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Last update... 21 October 2021, 11:15

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Thu, 21 October 2021:
One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 20 October 2021:
One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes still at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE) and singles at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE) and Selfoss (S). Two Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Höfn (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and one at Húsavík (NE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW) and Siglufjörður (N). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Hólaheiði/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Six Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and one at Grænahraun/Nes (SE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Útskálar/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 19 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius was now seen at Fjörukot/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Höfn (SE). Six Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE), two at Raufarhöfn (NE) and one at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). One Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Three Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE) and one at Blikalón/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Höfn (SE). Eight Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE), six at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE), five at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Grænahraun/Nes (SE), two at Höfn (SE) and one at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 18 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius was now seen at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 17 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius was now seen at Fjörukot/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). Three female/juvenile Ring-necked Ducks Aythya collaris remain at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW) and a drake at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Snartarstaðir/Núpasveit (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula reported at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Four Hornemann's Arctic Redpolls Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni at Húsavík (NE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Útskálar/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 16 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius was now seen at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A juvenile Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus is still at Heimaey (S) - 5th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A fem/juv Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors again at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). A juvenile Sabine's Gull Xema sabini between Landeyjahöfn and Heimaey (S). Three Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea between Landeyjahöfn and Heimaey (S). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE), two at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE), Kríutjörn/Nes (SE) and Elliðavatn (SW) and singles at Háreksstaðakvísl/Jökuldalsheiði (E), Höfn (SE) and Sandgerði (SW). A Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus was found dead at Neskaupstaður (E). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Hrófberg/Steingrímsfjörður (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 15 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius remains in the vicinity of Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A juvenile Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus is still at Heimaey (S) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). A Ruff Calidris pugnax at Hólmar/A-Landeyjar (S). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini reported between Landeyjahöfn and Heimaey (S). An adult and first-winter Little Gulls Hydrocoloeus minutus at Útskálar/Garður (SW). An adult Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla still at Heimaey (S). Ten Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and two at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Höfn (SE). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Eyvindarstaðir/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Selfoss (S). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus reported from Útskálar/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 14 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius remains in the vicinity of Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A juvenile Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus is still at Heimaey (S) - 5th for Iceland. A Great Egret Ardea alba was seen at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE) - 10th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A fem/juv Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla still at Heimaey (S). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW) and one at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Höfn (SE). Three Hornemann's Arctic Redpolls Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 13 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius remains in the vicinity of Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A juvenile Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus is still at Heimaey (S) - 5th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. Three female/juvenile Ring-necked Ducks Aythya collaris at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla still at Heimaey (S). Three Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea between Landeyjahöfn and Heimaey (S). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW) and one near Hallgeirsey/A-Landeyjar (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 12 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius remains at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A juvenile Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus is still at Heimaey (S) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). Three female/juvenile Ring-necked Ducks Aythya collaris at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and one at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini between Landeyjahöfn and Heimaey (S). An adult Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla still at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 11 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius was relocated at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. A juvenile Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus at Heimaey (S) - 5th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. Single drakes American Wigeon Mareca americana at Markarfljótsós (S) and Innri-Njarðvík (SW). Three female/juvenile Ring-necked Ducks Aythya collaris at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Markarfljótsós (S). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla at Heimaey (S). A Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea between Landeyjahöfn and Heimaey (S) while five were reported from Garðskagi (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kúka/Staðarsveit (W) and two at Höfn (SE). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Miðhús/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 10 October 2021:
The juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius was seen briefly at Arnarhóll/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. Meanwhile, the unidentified Hen/Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus/hudsonius was seen again at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). Two female/juvenile Ring-necked Ducks Aythya collaris at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops at Raufarhöfn (NE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Raufarhöfn (NE). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW) with another at Miðhús/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 9 October 2021:
A juvenile Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius was found by Sandgerði and later relocated at Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. Meanwhile, an unidentified Hen/Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus/hudsonius was seen at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. Single drakes American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) and Rif (W). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Nineteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE) and one at Garðskagi (SW). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW) and an adult at Öndverðarnes (W). An adult Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla at Grindavík (SW). 43 Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea off Öndverðarnes (W), thirty off Stokksnes/Nes (SE), twelve off Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and four off Eyjafjörður (N). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Dynjandi/Nes (SE), Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE), Krossbær/Nes (SE) and Breiðabólsstaðarlón/Suðursveit (SE) and two at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Höfn (SE). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Siglufjörður (N). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Þórshöfn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 8 October 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). One Ruff Calidris pugnax at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE) and one at Kríutjörn/Nes (SE). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Siglufjörður (N). An unidentified Acrocephalus Warbler at Mánárbakki/Tjörnes (NE). One Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca at Siglufjörður (N). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE). A Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 7 October 2021:
Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Stokkseyri (S). A juvenile Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Eyrarbakki (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 6 October 2021:
A Killdeer Charadrius vociferus at Hellnar (W) - 6th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and two at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea at Garðskagi (SW) and three at Skoruvíkurbjarg (NE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Egilsstaðir (E). A European Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus was found dead at Langhús/Fljót (N). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus again at Akranes (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Hellnar (W). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). A Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis at Skoruvíkurbjarg/Langanes (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 5 October 2021:
The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Höfn (SE). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). A Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis at Siglufjörður (N). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 4 October 2021:
The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Ruff Calidris pugnax at Gerðar/Garður (SW). A Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus at Borgarhöfn/Suðursveit (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 3 October 2021:
The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Innri-Njarðvík (SW). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). A juvenile Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Garðskagi (SW). Eleven Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at Heiðarhöfn/Langanes (NE) and one at Garður (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) and Elliðavatn (SW). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Harðbakur/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and a female at Hestamöl/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Single Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE) and Höfn (SE). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca still at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra still at Hestamöl/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE) and Höfn (SE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni at Sauðaneslón/Langanes (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 2 October 2021:
The White's Thrush Zoothera aurea was reported from Gufunes/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and two at Stokkseyri (S). Single Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE), Sandgerði (SW) and by Garðskagi (SW). A Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). A juvenile Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Húsavík (NE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 1 October 2021:
A Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus at Höfn (SE) - 4th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) while another was seen near Eldvatn/Meðalland (S) - 11-12th for Iceland. Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). A Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Miðhús/Garður (SW). A juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax at Djúpalónssandur undir Jökli (W). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE), three at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE) and Elliðavatn (SW), two at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and one at Holtsós/Eyjafjöll (S). A Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus still at Langhús/Fljót (N). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Vík/Lón (SE). Single Whinchats Saxicola rubetra at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE) and Garðskagi (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 30 September 2021:
A White's Thrush Zoothera aurea was found at Gufunes/Reykjavík (SW), it was kept in captivity overnight and released next day due to a window collision - 5th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. Twelve Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Víkingavatn (NE), Brekka/Núpasveit (NE), Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and Hvalnes/Lón (SE). A Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). A Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus still at Langhús/Fljót (N). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Raufarhöfn (NE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Harðbakur/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Single Lesser Whitethroats Curruca curruca at Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE), Raufarhöfn (NE) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). One Common Whitethroat Curruca communis at Hestamöl/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Grímsey (N). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Raufarhöfn (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Hestamöl/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A juvenile Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola at Grímsey (N). Single Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus reported from Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). A Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 29 September 2021:
The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). Eight Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at Garðsjór (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). A Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Langhús/Fljót (N). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Skagaströnd (N). A Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Víkur/Skagi (N). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Víkur/Skagi (N). A European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca at Örlygsstaðir/Skagi (N). Four Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 28 September 2021:
The juvenile Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina remains at Eyrarbakki (S) - 1st for Iceland. The juvenile American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla remains at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. A female Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas at Heimaey (S) - 4th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). Seven Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Klifhólar/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 27 September 2021:
The juvenile Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina remains at Eyrarbakki (S) - 1st for Iceland. A Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus at Borgarholt/Flói (S) - 11th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus was relocated at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Miðhús/Garður (SW). A Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW) and three at Sandgerði (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Skarðshlíð/Eyjafjöll (S). A Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Höfn (SE). Single Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Heimaey (S) and Víkur/Reykjanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 26 September 2021:
The juvenile Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina remains at Eyrarbakki (S) - 1st for Iceland. The juvenile American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla remains at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. Single Red-eyed Vireos Vireo olivaceus at Eyrarbakki (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 25 September 2021:
A juvenile Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina was found at Eyrarbakki (S) - 1st for Iceland. The juvenile American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla remains at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus is still at Álftanes (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). Single Red-eyed Vireos Vireo olivaceus at Eyrarbakki (S) and Klifhólar/Grindavík (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus remains at Klifhólar/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 24 September 2021:
The juvenile American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla remains at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. A juvenile Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus at Reykjanesviti (SW) - 3rd for Iceland. Two juvenile Black-winged Pratincoles Glareola nordmanni seen briefly at Höfn (SE) - 4-5th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus was relocated at Álftanes (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Egilsstaðir (E). Thirteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE) and singles at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW) and Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hæðarlækur/Landbrot (S) and one at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus at Klifhólar/Grindavík (SW). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Klifhólar/Grindavík (SW) and Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). A Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens rubescens remains at Gerðar/Garður (SW). One Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Sandgerði (SW). Two Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 23 September 2021:
An American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla was found at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. The American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva remains at Þorlákshöfn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. An adult Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla at Fitjatjörn/Miðnes (SW). A juvenile Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Lambanes/Langanes (NE). Eight Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at Garður (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fellabær (E) and Höfn (SE) and one at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus again at Akranes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 22 September 2021:
The American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva remains at Þorlákshöfn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Single Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Stokkseyri (S) and Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). An adult and juvenile Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini at Gerðar/Garður (SW). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE) and one at Víkingavatn (NE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE), Hali/Suðursveit (SE), Litla-Hlíð/Ölfus (SW) and Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Langhús/Fljót (N). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Akranes (SW). Single Buff-bellied Pipits Anthus rubescens rubescens at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW) and Gerðar/Garður (SW). Three Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus around Garðskagi (SW) and singles at Reykjanesviti (SW) and Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 21 September 2021:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). A Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Blautós/Akranes (SW). The adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 20 September 2021:
A putative Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum at Gerðar/Garður (SW) - 3rd for Iceland if accepted. The American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva remains at Þorlákshöfn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 19 September 2021:
The American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva remains at Þorlákshöfn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). The adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica now at Garðskagi (SW). Two juvenile Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). A Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). A Garden Warbler Sylvia borin remains at Höfn (SE). Two Pectoral Sandpipers Calidris melanotos remain at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Thirty Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at Bjargtangar (NW). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Five Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE). One Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 18 September 2021:
The American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva remains at Þorlákshöfn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). A Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis at Grímsey (N). Two Pectoral Sandpipers Calidris melanotos at Lyngar/Meðalland (S) while one remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 17 September 2021:
An American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva at Þorlákshöfn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Garður (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Eyrarbakki (S). Two Pectoral Sandpipers Calidris melanotos remain at Miðhús/Garður (SW). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A juvenile Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus and Garden Warbler Sylvia borin remain at Höfn (SE). A Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens rubescens at Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 16 September 2021:
One Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. Three Snow Geese Anser caerulescens reported from Litlu-Reykir/Hraungerðishreppur (S). A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Höfn (SE). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). A Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). Two Pectoral Sandpipers Calidris melanotos remain at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE) and Djúpivogur (E). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix remains at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Djúpivogur (E). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). A Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Höfn (SE). A Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens rubescens was reported from Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 15 September 2021:
One Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Garður (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). Single juvenile Baird's Sandpipers Calidris bairdii at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW) and Miðhús/Garður (SW). Three Pectoral Sandpipers Calidris melanotos at Miðhús/Garður (SW). A juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla also at Miðhús/Garður (SW). A juvenile Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Gerðar/Garður (SW). An adult Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia was seen again at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Eight Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea near Grímsey (N). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW) and two at Djúpivogur (E). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Djúpivogur (E). Two Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). A Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens rubescens at Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW). Two Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Grímsey (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 14 September 2021:
One Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). Two Pectoral Sandpipers Calidris melanotos at Miðhús/Garður (SW) and one at Sandgerði (SW). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 13 September 2021:
One Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). A Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Miðhús/Garður (SW). An adult Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 12 September 2021:
One Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again near Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata near Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Skagaströnd (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 11 September 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica remains at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. One Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). A Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis at Garðskagi (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Hvammstangi (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 10 September 2021:
One Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus remains at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again near Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). A Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis still at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SE). Four Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at sea at Mýrabugt (SE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 9 September 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica remains at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. One Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus was found at Innri-Njarðvík (SW) - 11th for Iceland. The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Rif (W). The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 8 September 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica remains at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Kríutjörn/Nes (SE). The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). A Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis also at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) and two at Þveit/Nes (SE). A juvenile Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 7 September 2021:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is back in Keflavík (SW). The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). A juvenile Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Vík/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 6 September 2021:
The European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur remains at Miðhús/Garður (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica again at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). One Ruff Calidris pugnax at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE) and one at Kúka/Staðarsveit (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 5 September 2021:
A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Ketilssstaðir/Hjaltastaðaþinghá (E). A European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur was found at Miðhús/Garður (SW). A juvenile Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Höfn (SE). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Eyrarbakki (S). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Hvammstangi (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 4 September 2021:
A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW) while a juvenile remains at Höfn (SE). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Hvammstangi (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 3 September 2021:
A moulting drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 2 September 2021:
An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 1 September 2021:
A Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 31 August 2021:
Two drakes Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E), one adult and one first-summer (2cy). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica still at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW) while a juvenile remains at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis was reported at Höfn (SE). The adult Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan remains at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Seljaland/Eyjafjöll (S). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix reported at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica again at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Hali/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 30 August 2021:
An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). The juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla remains at Sandgerði (SW). The adult Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan remains at Höfn (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Hjarðarhagi/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 29 August 2021:
A Common Swift Apus apus at Laugarvatn (S). An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW) while a juvenile was found at Höfn (SE). The juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla was relocated at Sandgerði (SW). Two Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at Stokksnes/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 28 August 2021:
An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Straumfjörður/Mýrar (W). An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla at Fjörukot/Miðnes (SW). The adult Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan remains at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 27 August 2021:
An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola remains at Sandgerði (SW). One adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis still at Höfn (SE). A juvenile Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). The adult Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan remains at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 26 August 2021:
A Snow Goose Anser caerulescens near Borgarland/Helgafellssveit (W). The adult Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan remains at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 25 August 2021:
An adult Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 24 August 2021:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis by Þvottárskriður (E). Two drakes Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E), one adult and one first-summer (2cy). An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Hvammstangi (N). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 23 August 2021:
A juvenile Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor remains at Breiðabólsstaðartjörn/Álftanes (SW) - 8th for Iceland. One adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis still at Höfn (SE). Four Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 22 August 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A juvenile Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor at Breiðabólsstaðartjörn/Álftanes (SW) - 8th for Iceland. One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Skógar (S). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two adult White-rumped Sandpipers Calidris fuscicollis at Höfn (SE). An adult Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at Ærvíkurbjarg/Skjálfandi (NE). One Hooded Crow Corvus cornix at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Four Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE) and at least three at Skógar (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 21 August 2021:
One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus still at Hvammstangi (N). Five Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 20 August 2021:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfðaskógur/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Hvammstangi (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 19 August 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfðaskógur/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus was reported from Staðarstaður/Staðarsveit (W). Twelve Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at sea south of Vestmannaeyjar (S). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfðaskógur/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 18 August 2021:
Four King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þvottárskriður (E), three drakes and a female.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 17 August 2021:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina as well as a drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Neslandavík/Lake Mývatn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 16 August 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica remains at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 15 August 2021:
Two moulting drakes Hooded Mergansers Lophodytes cucullatus remains at Botnsvogur/Hvalfjörður (SW) - 13-14th for Iceland. One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 14 August 2021:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Hlöðuvík/Hornstrandir (NW). The adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains, now by Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW). A pair of Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica with five fledged young at Raufarhöfn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 13 August 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica remains at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfðaskógur/Hafnarfjörður (SW). The adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains, now by Ásgarður/Garður (SW). Single Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea off Ystiklettur/Heimaey (S) and off Landeyjahöfn (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 12 August 2021:
The male Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia remains at Ytra-Lágafell/Miklahotshreppur (W) - 4th for Iceland. Two moulting drakes Hooded Mergansers Lophodytes cucullatus remains at Botnsvogur/Hvalfjörður (SW) - 13-14th for Iceland. A Smew Mergellus albellus remains at Kritartjörn/Lake Mývatn (NE. The adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains, now by Ásgarður/Garður (SW). The Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis was seen again at Ásgarður/Garður (SW). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus reported at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 11 August 2021:
One of the two moulting drakes Hooded Mergansers Lophodytes cucullatus remains at Botnsvogur/Hvalfjörður (SW). A Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis by Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 10 August 2021:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Bakkagerði (E). One Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea at sea at Mýragrunn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 9 August 2021:
Two moulting drakes Hooded Mergansers Lophodytes cucullatus remains at Botnsvogur/Hvalfjörður (SW) - 13-14th for Iceland. One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Bakkagerði (E). Still one adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Grindavík (SW). One Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea at sea at Mýragrunn (SE). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 8 August 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica remains at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. Two moulting drakes Hooded Mergansers Lophodytes cucullatus remains at Botnsvogur/Hvalfjörður (SW) - 13-14th for Iceland. A Smew Mergellus albellus remains at Kritartjörn/Lake Mývatn (NE. Again two adult White-rumped Sandpipers Calidris fuscicollis at Grindavík (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Hákonarstaðir/Jökuldalur (E). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Háaleiti/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 7 August 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica remains at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. Two moulting drakes Hooded Mergansers Lophodytes cucullatus were seen again at Botnsvogur/Hvalfjörður (SW) - 13-14th for Iceland. A Smew Mergellus albellus was found at Kritartjörn/Lake Mývatn (NE). The adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains, now by Ásgarður/Garður (SW). Again two adult White-rumped Sandpipers Calidris fuscicollis at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 6 August 2021:
One adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis remains at Grindavík (SW). One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Egilsstaðir (E). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 5 August 2021:
The adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana still near Þvottárskriður (E), where a drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains as well. One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 4 August 2021:
The adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains, now by Garðskagi (SW). One adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hofgarðar/Staðarsveit (W). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 3 August 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica remains at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. Two moulting drakes Hooded Mergansers Lophodytes cucullatus were found at Botnsvogur/Hvalfjörður (SW) - 13-14th for Iceland. A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Djúpivogur (E). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Hólkotstjörn/Reykjadalur (NE). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Garður (SW). Two adult White-rumped Sandpipers Calidris fuscicollis at Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Safamýri/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 2 August 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica is again at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Raufarhöfn (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 1 August 2021:
The adult Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica is again at Vestmannsvatn (NE), back for its 4th consecutive summer. One Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Heimaey (S). Six Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE) and one at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson





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