Lesser Whitethroat – 1949

Sylvia curruca curruca

Old records are somewhat dubious. Heard near St Davids 1923 (V.Roberts) and in 1924 (Miss C.M.Acland); seen near Tenby, 4 June 1927, and at Castlemartin, Bosherston, Amroth, and Newport, 1929 (Bertram Lloyd).  Its characateristic rattle has been heard by R.M.L at Llangwm and Dinas Cross, and by B.L. at Moylegrove.  Bred near Llangwm, 1932 (B.Birds XXVI 193).  Scarce passage migrant Skokholm (late record on 3 Nov, 1927)

M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society

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