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Hebrides Bird Sightings : Pallas's Warbler

 

Hebrides Bird Sightings - Pallas's Warbler

 

Pallas's Warbler

Phylloscopus proregulus

Photography © Martin Scott
Govig - Isle of Harris
8th November, 2009

"Pallas's Warbler still at Govig , Harris today

Third for Western Isles - and the second for Harris. Considering its
low coverage Harris has developed a reasonable hit rate for scarce passerine
migrants the last few years.
"

Pallas's Warbler
Pallas's Warbler
Pallas's Warbler
Pallas's Warbler
Pallas's Warbler
Pallas's Warbler

 

  • Pallas's Warbler
  • Phylloscopus proregulus
  • UK: Passage visitor, 78 records year BTO
  • WI: Very rare visitor (less than 5 records)
  • Breeding: Eastern Asia
  • Winters: South East Asia
  • Habitat: Coniferous forest , mountain woodland
  • Diet: Mostly insects, some foliage, usually found in treetops, very active, hovers
  • Tiny even smaller than Goldcrest, length only 9cm, wingspan 14cm! Greenish above and off-white below. Prominent double wing bars, supercilia and crown stripe. Rump lemon-yellow.

 

Pallas's Warbler records in the Western Isles

Very rare visitor


The chart below shows how abundant the Pallas's Warbler is during a month or when you are more likely to see it.

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Other local bird photographs

Sources of information for the bird sightings section


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