Nightingale

Luscinia megarhynchosEosScarce visitor

Nightingale – records

Luscinia megarhynchos – Eos – Scarce visitor Earlier records are summarised in Nightingale 1994 1992 – singles Strumble Head 14 May and Skokholm 27 May 1993 – One Skokholm 10 May 1995 Singles Skokholm 16 April (4 days earlier than previously recorded in Pembs), Goodwick Moor 4 May, and Skomer 14 June 1999 – One […]

Nightingale – 1994

Luscinia megarhynchos – Eos – Scarce visitor Mathew (1894) did not record the Nightingale but Lockley et al. (1949) noted one singing at Pointz Castle from 12 to 31 May 1948 and speculated whether claims at Amroth in 1923 and Wiston in 1936 and 1944 should have been taken seriously. Since then single Nightingales have been observed […]

Nightingale – 1949

Luscinia megarhyncha megarhyncha A male singing in Pointz Castle Valley, a quarter of a mile from the sea; first heard on 12 May 1948, and sang throughout the remainder of the month (J.F. and T.D.).  Did not breed.  In view of this definite record it may be worth noting three earlier reports, previously doubted as […]

Nightingale

Luscinia megarhynchos – Eos – Scarce visitor