare/Accidental
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
European Scops-Owl Otus scops Rare/Accidental
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba Rare/Accidental
Common Swift Apus apus Rare/Accidental
Plain Swift Apus unicolor
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
European Roller Merops apiaster Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra Rare/Accidental
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Eurasian Crag-Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris Rare/Accidental
Northern House-Martin Delichon urbicum Rare/Accidental
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris Rare/Accidental
Berthelot's Pipit Anthus berthelotii
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Rare/Accidental
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus Rare/Accidental
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis Rare/Accidental
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava Rare/Accidental
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis Rare/Accidental
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina Rare/Accidental
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis Rare/Accidental
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Rare/Accidental
Redwing Turdus iliacus Rare/Accidental
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Rare/Accidental
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia Rare/Accidental
Eurasian River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis Rare/Accidental
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian River Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus Rare/Accidental
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris Rare/Accidental
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Rare/Accidental
Western Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais opaca Rare/Accidental
Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina Rare/Accidental
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita Rare/Accidental
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix Rare/Accidental
Yellow-browed  Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Rare/Accidental
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin Rare/Accidental
Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis Rare/Accidental
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis Rare/Accidental
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca Rare/Accidental
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans Rare/Accidental
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Rare/Accidental
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca Rare/Accidental
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva Rare/Accidental
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes Rare/Accidental
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Rare/Accidental
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Rare/Accidental
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola Rare/Accidental
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Rare/Accidental
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti Rare/Accidental
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Rare/Accidental
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula Rare/Accidental
Rook Corvus frugilegus
Common Raven Corvus corax Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus Rare/Accidental
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Rare/Accidental
Spotless Starling Sturnus unicolor Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis
Rock Petronia Petronia petronia
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Rare/Accidental
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus Rare/Accidental
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina
European Serin Serinus serinus Rare/Accidental
Island Canary Serinus canaria
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Rare/Accidental
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana Rare/Accidental
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis Rare/Accidental

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01/03/2008 0000000

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28/02/2012 870,300

 


 

Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

 

01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000

 

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