Sylvia curruca – LLWYDFRON FACH – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.
Annual first and last dates for this summer visitor, extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports since 1993
Sylvia curruca blythi – LLWYDFRON FACH In October a bird looking a close match for a Siberian Lesser Whitethroat S. c. blythi was found at the Farm on the 3rd (RDB). It appeared to have a shorter than average primary projection, the browner crown and nape typical of the race and when later trapped the wing was […]
Sylvia curruca – LLWYDFRON FACH – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in January, February and December Comparison with previous tetrad atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 15 4 Breeding probable 46 66 Breeding possible 8 9 No of tetrads occupied 69 (of 478) 79 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 14.4% 16.1% The Lesser Whitethroat, a summer visitor, is […]
Text from the 1994 Birds of Pembrokeshire, with new maps.
Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Lesser Whitethroat in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Sylvia curruca This species is not included in their lists either by Mr. Dix or by Mr. Tracy. It does not appear to visit the adjoining county of Cardiganshire, which is far richer in the smaller summer birds than Pembrokeshire. We have, ourselves, never met with it, and it is a little bird that cannot easily escape detection. We […]