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Last update... 28 September 2016, 14:30

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Wed, 28 September 2016:
The Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus was relocated at Helluvatn (SW). One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus at sea between Vestmannaeyjar and Þorlákshöfn (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Húsavík (NE). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis is at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 27 September 2016:
One Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus at Elliðavatn and vicinity (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). One Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens at Eyrarbakki (S). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Húsavík (NE). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis is at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 26 September 2016:
The adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana is still off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 1st for Iceland. Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Húsavík (NE). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). Seven Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Hof/Öræfi (SE). A Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata remains at Höfn (SE). A Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata was reported from Hrauntunga/Kópavogur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 25 September 2016:
One Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens at Heimaey (S). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Húsavík (NE). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 24 September 2016:
The adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana was seen again off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 1st for Iceland. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis and Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus were also seen off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Húsavík (NE). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 23 September 2016:
An adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana was found off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 1st for Iceland. A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is also off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE) while four were at Setberg/Nes (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Húsavík (NE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Hrísey (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 21 September 2016:
The Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus remains at Heimaey (S) - 6th for Iceland. One Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus is also still at Heimaey (S). A juvenile American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica was found at Keflavík (SW). A juvenile Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 20 September 2016:
A Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus was found at Heimaey (S) - 6th for Iceland. A Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus, one Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus and four Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus are also at Heimaey (S). Three Willow Warblers at Ásólfsskáli/Eyjafjöll (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 19 September 2016:
One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus was seen at sea between Landeyjahöfn and Heimaey (S). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Höfn (SE). A juvenile Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus just south of Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 18 September 2016:
Three Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus at Hrollaugseyjar (SE). Two juvenile Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and 23 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Smyrlabjargavirkjun/Suðursveit (SE). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Horn/Nes (SE), Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). Single Common Rosefinches Carpodacus erythrinus at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Kópasker (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 17 September 2016:
A Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Kópasker (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 16 September 2016:
A Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus at sea north of Skjálfandi bay (NE). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Höfn (SE). A juvenile Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola and no less than 26 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla also at Höfn (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Grímsey (N) and two at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 15 September 2016:
One Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum at Langhús/Fljót (N) - 10th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and 15 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Ásmundarstaðir/Melrakkaslétta (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 14 September 2016:
One Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus still at Höfn (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Horn/Nes (SE). A juvenile Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus was seen at Skálanes/Seyðisfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 13 September 2016:
One Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus at Höfn (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Borgarfjörður eystri (E) and Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and two at Fljótsdalur (E). Single juvenile Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola remain at Höfn (SE) and Sandgerði (SW). At least nineteen Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Öndverðarnes (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 11 September 2016:
Two drakes American Wigeons Anas americana at Núpsvatn/Núpasveit (NE). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Ærvíkurbjarg (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). An adult and juvenile Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola are at Höfn (SE). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Sauðanes/Langanes (NE) and Ásmundarstaðir/Melrakkaslétta (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 10 September 2016:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Elliðavatn (SW). Single juvenile Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola remain at Höfn (SE) and Sandgerði (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 9 September 2016:
One Snow Goose Anser caerulescens at Fellabær (E). A Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus was seen at Helgastaðir/Reykjadalur (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 7 September 2016:
One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 6 September 2016:
The juvenile Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii (8th for Iceland) was seen again at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis was reported from Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Lækjarbakki/Flói (S). Fifteen Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 5 September 2016:
The juvenile Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii (8th for Iceland) was seen again at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). Fifteen Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 4 September 2016:
A juvenile Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii (8th for Iceland) was seen again at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). An adult and juvenile Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola remain at Sandgerði (SW). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Rif (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 3 September 2016:
A juvenile Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii (8th for Iceland) was seen again at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) where an adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini also showed up. A juvenile Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Garður (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 2 September 2016:
Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola remain at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE) and seven at Sandgerði (SW). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Höfn (SE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 1 September 2016:
A juvenile Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii was found at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 8th for Iceland. A juvenile Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 31 August 2016:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 29 August 2016:
Up to two adult and one juvenile Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola are at Sandgerði (SW) and one adult is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 28 August 2016:
One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus at Stokksnes/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 27 August 2016:
Up to 500 Great Shearwaters Puffinus gravis were seen at Skjálfandi bay (NE) - only 41 had been recorded up until 2011 !! Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Ærvíkurbjarg (NE). An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola is at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 26 August 2016:
One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 25 August 2016:
Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Ærvíkurbjarg (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 24 August 2016:
A male and female King Eider Somateria spectabilis by Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Daltjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla at Árteigur/Útkinn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 23 August 2016:
One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Grænahraun/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 22 August 2016:
One Common Coot Fulica atra at Skjálftavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 21 August 2016:
A juvenile Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 19 August 2016:
A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea was seen near Öskjuhlíð/Reykjavík (SW). The adult Little Stint Calidris minuta is still at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 18 August 2016:
The adult Little Stint Calidris minuta is still at Sandgerði (SW). Two Black Terns Chlidonias niger reported from Jökulsárlón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 17 August 2016:
An adult Little Stint Calidris minuta was found at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 14 August 2016:
The adult Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 13 August 2016:
The adult Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 12 August 2016:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 10 August 2016:
Three Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 9 August 2016:
Up to ten Great Shearwaters Puffinus gravis about 40 nm off Patreksfjörður (NW) and at least two south of Vestmannaeyjar (S). Seven Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus also south of Vestmannaeyjar (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 8 August 2016:
At least two Great Shearwaters Puffinus gravis were seen 40 nm off Patreksfjörður (NW) and another two were off Ritur (NW). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus remains at Höfn (SE). An adult Rosy Starling Pastor roseus was found at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 7 August 2016:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 6 August 2016:
A female Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri and three drake King Eiders Somateria spectabilis are by Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). Two drake (adult and 2cy) Surf Scoters Melanitta perspicillata and a drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca are still at Þvottárskriður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 2 August 2016:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula and Common Coot Fulica atra are at Skjálftavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 1 August 2016:
One Common Coot Fulica atra at Djúpivogur (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 27 July 2016:
Single Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus off Landeyjahöfn (S) and Grindavík (SW). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini was seen at Jökulsárlón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 24 July 2016:
One Common Swift Apus apus at Grímsey (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 23 July 2016:
An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Mýrarvatn/Reykjahverfi (NE). One drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 22 July 2016:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 20 July 2016:
One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Skógar (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 19 July 2016:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 18 July 2016:
One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 17 July 2016:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 16 July 2016:
The adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica remains at Fljót (N) - 1st for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 15 July 2016:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 14 July 2016:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Vestmannsvatn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 13 July 2016:
A first-summer drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Borðeyri/Hrútafjörður (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 12 July 2016:
The adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica remains at Fljót (N) - 1st for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 11 July 2016:
The adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica remains at Fljót (N) - 1st for Iceland. One drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 10 July 2016:
The adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica remains at Fljót (N) - 1st for Iceland. Two drakes Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þvottárskriður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 9 July 2016:
The adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica remains at Fljót (N) - 1st for Iceland. Two drakes Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þvottárskriður (E). One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus at Faxaflói (SW). One Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at Hólmur/Mýrar (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 8 July 2016:
An adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica was found at Fljót (N) - 1st for Iceland. One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 7 July 2016:
An adult Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena is near Þórshöfn (NE). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Sigurðarstaðavatn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A first-summer drake and female King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Borðeyri/Hrútafjörður (NW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Rauðinúpur/Melrakkaslétta (NE). One Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 6 July 2016:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 4 July 2016:
A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca and three drakes Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þvottárskriður (E). One Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Þorlákshöfn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 2 July 2016:
A first-summer Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii is near Hlíð/Langanes (NE). A first-summer drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Borðeyri/Hrútafjörður (NW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 30 June 2016:
A Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis was reported from Garðskagi (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). One Common Swift Apus apus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 29 June 2016:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra was heard calling at Ásbyrgi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 28 June 2016:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 27 June 2016:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Common Swift Apus apus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 26 June 2016:
An adult Laughing Gull Larus atricilla was found at Langavatn/Staðarsveit (W) and later relocated at nearby Garðar.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 25 June 2016:
An adult White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii was reported from Hesteyri/Jökulfirðir (NW) - 3rd for Iceland if accepted. Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). A male Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Grímsey (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 24 June 2016:
Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Elliðavatn (SW) and Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). One Common Swift Apus apus at Grímsey (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 23 June 2016:
A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca and two drakes Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þvottárskriður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 22 June 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana remains at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). Three Common Pochards Aythya ferina at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 21 June 2016:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis still at Rif (W). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Stokkseyri (S). A first-summer (2cy) drake and a female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Borðeyri/Hrútafjörður (NW) with another drake at Dýrafjörður (NW). A female Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus was seen at Hólavallagarður cemetary/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 20 June 2016:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Fitjatjörn/Miðnes (SW) and three still at Rif (W). Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Álftavogur/Mývatn and Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). Three Common Pochards Aythya ferina also at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 19 June 2016:
Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE) and Stokkseyri (S). Seven Common Pochards Aythya ferina at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Ölfusárós (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 18 June 2016:
A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Borðeyri/Hrútafjörður (NW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto is still at Hvolsvöllur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 17 June 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana and two Common Pochards Aythya ferina at Lake Mývatn (NE). Single drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Önundarfjörður (NW) and Óseyrartangi (SW). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto is still at Hvolsvöllur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 15 June 2016:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Rif (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson





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