Monday, 20 October 2008


American Great White Egret, Praia Pools, Terceira
2 Semi-palmated Sandpipers, Cabo da Praia

Juvenile White-rumped Sandpiper, Cabo da Praia, Terceira

'Azorean' Robin, Sao Miguel

17th October 2008
Sao Miguel
Lagoa Azul/ Sete citadades
Phyllo Woods
Goldcrest Blackbirds Chaffinches House Sparrows Starlings Woodpigeons Robins Blackcaps Grey Wagtail Feral Pigeon Atlantic Yellow-legged Gull
Lagoa Azul
1 1st w male Ring-necked Duck, 1 female Pintail, 1 female type Teal, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron

18th October
Sao Miguel
Serra da Tronqueira
6 Azores Bullfinch
Terra Nostra
1 m Wood Duck (infamous dodgy bird still present)
Lagoa das furnas
f type Blue-winged Teal, 5 (2 f, 3 m) Ring-necked Duck, 1 f type Eurasian Teal, 20 Grey Heron, 8 Coot, 1 juv Osprey, 1 Ruddy Shelduck, 4 Common Tern, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Goldfinch
Ponta Delgada
10 Turnstone, 25+ Lesser Black-backed Gull,

19th October
Cabo da Praia Quarry
2 Semi-Palmated Sandpiper, 1 juv White-rumped Sandpiper, 2 Semi-palmated Plover, 3 juv Little Stint, 3 Knot, 2 (1 ad, 1 juv) Curlew Sandpiper, 40+ Sanderling, 30+ Turnstone, 25+ Kentish Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, 4 (3 ad, 1 juv) Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 2 juv Dunlin, 4 Grey Plover, 4 Quail
Cabrito Reservoir
1 juv Lesser Yellowlegs
Praia Pools
1 American Great White Egret, 2 Little Egret


Hugh said...
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Hugh said...

Hi Peter,

I met with Councillor Drage last week about a project I'm currently running for the Council in Hackbridge. He recommended my contacting you. My apologies for coming in through this route but the Council couldn't find an email address for you.

My email is

I wonder if it's possible for you to let me have some contact details so I can explain what I'm doing and why Cllr Drage recommended my contacting you.

Best regards,


Hugh Flouch