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December 2009
Herring Gull, Docapesca Portimão, 3rd winter, 31-Dec, by N. Fonseca (pictures)
Leach's Petrel, Docapesca Portimão, 3 inds. (dead), 30-Dec, by N. Fonseca
Leach's Petrel, between Cruz Quebrada and Oeiras, 9 inds., 30-Dec, by C. Pacheco and others
Leach's Petrel, Guadiana river, V. R. S. António, 14 and 9 inds., 28 and 29-Dec, by D.T. & G.A. Holyoak
Richard's Pipit, Óbidos lagoon, 2 inds., 29-Dec, by H. Cardoso
Leach's Petrel, Praia da Rocha, 5 inds. (dead), 27-Dec, by N. Fonseca
Slender-billed Gull, Cerro do Bufo salt pans, Castro Marim, 9 inds., 27-Dec, by A. Gonçalves
Common Gull, Algés beach (Oeiras), adult, 26-Dec, by R. Rufino
Richard's Pipit, Venta-Moinhos salt marsh, Castro Marim, 26-Dec, by A. Gonçalves (
pictures)
Grey Phalarope, Cerro do Bufo salt pans, Castro Marim, 26-Dec, by A. Gonçalves
Leach's Petrel, Torreira (Murtosa), 3 inds. (one of them in the Ria), 24-Dec, by J. P. Tavares
Madeiran Petrel, Leiria town, 23-Dec, by D. Patacho
Herring Gull, Albufeira lagoon, adulto, 20-Dec, by M. Robb
Sociable Plover, near Castro Verde, 17-Dec, by P. Dedicoat and J. Taylor (
pictures)
Bittern, Luz (Mourão), Alqueva reservoir, 16-Dec, by M. Robb
Ferruginous Duck, Parque Ambiental de Vilamoura, 14 and 23-Dec, by A. Cunningham
Blue-winged Teal, Quinta do Marim, Olhão, 12 to 14-Dec, by T. Valkenburg
Herring Gull, Quarteira (Loulé), 1st winter, 12-Dec, by M. Davis (
pictures)
Ring-billed Gull, Cerro do Bufo salt pans, Castro Marim, 1st winter, 12-Dec, by G. Schreier
Snow Bunting, Ponta da Erva plains, 12-Dec, by P. Marques
Snow Bunting, Peniche, 11-Dec, by P. Ramalho
Surf Scoter, near Dunas Douradas (Loulé), 5-Dec, by J. Ministro and others (
pictures)
Richard's Pipit, ETAR de Atouguia da Baleia (Peniche), 2 inds., 3-Dec, by P. Ramalho

November 2009
Richard's Pipit, Tojeira / Casal de Pianos, Sintra, 28 e 29-Nov, por A. Gonçalves
White-rumped Sandpiper, Martinhal, Vila do Bispo, 22-Nov, by S. Wates, G. Schreier and others (
pict.)
Dusky Warbler, ribeira do Vascão, Almodôvar, 22-Nov, by M. Mendes
Greater Scaup, Bela Vista fish ponds, Alcochete, 22-Nov, by L. Gordinho (
pictures)
Great Northern Diver, cape Raso and Guia, 21-Nov, by A. Gonçalves (
pictures)
Whooper Swan, Altura, Castro Marim, 20-Nov, by C. Vilhena, P. Dedicoat and others (
pictures)
Slender-billed Gull, Quatro Águas, Tavira, 20-Nov, by C. Vilhena
Red-breasted Flycatcher, near Figueira, Vila do Bispo, 18 a 20-Nov, by S. Wates (
pictures)
Herring Gull, Portimão, 14-Nov, by N. Fonseca
Rock Pipit, cabo Raso, 14-Nov, by A. Gonçalves
Eleonora's Falcon, Atouguia da Baleia, Peniche, 10-Nov, by P. Ramalho
Sabine's Gull, cabo Carvoeiro, juv., 6-Nov, by P. Ramalho
Slender-billed Gull, near Tavira, 4-Nov, by A. Gilbertson (
pictures)
Rock Pipit, cabo Raso, 1-Nov, by A. Gonçalves
Snow Bunting, cabo Raso, 2 inds., 1-Nov, by A. Gonçalves

