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Last update... 17 June 2019, 17:20

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Mon, 17 June 2019:
A Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 16 June 2019:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Straumsvík/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 15 June 2019:
The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera is at Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 18th for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 14 June 2019:
An Osprey Pandion haliaetus at Brunavatn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera is at Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 18th for Iceland. An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE). A singing Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 13 June 2019:
The Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris was reported again by Garðskagi (SW) - 4th for Iceland (if not last year's bird). The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera has been relocated at Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 18th for Iceland. An Osprey Pandion haliaetus was found near Kópasker (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini off Garðskagi (SW). An adult Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at Breiðamerkursandur (SE). A singing Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Skaftafell (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 12 June 2019:
A Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris was found by Garðskagi (SW) - 4th for Iceland (if not last year's bird). One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus off Garðskagi (SW). A first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Höfn (SE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 11 June 2019:
The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera is now at Miðhús/Garður (SW) - 18th for Iceland. A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Sigurðarstaðavatn/Slétta (NE). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Straumsvík/Hafnarfjörður (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi was now reported from Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Sandgerði (SW). A Little Stint Calidris minuta at Blikalón/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Single Curlew Sandpipers Calidris ferruginea at Ásmundarstaðir/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and Blikalón/Melrakkaslétta (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 10 June 2019:
The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera is now at Miðhús/Garður (SW) - 18th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hraun/Aðaldalur (NE). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolkuós (N). The drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis still at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Sandgerði (SW). Three Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE) and Höfði/Mývatn (NE). Three Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 9 June 2019:
The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera is now at Miðhús/Garður (SW) - 18th for Iceland. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Flatey (W). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Miðhús/Garður (SW), first spring record since 1980. Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S) and one at Hólar/Hjaltadalur (N). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). A singing male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). Several Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus also at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 8 June 2019:
The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera is now at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW) - 18th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 7 June 2019:
The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera moves between Garður and Sandgerði (SW) - 18th for Iceland. A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Sigurðarstaðavatn/Slétta (NE) and a pair at Mývatn (NE). Two adult Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Flatey (W). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 6 June 2019:
A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE) for the 2nd consecutive summer. Two adult Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Höfn (SE) and two adults at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger is also at Víkingavatn (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfði/Mývatn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 5 June 2019:
The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera moves between Garður and Sandgerði (SW) - 18th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Siglufjörður (N). One Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Flatey (W). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S) and one at Höfði/Mývatn (NE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Siglufjörður (N). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A singing male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Stokkseyri (S). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 4 June 2019:
The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera moves regularly between Garður and Sandgerði (SW) - 18th for Iceland. One Little Egret Egretta garzetta near Eyrarbakki (S). One Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Flatey (W). Two adult Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Hafnarnes/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 3 June 2019:
A White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera was again at Miðhús/Garður (SW) and later relocated at Sandgerði (SW) - 18th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Skjálfandafljót/Aðaldalur (NE). Two adult Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Ísafjörður (NW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 2 June 2019:
A White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucoptera was found at Miðhús/Garður (SW) - 18th for Iceland. One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S). A female Ruff Calidris pugnax at Miklavatn/Aðaldalur (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger is back at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE) for its 4th consecutive summer. Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE) and one at Höfn (SE). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Hákonarstaðir/Jökuldalur (E). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW) and one at Seyðisfjörður (E). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfði/Mývatn (NE). A singing Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Kjarnaskógur/Akureyri (N). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Húsavík (NE). A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was found at Djúpivogur (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 1 June 2019:
Single drakes Garganey Anas querquedula at Sandgerði (SW) and Unaós/Hjaltastaðaþinghá (E). A pair of Common Pochards Aythya ferina at Mývatn (NE) and a drake at Sigurðarstaðavatn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and two at Höfði/Mývatn (NE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 31 May 2019:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). Two drakes and a female Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Mývatn (NE). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus still at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 30 May 2019:
Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). Two drakes Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata near Horn/Nes (SE). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Eyvindarlækur/Aðaldalur (NE). A pair of Common Pochards Aythya ferina at Mývatn (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus still at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Höfn (SE). Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). At least two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). A Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A singing Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 29 May 2019:
