Grantham* says: "There is a single
report of a first-year Paddyfield Warbler ringed in Lithuania (55:21
N 21:13 E) on 8·9·1996, and then recaught on Fair Isle
(59:32 N 1:38 W) on 19·9·1996. This bird had covered
1 441km in 11 days, so was also rather quick! Strangely, this
bird was originally ringed as a Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus
dumetorum, though the identification on Fair Isle was indeed
Autumn 1996: a closer look at some of the rarities.
The Paddyfield Warbler on Fair Isle.
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