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 locality, in the periods 23 May to 29 June and 12 July to 23 October, being eight times more numerous in the autumn. Elsewhere, they have occurred at Ramsey on 12 September 1973, at Goodwick Moor on 22 August 1983, at Haverfordwest on 12 June 1987 and at Strumble Head from 11 to 14 October 1988.

Donovan J.W. & Rees G.H, 1994, Birds of Pembrokeshire

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