October 2009
Crested Coot, lagoa de Mira, 21-Oct, by J. Petronilho, F. Romão Machado and others (pictures)
American Golden Plover, adult, Ponta da Erva plains, 10-Oct, by M. Robb
Lesser Spotted Eagle, Sagres area, 3 to 5-Oct, several observers (Not. Orni. 403-404)
Rose-coloured Starling, juvenile, cape Espichel, 4-Oct, by L. Gordinho

September 2009
Arctic Warbler, Santo André lagoon (ringed), 28-Sep, by C. Pacheco and others
Mute Swan, adult, Herdade da Defesa, Montemor-o-Novo, 27-Sep and 3-Oct, by C. Vilhena
Long-billed Dowitcher, lagoa dos Salgados, 21-Set, by T. Valkenburg (
pictures)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, lagoa dos Salgados, 21-Set, by T. Valkenburg (
pictures)
Dotterel, juvenile, Berlenga island, 12 and 13 September, by H. Cardoso
Icterine Warbler, Sagres, 11-Sep, by S. Wates, D. Cortes and others (
pictures)
Rose-coloured Starling, juvenile, Tagus estuary, 10-Set, by José Viana (
pictures)
Rüppell's Vulture, adult, Portas de Ródão, 9-Sep, by G. Ellwanger, A. Noeske e K. Ellwanger
Herring Gull, juvenile, Portimão, 5-Sep, by N. Fonseca (
pictures)

August 2009
Saker Falcon, Beira Alta region, 30 and 31-Aug, followed by satellite (see map and details)

July 2009
Greyish Egret (Egretta sp.) at Barroca marsh, 27 to 31-Jul, by J. Viana and Faísca (pictures)
White-headed Duck, female at Lagoa dos Salgados, 11-Jul, by J. Tavares and M. B. Hansen

June 2009
White-headed Duck, 2 females, Lag. Salgados, 15 and 20-Jun, by R. Marcão, N. Fonseca and others
Grey Phalarope, Samouco salt pans, Tagus estuary, 14-Jun, by J. L. Santos

May 2009
White-headed Duck, 2 females, Lagoa dos Salgados, 30-May, by N. Fonseca and others (pictures)
Slender-billed Gull, 2, Lagoa dos Salgados, 30-May, by N. Fonseca
Rose-coloured Starling, adult, cape Espichel, 19-May, by R Guerreiro
Little Swift, Praia Grande, Armação de Pera (Silves), 16-May, by N. Fonseca
Slender-billed Gull, 31birds at esteiro da Carrasqueira, Castro Marim reserve, 1-May, by N. Fonseca

April 2009
Willet, Alcochete, 29-Apr, by A. Rocha
Iceland Gull, 1 (probably 2nd winter/2nd summer), Cruz Quebrada (Oeiras), 22-Apr, by J. L. Santos
Great Northern Diver, 2 immatures, 3 nautical miles off Tavira, 18-Apr, by A. Leitão
Iceland Gull, 1st winter, cape Raso, 5-Apr, by A. Carvalho
Great Northern Diver, cape Carvoeiro, 4-Apr, by P. Ramalho
Long-tailed Skua, off Tocha (Cantanhede), 4-Abr, by A. Leitão

March 2009
Iceland Gull, 1st winter, cape Raso, 29-Mar, by A. Gonçalves
Great Northern Diver, cape Carvoeiro, 27-Mar, by P. Ramalho
Glaucous Gull, first winter, Cruz Quebrada (Oeiras), 22-Mar, by N. Pereira and S. Pereira
Iceland Gull, 2nd winter, cape Espichel flying north, 14-Mar, by J. L. Santos
Glaucous Gull, 1 probably first winter, Cruz Quebrada (Oeiras), 8-Mar, by J. L. Santos
Great Northern Diver, 2, Albufeira lagoon, 1-Mar, by J. Farminhão and J. Simão

