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Last update... 19 April 2021, 11:45

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Mon, 19 April 2021:
A drake Garganey Spatula querquedula still at Skerflóð/Stokkseyri (S). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 18 April 2021:
Single Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE) and Reykjanes (SW). A Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii also at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). Six Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Miðhús/Egilsstaðir (E) and one at Stangarás/Vellir (E). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 17 April 2021:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hnaukar/Álftafjörður (E). A drake Garganey Spatula querquedula at Skerflóð/Stokkseyri (S). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Garðskagi (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A female Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Skerflóð/Stokkseyri (S). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica reported at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 16 April 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Jörfavegur/Álftanes (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE) and two at Miðhús/Egilsstaðir (E). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Grindavík (SW). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 15 April 2021:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Eyrarbakki (S) and a drake at Sauðaneslón/Langanes (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Heiðarhöfn/Langanes (NE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Suðurlandsbraut/Reykjavík (SW). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 14 April 2021:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Affall/Landeyjar (S). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 13 April 2021:
The Great Egret Ardea alba is still by Markarfljót (S) - 9th for Iceland. A female Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus near Dalssel/A-Landeyjar (S). One Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis by Elliðaey (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Stóru-Dalir/Eyjafjöll (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 12 April 2021:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hellisholt/Mýrar (SE). The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Laufás/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica was reported from Garðskagi (SW). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 11 April 2021:
The Great Egret Ardea alba is still by Markarfljót (S) - 9th for Iceland. An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 10 April 2021:
The Great Egret Ardea alba is still by Markarfljót (S) - 9th for Iceland. Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Langholt/Staðarsveit (W) and Hurðarbakssef/Kjós (SW). A Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus was reported at Vatnsendi/Skorradalur (W). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Seyðisfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 9 April 2021:
The Great Egret Ardea alba is still by Markarfljót (S) - 9th for Iceland. A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis is again at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus still at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Hvammstangi (N). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Húsavík (NE) and Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 8 April 2021:
One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 7 April 2021:
A Great Egret Ardea alba is still by Markarfljót (S) - 9th for Iceland. A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Reyðarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 6 April 2021:
A Killdeer Charadrius vociferus was found at Hamragarðar/Eyjafjöll (S) - 5th for Iceland. A Great Egret Ardea alba is still by Markarfljót (S) - 9th for Iceland. Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) while two remain at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 5 April 2021:
A Great Egret Ardea alba is still by Markarfljót (S) - 9th for Iceland. A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 4 April 2021:
A Great Egret Ardea alba was found by Markarfljót (S) - 9th for Iceland. Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Laugarás/Biskupstungur (S) and six at Ölfus (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Seyðisfjörður (E). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Heiðmörk (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 3 April 2021:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Stokkseyri (S). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Heiðmörk (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 2 April 2021:
A Black Swan Cygnus atratus at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). A presumed female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca still at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Two Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus at Úlfsstaðir/Vellir (E). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 1 April 2021:
The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus remains at Húsavík (NE). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and one at Þveit/Nes (SE). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus still at Þórshöfn (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs remains at Akureyri (N). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus still at Bakkafjörður (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 31 March 2021:
A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus remains at Húsavík (NE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). Two females Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla is still at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Þrastaskógur/Grímsnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 30 March 2021:
The wintering Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was reported again at Heiðmörk (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla is still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 29 March 2021:
The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hurðarbakssef/Kjós (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Siglufjörður (N). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla is still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 28 March 2021:
The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Single Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Einarsstaðir/Vellir (E). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Two females Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla is still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 27 March 2021:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Mosakíll/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' was seen again at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE) and a male at Egilsstaðir (E). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Egilsstaðir (E). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Heimaey (S). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla is still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 26 March 2021:
The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Siglufjörður (N). A Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs was reported again from Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla is still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 25 March 2021:
The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 24 March 2021:
The drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis is now at Elliðavatn (SW). A probable female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula again at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla is still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 23 March 2021:
Four Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE), two at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and one at Kirkjuhólmatjörn/Reykjavík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 22 March 2021:
The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kópasker (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula again at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 21 March 2021:
Single 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Vogar (SW) and Akureyri (N). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus remains at Húsavík (NE). The adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 20 March 2021:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Járngerðarstaðir/Grindavík (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). An adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus remains at Seyðisfjörður (E). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs remains at Akureyri (N). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla is also still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 19 March 2021:
A hybrid drake King x Common Eider Somateria spectabilis x mollissima at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Steinsmýrarvötn/Meðalland (S) and one at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). An adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus remains at Seyðisfjörður (E). Eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 18 March 2021:
The drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Helluvatn (SW). The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). An adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos was reported from Nýlenda/Miðnes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 17 March 2021:
Single drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Neskaupstaður (E) and Fossárvík/Berufjörður (E). Fifteen Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). An adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW) with another at Siglufjörður (N). Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE) and one at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 16 March 2021:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akranes (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The wintering drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis was relocated at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). An adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 15 March 2021:
An adult Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus at Skinnalón/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and one at Hofsós (N). Two Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE) and singles at Kópasker (NE), Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE), Bakkafjörður (NE) and Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). One Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis at Húsavík (NE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 14 March 2021:
A male European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola is still at Hóll/Melrakkaslétta (NE) - 24th for Iceland. Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Single Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus at Akureyri (N), Hóll/Melrakkaslétta (NE), Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and Seyðisfjörður (E). Seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Four Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE) and Kópasker (NE) and singles at Mánárbakki/Tjörnes (NE), Þórshöfn (NE) and Freyshólar/Vellir (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðavatn (SW). Single Eurasian Skylarks Alauda arvensis at Hóll/Melrakkaslétta (NE), Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus still at Þórshöfn (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Þórshöfn (NE). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 13 March 2021:
A male European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola at Hóll/Melrakkaslétta (NE) - 24th for Iceland. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Njarðvík (SW). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). Two Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus at Bakkafjörður (NE) and one at Hóll/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Two Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Syðri-Brekkur/Langanes (NE) and singles at Siglufjörður (N), Húsavík (NE) and Raufarhöfn (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE) and three at Úlfarsá/Reykjavík (SW). A Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis at Hóll/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla is at Egilsstaðir (E). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus at Þórshöfn (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Siglufjörður (N). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus at Bakkafjörður (NE). A male Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Hvassaleiti/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 12 March 2021:
A male European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola at Ketilsstaðir/Jökulsárhlíð (E) - 23rd for Iceland. An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Grímsey (N). Single Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus at Grímsey (N) and Burstarfell/Vopnafjörður (E). Single Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE), Vagnbrekka/Mývatn (NE), Hrísey (N) and Grímsey (N). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus also at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 11 March 2021:
A male European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola at Húsavík (NE) - 22nd for Iceland. A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Grímsey (N). Nineteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Single Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE) and Mánárbakki/Tjörnes (NE). A Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis at Árholt/Tjörnes (NE). A Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Mánárbakki/Tjörnes (NE) and one at Árholt/Tjörnes (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 10 March 2021:
An adult and first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Húsavík (NE) and Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 9 March 2021:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 8 March 2021:
Four Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Syðri-Steinsmýri/Meðalland (S). A Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 7 March 2021:
The drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Helluvatn (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfði/Mývatnssveit (NE) and Elliðavatn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 6 March 2021:
The drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Helluvatn (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Vatnsvik/Þingvallavatn (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and singles at Helluvatn (SW), Vífilsstaðavatn (SW), Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus remains at Selfoss (S). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs was reported again from Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla and a Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus were also reported from Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). An Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 5 March 2021:
The drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Helluvatn (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW) and one at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 4 March 2021:
The drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Helluvatn (SW). A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Njarðvík (SW). Ten Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hurðarbakssef/Kjós (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs is still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 3 March 2021:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE) and one at Vífilsstaðavatn/Garðabær (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 1 March 2021:
The wintering Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was reported again, this time by Elliðavatn (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Helluvatn (SW). Four Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Vík/Lón (SE), three at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW) and one at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Myllulækjartjörn (SW) and two at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). One Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus remains at Selfoss (S). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 28 February 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Hurðarbakssef/Kjós (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 27 February 2021:
Ten Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 26 February 2021:
Three King Eiders Somateria spectabilis were reported from Garðskagi (SW), two drakes and a female. A male and female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca are at Staður/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 25 February 2021:
Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Eyrarbakki (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 24 February 2021:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Hvannabrekka/Berufjörður (E). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). 22 Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Kross/Berufjörður (E). One Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus remains at Selfoss (S). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 23 February 2021:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Járngerðarstaðir/Grindavík (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata and a drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remain at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 22 February 2021:
A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 21 February 2021:
The wintering Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was seen again by Helluvatn (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. Seven Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Efri-Fljótar/Meðalland (S). Four Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus still at Hlíð/Lón (SE). Seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW) and ten at Sandgerði (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Efri-Fljótar/Meðalland (S) and Rauðavatn (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs was reported again from Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 20 February 2021:
Two drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Járngerðarstaðir/Grindavík (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Keflavík (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Eleven Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Nýpslón/Vopnafjörður (E). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Kross/Berufjörður (E). Six Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Óseyri/Stöðvarfjörður (E). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Vífilsstaðir/Garðabær (SW) and Urriðaholt/Garðabær (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E), where they have been all winter.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 19 February 2021:
A hybrid drake King x Common Eider Somateria spectabilis x mollissima at Hvalshöfði/Hrútafjörður (N). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Eleven Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE) and two at Hraunsá/Flói (S). Four Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus still at Hlíð/Lón (SE) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Óseyri/Stöðvarfjörður (E). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðaholt/Garðabær (SW). Seven Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 18 February 2021:
A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW) and a female at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE), Grímsnes (SW) and Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and two at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus remains at Selfoss (S). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla was seen again at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 17 February 2021:
One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and one at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 16 February 2021:
One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Hnaukar/Álftafjörður (E). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE) and one at Kaldárós (W). Seven Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Kaldárós (W). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and singles at Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E) and Garðabær (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 15 February 2021:
Five Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus at Hlíð/Lón (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 14 February 2021:
The wintering female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata still at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca again at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW) and one at Grindavík (SW). Eight Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Vífilsstaðir/Garðabær (SW). One Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus at Húsfellsbruni/Kópavogur (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 13 February 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana by Stokkseyri (S). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula near Stokkseyri (S) and one by Eyrarbakki (S). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 12 February 2021:
The wintering female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata again at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca again at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Kross/Berufjörður (E). Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) and one at Stokkseyri (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Selfoss (S). A Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni was found at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 11 February 2021:
Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Reyðarfjörður (E), where they have been for a while. Single females Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remain at Húsavík (NE) and Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 10 February 2021:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ástjörn/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 9 February 2021:
A female Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi is again at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Thirteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW), five at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW) and four at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ástjörn/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is still at Selfoss (S). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 8 February 2021:
A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Laugarbakki/Miðfjörður (N). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 7 February 2021:
A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). Eight Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). Eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 6 February 2021:
Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is still at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 5 February 2021:
A female Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi is again at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE), seven at Sandgerði (SW) and four at Nesjar/Hvalsnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Arnarneslækur/Garðabær (SW). A Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus was reported at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 4 February 2021:
A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca again at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is still at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 3 February 2021:
A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca again at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Klettháls/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 2 February 2021:
A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Reykjanes (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is still at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 1 February 2021:
A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Laugarbakki/Miðfjörður (N). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is at Selfoss (S). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Heiðmörk (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 31 January 2021:
Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Breiðdalsvík (E) and one at Höfn (SE). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Kross/Berufjörður (E). Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Mosakíll/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 30 January 2021:
One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Blikastaðakró/Reykjavík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Akureyri (N) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 29 January 2021:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þúfa/Ölfus (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 28 January 2021:
Last year's Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was reported from Þingnes/Elliðavatn (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis still at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). Eighteen Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 27 January 2021:
A female Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi is again at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 26 January 2021:
Last year's Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was relocated at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. The female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains by Staður/Grindavík (SW). Ten Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lake Mývatn (NE). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 25 January 2021:
Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 24 January 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana again at Hvaleyrarlón/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is still by Staður/Grindavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is again at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW) while a female remains by Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is back at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Reykir/Ölfus (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus remains at Akureyri (N). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Húsavík (NE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs was seen at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) while a female remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and a male at Akureyri (N). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N). Five Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 23 January 2021:
A Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 2nd for Iceland and 3rd for the Western Palearctic if accepted. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Hvaleyrarlón/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and one at Hafnir (SW). Three Jack Snipes Lymnocryptes minimus reported from Mosfellsbær (SW). Two female Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Húsavík (NE). There are now two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N) while one remains at Húsavík (NE). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Mosfellsbær (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 22 January 2021:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Akureyri (N). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 21 January 2021:
A female Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi is again at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata reported at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Single females Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE) and Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 20 January 2021:
The female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains by Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is now at Njarðvík (SW). Single Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Höfn (SE) and Keflavík (SW). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW) and one at Bjarnastaðir/Ölfus (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus remains at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N), Húsavík (NE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 19 January 2021:
A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is again at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW) while a female remains by Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Two female Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 18 January 2021:
Two Snow Geese Anser caerulescens remain at Þykkvibær (S), of the white and blue morph. A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Siglufjörður (N) and another at Fiskalón/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 17 January 2021:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Njarðvík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Mosakíll/Kelduhverfi (NE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus remains at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW) while one was seen at Selfoss (S). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla were reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). At least 28 Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus were reported at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW), five by Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 16 January 2021:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Laugarás/Biskupstungur (S). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus remains at Akureyri (NE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 15 January 2021:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 14 January 2021:
A drake and female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW) and at Höfn (SE) and one at Heimaey (S). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 13 January 2021:
A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Gjögur (NW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 12 January 2021:
Two Snow Geese Anser caerulescens at Þykkvibær (S), of the white and blue morph. One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE) and one at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two females Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and one at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 11 January 2021:
Two Snow Geese Anser caerulescens at Þykkvibær (S), of the white and blue morph. Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus remain at Akureyri (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Húsavík (NE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 10 January 2021:
A Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Six Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn and Sog (SW). Eight Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). Three female Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula still at Siglufjörður (N), Húsavík (NE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 9 January 2021:
Two drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE), a drake at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW) and a female at Kalmanstjörn/Hafnir (SW). A Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A female White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Eiðisvík/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula still at Siglufjörður (N) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 8 January 2021:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kollafjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Siglufjörður (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 7 January 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Stokkseyri (S). Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis remain at Landeyjahöfn (S) with another two at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A female White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Eiðisvík/Reykjavík (SW). 32 Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Botnar/Meðalland (S). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Botnar/Meðalland (S). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 6 January 2021:
Two Snow Geese Anser caerulescens at Þykkvibær (S), of the white and blue morph. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis still at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). A female White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi was found at Eiðisvík/Reykjavík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE) and Siglufjörður (N). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 5 January 2021:
An immature drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grundarfjörður (W) and two females at Landeyjahöfn (S). A hybrid drake King x Common Eider Somateria spectabilis x mollissima also at Grundarfjörður (W). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). A female Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula was seen again at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 4 January 2021:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Landeyjahöfn (S). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and two at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 3 January 2021:
A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis at Kross/Berufjörður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Reykjahlíð/Mývatn (NE) and another at Akureyri (N). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Eyrarbakki (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 2 January 2021:
Five King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE) and one off Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 1 January 2021:
Four King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW) and one off Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). Three Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). A Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Höfn (SE). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE) and one at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson





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