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Madeira Wind Birds is a small size company with more than 10 years leading people through Madeira's wildlife and nature. Specialised in birdwatching tours the couple who runs the company are both passionate naturalists who collaborate with the...more
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Hugo was our guide and with nobody else booking that day it was effectively a private tour for myself, a birder, and my wife who had a more general interest in seeing the island. The two endemics were the first targets and seen as expected,...More
Hugo and Catarina collected us from our hotel and we were soon on our way to the drizzly north of the island, but endemic pigeons spotted, and soon on our way to the sunnier side of the island. We then ticked off all the birds...More
We went on both a full day birding and morning sea trip. The birding was excellent despite some inclement weather. Hugo and Caterina know where the birds are and how to find them. The sea trip was not quite as good and please remember they...More
Hugo and Catarina collected us from our hotel and we were soon on our way to the north of the island. Unfortunately the weather was very windy and wet here. However Catarina found us the endemic pigeon before a complete change of route, back south...More
Great day being shown endemic birds and parts of the island we wouldn't have been able to get to without a car. Catarina and Hugo are knowledgeable birders and naturalists and got us great views of the endemic birds and specialities that Madeira has to...More
Managed to see both endemic species, Laurel pigeon and Madeira Firecrest. The Spectacled Warbler showed well and I have not seen one for a few years.
Catering is very knowledgable and an excellent guide.
A half day trip searching for the endemic Bird species of Madeira, picked up on time in a spacious minibusonly 4 of us on board.
Hugo and Catriana were friendly and knowledgeable and we found the target birds as hoped for but never guaranteed, (...More
This was the one trip my Dad fancied so quick email conversation with Catarina and I had him booked on a half day's birdwatch. He thoroughly enjoyed the time out and it was great that he was picked up from the hotel and returned within...More
Ok it was a windy day in January, however they do advertise that you will see lots of Madeira resident birds and various others. In a half day trip we saw a few that we could have seen at home - including red-legged partridges that...More
We had a great day on the Madeira Wind bird watching tour. We are novice birders and Catarina did a great job finding birds, explaining habitat, flora, climate and everything else as we toured.
The lunch and scenery were wonderful too and their van is...More