Single Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus at Faxaflói bay (SW) and Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus still at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Vík (S). Two House Martins Delichon urbicum at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 28 May 2019:
A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus still at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). Two House Martins Delichon urbicum at Höfn (SE). A singing Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Mógilsá/Kollafjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 27 May 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). A pair of Garganeys Anas querquedula was found at Grindavík (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Múlavatn/Aðaldalur (NE). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis still at Selfoss (S). One Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis off Garðskagi (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Hrísatjörn/Svarfaðardalur (N). A male Ruff Calidris pugnax was reported from Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). Two Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Heiðmörk (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Blönduós (N). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Heimaey (S). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 26 May 2019:
A White Stork Ciconia ciconia was seen briefly at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) - 5th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Bassastaðir/Steingrímsfjörður (NW). Two drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Mývatn (NE). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis still at Selfoss (S). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Heimaey (S). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 25 May 2019:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis still at Selfoss (S). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Ingólfshöfði (SE). Two males Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Skaftafell (SE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and one Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 24 May 2019:
A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata at Húsavík (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Heiðmörk (SW) and Vaglaskógur (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Heimaklettur/Heimaey (S). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 23 May 2019:
A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE). A drake Garganey Anas querquedula at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). Two drakes King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Hesteyri/Hestfjörður (NW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Flatey/Mýrar (SE). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Austurfjörur (SE). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 22 May 2019:
Two drakes and a female Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Neslandatangi/Mývatn (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Selfoss (S). Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Stokkseyri (S) and Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and two at Selfoss (S). One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Höfn (SE). Six Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Vogur/Melrakkaslétta (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Raufarhöfn (NE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Lágafell/A-Landeyjar (S). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Þórshöfn (NE) and Selfoss (S). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Þórshöfn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 21 May 2019:
Single drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Ytriflói/Mývatn (NE) and Sigurðarstaðir/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A hybrid drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula at Laugarvatn (S). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Hesteyri/Hestfjörður (NW). Two drakes Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at and near Þvottárskriður (E). Two Common Coots Fulica atra at Mývatn (NE). Single Little Gulls Hydrocoloeus minutus at Höfn (SE) and Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Höfn (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW) and Höfn (SE) and one at Litla-Sandvík/Flói (S). Three House Martins Delichon urbicum at Heimaey (S). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 20 May 2019:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Neslandatangi/Mývatn (NE). A hybrid drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula at Laugarvatn (S). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Höfn (SE). Five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and one at Stokkseyri (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at sea, 75 nm N of Grímsey (N). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Heimaey (S). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes still at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 19 May 2019:
A Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus remains at Njarðvík (SW) - 9th for Iceland. A Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus is still at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 14th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Vagnbrekka/Mývatn (NE). A drake Garganey Anas querquedula remains at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris was reported from Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis was reported from Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Bangastaðavatn/Tjörnes (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Kakkarvatn/Stokkseyri (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Rif (W). A White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis is still at Garður (SW), first spring record. One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Three Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Stafafell/Lón (SE) and one at Selfoss (S). One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Stafafell/Lón (SE). Twelve Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S), five at Njarðvík (SW), two at Höfn (SE) and singles at Brekka/Lón (SE) and Stafafell/Lón (SE). Twelve House Martins Delichon urbicum at Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S), two at Heimaey (S) and Strandarkirkja/Selvogur (SW) and singles at Steinar/Eyjafjöll (S), Stafafell/Lón (SE) and Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). One Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis still at Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Kerlingadalur/Mýrdalur (S). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hof/Öræfi (SE) and singles at Kerlingardalur/Mýrdalur (S) and at Heimaey (S). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Selfoss (S). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes still at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 18 May 2019:
A Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus remains at Njarðvík (SW) - 9th for Iceland. A Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus was found at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 14th for Iceland. A drake Garganey Anas querquedula remains at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Two drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Ytriflói/Mývatn (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Helgavogur/Mývatn (NE). A White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Garður (SW), first spring record. Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Hof/Álftafjörður (E) and Selfoss (S). Seven Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Grindavík (SW), five at Höfn (SE), two at Hafranes/Reyðarfjörður (E), Friðland/Flói (S) and Stokkseyri (S) and singles at Hallskot/Flói (S) and Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). One Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis at Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and singles at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E), Melrakkanes/Álftafjörður (E) and Hnaukar/Álftafjörður (E). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E), Askur/Djúpivogur (E) and Hvalnes/Lón (SE). Two Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and one at Flugustaðir/Álftafjörður (E). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Selfoss (S). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 17 May 2019:
A male Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus flew past Vík/Lón (SE) - 8th for Iceland. A Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus remains at Njarðvík (SW) - 9th for Iceland. One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola at Brekka/Lón (SE). One European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur at Brekka/Lón (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Stafafell/Lón (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and Höfn (SE). Two Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Hvalnes/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 16 May 2019:
A Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus remains at Njarðvík (SW) - 9th for Iceland. Two drakes and a female Garganey Anas querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur at Höfn (SE). Six Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Gerðar/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 15 May 2019:
A Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus is at Njarðvík (SW) - 9th for Iceland. Two drakes and a female Garganey Anas querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SE). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes is still at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was reported from Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). A Common Swift Apus apus was found moribund at Heimaey (S). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Grindavík (SW) and Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 14 May 2019:
A drake Garganey Anas querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A male Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes is still at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). 26 Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus at Eyrarbakki (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 13 May 2019:
The Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica was seen again at Stokkseyri (S) - 3rd for Iceland. A Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii remains at Gerðar/Garður (SW) - 9th for Iceland. A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Rauðavatn/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra still at Sandgerði (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Garður (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes was found at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Stórhöfði/Heimaey (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Hallskot/Flói (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 12 May 2019:
A Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica was found at Stokkseyri (S) - 3rd for Iceland. A Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii remains at Gerðar/Garður (SW) - 9th for Iceland. A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Siglufjörður (N), present since the winter. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Langhús/Fljót (N). A pair of Garganeys Anas querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A pair of Common Pochards Aythya ferina is still at Hraunkot/Lón (SE). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þvottárskriður (E). A drake and female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þvottárskriður (E). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Garður (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). Eight Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus off Ölfusárós (SW). One 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Þveit/Nes (SE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE) and Selfoss (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E). Three Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE) and singles at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Heimaey (S). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Ólafsfjörður (N) and Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 11 May 2019:
A Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii remains at Gerðar/Garður (SW) - 9th for Iceland. Two drakes and a female Garganey Anas querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Heimaey (S). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Ólafsfjörður (N) and Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 10 May 2019:
A Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii was found at Gerðar/Garður (SW) - 9th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Eyrarbakki (S). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S) and Syðri-Hóll/Fnjóskadalur (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Stöðvarfjörður (E), the same as at Höfn earlier this spring. One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 9 May 2019:
A drake Garganey Anas querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 8 May 2019:
Single Cackling Geese Branta hutchinsii near Keta/Hegranes (N) and at Stóru-Akrar/Blönduhlíð (N). One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Stóru-Akrar/Blönduhlíð (N). A pair of Garganeys Anas querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). Single males Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S) and Syðri-Hóll/Fnjóskadalur (NE). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 7 May 2019:
One Siberian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons at Torfavatn/Skagi (N). One Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii at Stóru-Akrar/Blönduhlíð (N). One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Stóru-Akrar/Blönduhlíð (N). One Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla at Álftanes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). Single 2cy Little Gulls Hydrocoloeus minutus at Akureyri (N) and Þveit/Nes (SE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Keflavík (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and a male at Akranes (SW). Single males Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE) and Syðri-Hóll/Fnjóskadalur (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 6 May 2019:
A drake Garganey Anas querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One 2cy Little Gulls Hydrocoloeus minutus at Höfn (SE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þykkvibær/Landbrot (S). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Syðri-Hóll/Fnjóskadalur (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 5 May 2019:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Lambhúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Höfn (SE). Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE) and Selfoss (S). One European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur reported from Herjólfsdalur/Heimaey (S). A Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus was found dead at Hella (S). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Single males Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S) and Syðri-Hóll/Fnjóskadalur (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 4 May 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). One Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla at Holtahólar/Mýrar (SE), three at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE) and two at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A drake Garganey Anas querquedula at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A pair of Common Pochards Aythya ferina is at Hraunkot/Lón (SE) and a drake at Kópasker (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Álftavogur/Mývatn (NE) and a pair at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Dyrhólaey/Mýrdalur (S). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola was reported from Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Ásmundarstaðir/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes is still at Sandgerði (SW). A Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Mývatn (NE). One 2cy Little Gulls Hydrocoloeus minutus at the Flói Bird Reserve (S). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and two at Selfoss (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE), Höfn (SE) and Kirkjulækjarkot/Fljótshlíð (S). Three Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and singles at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE) and Skaftafell (SE). A singing Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Askur/Djúpivogur (E). A female Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and a male at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 3 May 2019:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris is still at Þykkvibær/Landbrot (S) - 16th for Iceland. Three Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). Two drakes Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Bessastaðir/Álftanes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hoffellsá/Nes (SE). Two Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes is still at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Keflavík (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rusticaBlackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Þykkvibær/Landbrot (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 2 May 2019:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris was found at Þykkvibær/Landbrot (S) - 16th for Iceland. The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes and Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia still at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two House Martins Delichon urbicum at Mosfellsbær (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Þykkvibær/Landbrot (S). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Húsavík (NE). Three Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 1 May 2019:
A Black Kite Milvus migrans was found at Reykjavellir/Biskupstungur (S) - 4th for Iceland. A Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Vagnbrekka/Mývatn (NE). A female Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Elliðaár/Reykjavík (SW). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes and Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia still at Sandgerði (SW). A first-winter Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at the Flói Bird Reserve (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 30 April 2019:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). One Common Coot Fulica atra remains at Sandgerði (SW). Two Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). One Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes still at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia still at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus near Vík (S). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE) and one at Selfoss (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE) and Hvaleyrarvatn/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Höfn (SE). Three Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and Skaftafell/Öræfi (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 29 April 2019:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Vogsósar/Selvogur (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Víkingavatn (NE). One Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes was found at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia still at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Selfoss (S) and one at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 28 April 2019:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Hraunkot/Lón (SE). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Árbæjarstífla/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra remains at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia still at Sandgerði (SW). Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Hraunkot/Lón (SE), Höfn (SE) and Selfoss (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Sandgerði (SW). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and singles at Þrastaskógur/Grímsnes (SW) and Grindavík (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). A male European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca was found at Neskaupstaður (E). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Holt/Nes (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Selfoss (S) and one at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 27 April 2019:
Three Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE) and one at Bessastaðir/Álftanes (SW). Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE) and one at Gerðar/Garður (SW). One Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Hraun/Ölfus (SW). A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Vagnbrekka/Mývatn (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Álftavogur/Mývatn (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra remains at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia still at Sandgerði (SW). Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and Selfoss (S). A male Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus at Sandgerði (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E), Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and Sandgerði (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Flugustaðir/Álftafjörður (E). Six Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hvalnes/Lón (SE), two at Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Vík/Lón (SE) and singles at Breiðdalsvík (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E), Berunes/Berufjörður (E), Flugustaðir/Álftafjörður (E), Reyðará/Lón (SE), Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE) and Kálfafellsstaður/Suðursveit (SE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and singles at Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E), Melrakkanes/Álftafjörður (E) and Borgir/Nes (SE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Melrakkanes/Álftafjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 26 April 2019:
A male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus was found dead at Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E) - 2nd for Iceland. Single Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Eyrarbakki (S), Grindavík (SW), Flankastaðir/Miðnes (SW), Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) and Nýlenda/Miðnes (SW). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Árbæjarstífla/Reykjavík (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Garðar/Mýrdalur (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra remains at Sandgerði (SW). Four Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) and two at Gerðar/Garður (SW). One Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia was found at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Eyrarbakki (S). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Garðskagi (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 25 April 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Dyrhólaey (S). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Hraun/Ölfus (SW) and two at Sólheimasandur (S). Single Common Coots Fulica atra at Ásgautsstaðavatn/Flói (S) and Sandgerði (SW). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Þykkvibær (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Njarðvík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and one at Þykkvibær/Landbrot (S). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single Hawfinches Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Holt/Nes (SE) and Heiðmörk (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 24 April 2019:
Single Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW) and Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). One Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii remains at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Árbæjarstífla/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra remains at Árbæjarstífla/Reykjavík (SW). Seven Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus off Garður (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Selfoss (S) and four at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 23 April 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Árbæjarstífla/Reykjavík (SW). Two drakes Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Laugaland/Eyjafjörður (N). One Common Coot Fulica atra remains at Árbæjarstífla/Reykjavík (SW). Three Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Seyðisfjörður (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Þykkvibær/Landbrot (S). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 21 April 2019:
Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 20 April 2019:
A hybrid drake Eurasian x American Wigeon Mareca penelope x americana at Laxárós/Skjálfandi (NE). A hybrid drake Eurasian x Green-winged Teal Anas crecca x carolinensis at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). Single Common Coots Fulica atra at Elliðaár/Reykjavík (SW) and Sandgerði (SW). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW), two at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and Hafnir (SW) and one at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). Single male Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grænahraun/Nes (SE), Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and Selfoss (S). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Grindavík (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). A male Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus was seen briefly at Grænahraun/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 19 April 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis and a Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii remain at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). Three Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Mýrdalssandur (S). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Kálfafell/Fljótshverfi (S). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Hörgsland/Síða (S), two at Mýrdalssandur (S) and Hafnir (SW) and singles at Kálfafell/Fljótshverfi (S) and Vík (S). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Hörgsland/Síða (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 18 April 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis still at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Sandgerði (SW). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Hafnir (SW) and one at Hvolsvöllur (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Vík/Lón (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Flugustaðir/Álftafjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 17 April 2019:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Skoruvíkurbjarg/Langanes (NE). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Sandgerði (SW). Three Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Heimaey (S). A Sand Martin Riparia riparia is still at Selfoss (S). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Fagurhólsmýri/Öræfi (SE) and two at Hafnir (SW). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Eyrarbakki (S) and Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 16 April 2019:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Krísuvík (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Sandgerði (SW). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). A Sand Martin Riparia riparia is still at Selfoss (S). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Vatnsendi/Kópavogur (SW) and Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). A male Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Selfoss (S). A Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 15 April 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis and a Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). A blue morph Snow Goose Anser caerulescens at Skriðuklaustur/Fljótsdalur (E). Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW) and Víkingavatn (NE). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Sandgerði (SW). Three Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus reported from Stafnes/Miðnes (SW) and one at Jökulsárlón (SE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). A Sand Martin Riparia riparia is still at Selfoss (S). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Sandgerði (SW). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Vatnsendi/Kópavogur (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Þórshöfn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 14 April 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW) and Víkingavatn (NE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Krísuvík (SW). An adult drake and adult female King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A Sand Martin Riparia riparia was found at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 13 April 2019:
A female Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon is still at Varmá/Mosfellsbær (SW) - 6th for Iceland and probably present since November 2018. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis and a Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii at Steinasandur/Suðursveit (SE). Seven King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE) and a female at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Sandgerði (SW). Eight Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Vatnsendi/Kópavogur (SW) and Hallskot/Flói (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). A female Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 12 April 2019:
A female Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon is still at Varmá/Mosfellsbær (SW) - 6th for Iceland and probably present since November 2018. Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Geiteyjarströnd/Mývatn (NE). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Grænahraun/Nes (SE) and Hallskot/Flói (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). A female Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 11 April 2019:
A female Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon is still at Varmá/Mosfellsbær (SW) - 6th for Iceland and probably present since November 2018. A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Strákafjall/Siglufjörður (N). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). A Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii at Höfn (SE). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Stafafell/Lón (SE). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 10 April 2019:
A female Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon is still at Varmá/Mosfellsbær (SW) - 6th for Iceland and probably present since November 2018. A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Vogar (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 9 April 2019:
Single drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Krísuvík (SW) and Eyrarbakki (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). A wintering female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 8 April 2019:
A blue morph Snow Goose Anser caerulescens at Heinabergsaurar/Mýrar (SE). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Gerðar/Garður (SW). Single females King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kópavogur (SW) and Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A long-staying male House Sparrow Passer domesticus remains at Ísafjörður (NW). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Mosfellsdalur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 7 April 2019:
A Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon was found at Varmá/Mosfellsbær (SW) - 6th for Iceland and probably present since November 2018. A Siberian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons is at Torfalækur/Ásar (N). Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Tóftir/Flói (S) and one at Rif (W). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). Twelve Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 6 April 2019:
Two Bewick's Swans Cygnus columbianus bewickii at Lón (SE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Krísuvík (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S) and Þveit/Nes (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and two at Fitjar/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 5 April 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Krísuvík (SW). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE) and singles at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE) and Vífilsstaðir/Garðabær (SW). A wintering female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 4 April 2019:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola was reported from Fitjar/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 3 April 2019:
A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis is still at Þveit/Nes (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 2 April 2019:
Single Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) and Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 4-5th for Iceland. A Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus remains at Skógasandur (S). Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Single Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 1 April 2019:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Rif (W). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus remains at Skógasandur (S). A Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was reported from Hvolsvöllur (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Húsavík (NE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 31 March 2019:
A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW) and single drakes at Voladalstorfa/Tjörnes (NE) and Ytri-Tunga/Staðarsveit (W). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis was found at Þveit/Nes (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Húsavík (NE) and four at Bjarnanes/Nes (SE). A Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus remains at Skógasandur (S). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE) and nine at Sandgerði (SW). Single Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Höfn (SE). Two Arctic Redpolls Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 30 March 2019:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Straumsvík (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Voladalstorfa/Tjörnes (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Húsavík (NE). A Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus was found at Skógasandur (S). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). A wintering female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and at Höfn (SE). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 29 March 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. 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). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Húsavík (NE). Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Kópavogur (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 28 March 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Eyrarbakki (S). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 27 March 2019:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Garður (SW). Single King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Garðskagi (SW) and Njarðvík (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Five Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Syðri-Steinsmýri/Meðalland (S). Nineteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE) and eleven at Sandgerði (SW). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 26 March 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Garður (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Sixteen Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Syðri-Steinsmýri/Meðalland (S). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE) and Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE) and eleven at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). Single Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Laugarvatn (S) and Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). One Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 25 March 2019:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Reyðarfjörður (E). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs, one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla and two Arctic Redpolls Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 24 March 2019:
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). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kársnes/Kópavogur (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Vífilsstaðir (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Wintering females Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remain at Húsavík (NE) and Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs, one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla and one Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 23 March 2019:
A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. Two drakes King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Hóll/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and one drake at Garðskagi (SW). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A wintering female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs, one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla and one Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 22 March 2019:
Single Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis remain at Grindavík (SW) and Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 4-5th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE) and one at Akureyri (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla and one Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 21 March 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Laugarvatn (S). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Myllulækjartjörn (SW) and Hrafnagil/Eyjafjörður (N) and three at Klapparós/Núpasveit (NE). Two Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos, two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs, one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla and an Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 15 February 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 drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis near Hafnir (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Hraunsvík/Grindavík (SW). A male Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs and a Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 14 February 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Njarðvík (SW). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S). Single Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE) and Laugarvatn (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 13 February 2019:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). A female White-winged/Velvet Scoter Melanitta deglandi/fusca at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). A Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 12 February 2019:
A female American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi remains at Heimaey (S). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Two Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 11 February 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A European Greenfinch Chloris chloris remains at Höfn (SE) - 15th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). At least fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Miðnes (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs and a Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 10 February 2019:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW), Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW) and Höfn (SE). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 9 February 2019:
The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Njarðvík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 8 February 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 7 February 2019:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis remains at Grindavík (SW) - 4th for Iceland. A female American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi was found at Heimaey (S). 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





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