October 1947 – vol. 40, issue 10–305 September 1941 until July 1945,1 was stationed in Malta and was able to devote much of my spare time to studying the bird-life of the islands. Malta, together with the sister isles of Gozo, Comino and Fihia, is primarily of interest to the ornithologist as a migrant station, for its breeding species are few. Among these few the Spectacled Warbler (Sylvia c. conspicillata) is prominent. Throughout ... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.