Grasshopper Warbler

Locustella naevia – TROELLWR BACH – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from December to March

Grasshopper Warbler – first and last dates

Locustella naevia – TROELLWR BACH – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Year First date Last date Notes 2000 16 April 28 September   2001 12 April 12 September A min. of 2 pairs bred Castlemartin Range. 2002 6 April 20 September Widespread reports for April & May; max. 5 Strumble Hd 21 Apr, 6 Skomer […]

Grasshopper Warbler – 2003-07 breeding

Locustella naevia – TROELLWR BACH – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from December to March Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 8 2 Breeding probable 70 83 Breeding possible 11 11 No of tetrads occupied 89 (of 478) 96 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 18.6% 19.6% Interpretation of the comparative results […]

Grasshopper Warbler – 1994

Locustella naevia – TROELLWR BACH – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from December to March 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 8 Breeding probable 70 Breeding possible 11 No of tetrads occupied 89 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 18.6% The Grasshopper Warbler was a summer visitor with a local breeding distribution to both Mathew (1894) and […]

Grasshopper Warbler – 1949

Locustella naevia naevi Local summer visitor, recorded at St David’s, Solva, Haverfordwest, Goodwick, Dinas, Tenby marsh, Casltemartin Corse, Amroth, Clynderwen, Gwaun Valley, and Teifi mouth.  Scarce passage migrant on islands in spring; but only once recorded there in autumn. R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Grasshopper Warbler […]

Grasshopper Warbler – 1894

Locustella navia A summer visitor, scarce and very local. We never detected the singular and not-to-be-mistaken song of this species at Stone Hall. The Rev. Clennell Wilkinson pointed out to us a field near his rectory at Castle Martin in a corner of which he had found a Grasshopper Warbler’s nest several summers in succession, an instance of the attachment of […]

Grasshopper Warbler

Locustella naevia – TROELLWR BACH – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from December to March