February 2009
Iceland Gull, 1st winter, Monte Novo, Sado estuary, 28-Feb, by A. Gonçalves
Iceland Gull, 2 first winters, Martinhal - Sagres, 27-Feb, by J. Ministro
Great Northern Diver, 2, Albufeira lagoon, 27-Feb, by P. Fernandes
Great Northern Diver, 2, Albufeira lagoon, 24-Feb, by L. Gordinho
Lesser Flamingo, 2 adults, Castro Marim, 23-Feb, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina (
pictures)
Glaucous Gull, adult, Santo Amaro de Oeiras, 22-Feb, by L. Gordinho and L. Reino
Ring-billed Gull, adult, Corroios (Seixal), 22-Feb, by L. Gordinho
Bald Ibis (5), lagoa dos Salgados, 21-Feb, by N. Fonseca, R. Eufrásia and L. Gonçalves
Iceland Gull, first winter, Peniche, 21-Feb, by A. Leitão
Lesser Scaup, 1 (adult female?), Santo André lagoon, 21-Feb, by J. L. Santos and F. L. Santos
Barn Swallow (American race), 1, Mitrena (Setúbal), 21-Feb, by P. Fernandes
Glaucous Gull, adult, Cruz Quebrada (Oeiras), 20-Feb, by J. L. Santos
Ruddy Duck, 1, Aldeia Nova lake (Vila Real de Santo António), 18-Feb, by L. Campina
Glaucous Gull, 2 (adult + 1st winter), Peniche, 15-Feb, by L. Santos and J. P. Monteiro
Glaucous Gull, 2 first winters, Canide beach (Gaia), 14-Feb, by A. C. Pereira
Glaucous Gull, first winter, Sagres, 14-Feb, by N. Fonseca, N. Pereira and S. Pereira
Iceland Gull, 2 first winters, Sagres, 14-Fev, by N. Fonseca, N. Pereira and S. Pereira
Herring Gull, first winter, Sagres, 14-Feb, by N. Fonseca
Glaucous Gull, 2 , Peniche, 12-Feb, by N. Pereira and S. Pereira
Glaucous Gull, second winter, Albufeira lagoon, 11-Feb, by M. Robb and R. Guerreiro
Rchard's Pipit 1 ind., cape Espichel, 11-Feb, by M. Robb and R. Guerreiro
Glaucous Gull, adult, Vila Nova de Milfontes, 8-Feb, by A. Gonçalves
Glaucous Gull, first winter, Carcavelos beach, 8-Feb, by L. Santos
Iceland Gull, 2 first winters, Baleeira-Sagres, 7-Feb, by N. Fonseca
Glaucous Gull, first winter, Baleeira-Sagres, 7-Feb, by N. Fonseca
Iceland Gull, third winter, Falésia beach (Vilamoura), 7-Feb, by G. Schreier
Glaucous Gull, first winter, Pedrouços (Lisboa), 5-Feb, by A. Leitão
Glaucous Gull, first winter, Faro beach, 4-Feb, by G. Schreier
Iceland Gull, first winter, Sagres harbour, 3-Feb, by G. Schreier
Glaucous Gull, 2 first winters, Sagres harbour, 3-Feb, by G. Schreier
Kumlien's Gull, adult or third winter, Lizandro river mouth, 2-Feb, by J. d'A. Simões (
pictures)
Iceland Gull (Kumlien's?), adult, Lizandro river mouth, 1-Feb, by A. Gonçalves
Glaucous Gull, first winter, Cruz Quebrada, 1-Feb, by H. Blanco

