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Sat, 2 April 2022:
We regret to inform our dear readers that because of technical difficulties updates here will become more sporadic for the time being. Thank you for your patience!
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 1 April 2022:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A male Ruff Calidris pugnax still at Rif (W). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE) and one at Kollafjörður (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 31 March 2022:
One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata by Sandgerði (SW). A female Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 30 March 2022:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus reported at Hái-Bjalli/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis remains at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 29 March 2022:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). A hybrid drake King x Common Eider Somateria spectabilis x mollissima at Grundarfjörður (W). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Krossavík/Hellissandur (W). A male Ruff Calidris pugnax at Rif (W). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). A Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros was reported at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 28 March 2022:
An adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is still at Eiðisvík/Reykjavík (SW) while the long-staying adult drake remains at Njarðvík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Eyrarbakki (S) and twenty at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 27 March 2022:
The adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Njarðvík (SW) while the first-winter drake remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata remains at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE), five at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE) and singles at Hlíðarhúsakvísl/Fljótsdalur (E) and Rauðhólar (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 26 March 2022:
A first-winter female Garganey Spatula querquedula remains at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). An adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi was found at Eiðisvík/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Keflavík (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Elliðavatn (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Vík/Lón (SE). A female Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros at Vík/Lón (SE). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Vík/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 25 March 2022:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) and three at Sandgerði (SW). A Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus reported at Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A male Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus at Akureyri (N). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 24 March 2022:
Single first-winter Ring-billed Gulls Larus delawarensis remain at Höfn (SE) and Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Two Black Redstarts Phoenicurus ochruros at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 23 March 2022:
A male European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola was seen at Höfn (SE) - 29th for Iceland. A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW) and a female at Kópasker (NE). The first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE) and one at Sandgerði (SW). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 22 March 2022:
A first-winter female Garganey Spatula querquedula remains at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grindavík (SW). The first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðavatn (SW). A Western Jackdaw Coloeus monedula remains at Höfn (SE). Single males Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 21 March 2022:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Nineteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Höfn (SE). An adult Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). A Western Jackdaw Coloeus monedula at Höfn (SE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). A Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 20 March 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi at Keflavík (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata remains at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). Ten Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and two at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Hali/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 19 March 2022:
A first-winter female Garganey Spatula querquedula remains at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Elliðavatn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 18 March 2022:
Single drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE) and Akranes (SW) and two females at Þorlákshöfn (SW). The first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also still at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Five Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón (SE). 22 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 17 March 2022:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus remains at Stuðlar/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 16 March 2022:
A first-winter drake and two females King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Helguvík (SW). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus remains at Stuðlar/Ölfus (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Arnarneslækur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 15 March 2022:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). The first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also still at Staður/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 13 March 2022:
A first-winter female Garganey Spatula querquedula remains at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis reported at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW) and Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). The first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also still at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Fjörukot/Miðnes (SW). An adult Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea was reported at Gerðar/Garður (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 12 March 2022:
A drake and two female King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Akranes (SW) and a first-winter drake and female at Keflavík (SW). The long-staying adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is back in Keflavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca still at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus remains at Stuðlar/Ölfus (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfðabrekka/Kelduhverfi (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 11 March 2022:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akranes (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Akranes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 10 March 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus remains at Stuðlar/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 9 March 2022:
Males European Stonechats Saxicola rubicola remain at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). Two drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akranes (SW), a drake at Kolgrafafjörður (W) and a first-winter drake at Keflavík (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata remains at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). Five Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and singles at Sel/Mýrar (SE) and Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Hali/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 8 March 2022:
Five King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW), an adult drake and four females. Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 7 March 2022:
A male and female European Stonechats Saxicola rubicola remain at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) with at least one male at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE) - 26-28th for Iceland. A Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Selfoss (S). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). A Water Rail Rallus aquaticus was reported at Tungulækur/Landbrot (S). Nineteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Stuðlar/Ölfus (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Skeiðarársandur (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE) and one at Húsavík (NE). One Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 6 March 2022:
A male and female European Stonechats Saxicola rubicola at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) - 26-27th for Iceland. The adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is now at Njarðvík (SW) while the first-winter drake remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also still at Staður/Grindavík (SW) while a female was reported at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). Four Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Syðri-Steinsmýri/Meðalland (S). Nineteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Viðborðssel/Mýrar (SE) and two at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Hali/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 5 March 2022:
A male European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 25th for Iceland. A first-winter female Garganey Spatula querquedula remains at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Vík/Lón (SE) and singles at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and Tún/Reykholtsdalur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 4 March 2022:
Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Höfn (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE) and singles at Viðborðssel/Mýrar (SE) and Urriðaholt/Garðabær (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 3 March 2022:
The adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Laxnes/Mosfellssveit (SW). A male Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Stöðvarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 2 March 2022:
Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 1 March 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis remains at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). The adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW) while the first-winter drake remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also still at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE) and one at Grótta/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A first-winter American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 28 February 2022:
The first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also still at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Vífilsstaðir/Garðabær (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Akureyri (N) and two at Stykkishólmur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 27 February 2022:
A first-winter female Garganey Spatula querquedula at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis remains at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Þorvaldsstaðir/Langanesströnd (NE) while a first-winter drake and female were reported from Keflavík (SW). The adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW) while the first-winter drake remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Flugumýri/Mosfellsbær (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Two Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE) and singles at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and Helluvatn (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Akureyri (N). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus at Bakkafjörður (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 26 February 2022:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). The adult drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW) while the first-winter drake remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 24 February 2022:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Höfn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 23 February 2022:
A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SW). One Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 21 February 2022:
Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 20 February 2022:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Single Jack Snipes Lymnocryptes minimus at Mosakíll/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Flugumýri/Mosfellsbær (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ástjörn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 19 February 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis remains at Fossvogsdalur/Reykjavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfðabrekka/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 18 February 2022:
Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Grunnafjörður (SW). Seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE) and seven at Grunnafjörður (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hvaleyrarlón/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SW). Single Arctic Redpolls Acanthis hornemanni reported at Höfn (SE) and Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 17 February 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis remains at Fossvogsdalur/Reykjavík (SW). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis was reported at Grindavík (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 16 February 2022:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Höfn (SE). Four Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SW). One Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 15 February 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis remains at Grindavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Nineteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Akureyri (N). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 14 February 2022:
A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca still at Staður/Grindavík (SW). 22 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 13 February 2022:
Single drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW) and Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Twelve Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE) and nine at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 12 February 2022:
Single drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Fossvogsdalur/Reykjavík (SW) and Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). Two drakes and a female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kaldbaksnef/Húsavík (NE). A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A female White-winged/Velvet Scoter Melanitta deglandi/fusca still at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). A Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata was reported from Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Two Jack Snipes Lymnocryptes minimus at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Ástjörn/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Hvaleyrarlón/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 11 February 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis remains at Fossvogsdalur/Reykjavík (SW). A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 10 February 2022:
Single drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Fossvogsdalur/Reykjavík (SW) and Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca still at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Jack Snipes Lymnocryptes minimus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 9 February 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Fossvogsdalur/Reykjavík (SW). A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Two Jack Snipes Lymnocryptes minimus at Fell/Kjós (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 8 February 2022:
Single drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Fossvogsdalur/Reykjavík (SW) and Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A female White-winged/Velvet Scoter Melanitta deglandi/fusca at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Njarðvík (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Akureyri (N). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Stykkishólmur (W) and six at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 7 February 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 6 February 2022:
One 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grótta/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 5 February 2022:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 4 February 2022:
Four 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). Six Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Arnarneslækur/Garðabær (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Reykir/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 3 February 2022:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana and two drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). Single Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE) and Keflavík (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Akureyri (N). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Reykir/Ölfus (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Stykkishólmur (W) and one at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 1 February 2022:
The drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis is now at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Helluvatn (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Grunnafjörður (SW). 31 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Grótta/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 31 January 2022:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Langhús/Fljót (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 30 January 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Fossvogsdalur/Reykjavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). A first-winter Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus also at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 29 January 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). Five King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW), a drake and four females, and three at Keflavík (SW), a first-winter drake and two females. A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Þorlákshöfn (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). Ten Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Mývatnssveit (NE) and four at Brúará (S). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Mosfellsbær (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Mosfellsbær (SW). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis remains at Höfn (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW) and Rauðhólar/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 28 January 2022:
Single 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Eyrarbakki (S) and Þorlákshöfn (SW). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Eyrarbakki (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 27 January 2022:
Nine Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Meðalland (S). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 26 January 2022:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Helluvatn (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 25 January 2022:
A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' was reported from Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 24 January 2022:
Two drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kaldbaksnef/Húsavík (NE) and one around Búlandshöfði (W). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). Ten Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón (SE) and two at Hamarsfjörður (E). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 23 January 2022:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Garðskagi (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Garðskagi (SW). Eleven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 22 January 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Eyrarbakki (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðavatn/Garðabær (SW). Eleven Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 21 January 2022:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Helluvatn (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Helluvatn (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 20 January 2022:
Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 19 January 2022:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Helluvatn (SW). One King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Dýrafjörður (NW) while the first-winter drake was seen again at Hvammstangi (N). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Helluvatn (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW) and nine at Ölfusforir (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Skógar (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 18 January 2022:
A King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Skötufjörður (NW) and a first-winter drake at Hvammstangi (N). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 17 January 2022:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Helluvatn (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 16 January 2022:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Sandhöfn/Reykjanes (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW) and a female at Þorlákshöfn (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 15 January 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Selvogur (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þorlákshöfn (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW) while a first-winter drake is at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Stokkseyri (S) and two at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). Eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Eyrarbakki (S), five at Sandgerði (SW) and three at Grunnafjörður (SW). Five Jack Snipes Lymnocryptes minimus at Laugarbakki/Miðfjörður (N). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hof/Öræfi (SE) and two at Brunnar/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Öskjuhlíð/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Öskjuhlíð/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 14 January 2022:
A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Höfn (SE). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW) and four at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Seyðisfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 13 January 2022:
A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Reykir/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 12 January 2022:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 11 January 2022:
Two drakes and a female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kaldbaksnef/Húsavík (NE) and one at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 10 January 2022:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kaldbaksnef/Húsavík (NE). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 9 January 2022:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). A Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena at Kollafjörður (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW), two at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE) and one at Kollafjörður (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla and a European Robin Erithacus rubecula remain at Egilsstaðir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 8 January 2022:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Elliðaárvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at the River Sog (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus remains at Akureyri (N). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Akureyri (N). Six Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 7 January 2022:
A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE) and three at Hamarsfjörður (E). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Suðureyri (NW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW) and Garðabær (SW). Five Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 6 January 2022:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). Nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and six at Litla-Hraun/Eyrarbakki (S). A first-winter Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus reported from Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 5 January 2022:
A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 4 January 2022:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Keflavík (SW). Eleven Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW), three at Höfn (SE) and one at Heiðmörk/Reykjavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Útey/Laugardalur (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Álftavatn/Grímsnes (SW). Five Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 3 January 2022:
Six Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW) and one at Lagarfljót/Fellabær (E). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW) and Myllulækjartjörn (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Stykkishólmur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 2 January 2022:
Five 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). Four Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). A remains at Njarðvík (SW). Two male Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Egilsstaðir (E). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Egilsstaðir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 1 January 2022:
21 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos again at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 31 December 2021:
A Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus was found dead at Meðalland (S). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW). Five Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 30 December 2021:
A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus remains t Innri-Njarðvík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Garðabær (SW). Five Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 29 December 2021:
The female Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors is again at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). A female Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus at Höfn (SE). The adult Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Hvammstangi (N) was found killed by a cat. Five Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 28 December 2021:
Four Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola and a Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Reykir/Ölfus (SW). Eight Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 27 December 2021:
The female Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors was seen again at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW). Five Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 26 December 2021:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Mosakíll/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfðabrekka/Kelduhverfi (NE) and one at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW). Four Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE) and one at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 25 December 2021:
A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Keflavík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 24 December 2021:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Rauðhólar/Reykjavík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 23 December 2021:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). A first-winter Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Sandgerði (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Heimaey (S) and Helluvatn (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla still at Stykkishólmur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 22 December 2021:
A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW). Four Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni was reported at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 21 December 2021:
Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Heimaey (S). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Stykkishólmur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 20 December 2021:
A first-winter Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Sandgerði (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Selfoss (S). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 19 December 2021:
Yesterday's Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus was last seen aboard the trawler, now at Stokksnesgrunn (SE) about 50 nm southwest of Papey. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Reyðarfjörður (E). A Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Skógar (S). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW). Four Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 18 December 2021:
A Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus came aboard a trawler at Hvalbakshalli (E), about 40-50 nm east of Papey. A first-winter drake and female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Keflavík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 17 December 2021:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A female/juvenile Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata was reported at Ósabotnar (SW). A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi still at Eyrarbakki (S). A female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola and a female Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula were also reported at Ósabotnar (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW). Four Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla remain at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 16 December 2021:
A first-winter drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi at Eyrarbakki (S). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 15 December 2021:
A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Arnarneslækur (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson





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