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Last update... 29 July 2021, 17:30

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Thu, 29 July 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 28 July 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. Three Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). A Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla is now at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW) - 6th for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 27 July 2021:
A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata at Arnarstapi (W). A Common Swift Apus apus at Ingólfshöfði (SE). A White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). A Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Hólmur/Mýrar (SE). Six Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW) and four at Hjarðarhagi/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 26 July 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica is again at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. A Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Bonaparte's Gulls Chroicocephalus philadelphia remains at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW) while one was reported from Gerðar/Garður (SW). A Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Hólmur/Mýrar (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 25 July 2021:
A Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea was reported from Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Single adult Bonaparte's Gulls Chroicocephalus philadelphia at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW) and Brekka/Núpasveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 24 July 2021:
A Common Swift Apus apus at sea at Barðagrunn (NW). Two Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini at Grindavík (SW). An adult Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 23 July 2021:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfðaskógur/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Single Rosy Starlings Pastor roseus at Hólmur/Mýrar (SE) and Vík (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 22 July 2021:
A Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 21 July 2021:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Heimaey (S). A Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at sea at Lónbugt (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 20 July 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica is again at Hólkotstjörn/Reykjadalur (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. A Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla was found at Ásmundarstaðir/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Rosy Starling Pastor roseus still at Heimaey (S). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 19 July 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 18 July 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica is again at Hólkotstjörn/Reykjadalur (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto is still at Eskifjörður (E). A Rosy Starling Pastor roseus still at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 17 July 2021:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Hellnar (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 16 July 2021:
Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Raufarhöfn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 15 July 2021:
A Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 14 July 2021:
The adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana still at Þvottárskriður (E). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Ytri-Tunga/Staðarsveit (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 13 July 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica is again at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. A Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Heimaey (S). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 12 July 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). One Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea at Þorlákshöfn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 11 July 2021:
A Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 10 July 2021:
An adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana still at Þvottárskriður (E). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Djúpivogur (E). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Akurgerði/Öxarfjörður (NE). A Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 9 July 2021:
An adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana remains at Þvottárskriður (E), where there are also two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca. One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Akurgerði/Öxarfjörður (NE). A White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Sauðaneslón/Langanes (NE). A Hooded Crow Corvus cornix at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 8 July 2021:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Djúpivogur (E). A Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 7 July 2021:
A Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Grímsey (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 6 July 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Látrabjarg (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 5 July 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 4 July 2021:
Two immature King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Látrabjarg (NW), a drake and a female, and an adult drake at Svalbarðseyri (N). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Eyrarbakki (S). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Stríta/Djúpivogur (E). An adult Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 3 July 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Djúpivogur (E). Four Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Egilsstaðir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 1 July 2021:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Djúpivogur (E). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Svalbarðseyri (N). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Reyðarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 30 June 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Núpskatla/Melrakkaslétta (NE). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Lambadalsoddi/Dýrafjörður (NW). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Akurgerði/Öxarfjörður (NE). One first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus still at Brekka/Núpasveit (NE). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea remains at Torfavatn/Staðarsveit (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 29 June 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 28 June 2021:
An adult Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii at Kópasker (NE) - 4th for Iceland. The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. One first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus still at Brekka/Núpasveit (NE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Múlakot/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 27 June 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Vagnbrekka/Mývatnssveit (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is still at Fiskivatn/Breiðamerkursandur (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE). One first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus still at Brekka/Núpasveit (NE). A singing Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris at Höfn (SE). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 26 June 2021:
One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus still at Álftanes (SW). A Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis at Garður (SW). One first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Brekka/Núpasveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 25 June 2021:
An adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana near Þvottárskriður (E), where there is also a Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca. An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Grímsey (N). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 24 June 2021:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is still at Fiskivatn/Breiðamerkursandur (SE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Akurgerði/Öxarfjörður (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 23 June 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii at Vatnsmýrin/Garðabær (SW). A drake Smew Mergellus albellus remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hofgarðar/Staðarsveit (W). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 22 June 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A drake Smew Mergellus albellus remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto again at Seyðisfjörður (E). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica was reported at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Grímsey (N). One first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Rif (W). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Berjaklöpp/Eyjafjarðarsveit (N). A Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata was reported at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 21 June 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica is again at Hólkotstjörn/Reykjadalur (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. A first-summer (2cy) Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus at Höfn (SE) - 4th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Stóri-Kálfalækur/Mýrar (W). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is still at Fiskivatn/Breiðamerkursandur (SE). A drake Smew Mergellus albellus was found at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 20 June 2021:
A White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus at Látrabjarg (NW) - 1st for Iceland. The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Helgastaðir/Reykjadalur (NE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E). A Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Hryggir/Mýrdalur (S). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Hnappavellir/Öræfi (SE). An adult White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus was again at Stokkseyri (S). An immature Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus at Langanes (NE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). A singing Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfði/Mývatnssveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 19 June 2021:
An adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana has returned to Þvottárskriður (E). The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica is again at Hólkotstjörn/Reykjadalur (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris still at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A hybrid Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula also at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Akurgerði/Öxarfjörður (NE). One Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea at Höfn (SE). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Langaholt/Staðarsveit (W). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Stafafell/Lón (SE). A male Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 18 June 2021:
An adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica is now at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Rif/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is still at Fiskivatn/Breiðamerkursandur (SE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Five Curlew Sandpipers Calidris ferruginea at Höfn (SE). An adult White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus at Stokkseyri (S). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and two at Tungufell/Hreppir (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 17 June 2021:
An adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica has returned to Hólkotstjörn/Reykjadalur (NE), for its 4th consecutive summer. The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Kaldaðarnes (S). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). An immature drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula also at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra still at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfðalækur/Landbrot (S). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Tungufell/Hreppir (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 16 June 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. Single Canada Geese Branta canadensis still at Hóll/Tjörnes (NE) and Rif (W). A female Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Ingólfsfjörður (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 15 June 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hóll/Tjörnes (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Eight Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and one at Vogur/Melrakkaslétta (NE). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Höfn (SE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 14 June 2021:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Fiskivatn/Breiðamerkursandur (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Eskifjörður (E). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus still at Jörfavegur/Álftanes (SW). Four Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 13 June 2021:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hóll/Tjörnes (NE). One Common Swift Apus apus at Stokkseyri (S). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 12 June 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis still at Rif (W). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Kópavogur (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Búlandshöfði (W). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Common Swift Apus apus at Heimaey (S). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra still at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). One Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus again at Rif (W). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and one at Neslón/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Single House Martin Delichon urbicum at Heimaey (S) and Lágafell/Miklaholtshreppur (W). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 11 June 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. An adult Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida was seen at Reynivallafjara/Suðursveit (SE) - 5th for Iceland. Seven Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Rif (W). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Grímsey (N) and two at Veiðivötn (S). One Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola at Rif (W). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Reynivallafjara/Suðursveit (SE). One Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Rif (W). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Garðskagi (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 10 June 2021:
A male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia was found at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). An immature Sabine's Gull Xema sabini was reported from Garðskagi (SW). Eight Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and four by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 9 June 2021:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Twelve Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Stokkseyri (S), six at Djúpivogur (E) and two at Sandgerði (SW). Three House Martins Delichon urbicum at Stokkseyri (S). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE). A female Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Hákonarstaðir/Jökuldalur (E). A male Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 8 June 2021:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Landeyjahöfn (S). One Common Swift Apus apus reported at Garður (SW). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra still at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). Four Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Gerðar/Garður (SW), three at Höfn (SE) and two at Hvalfjarðareyri (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 7 June 2021:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). Seven Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and one at Vík (S). Three House Martins Delichon urbicum at Djúpivogur (E) and Sandgerði (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 6 June 2021:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Breiðavík (NW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Minni-Grindill/Fljót (N). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra still at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus still at Jörfavegur/Álftanes (SW). An adult Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and four at Gerðar/Garður (SW). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 5 June 2021:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Strandartjörn/Vellir (E). Four Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and Garður (SW), two at Stafafell/Lón (SE) and Hraunkot/Lón (SE) and singles at Þórshöfn (NE) and Brekka/Lón (SE). Three House Martins Delichon urbicum at Garður (SW). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 4 June 2021:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Gálutraðarvatn/Grundarfjörður (W) and Jörfavegur/Álftanes (SW) and one at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). Seven Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and one at Stakkar/Rauðasandur (NW). Three House Martins Delichon urbicum at Selfoss (S) and one at Hellnar (W). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 3 June 2021:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis remain at Álftanes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra still at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus still at Jörfavegur/Álftanes (SW). An adult Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus off Ólafsvík (W). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Ingólfshöfði (SE) and six at Heimaey (S). Three House Martins Delichon urbicum at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 2 June 2021:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Álftanes (SW). Four Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Common Swift Apus apus at Garður (SW). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra still at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus still at Jörfavegur/Álftanes (SW). A Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and two at Höfn (SE). One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). Ten Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S), eight at Höfn (SE) and Látrabjarg (NW), four at Þveit/Nes (SE) and Sandgerði (SW) and one at Hveradalir/Hellisheiði (SW). Single House Martins Delichon urbicum at Höfn (SE) and Sandgerði (SW) and three at Garður (SW). A female Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 1 June 2021:
Single Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Sandgerði (SW) and Breiðavík (NW). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Klauf/Heimaey (S), a first-summer drake and a first-summer female. A drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi at Ingólfsfjörður (NW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Straumfjörður/Mýrar (W). Two Common Swifts Apus apus at Garður (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus still at Jörfavegur/Álftanes (SW). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). Three adult Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini at Höfn (SE). Up to three Sand Martins Riparia riparia at Garður (SW) while one was reported from Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). Nine Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Bjargtangar (NW), eight at Stokkseyri (S), six at Höfn (SE) and Garður (SW), three at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), two at Breiðavík (NW) and one at Langavatn/Reykjahverfi (NE). Five House Martins Delichon urbicum reported at Garður (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW). Two female Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Látravík (NW) and a pair at Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 31 May 2021:
A drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi at Ingólfsfjörður (NW). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Dilksnes/Nes (SE) and one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Common Swifts Apus apus at Garður (SW). An adult Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). Three Sand Martins Riparia riparia reported in Garður (SW). Fifteen Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica were reported from Garður (SW), seven are at Höfn (SE), two at Stokksnes/Nes (SE), Kvísker/Öræfi (SE), Stokkseyri (S), Rauðhólar/Reykjavík (SW) and Breiðavík (NW) and singles at Höfðagerðissandur/Tjörnes (NE), Skaftafell/Öræfi (SE), Foss/Síða (S) and Kársnes/Kópavogur (SW). Five House Martins Delichon urbicum reported in Garður (SW). A male Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus reported at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and two at Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW). Two female Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Bjargtangar (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 30 May 2021:
A Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Lýsuvatn/Staðarsveit (W). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra still at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). An adult Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kúka/Staðarsveit (W). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Helluland/Hegranes (N) and Djúpivogur (E) and one at Vopnafjörður (E). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S) and Skriðustekkur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 29 May 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana still at Langavatn/Reykjahverfi (NE). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Klauf/Heimaey (S). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Lindarbrekka/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Jörfavegur/Álftanes (SW). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). A Hooded Crow Corvus cornix is still at Sakka/Svarfaðardalur (N). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Rangá (S) and singles at Grímsey (N), Höfn (SE), Brunasandur (S), Vík (S), Arnarnes/Garðabær (SW) and Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 28 May 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana still at Langavatn/Reykjahverfi (NE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 27 May 2021:
A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata at Arnarstapi (W). A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Langavatn/Reykjahverfi (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Hooded Crow Corvus cornix is still at Sakka/Svarfaðardalur (N). A Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 26 May 2021:
Two drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Hooded Crow Corvus cornix was seen at Sakka/Svarfaðardalur (N). Two Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus reported from Nesjar/Miðnes (SW), a male and a female.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 25 May 2021:
One Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii at Mánársel/Tjörnes (NE). One drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE). Thirteen Long-tailed Jaegers Stercorarius longicaudus off Landeyjahöfn (S). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 24 May 2021:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Höskuldarnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Hvolsvöllur (S) and Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW) and one was reported at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 23 May 2021:
A Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). One drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). Single drakes Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Hringlón/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Black Tern Chlidonias niger has returned to Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE) for its 6th consecutive summer. Twelve Long-tailed Jaegers Stercorarius longicaudus at Kílsnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Sveinbjarnargerði/Svalbarðsströnd (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 22 May 2021:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis was reported at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula also at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE) and one at Hvolsvöllur (S). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Garðskagi (SW). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 21 May 2021:
Two drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Selfoss (S). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). One Common Crane Grus grus at Kjölur/Aðaldalur (NE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was reported from Fitjar/Miðnes (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfðalækur/Landbrot (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 20 May 2021:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Hvalnes/Lón (SE), a first-summer (2cy) drake and a female. A Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Vík (S). A Hooded Crow Corvus cornix at Vopnafjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 19 May 2021:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Stakhólstjörn/Mývatnssveit (NE). Single Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Miðhús/Egilsstaðir (E) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus at Hrollaugseyjar (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 18 May 2021:
A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata at Grænhóll/Ölfus (SW). Single drakes Garganey Spatula querquedula and Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Svartárkot/Bárðardalur (NE). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 17 May 2021:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Ruff Calidris pugnax at Tungulækur/Landbrot (S). A Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Vík (S). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE). Two Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus reported from Miðhús/Garður (SW), a male and a female.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 16 May 2021:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Leirvogsá/Mosfellsbær (SW). Two drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kaldbaksvík/Balir (NW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Straumfjörður/Mýrar (W). A drake Smew Mergellus albellus at Jökulsá/Fljótsdalur (E). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE). A female Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Skaftafell/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 15 May 2021:
A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula remains at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus reported at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 13 May 2021:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE), a first-summer (2cy) drake and a female. A Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis was reported from Gerðar/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 12 May 2021:
Two Cackling Geese Branta hutchinsii at Hvammur/Langidalur (N). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Gásir/Kræklingahlíð (N). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 11 May 2021:
A Siberian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons remains at Höfn (SE). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). Three Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Stangarás/Vellir (E) and one at Húsavík (NE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Akurgerði/Öxarfjörður (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 10 May 2021:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Gásir/Kræklingahlíð (N). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus reported at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Hlíð/Lón (SE). A female Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Hafnarnes/Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 9 May 2021:
Two Cackling Geese Branta hutchinsii at Geitaskarð/Langidalur (N). A Siberian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons at Höfn (SE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A male Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Miðhús/Garður (SW) while up to five were reported from Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 8 May 2021:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis again at Grænahraun/Nes (SE). One Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii at Skriðuland/Langidalur (N). A drake Garganey Spatula querquedula still at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Stóraból/Mýrar (SE). Single drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Þveit/Nes (SE) and Dyrhólaey (S). Single drakes Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW), Þverá/Vatnsfjörður (NW) and Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þvottárskriður (E). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Single drakes Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula remain at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Þveit/Nes (SE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Stafafell/Lón (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE). A male Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE). Three Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus reported from Miðhús/Garður (SW), a male and two females, five from Stafnes/Miðnes (SW), four males and a female, and three by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW), two males and a female.