January 2009
Herring Gull, adult, Figueira da Foz harbour, 31-Jan, by G. Elias and H. Blanco
Iceland Gull, first winter, Figueira da Foz harbour, 31-Jan, by G. Elias and H. Blanco
Glaucous Gull, 3 adults, Peniche molhe leste, 31-Jan, by G. Elias and H. Blanco
Iceland Gull, first winter, Peniche, 30 and 31-Jan, by P. Ramalho, G. Elias, H. Blanco
Crested Coot
, 1 with neck collar, Quinta do Lago, 29-Jan, by G. Schreier
Ring-biled Gull, adult, Peniche molhe leste, 28-Jan, by P. Ramalho
Glaucous Gull, 1st winter, Peniche molhe leste, 28-Jan, by P. Ramalho
Iceland Gull, adult, Peniche molhe leste, 28-Jan, by P. Ramalho
Leach's Storm Petrel (5), Óbidos lagoon, 25-Jan, by G. Elias (
pictures)
Bittern, Barroca marsh, 24-Jan, by R. Silva
Ring-billed Gull, 1st winter, ria de Alvor, 24-Jan, by S. Wates
Glaucous Gull, adult, Peniche molhe leste, 21 and 27-Jan, by P. Ramalho
Great Black-backed x Glaucous Gull (?), Ferragudo, 18-Jan, by S. Wates and D. Cortes (
pictures)
Franklin's Gull, Santo Amaro de Oeiras, 18-Jan, by L. Santos and J. P. Monteiro (
pictures)
Hooded Merganser, Cávado estuary, 17-Jan, by L. Reino (
pictures)
Crested Coot, Atouguia da Baleia, 17-Jan, by R. Silva
Glaucous Gull, INATEL-Oeiras, 17-Jan, by J. L. Santos
Iceland Gull, Peniche molhe leste, 12-Jan, by P. Ramalho
Richard's Pipit, cape Espichel, 12-Jan, by M. Robb
Richard's Pipit (2), Atouguia da Baleia, 11-Jan, by R. Silva and R. Marcão
Bald Ibis (5), lagoa dos Salgados, 11-Jan, by N. Fonseca (
pictures)
Great Northern Diver, barra de Aveiro, 10-Jan, by P. Cardia
Goldeneye, Atouguia da Baleia, 10-Jan, by P. Ramalho (
pictures)
Mute Swan, Santo André lagoon, 06-Jan, by H. Blanco (
pictures)
Great Northern Diver, beach of Santo Amaro de Oeiras, 04-Jan, by N. Pereira
Great Northern Diver (2), Albufeira lagoon, 04-Jan, by R. Silva and R. Marcão
Brent Goose, Óbidos lagoon, 01-Jan, por G. Elias, L. Santos and others
American Wigeon, Dunas de São Jacinto, 01-Jan, by J. T. Tavares, D. Tavares and others
Iceland Gull, boca do Inferno (Cascais), 01-Jan, by J. L. Santos

December 2008
Great Northern Diver, Papoa, Peniche, 28-Dez, by I. S. Teodoro (pictures)
Great Northern Diver, Santo Amaro Oeiras, 28-Dec, by L. Gordinho, G. Martins, A. Leitão (
pictures)
Iceland Gull, Guia, Cascais, 27-Dec, by A. Leitão and M. Poot
Great Northern Diver (2-3), Albufeira lagoon, 26-Dec, 2 by J. T. & D Tavares, 3 by J. L. & F. L. Santos
Richard’s Pipit, Sapal da Carrasqueira, est. do Sado, 26-Dec, by L. Gordinho
Great Northern Diver (2), Albufeira lgoon, 24-Dec, by L. Gordinho
Great Northern Diver (2), barra de Aveiro, 22-Dec, by A. Luís
Rock Pipit, cape Raso, 20-Dec, by A. Gonçalves
Richard’s Pipit, cape Espichel, 20-Dec, by J. L. Santos
Goosander, Albufeira Santa Maria de Aguiar, 19-Dec, by A. Monteiro and J. Amaral (
pictures)
Little Bunting, Estombar, 17-Dec, by S. Wates
Rustic Bunting, Estombar, 11-Dec, by T. Valkenburg
Great Northern Diver, cape Espichel, 10-Dec, by R. Guerreiro
Little Bunting, Estombar, 08-Dec, by S. Wates and T. Valkenburg
White-fronted Goose, Cávado estuary, 04-Dec, by A. Leitão and J. T. Tavares

