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Last update... 7 February 2019, 12:55

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Thu, 7 February 2019:
A Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE) and seven at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 6 February 2019:
An immature drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Merkines near Hafnir (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW) and Húsavík (NE). A Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was reported from Urriðaholt/Garðabær (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Twelve Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 5 February 2019:
A Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris remains at Fljótsdalur (E) - 8th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. An immature Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was reported from Kópavogsgerði (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE) and Egilsstaðir (E). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Njarðvík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 4 February 2019:
A Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica was reported from Rauðarárvík/Reykjavík (SW). Single Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) and Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 4-5th for Iceland. A Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris remains at Fljótsdalur (E) - 8th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis remains at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW) and Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) and two at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 3 February 2019:
A White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis remains at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 7th for Iceland. A Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris remains at Fljótsdalur (E) - 8th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis remains at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Njarðvík (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs and a Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 2 February 2019:
A White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis remains at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 7th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis remains at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Stekkjarbakki/Reykjavík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 1 February 2019:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 31 January 2019:
A White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis remains at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 7th for Iceland. The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S), Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) and Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 30 January 2019:
Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Njarðvík (SW) and Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 29 January 2019:
Single Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) and Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 4-5th for Iceland. Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) and Stekkjarflöt/Kjós (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Stekkjarflöt/Kjós (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 28 January 2019:
A White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis remains at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 7th for Iceland. A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Hvolsvöllur (S). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) and Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 27 January 2019:
A White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis remains at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 7th for Iceland. A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris remains at Fljótsdalur (E) - 8th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis remains at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and Akranes (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 26 January 2019:
A White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis remains at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 7th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 25 January 2019:
A White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis remains at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 7th for Iceland. A Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris was found at Fljótsdalur (E) - 8th for Iceland (presumably the same as in Jökuldalur a day earlier). A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. An adult Siberian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons remains at Bolungarvík (NW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Húsavík (NE), Garðabær (SW) and Skógtjörn/Álftanes (SW). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 24 January 2019:
A White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis was found at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 7th for Iceland. A Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris was reported from Arnórsstaðir/Jökuldalur (E) - 8th for Iceland. The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 23 January 2019:
Single Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) and Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 4-5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kópasker (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 22 January 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Máfhöfði/Tjörnes (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 20 January 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). A Water Rail Rallus aquaticus by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Sandgerði (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Hveragerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 19 January 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Klapparós/Núpasveit (NE) - 6th for Iceland. The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is back at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Klapparós/Núpasveit (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW) and Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 18 January 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 17 January 2019:
Single Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) and Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 4-5th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 16 January 2019:
Single Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW), Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) and Klapparós/Núpasveit (NE) - 4-6th for Iceland! The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Njarðvík (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Álftavatn/Grímsnes (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Njarðvík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 15 January 2019:
Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Akranes (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 14 January 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis was found at Klapparós/Núpasveit (NE) - 6th for Iceland and the third this winter! A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A female-type Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri at Þorvaldsstaðir/Langanesströnd (NE). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Skarfatangi/Langanesströnd (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Brunná/Núpasveit (NE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 13 January 2019:
Single Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) and Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 4-5th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis remains at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE) and Hvanneyri (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE) and one at Sandgerði (SW). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N) and Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 12 January 2019:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 11 January 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis was found at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Six Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lake Mývatn (NE) and two at Grænavatn/Mývatnssveit (NE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Neskaupstaður (E) and Hæðarlækur/Landbrot (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 10 January 2019:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. An adult Siberian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons remains at Bolungarvík (NW). One Canada Goose Branta canadensis is still at Rif (W). A King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus near Strandakirkja/Selvogur (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 9 January 2019:
A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis remains at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Njarðvík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Tunguvötn/Landbrot (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hraunkot/Landbrot (S). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 8 January 2019:
The immature Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias was seen at Skaftá/Landbrot - 3rd for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kaldbaksnef/Húsavík (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Mýrar/Dýrafjörður (NW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW) and one at Húsavík (NE). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 7 January 2019:
The immature Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias is at Tunguvötn/Landbrot - 3rd for Iceland. The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis still at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 6 January 2019:
An immature Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias was found at Tunguvötn/Landbrot - 3rd for Iceland. The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis has been present at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) for several days. An adult Siberian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons has been at Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E) since late December 2018. One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Tunguvötn/Landbrot (S) at eighteen at Steinsmýrarvötn/Meðalland (S). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Botnar/Meðalland (S) and one at Tunguvötn/Landbrot (S). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and thirteen at Grunnafjörður (SW). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). A male Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 5 January 2019:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. An adult Siberian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons was found at Bolungarvík (NW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Keflavík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and three at Akranes (SW). The adult and first-winter Ring-billed Gulls Larus delawarensis are still at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW) and one at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 4 January 2019:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). An adult and first-winter Ring-billed Gulls Larus delawarensis are at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 3 January 2019:
An adult Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 2 January 2019:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Keflavík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 1 January 2019:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Keflavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at river Sog (SW). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 31 December 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 30 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. One King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Skutulsfjörður (NW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Bakkakrókur/Húsavík (NE) and Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW), five at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW) and three at Djúpivogur (E). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 29 December 2018:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Rif (W). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 28 December 2018:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). 29 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata were reported from Sandgerði (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 27 December 2018:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Úlfarsá/Reykjavík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and Húsavík (NE). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 26 December 2018:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Keflavík (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Grænavatn/Mývatnssveit (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 25 December 2018:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Húsavíkurhöfði (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 24 December 2018:
An adult Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 23 December 2018:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 22 December 2018:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. One King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Súgandafjörður (NW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Litlaá/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 21 December 2018:
One King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Reyðarfjörður (E). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Húsavík (NE) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and seven at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Selfoss (S). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 20 December 2018:
Eight Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Vötn/Ölfus (SW). 22 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjöður (SE). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus at Vík/Lón (SE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 19 December 2018:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Norðfjörður (E). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 18 December 2018:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Heimaey (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 17 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Stokkseyri (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Selfoss (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 16 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). An immature American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus at Selfoss (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Selfoss (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and Selfoss (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 15 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 14 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Selfoss (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 13 December 2018:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Langhús/Fljót (N). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 12 December 2018:
The Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. An adult female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þórkötlustaðir/Grindavík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). 22 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Selfoss (S). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Býjasker/Miðnes (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and Grindavík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 11 December 2018:
An adult female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þórkötlustaðir/Grindavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Selfoss (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 10 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE) and a female at Óseyrarbrú (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Stokkseyri (S). Ten Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (E). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Ísafjörður (NW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 9 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. An adult Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea at Grindavík (SW). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Dynjandi/Nes (SE) and Garðsvogur/Mývatn (NE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hæðarlækur/Landbrot (S), Krossbær/Nes (SE) and Haukamýri/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Hvanneyri (SW), Háteigsvegur/Reykjavík (SW) and Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Njarðvík (SW). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 8 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Álftavatn (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 7 December 2018:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis was found at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Óseyrarbrú (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 6 December 2018:
Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and one at Ísafjörður (NW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 5 December 2018:
A Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros was seen again at Hvaleyri/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 4 December 2018:
A Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros was found at Hvaleyri/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Egilsstaðir (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW) and singles at Selfoss (S) and Njarðvík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 3 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hafnarfjörður (SW) and three at Urriðakotsvatn/Garðabær (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW) and one at Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 2 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE) and a female at Njarðvík (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn/Garðabær (SW) and singles at Vífilsstaðir/Garðabær (SW) and Hjalli/Ölfus (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Hjalli/Ölfus (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE), six at Sandgerði (SW) and three at Eyrarbakki (S). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Selfoss (S), Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 1 December 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland and the 3rd this autumn. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE) and one at Sandgerði (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 30 November 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland and the 3rd this month! Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Njarðvík (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 29 November 2018:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). One Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Stokkseyri (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE), Selfoss (S) and Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW) and singles at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). A male Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 28 November 2018:
The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Njarðvík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and singles at Höfn (SE), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). A male Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 27 November 2018:
Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW), two at Selfoss (S) and one at Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 26 November 2018:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Djúpivogur (E). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Djúpivogur (E). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE) and Egilsstaðir (E). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Njarðvík (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 25 November 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland and the 3rd this month! One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Efri-Ey/Meðalland (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Three Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus at Þeistareykjabunga (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Three Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE), one of them found newly dead. Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW), two at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and singles at Höfn (SE), Njarðvík (SW), Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW), Mosfellsdalur (SW) and Akranes (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE) and single males at Sandgerði (SW) and Stekkjarflöt/Kjós (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and one at Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 24 November 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland and the 3rd this month! Two drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Djúpivogur (E). 24 Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) and Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Skálahlíð/Mosfellsbær (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW), two at Höfn (SE), Selfoss (S) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Ásland/Hafnarfjörður (SW), Svalbarð/Hafnarfjörður (SW), Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW), Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Vík (S). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Sandgerði (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 23 November 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland and the 3rd this month! One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), two at Höfn (SE) and Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW), Mosfellsdalur (SW) and Akranes (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). Four Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Njarðvík (SW). A male Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 22 November 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland and the 3rd this month! Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE) and one at Laugarás/Biskupstungur (S). A female Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros still at Vík (S). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus reported from Vík (S). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Egilsstaðir (E), Höfn (SE), Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Vík (S). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 21 November 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris again briefly at Fornustekkar/Nes (SE) - 14th for Iceland. Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and one at Fornustekkar/Nes (SE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Presthús/Reynishverfi (S) and four at Fornustekkar/Nes (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). Four European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE) and singles at Núpur/Eyjafjöll (S), Seljaland/Eyjafjöll (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros at Vík (S). Single Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE), Nes's cemetary (SE), Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Six Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), five at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), four at Álfholtsskógur/Akrafjall (SW) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Núpur/Eyjafjöll (S). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 20 November 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris at Fornustekkar/Nes (SE) - 14th for Iceland. Two Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Heimaey (S). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N) and Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), three at Húsavík (NE) and Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S), two at Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Siglufjörður (N), Hali/Suðursveit (SE), Keflavík (SW), Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Akranes (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Heimaey (S) and singles at Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE) and Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 19 November 2018:
One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus at sea between Þorlákshöfn and Heimaey (S). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Höfn (SE). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Two Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and two at Njarðvík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 18 November 2018:
Two Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Akranes (SW). One Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus at Þeistareykjabunga (NE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and Selfoss (S). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Three Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), three at Húsavík (NE) and Hafnarfjörður (SW), two at Höfn (SE) and one at Akranes (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 17 November 2018:
A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Selfoss (S). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), two at Húsavík (NE), Höfn (SE) and Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Siglufjörður (N) and Grindavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 16 November 2018:
Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and one at Selfoss (S). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and one at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 15 November 2018:
The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Keflavík (SW). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus came aboard a trawler off Vestfirðir (NW). Eight Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE), two at Húsavík (NE) and one at Hafnarfjörður (SW). At least five Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 14 November 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Húsavík (NE). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE), two at Húsavík (NE) and one at Selfoss (S). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), two at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Langhús/Fljót (N), Ytri-Njarðvík (SW) and Akranes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 13 November 2018:
Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkar/Nes (SE) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE) and Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Gerðar/Garður (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Five Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), three at Húsavík (NE), two at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and singles at Langhús/Fljót (N), Akureyri (N), Grindavík (SW), Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Akranes (SW). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hali/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 12 November 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris at Djúpivogur (E) - 13th for Iceland. One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Selfoss (S). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE) and one at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE). Six Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), two at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and singles at Langhús/Fljót (N), Húsavík (NE), Vík/Lón (SE) and Höfn (SE). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 11 November 2018:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris at Djúpivogur (E) - 13th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Askur/Djúpivogur (E). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE), two at Akureyri (N) and one at Selfoss (S). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Askur/Djúpivogur (E) and one at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE). Two Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Askur/Djúpivogur (E) and singles at Stöð/Stöðvarfjörður (E) and Núpur/Berufjörður (E). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), three at Stöðvarfjörður (E), two at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S) and Hafnarfjörður (SW) and singles at Akureyri (N), Stöð/Stöðvarfjörður (E), Hveragerði (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), Álftanes (SW) and Seljavegur/Reykjavík (SW). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Djúpivogur (E) and singles at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Gerði/Suðursveit (SE) and Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula at Selfoss (S). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and one at Stöðvarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 10 November 2018:
One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Hallskot/Flói (S). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). An unidentified swift Apus sp. at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N) and Húsavík (NE) and singles at Selfoss (S) and Reykjavík (SW). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), two at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S) and Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Laugarvatn (S), Grindavík (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Seljavegur/Reykjavík (SW). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula at Selfoss (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 9 November 2018:
A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), two at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Akureyri (N) and Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 8 November 2018:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Vík/Lón (SE). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Akureyri (N), Melrakkanes/Álftafjörður (E), Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 7 November 2018:
A female Siberian Rubythroat Calliope calliope was reported from Höfn (SE) - 2nd for Iceland if accepted. Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE), five at Akureyri (N) and one at Selfoss (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and Grænahraun/Nes (SE) and three at Selfoss (S). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE) and Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 6 November 2018:
A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis at Bolungarvík (NW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Selfoss (S) and Höfn (SE) and four at Akureyri (N). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), three at Selfoss (S) and one at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 5 November 2018:
One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Selfoss (S) and three at Akureyri (N). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), three at Selfoss (S) and singles at Akureyri (N) and Laugarás/Biskupstungur (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 4 November 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Akranes (SW) and Hafnir (SW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N), Akureyri (N) and Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), three at Húsavík (NE), two at Akureyri (N) and one at Höfn (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE) and Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 3 November 2018:
The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Keflavík (SW). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hallskot/Flói (S). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Akranes (SW) and one at Sandgerði (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and Selfoss (S) and one at Akureyri (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 2 November 2018:
One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Laugarás/Biskupstungur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 1 November 2018:
A Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major was seen in flight at Heiðmörk (SW) - 10th for Iceland. One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Akureyri (N) and singles at Selfoss (S) and Húsavík (NE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE), Höfn (SE) and Selfoss (S). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 31 October 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Reyðarfjörður (E). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Akureyri (N) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Siglufjörður (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Reyðarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 30 October 2018:
The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Keflavík (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Stykkishólmur (W) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Akureyri (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 29 October 2018:
An American Robin Turdus migratorius is at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 6th for Iceland. One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S). A male Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes still at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 28 October 2018:
One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Njarðvík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), Njarðvík (SW), Grindavík (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Sauðárkrókur (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S). A male Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes still at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 27 October 2018:
Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Stokkseyri (S) and Keldnaholt/Reykjavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Hallskot/Flói (S). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Grindavík (SW) and Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). A male Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes was found at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 26 October 2018:
A Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla remains at Presthús/Reynishverfi (S) - 12th for Iceland. Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Vötn/Ölfus (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Hallskot/Flói (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Langhús/Fljót (N). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Bugar/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 25 October 2018:
A Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus is still at Bugar/Ölfus (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla at Presthús/Reynishverfi (S) - 12th for Iceland. The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Vík (S) and Grindavík (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Merkisteinn/Ölfus (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Kverkin/Eyjafjöll (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 24 October 2018:
The Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps remains at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus was found at Bugar/Ölfus (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus at sea by Þrídrangar (S). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Mosfellsdalur (SW) and singles at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Höfn (SE), Stokkseyri (S) and Grindavík (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Heimaey (S) and Höfn (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akranes (SW), Grindavík (SW) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 23 October 2018:
The Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps is now at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 4th for Iceland. One Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus at Eyrarbakki (S). A first-winter American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus at Þorlákshöfn (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Heimaey (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Siglufjörður (N), Húsavík (NE) and Heimaey (S) and two at Mosfellsdalur (SW). Three Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Heimaey (S). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Heimaey (S). Nine Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 22 October 2018:
A Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps was found at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW) - 4th for Iceland. Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Hlíðardalsskóli/Ölfus (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Stokkseyri (S). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Þorlákshöfn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 21 October 2018:
Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea was found dead at Grímsey (N). One Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria at Djúpivogur (E). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Mosfellsdalur (SW) and one at Grindavík (SW). Single Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Hallskot/Flói (S) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE) and ten at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 20 October 2018:
The Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola remains at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) - 2nd for Iceland. One Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus still at Höfn (SE) - 8th for Iceland. Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkar/Nes (SE). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). The autumn's first Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Vitastígur/Reykjavík (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Ten Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), eight at Hali/Suðursveit (SE), five at Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S) and one at Selfoss (S). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 19 October 2018:
One Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus at Höfn (SE) - 8th for Iceland. Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). One Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus near Eskiholt/Borgarfjörður (W). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra reported from Sandgerði (SW). One Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria at Djúpivogur (E). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Langhús/Fljót (N) and Mosfellsdalur (SW) and two at Höfn (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Heimaey (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 18 October 2018:
One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Stokkseyri (S). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and one at Stokkseyri (S). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 17 October 2018:
The Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata was seen again at Fagranes/Nes (SE) - 2nd for Iceland. The Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola remains at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) - 2nd for Iceland. Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW) and Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus at Grótta/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Single Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Fagranes/Nes (SE), Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Six Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E), three at Höfn (SE) and Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S), two at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) and singles at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE), Kvísker/Öræfi (SE), Stokkseyri (S), Grindavík (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Njarðvík (SW). Single Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Höfn (SE) and Hallskot/Flói (S) bringing this autumn's total to at least 68 individuals. Three Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Fagranes/Nes (SE), three at Höfn (SE) and singles at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE), Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE) and Stokkseyri (S). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata still at Höfn (SE). Fifteen Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E), twelve at Höfn (SE), four at Fagranes/Nes (SE) and singles at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Kvísker/Öræfi (SE), Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S) and Njarðvík (SW). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes still at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Single Common Rosefinches Carpodacus erythrinus at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 16 October 2018:
Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkar/Nes (SE) and another three at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Dilksnes/Nes (SE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S), two at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S) and two at Grænahraun/Nes (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Fagranes/Nes (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). One Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Grænahraun/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 15 October 2018:
A Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola was found at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) - 2nd for Iceland. The Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata was seen again at Fagranes/Nes (SE) - 2nd for Iceland. One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE). Single Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE) and Heimaey (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE), Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE) and Heimaey (S). Two Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE) and one at Höfn (SE). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE) and one at Fagranes/Nes (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Höfn (SE). Eighteen Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S), six at Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE) and singles at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). Two Common Rosefinches Carpodacus erythrinus at Hali/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson





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