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Sat, 7 December 2019:
An adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica was found at Fossárvík/Berufjörður (E). A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Siglufjörður (N). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Grindavík (SW). A Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Seven Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE), six at Akureyri (N), five at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and one at Smárarimi/Reykjavík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 6 December 2019:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata and one Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Seven Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE), four at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and two at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and singles at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Stykkishólmur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 5 December 2019:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). Seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata and two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Reyðarfjörður (E). Seven Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and three at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 4 December 2019:
Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Seven Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and six at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 3 December 2019:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 2 December 2019:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata and one Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). Five Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Seyðisfjörður (E), four at Húsavík (NE), three at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and one at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 1 December 2019:
The adult Ross's Goose Anser rossii is still in Mosfellsdalur (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana is at Lambhúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kaldbaksnef/Húsavík (NE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Garðskagi (SW). 23 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE) and six at Sandgerði (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola and a Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE), Seyðisfjörður (E) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 30 November 2019:
Six Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), three at Húsavík (NE) and two at Akureyri (N). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Höfn (SE), Selfoss (S) and Kópavogur (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 29 November 2019:
The adult Ross's Goose Anser rossii is back in Mosfellsdalur (SW) - 4th for Iceland. The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Thirteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata and one Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and singles at Laxá/Nes (SE) and Grindavík (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 28 November 2019:
A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata and an adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remain at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). A female Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE), two at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and singles at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and three at Höfn (SE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 27 November 2019:
A male Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis was reported again from Stöðvarfjörður (E) - 3rd for Iceland. There are now four Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Höfn (SE). 24 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata and one Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Húsavík (NE) and one at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Stöðvarfjörður (E), Höfn (SE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 26 November 2019:
A male Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis was found at Stöðvarfjörður (E) - 3rd for Iceland. 23 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata and two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Stykkishólmur (W), Stöðvarfjörður (E) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and two at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Höfn (SE) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW) and one at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 25 November 2019:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Gerðar/Garður (SW). 23 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata and one Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Stykkishólmur (W). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE), two at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW) and one at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 24 November 2019:
Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus still at Mörk/Reykjavík (SW). There are now three Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). Eight Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N), five at Siglufjörður (N), four at Neskaupstaður (E) and one at Húsavík (NE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Höfn (SE), Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Höfn (SE), Heimaey (S), Stokkseyri (S) and Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Stykkishólmur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 23 November 2019:
A Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Ten Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Garðabær (SW), five at Höfn (SE) and singles at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE) and Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). Six Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N) and singles at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Höfn (SE), Stokkseyri (S), Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SE) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 22 November 2019:
A juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax was seen at Suðurgötukirkjugarður/Reykjavík (SW) - 15th for Iceland. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Vík/Lón (SE). Eight Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N) and one at Seyðisfjörður (E). Five Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), three at Höfn (SE) and singles at Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SE) and Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 21 November 2019:
Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and two at Siglufjörður (N). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW), Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 20 November 2019:
One Snow Goose Anser caerulescens at Sjávarhólar/Kjalarnes (SW). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Mörk/Reykjavík (SW). At least four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and three at Akureyri (N). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW), Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 19 November 2019:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Stokkseyri (S). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata is at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hornafjörður (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix still at Höfn (SE). Fifteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Túngata/Reykjavík (SW), seven at Siglufjörður (N), three at Grindavík (SW) and one at Húsavík (NE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), Höfn (SE) and Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 18 November 2019:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Sandgerði (SW). Eleven Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), eight at Akureyri (N) and Húsavík (NE), four at Mosfellsbær (SW), two at Grindavík (SW) and singles at Seyðisfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 17 November 2019:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Stuðlar/Ölfus (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus found dead at Nesbú/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). Seven Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), five at Akureyri (N), four at Heydalur/Mjóifjörður (NW), Seyðisfjörður (E), Grindavík (SW) and Gjádalur/Lón (SE) and one at Heimaey (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 16 November 2019:
Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE), Vík/Lón (SE) and Grindavík (SW). One 'Greenland' Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Eleven Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), four at Grindavík (SW), two at Akureyri (N) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Heimaey (S). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Höfn (SE), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Kaldakinn/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 15 November 2019:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Keldur (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix still at Höfn (SE). Six Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and one at Heimaey (S). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Austurgata/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 14 November 2019:
Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). A Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Eleven Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), two at Grindavík (SW) and one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 13 November 2019:
A Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Fourteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), two at Húsavík (NE) and one at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), three at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Seyðisfjörður (E) and Selfoss (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S) while a male was found at Snæfoksstaðir/Grímsnes (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 12 November 2019:
One Snow Goose Anser caerulescens again at Mosfellsdalur (SW). 45 Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). A Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Thirteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), two at Hákonarstaðir/Jökuldalur (E) and singles at Stafafell/Lón (SE), Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S) and Selfoss (S). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Six Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 11 November 2019:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata is at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Reyðarfjörður (E) and one at Grunnafjörður (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix still at Höfn (SE). Ten Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and one at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 10 November 2019:
A female Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Elliðavatn (SW). Thirteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and singles at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S) and Arnarbakki/Reykjavík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 9 November 2019:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Grindavík (SW). 21 Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), three at Ísafjörður (NW) and singles at Grindavík (SW) and Borgarnes (W). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 8 November 2019:
At least fifteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and one at Grindavík (SW). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 7 November 2019:
Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Reyðarfjörður (E). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N) and two at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW). Eight Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 6 November 2019:
Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Vífilsstaðir/Garðabær (SW). Ten Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus reported from Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 5 November 2019:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Neskaupstaður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Selfoss (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Stykkishólmur (W). Several Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 4 November 2019:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Grindavík (SW) and one at Gerðar/Garður (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Grindavík (SW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Grindavík (SW). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Several Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and singles at Reyðarfjörður (E), Höfn (SE), Grindavík (SW), Sandgerði (SW), Garður (SW) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 3 November 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), two at Siglufjörður (N) and one at Grindavík (SW). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Grindavík (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera remains at Selfoss (S). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus reported from Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 2 November 2019:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 19th for Iceland if accepted. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata and an adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remain at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Grindavík (SW) and two at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N), Húsavík (NE) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Ten Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 1 November 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Thirteen Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Vík/Lón (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Seven Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Grindavík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos still at Höfn (SE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 31 October 2019:
A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Selfoss (S). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Grindavík (SW). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Selfoss (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Five Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Grindavík (SW) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 30 October 2019:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Grindavík (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Selfoss (S) and Grindavík (SW) and six at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix still at Höfn (SE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and Grindavík (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Þórshöfn (NE) and Höfn (SE). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 29 October 2019:
At least three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE) and singles at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW) and Óseyrarbrú (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW) and one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 28 October 2019:
A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Húsavík (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus is still at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE) and Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). One Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 27 October 2019:
A Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor was reported at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE) - 10th for Iceland if accepted. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris was reported at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE) - 18th for Iceland if accepted. An adult Snow Goose Anser caerulescens remains at Mosfellsdalur (SW). A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Húsavík (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix at Höfn (SE). Eight Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N) and singles at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE) and Selfoss (S). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and four at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 26 October 2019:
A female Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). Single Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW) and Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Akranes (SW). A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Húsavík (NE). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Húsavík (NE). An immature Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Akranes (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix at Hestgerði/Suðursveit (SE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and Höfði/Mývatnssveit (NE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Three Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE) with a female at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea at Selfoss (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 25 October 2019:
