Bluethroat – 1994

Luscinia svecicaScarce 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. All were at Skokholm apart from birds at Skomer, from 19 to 23 September 1988 and on 24 May 1990, and at Caldey, on 16 October 1990.

Donovan & Rees, 1994, Birds of Pembrokeshire

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