BLAGDON LAKE BIRDS

Bluethroat



Bluethroat Luscinia svecica (Linnaeus, 1758)

(Red-spotted) Bluethroat Luscinia svecica svecica (Linnaeus, 1758)

(White-spotted) Bluethroat Luscinia svecica cyanecula

(Extremely rare PM)

  1. One, 1st-winter , 30th Aug. 1971 (P.J. Chadwick, P.G. Farmer).

A bird that was trapped and ringed. I have not been able to establish if it was identified to race, two of which occur in Britain.

Bibliography (sources of information)

  1. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1971. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.

Updated 22 February, 2013