November 2008
Mute Swan, Foz do Sizandro, 21-Nov, by J. Simões
Herring Gull, Parede beach, 21-Nov, by P. Fernandes
Yellow-browed Warbler, Barranco do Velho, 20 e 21-Nov, by J. T. Tavares
Mute Swan, Barroca d'Alva, 16-Nov, by J. Menezes
Yellow-browed Warbler, Fonte Benémola, 14-Nov, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina
Wallcreeper, Loulé, 10-Nov, by J. M. Pereira
Cormorant (ssp.?), Peniche, 08-Nov, by G. Elias
Little Bunting, Estombar, 07-Nov, by T. Valkenburg
Dusky Warbler, Quinta do Lago, 04-Nov, by N. Hallam
Desert Wheatear, cape Espichel, 01-Nov, by J. L. Santos and F. L. Santos

October 2008
Short-billed Dowitcher, Sado estuary (Monte Novo), 25-Oct, by A. Gonçalves
Ferruginous Duck, Tagus estuary (Saragoça), 19-Oct, by J. L. Santos
Red-breasted Flycatcher, Berlenga, 18-Oct, by G. Lima, R. Rufino, R. Silva and R. Marcão
Rock pipit, Peniche molhe leste, 13-Oct, by P. Ramalho
Ring-billed Gull, Seixalinho, Montijo, 11-Oct, by R. Silva and R. Marcão
Rüppell’s Vulture, Barão de São João (Lagos), 10-Oct, by A. Leitão, breeding plumage
Temminck’s Stint (3), Barroca d'Alva, 10-Oct, by R. Silva and R. Marcão
Lesser Yellowlegs, Barroca d'Alva, 07-Oct, by M. Armelin and V. Encarnação
Temminck’s Stint, Barroca d'Alva, 07-Oct, by M. Armelin and V. Encarnação
Pectoral Sandpiper, Barroca d'Alva, 07-Oct, by M. Armelin and V. Encarnação,
Unidentified Egret (hybrid?), Barroca d'Alva, 07-Oct, by M. Armelin e V. Encarnação
Rüppell’s Vulture, Sagres, 06-Oct, by A. Leitão
Bulwer’s Petrel, Foz do Guadiana, 05-Oct, by A. Aguilera
Unidentified Egret (hybrid?), Barroca d'Alva, 01-Oct, by D. Santos

September 2008
Western Reef Heron, Tagus estuary (moinho maré Montijo), 28-Sep, by P Fernandes, C D Santos
American Golden Plover, Barroca d'Alva, 28-Sep, by P. Fernandes and C. D. Santos
Pectoral Sandpiper (5), Barroca d'Alva, 28-Sep, by P. Fernandes and C. D. Santos
White-winged Black Tern, Salgados lagoon, 27-Sep, by G. Elias
American Golden Plover, Barroca d'Alva, 25-Sep, by L. Gordinho
Pectoral Sandpiper (2), Barroca d'Alva, 25-Sep, by L. Gordinho
American Golden Plover, Barroca d'Alva, 24-Sep, by J. L. Santos
Pectoral Sandpiper (2), Barroca d'Alva, 24-Sep, by J. L. Santos
Temminck’s Stint, Barroca d'Alva, 24-Sep, by J. L. Santos
Pectoral Sandpiper, Barroca d'Alva, 21 to 23-Sep, by J. Jara
Marbled Teal (6), Barroca d'Alva, 22-Sep, by J. Jara
American Golden Plover, Barroca d'Alva, 20-Sep, by J. Jara
Pectoral Sandpiper, Óbidos Lagoon, 12-Sep, by J. L. Santos, F. L. Santos
Spotted Sandpiper, Óbidos Lagoon, 12-Sep, by J. L. Santos and F. L. Santos
Pectoral Sandpiper, estuário do Minho, 09-Sep, by J. Ramon
Unidentified Egret (hybrid?), Barroca d'Alva, 07-Sep, by P. Fernandes
Marbled Teal (6), Barroca d'Alva, 04-Sep, by J. L. Santos and F. L. Santos

