Bluethroat

Luscinia svecicaScarce visitor

Bluethroat – records

Luscinia svecica – Scarce visitor First record on 9 May 1946. All records from then until 1992 are summarised in Bluethroat 1994 1993 – Female Bosterston 8 June (P&AC) 1995 – A first summer red-spotted male Skokholm 29 June (MB) 2008 – A white-spotted male on Skomer on 10-11 April (M Butler, J Milborrow) 2010 […]

Bluethroat – 1994

Luscinia svecica – Scarce visitor The first recorded Bluethroat in Wales remained for just an hour at Skomer on 9 May 1946 (S. Marchant). Since then a total of 14 have been recorded between 1946 and 1992, four in spring, between 9 and 24 May, and ten in autumn, between 12 September and 20 October. […]

White-spotted Bluethroat

Luscinia svecica cyanecula S.Marchant had good views of the only one recorded in Wales, on Skomer, a male, 9 May 1946. R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Bluethroat in Pembrokeshire