The adult Ross's Goose Anser rossii is back in Mosfellsdalur (SW) - 4th for Iceland. An adult Snow Goose Anser caerulescens also remains at Mosfellsdalur (SW). A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Breiðdalsvík (E) and four at Akureyri (N). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 24 October 2019:
The adult Ross's Goose Anser rossii is now at Reykjahverfi/Mosfellsbær (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Húsavík (NE). Seven Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and another found dead at Garður (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 23 October 2019:
An adult Snow Goose Anser caerulescens remains at Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Stöðvarfjörður (E). A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Húsavík (NE). A Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis is still at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Húsavík (NE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), Grindavík (SW), Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 22 October 2019:
A Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva was seen at Miðhús/Garður (SW) - 5th or 6th for Iceland. An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus reported from Garðskagi (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis is still at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Nesjavellir (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 21 October 2019:
An adult Snow Goose Anser caerulescens remains at Mosfellsdalur (SW) while another was reported from Hóll/Landeyjar (S). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Höfn (SE). A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Húsavík (NE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Neskaupstaður (E) and Akureyri (N). A Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis is still at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 20 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Fitjar/Miðnes (SW). A juvenile European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur at Húsavík (NE), where it was first noted on 14 Oct but only identified positively today. 26 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata and a Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Ruff Calidris pugnax at Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). A Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis is still at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE), Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE) and one at Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 19 October 2019:
A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lake Mývatn (NE) and one at Kríutjörn/Nes (SE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW). Six Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Neskaupstaður (E) and one at Akureyri (N). A Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Borgarnes (W). Single Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Hái-Bjalli/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). Five Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S), two at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW). One Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). One Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus still at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens was found at Hafnir (SW). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE), Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 18 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. An adult Snow Goose Anser caerulescens remains at Mosfellsdalur (SW). A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Stokkseyri (S). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Neskaupstaður (E). One Common House Martin Delichon urbicum reported from Kópasker (NE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes still at Neskaupstaður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 17 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. The adult Ross's Goose Anser rossii was seen again at Mosfellsdalur (SW) - 4th for Iceland. An adult Snow Goose Anser caerulescens remains also at Mosfellsdalur (SW). A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE) and one at Selfoss (S). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Eight Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). At least one Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE), Hali/Suðursveit (SE), Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE), Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Two Garden Warblers Sylvia borin at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos still at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus still at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE), Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes still at Neskaupstaður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 16 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A drake Garganey Spatula querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Fossvogsdalur/Reykjavík (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE) and Höfn (SE) and three at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Neskaupstaður (E) and two at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). Single Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Hallskot/Flói (S) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 15 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. The adult Snow Goose Anser caerulescens remains at Mosfellsdalur (SW). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 14 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Vatnsdalur (N). The adult Snow Goose Anser caerulescens remains at Mosfellsdalur (SW). A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Kollafjörður (SW). Three Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). A hybrid European Turtle x Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia turtur x decaocto at Siglufjörður (N). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S) and two at Höfn (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Siglufjörður (N) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 13 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. An adult Ross's Goose Anser rossii is again at Mosfellsdalur (SW) - 4th for Iceland. One adult Snow Goose Anser caerulescens also at Mosfellsdalur (SW). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Laugarvatn (S). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Höfn (SE). A hybrid European Turtle x Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia turtur x decaocto at Siglufjörður (N). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Hákonarstaðir/Jökuldalur (E). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). A female House Sparrow Passer domesticus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 12 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Starmýrarfjörur/Álftafjörður (E). A juvenile Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus still at Rif (W). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Útskálar/Garður (SW) and one at Egilsstaðir (E). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Breiðdalsvík (E). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Garður (SW). Three Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE), two at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and singles at Neskaupstaður (E), Reyðará/Lón (SE) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Núpur/Berufjörður (E). Three Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E), two at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and Askur/Djúpivogur (E) and singles at Vík/Lón (SE), Reyðará/Lón (SE), Grænahlíð/Lón (SE) and Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Neskaupstaður (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E), Reyðará/Lón (SE), Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE), Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Reyðará/Lón (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE). One Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus at Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Reyðará/Lón (SE) and Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE) and one at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE). Single Hawfinches Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Neskaupstaður (E) and Askur/Djúpivogur (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 11 October 2019:
A Red-tailed Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides was seen at Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE) - 1st for Iceland if accepted. A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Common Swift Apus apus at Akranes (SW). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A juvenile Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea at Heiðarhöfn/Langanes (NE). An adult Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at Heiðarhöfn/Langanes (NE). A juvenile Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Kollavík/Þistilfjörður (NE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Blikalón/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). Single Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE), Þórshöfn (NE), Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE) and Höfn (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Húsavík (NE), Blikalón/Melrakkaslétta (NE), Ásmundarstaðaey/Melrakkaslétta (NE), Kollavík/Þistilfjörður (NE), Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE), Þórshöfn (NE), Reyðará/Lón (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE), Reyðará/Lón (SE), Bugar/Ölfus (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE). Single Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Brekknakot/Þistilfjörður (NE), Reyðará/Lón (SE), Höfn (SE) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus at Hlíð/Lón (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Þórshöfn (NE) and one at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 10 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A juvenile Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus at Rif (W). An adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Heimaey (S). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Breiðdalsvík (E). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). Single Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Hvalnes/Lón (SE), Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE), Kálfafellsstaður/Suðursveit (SE) and Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Reyðará/Lón (SE) and singles at Hvammstangi (N), Stöðvarfjörður (E), Vík/lón (SE) and Horn/Nes (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Reyðará/Lón (SE), Grænahlíð/Lón (SE), Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Single Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Reyðará/Lón (SE) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Reyðará/Lón (SE). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata still at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). One Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Reyðará/Lón (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and singles at Reyðará/Lón (SE) and Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). Single Hawfinches Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Neskaupstaður (E) and Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 9 October 2019:
A Siberian/Stejneger's Stonechat Saxicola maurus/stejnegeri at Reyðará/Lón (SE), only one previous record of a Siberian Stonechat in Iceland. A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. 28 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). Three Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Höfn (SE) and singles at Reyðará/Lón (SE), Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S) and Selvogur (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Reyðará/Lón (SE), Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Horn/Nes (SE) and Vík/Lón (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and singles at Reyðará/Lón (SE), Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Reyðará/Lón (SE), Höfn (SE) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Up to three Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Five Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Reyðará/Lón (SE) and one at Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 8 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. An adult Ross's Goose Anser rossii was found at Mosfellsdalur (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A juvenile Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola remains at Grindavík (SW) - 15th for Iceland. At least five Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at Skjálfandi (NE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE) and Garðabær (SW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Grundarfjörður (W) and Höfn (SE) and one at Stokkseyri (S). Two Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Höfn (SE) and singles at Stokkseyri (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Grindavík (SW). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE), Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). Single Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 7 October 2019:
A juvenile male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus was found at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 13th for Iceland. A juvenile Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus at Fagurhólsmýri/Öræfi (SE) - 14th for Iceland. A Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus at Grindavík (SW) - 15th for Iceland. A juvenile Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola remains at Grindavík (SW) - 15th for Iceland. One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Selfoss (S). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Stokkseyri (S) and Þorlákshöfn (SW). Three Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and singles at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E), Vík/Lón (SE), Reyðará/Lón (SE), Vík (S) and Litla-Hlíð/Ölfus (SW). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Vík/Lón (SE) and singles at Reyðará/Lón (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Vík (S) and singles at Melrakkanes/Álftafjörður (E), Hvalnes/Lón (SE), Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Vík (S). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Vík (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 6 October 2019:
A juvenile Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola remains at Grindavík (SW) - 15th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris at Hof/Öræfi (SE) - 17th for Iceland. A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). Single Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Miðhús/Garður (SW) and Fjallsá/Öræfi (SE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Selfoss (S). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Skógar (S) and one at Húsavík (NE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and Stokkseyri (S). Three Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Fagridalur/Mýrdalur (S), Eyrarbakki (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Grænahraun/Nes (SE), Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE), Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE), Vík (S) and Árlundur/Flói (S) and singles at Höfn (SE), Norðurgarður/Mýrdalur (S), Eystri-Skógar/Eyjafjöll (S), Hallskot/Flói (S) and Þorlákshöfn (SW). Two Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Fagridalur/Mýrdalur (S), Norðurgarður/Mýrdalur (S), Skógar (S), Ásólfsskáli/Eyjafjöll (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Grænahraun/Nes (SE), Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S), Þorvaldseyri/Eyjafjöll (S) and Ystiskáli/Eyjafjöll (S). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Norðurgarður/Mýrdalur (S), two at Eyrarbakki (S) and singles at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE), Hali/Suðursveit (SE), Hof/Öræfi (SE), Sólheimahjáleiga/Mýrdalur (S), Skógar (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Vík (S) and singles at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). Single Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca at Núpar/Eyjafjöll (S). One Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus at Vík (S). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE) and Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S). One Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 5 October 2019:
One Canada/Cackling Goose Branta canadensis/hutchinsii at Langhús/Fljót (N). A female and juvenile Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata are at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Single Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Járngerðastaðatjörn/Grindavík (SW) and Miðhús/Garður (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE) and one at Vogsósar/Selvogur (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Selfoss (S). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Höfn (SE). Four Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). Single Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Höfn (SE), Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Hallskot/Flói (S). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Hallskot/Flói (S) and two at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). One Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Reykjanesviti (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 4 October 2019:
A juvenile Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola remains at Grindavík (SW) - 15th for Iceland. One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Seljavellir/Eyjafjöll (S). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Selfoss (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and Keflavík (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Vík/Lón (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Skógar (S). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 3 October 2019:
A juvenile Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii is still at Höfn (SE) - 11th for Iceland. One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). One Ruff Calidris pugnax at Garðskagi (SW). One Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla at Höfn (SE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Selfoss (S). One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Höfn (SE). Four Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 2 October 2019:
A juvenile Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii is still at Höfn (SE) - 11th for Iceland. A juvenile Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola remains at Grindavík (SW) - 15th for Iceland. 25 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two White-rumped Sandpipers Calidris fuscicollis at Höfn (SE). One Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla at Höfn (SE). One Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea off Stokksnes/Nes (SE) and nine about 17 nm NW off Straumnes (NW). Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Selfoss (S) and Papey (E). Four Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). A male Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus at Litlimeitill/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 1 October 2019:
A juvenile Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola was found at Grindavík (SW) - 15th for Iceland. Three Two-barred Crossbills Loxia leucoptera bifasciata at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 30 September 2019:
A juvenile Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii was seen again at Höfn (SE) - 11th for Iceland. 27 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two Ruffs Calidris pugnax at Útskálar/Garður (SW). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea by Elliðavatn (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Höfn (SE). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE) and Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 29 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) - 9th for Iceland. A Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 13th for Iceland. One Common Swift Apus apus reported from Hellisholt/Mýrar (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Ruff Calidris pugnax at Kollafjörður (SW). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and one at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Two Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Stövðarfjörður (E). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE) and Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Five Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Hvammur/Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and singles at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Hvalnes/Lón (SE), Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Hveragerði (SW). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and singles at Vöðlavík (E), Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E) and Horn/Nes (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Two European Pied Flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca at Höfn (SE). One Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Útstekkur/Reyðarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 28 September 2019:
Four Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Dilksnes/Nes (SE). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Eyrarbakki (S). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Miðhús/Garður (SW) and Djúpivogur (E) and two at Seyðisfjörður (E). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and one at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). One Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix at Djúpivogur (E). Five Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Stöðvarfjörður (E), three at Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E), two at Rannveigarstaðir/Álftafjörður (E) and Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) and singles at Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E), Berunes/Berufjörður (E), Djúpivogur (E), Hnaukar/Álftafjörður (E), Hvalnes/Lón (SE), Vík/Lón (SE), Brekka/Lón (SE) and Skálafell/Suðursveit (SE). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Núpur/Berufjörður (E) and Flugustaðir/Álftafjörður (E). At least six Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and one at Flugustaðir/Álftafjörður (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Breiðdalsvík (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Kálfafellsstaður/Suðursveit (SE). Single Garden Warblers Sylvia borin at Núpur/Berufjörður (E) and Djúpivogur (E). One Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). Single Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Breiðdalsvík (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Horn/Nes (SE). Single Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Hnaukar/Álftafjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). Single Spotted Flycatchers Muscicapa striata at Skálafell/Suðursveit (SE) and Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). Two European Pied Flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca at Höfn (SE) and singles at Djúpivogur (E) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 27 September 2019:
21 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two Ruffs Calidris pugnax at Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Miðhús/Garður (SW). An adult Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus at Keflavík/Látrabjarg (NW). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and singles at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE) and Borgarhöfn/Suðursveit. One Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix at Vík/Lón (SE). Six Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Hvalnes/Lón (SE), two at Vík/Lón (SE) and Höfn (SE) and singles at Reyðará/Lón (SE), Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Vík/Lón (SE) and Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and one at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Horn/Nes (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and three at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Single Barred Warblers Sylvia nisoria at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Vík/Lón (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Horn/Nes (SE) and two at Reyðará/Lón (SE). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Vík/Lón (SE). One European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Höfn (SE). One Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 26 September 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Kópavogur (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata and a drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Ruff Calidris pugnax at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Sandgerði (SW). Four Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 25 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. Two Common Swifts Apus apus at Útskálar/Garður (SW). 26 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Three Ruffs Calidris pugnax at Garður (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Sandgerði (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Selfoss (S). Six Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Horn/Nes (SE). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Höfn (SE). One European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca also at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 24 September 2019:
Yesterday's Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta was only seen briefly at Eyrarbakki (S) today - 2nd for Iceland. Two Ruffs Calidris pugnax at Garður (SW). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta still at Elliðavatn (SW) and Selfoss (S). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Horn/Nes (SE). A juvenile Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Eyrarbakki (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 23 September 2019:
A Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta was found at Eyrarbakki (S) - 2nd for Iceland. A Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops was seen at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. The Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio is still at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) - 17th for Iceland. Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two Ruffs Calidris pugnax at Garður (SW). One Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis at Breiðafjörður (W). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Stokkseyri (S). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus still at Vík/Lón (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita still at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca still at Hvalnes/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 22 September 2019:
One Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) - 17th for Iceland. Two males Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera bifasciata at Silungakvísl/Reykjavík (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica near Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW) and the same or another at Útskálar/Garður (SW). Two Ruffs Calidris pugnax at Garður (SW). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Elliðavatn (SW). The autumn's first Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Vík/Lón (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus also at Vík/Lón (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Vík/Lón (SE). One Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii at Vík/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 21 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A juvenile Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii was found at Höfn (SE) - 11th for Iceland. One Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus near Kolavatn/Holt (S). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 20 September 2019:
Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). Four Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita were reported from Skógar (S) and another at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla reported from Skógar (S). A Garden Warbler Sylvia borin was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 19 September 2019:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus still and always at Selfoss (S). 26 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Five Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea off Stokksnes/Nes (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta remain at Selfoss (S) and Elliðavatn (SW). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 18 September 2019:
Four adult Common Cranes Grus grus at Héraðssandur (E). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains at Útskálar/Garður (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Selfoss (S). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 17 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW). Two adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Ásgarður/Garður (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Elliðavatn (SW). Six Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica, two adults feeding four juveniles, at Höfn (SE). One Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva at Litla-Hlíð/Ölfus (SW), earliest record for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 16 September 2019:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis were reported from Garðskagi (SW). Single adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Ásgarður and Útskálar/Garður (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Gamla Hraun/Flói (S). Two juvenile Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla have been at Egilsstaðir (E) since 7 September.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 15 September 2019:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi has returned to Keflavík (SW). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Single adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Útskálar/Garður (SW) and Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta was found at Elliðavatn (SW). Birds reported from Skógar (S) include one Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus, several Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita, several Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla, one Garden Warbler Sylvia borin and two European Robins Erithacus rubecula.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 14 September 2019:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus still and always at Selfoss (S). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains at Útskálar/Garður (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Selfoss (S). Three Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera were reported from Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 13 September 2019:
An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Útskálar/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 12 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi was reported from Garðskagi (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains at Garður (SW). 28 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Selfoss (S). Four Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 11 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains at Garður (SW). The adult Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia was relocated at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Several Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea off Garðskagi (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 10 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The juvenile Tennessee Warbler Leiothlypis peregrina remains at Reykjanesviti (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains at Ásgarður/Garður (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia is again at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). Several Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea off Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 9 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The juvenile Tennessee Warbler Leiothlypis peregrina remains at Reykjanesviti (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. An adult Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 8 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A juvenile Tennessee Warbler Leiothlypis peregrina was discovered at Reykjanesviti (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains at Ásgarður/Garður (SW). An adult Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus off Húsvík/Tjörnes (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 6 September 2019:
A juvenile Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Two adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica were reported from Garður (SW). One Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea off Stokksnes/Nes (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn/Reykjavík (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains by Akranes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 5 September 2019:
An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica is still in Garður (SW). Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta remain at Selfoss (S) and Akranes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 4 September 2019:
An adult Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva is still reported from Garður (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 3 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was reported from Eskey/Mýrar (SE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still near Akranes (SW). A male Two-barred Crossbills Loxia leucoptera was reported in flight at Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 2 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akranes (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola reported from Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Ruff Calidris pugnax reported from Garðskagi (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn/Reykjavík (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still near Akranes (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 1 September 2019:
The Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis remains at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). 28 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE). Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Miðhús/Garður (SW) and Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson





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