August 2008
Unidentified Egret (hybrid?), Barroca d'Alva, 28-Aug, by G. Elias
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tagus estuary (38 Moios), 23-Aug, by J. L. Santos e F. L. Santos
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tagus estuary (38 Moios), 22-Aug, by J. Jara
Marbled Teal, Tagus estuary (Saragoça), 17-Aug, by A. Gonçalves
Crested Coot, Tagus estuary (Saragoça), 17-Aug, by A. Gonçalves
Grey Phalarope, arrozais da giganta, 15-Aug, by P. Fernandes
Red-necked Phalarope (7), arrozais da giganta, 15-Aug, by P. Fernandes
Lesser Yellowlegs, Castro Marim, 13-Aug, by J. Jara
Bulwer’s Petrel (20), 50 a 70 miles W of cape Espichel, 06-Aug, by A. Leitão
Madeiran Petrel, 70 miles W of cape Espichel, 06-Aug, by A. Leitão

June 2008
White-winged Black Tern, Ribeira das Enguias (Alcochete), 21-Jun, by J. Jara

May 2008
White-headed Duck, Lagoa dos Salgados, 24-May, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina
Vanellus senegallus, Porto Salvo (Oeiras), 22-May, by M. Armelin and D. Hurst
Vanellus senegallus, Porto Salvo (Oeiras), 18-May, by R. Tomé
Slender-billed Gull (2), Tavira - salinas, 02-May, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina

April 2008
Red-throated Pipit, Sagres, 30-Apr, 2 birds, by S. Wates (3 present on 1st May)
Wood Warbler, Sagres, 28-Apr, by S. Wates
Red-necked Phalarope, Castro Marim, 26-Apr, by A. Gonçalves
Slender-billed Gull, Castro Marim, 26-Apr, by A. Gonçalves
Fulmar, Cabo Raso, 19-Apr, J. L. Santos
Slender-billed Gull (6), Castro Marim, 18-Apr, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina
Red-necked Phalarope, Castro Marim, 17-Apr, by C. Vilhena
Crested Coot, Barrinha de Mira, 15-Apr, by F. Martins
Slender-billed Gull (11), Castro Marim, 12-Apr, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina

March 2008
Glaucous Gull (1st year), Portimão, 23-Mar, by N. Fonseca
Mute Swan, Lagoa de Santo André, 22-Mar, by C. Vilhena
Mute Swan, Lagoa dos Salgados, 15-Mar, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina
Glaucous Gull (1st year), Portimão, 15-Mar, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina
Glaucous Gull, Foz do Douro, 14-Mar, by J. Ramon
Western Reef Heron, Praia das 4 águas, Tavira, 10-Mar, by A. Tomás

February 2008
Long-tailed Duck (f), Castro Marim, 16-Feb, by N. Fonseca
Lesser Flamingo, Castro Marim, 16-Feb, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina (
pictures)
Glaucous Gull, Portimão, 11-Feb, by N. Fonseca
Herring Gull, Carcavelos, 05-Feb, by J. L. Santos
Temminck’s Stint (2), Barroca d'Alva, 03-Feb, by J. L. Santos
Ring-billed Gull, Jamor, 03-Feb, by J. L. Santos

January 2008
Long-tailed Duck (f), Castro Marim, 26-Jan, by N. Fonseca
Sacred Ibis, Barroca d'Alva, 20-Jan, by J. L. Santos
Greylag Goose ssp.
rubrirostris, Castro Marim, 19-Jan, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina
Long-tailed Duck (f), Castro Marim, 19-Jan, by N. Fonseca and L. Campina
Bittern, Tagus estuary, 10-Jan, by P. Fernandes and P. Fondinho
Herring Gull, Parede beach, 01-Jan, by L. Gordinho
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