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 ...

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