In the night, in the high mountains of the Atlantic island of Madeira, there were weird sounds to be heard…So said the shepherds…”the suffering souls of nuns” attacked by pirates in the past. From their nesting ledges to the distant sea we reveal the extraordinary rediscovery of this rarest of rare birds. Frank Zino himself tells the story which connects land and sea, tourism, fishermen and an extraordinary fish of the deep, the black scabbard.