Another example of Old World bird species that have spread from Asia to North America, along with the northern wheatear and arctic warbler mentioned on page 43, is the bluethroat
, which is well established as a breeding bird in northwestern Alaska.
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luscinia svecica in the natura 2000 lake slawskie plb300011 and assessment of the habitat of this species in the identified positions.
An osprey was near Caerhun, a great white egret was again near Criccieth, and a female bluethroat
was at Uwchmynydd.
The common names of the 38 bird species listed (from top to bottom) are European robin, thrush nightingale, bluethroat
, song thrush, redwing thrush, blackbird, fieldfare, starling, dunnock, tree pipit, skylark, chaffinch, redpoll, siskin, bull finch, green finch, linnet, scarlet rosefinch, reed bunting, wren, marsh warbler, sparrow hawk, red-backed shrike, great spotted woodpecker, icterine warbler, blackcap, garden warbler, lesser whitethroat, barred warbler, wood warbler, willow warbler, goldcrest, great tit, blue tit, tree creeper, redstart, whitethroat, and reed warbler.
The mountain (Siberian) accentor (Prunella montanella), bluethroat
(Luscinia svecica), dusky thrush (Turdus naumanni eunomus), willow warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus), and little bunting (Emberiza pusilla) were not found breeding by Laboutin et al.
Directly benefit through habitat restoration several resident breeding birds listed in Annex I of the Birds Directive, including little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), bluethroat
(Luscinia svecica), spotted crake (Porzana porzana), black-necked grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) and stonechat (Saxicola rubicola), and also for wintering and migrating birds who use the area for resting and foraging, such as the tundra bean goose (Anser serrirostris), the white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons) and the common crane (Grus grus).
at the Wildlife Trust's Cemlyn Bay was the highlight of last weekend, though hard to spot among the scrub.
It is also home to several breeding birds listed in Annex I of the Birds Directive, including the little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), the bluethroat
(Luscinia svecica) and the stonechat (Saxicola rubicola).