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 7 May 2021:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis again at Grænahraun/Nes (SE). A drake Garganey Spatula querquedula still at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula still at Þveit/Nes (SE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). The Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos again at Akrar/Mýrar (W). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Egilsstaðir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 6 May 2021:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grænahraun/Nes (SE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). A Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Akrar/Mýrar (W). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE). Three Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus reported from Miðhús/Garður (SW), a male and two females.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 5 May 2021:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). A Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus is at Grindavík (SW). A first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus is still at Vogaflói/Mývatn (NE). A male and female Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Miðhús/Garður (SW) and a male at sea off Vestfirðir (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 4 May 2021:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Dagmálatjörn/Mývatnssveit (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). A first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Vogaflói/Mývatn (NE). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 3 May 2021:
A drake Garganey Spatula querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Hólmur/A-Landeyjar (S). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Stórhöfði/Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 2 May 2021:
A drake Garganey Spatula querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Útskálahamar/Kjós (SW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). A Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica and two House Martins Delichon urbicum at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 1 May 2021:
A drake Garganey Spatula querquedula by Sandgerði (SW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica reported from Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 30 April 2021:
A drake Garganey Spatula querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A pair of Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Þveit/Nes (SE). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Hraun/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 29 April 2021:
A Garganey Spatula querquedula remains by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A hybrid drake American x Eurasian Wigeon Mareca americana x penelope still at Kristnes/Eyjafjörður (N). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 28 April 2021:
The drake and female Garganey Spatula querquedula still by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Hafnarbrekka/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Stangarás/Hérað (E) and one at Heimavöllur/Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Höfn (SE). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 27 April 2021:
The drake and female Garganey Spatula querquedula now by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þvottárskriður (E). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Four Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Stafafell/Lón (SE), two at Miðhús/Egilsstaðir (E) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Höfðaskógur/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Kópavogur (SW). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus at Höfn (SE). A male Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus was reported from Miðhús/Garður (SW), probably the same as on the 24th.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 26 April 2021:
A drake and female Garganey Spatula querquedula at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). A female Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at sea at Selvogsbanki (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 25 April 2021:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Þveit/Nes (SE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra remains at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Gerðar/Garður (SW), Heimaey (S) and Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE) while ten were reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and three from Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Heimaey (S) while two were reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 24 April 2021:
The Great Egret Ardea alba is now at Snorrastaðatjarnir/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). A Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla at Álftanes (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Hólmavík/Hérað (E). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Stokkseyri (S). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis at Holt/Flói (S). A female Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus at Efri-Ey/Meðalland (S). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S), Stokkseyri (S), Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW), Garðskagi (SW) and Þverholt/Mýrar (W). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E). A male Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus was reported from Ásgarður/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 23 April 2021:
The Great Egret Ardea alba was relocated at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Seyðisfjörður (E). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Vatnsmýri/Reykjavík (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica still at Egilsstaðir (E). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Vallanes/Vellir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 22 April 2021:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Rauðavatn (SW). Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE), Hákonarstaðir/Jökuldalur (E) and Höfn (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Mánárbakki/Tjörnes (NE) and Egilsstaðir (E). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Vallanes/Vellir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 21 April 2021:
A Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla at Álftanes (SW). Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Hákonarstaðir/Jökuldalur (E). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Seyðisfjörður (E). A Ruff Calidris pugnax remains at Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). A Great Egret Ardea alba was reported from Fjörukot/Miðnes (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Egilsstaðir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 20 April 2021:
A hybrid drake American x Eurasian Wigeon Mareca americana x penelope at Kristnes/Eyjafjörður (N). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Reyðará/Lón (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Seyðisfjörður (E). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Flatey/Mýrar (SE) and another found dead at Sundahöfn/Reykjavík (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

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

Sun, 18 April 2021:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Reykjanes (SW). Two Cackling Geese Branta hutchinsii 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





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