Melodious Warbler

Hippolais polyglota – ELOR PER – Scarce but near annual passage migrant

Melodious Warbler – records

Hippolais polyglota – ELOR PER – Scarce but near annual passage migrant Earlier records are summarised in Melodious Warbler 1994 1993 – Singles Skomer 20 May and 17 Sept (GJW) 1994 – Singles at Skokholm 7 ad 30 Aug (MB, GJW et al) and Skomer 11 Sept (PG et al) 1995 – One Skokholm – 5-6 […]

Melodious Warbler – 1994

Hippolais polyglota – ELOR PER – Scarce but near annual passage migrant First recorded at Skokholm from 3 to 12 October 1955, the Melodious Warbler has since been recorded in 27 years up to 1992. Most were single birds on the offshore islands of Skokholm and Skomer, though up to three have occurred at the former […]

Melodious Warbler – 1894

Hypolais polyglotta Such, as we are informed by Mr. Howard Saunders, is the correct name of a delightful little songster that visited us at Stone Hall in the summer of 1836. It is the Western form of the Icterine Warbler, and is something like a Chiff-Chaff, differing, however, from that bird in having the under parts of a bright sulphur yellow. […]