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Rare Birds in 2008

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Grey Heron - Grßhegri - Ardea cinerea
Borgarnes (W)
30 December 2008

© Sigurjˇn Einarsson

European Robin - Glˇbrystingur - Erithacus rubecula
H˙savÝk (NE)
29 December 2008

© Gaukur Hjartarson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
15 November 2008

© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Blackcap - Hettus÷ngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
15 November 2008

Female.

© Hrafn Ëskarsson

European Goldfinch - Ůistilfinka - Carduelis carduelis
6th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
15 November 2008

© Ingvar Atli Sigur­sson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Seljaland, Eyjafj÷ll (S)
9 November 2008

© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Heimaey (S)
9 November 2008

© Ingvar Atli Sigur­sson

Grey Heron - Grßhegri - Ardea cinerea
Rif (W)
8 November 2008

© Bjarni Íssurarson

European Goldfinch - Ůistilfinka - Carduelis carduelis
6th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
8 November 2008

© Ingvar Atli Sigur­sson

Blackcap - Hettus÷ngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
7 November 2008

Male.

© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Blackcap - Hettus÷ngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
7 November 2008

Female.

© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Smew - HvÝt÷nd - Mergus albellus
HlÝ­arvatn, Selvogur (SW)
1 November 2008

Apparently a juvenile bird.
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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
Sandger­i (SW)
29 October 2008

Two juveniles, possibly the 5-6th in Iceland this autumn !
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© Stefßn ┴ki Ragnarsson

King Eider - Ă­arkˇngur - Somateria spectabilis
Siglufj÷r­ur (N)
29 October 2008

Moulting drake.

© Sigur­ur Ăgisson

King Eider - Ă­arkˇngur - Somateria spectabilis
Siglufj÷r­ur (N)
29 October 2008

Moulting drake.

© Sigur­ur Ăgisson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
Sandger­i (SW)
29 October 2008

Two juveniles, possibly the 5-6th in Iceland this autumn !
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© Andrzej Boguniecki

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
Sandger­i (SW)
28 October 2008

Two juveniles.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
Sandger­i (SW)
28 October 2008

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
Sandger­i (SW)
28 October 2008

Two juveniles.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

American Robin - Far■r÷stur - Turdus migratorius
5th for Iceland
Selfoss (S)
28 October 2008

First-winter.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

American Robin - Far■r÷stur - Turdus migratorius
5th for Iceland
Selfoss (S)
28 October 2008

First-winter.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
Sandger­i (SW)
25 October 2008

Two juveniles, possibly the 5-6th in Iceland this autumn !
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© Andrzej Boguniecki

American Robin - Far■r÷stur - Turdus migratorius
5th for Iceland
Selfoss (S)
25 October 2008

First-winter.
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© Jˇhann Ëli Hilmarsson

Lesser Whitethroat - Netlus÷ngvari - Sylvia curruca
Heimaey (S)
25 October 2008

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© Ingvar Atli Sigur­sson

American Robin - Far■r÷stur - Turdus migratorius
5th for Iceland
Selfoss (S)
24 October 2008

First-winter.
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© Írn Ëskarsson

Eurasian Curlew - Fj÷ruspˇi - Numenius arquata
Sandger­i (SW)
21 October 2008

With Purple Sandpipers.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Barn Swallow - Landsvala - Hirundo rustica
Selfoss (S)
19 October 2008

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Ůrastaskˇgur, GrÝmsnes (SW)
19 October 2008

© Gunnar Ů. HallgrÝmsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Ůrastaskˇgur, GrÝmsnes (SW)
19 October 2008

© Gunnar Ů. HallgrÝmsson

Rough-legged Buzzard - Fjallvßkur - Buteo lagopus
20th for Iceland
Mřrdalur (S)
18 October 2008

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© ١rir N. Kjartansson

American Robin - Far■r÷stur - Turdus migratorius
5th for Iceland
Selfoss (S)
18 October 2008

First-winter.
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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

American Robin - Far■r÷stur - Turdus migratorius
5th for Iceland
Selfoss (S)
18 October 2008

First-winter.
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© Írn Ëskarsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringmßfur - Larus delawarensis
Bakkatj÷rn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
18 October 2008

Second-winter, one of two individuals at this site this autumn,
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Little Egret - Bjarthegri - Egretta garzetta
H÷fn (SE)
17 October 2008

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

King Eider - Ă­arkˇngur - Somateria spectabilis
Siglufj÷r­ur (N)
17 October 2008

Moulting drake.

© Sigur­ur Ăgisson

Blackcap - Hettus÷ngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
H÷fn (SE)
16 October 2008

Female.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Black-throated Thrush - Ůorra■r÷stur - Turdus ruficollis atrogularis
2nd for Iceland
St÷­varfj÷r­ur (E)
12 October 2008

The first record was in November 2005.

© Sveinn Jˇnsson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
7th for Iceland
Dj˙pivogur (E)
11 October 2008

Juvenile.
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© AndrÚs Sk˙lason

Grey Heron - Grßhegri - Ardea cinerea
Siglufj÷r­ur (N)
11 October 2008

© Sigur­ur Ăgisson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
6th for Iceland
H÷f­abrekka, Mřrdalur (S)
11 October 2008

Juvenile.
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© ١rir N. Kjartansson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
6th for Iceland
H÷f­abrekka, Mřrdalur (S)
11 October 2008

Juvenile.
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© RÝkar­ur RÝkar­sson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
6th for Iceland
H÷f­abrekka, Mřrdalur (S)
11 October 2008

Juvenile.
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© RÝkar­ur RÝkar­sson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
6th for Iceland
H÷f­abrekka, Mřrdalur (S)
11 October 2008

Juvenile, with Whooper Swans.
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© RÝkar­ur RÝkar­sson

Eurasian Spoonbill - Flatnefur - Platalea leucorodia
6th for Iceland
H÷f­abrekka, Mřrdalur (S)
11 October 2008

Juvenile.
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© Stefßn ┴ki Ragnarsson

Common Chiffchaff - Grans÷ngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
H÷fn (SE)
11 October 2008

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

American Golden Plover - Gulllˇa - Pluvialis dominica
Vi­bor­ssel, Mřrar (SE)
8 October 2008

Juvenile.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Lesser Whitethroat - Netlus÷ngvari - Sylvia curruca
Hali, Su­ursveit (SE)
8 October 2008

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© Bj÷rn G. Arnarson

Barred Warbler - Hauks÷ngvari - Sylvia nisoria
Heimaey (S)
7 October 2008

Juvenile.
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© Ingvar Atli Sigur­sson

Barred Warbler - Hauks÷ngvari - Sylvia nisoria
Heimaey (S)
7 October 2008

Juvenile.
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© Sigur­ur Agnar Sigurbj÷rnsson

Bar-tailed Godwit - Lappaja­rakan - Limosa lapponica
H÷fn (SE)
2 October 2008

Juvenile (left) with two Black-tailed Godwits.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

American Wigeon - Ljˇsh÷f­a÷nd - Anas americana
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
1 October 2008

Two drakes, with Eurasian Wigeons.
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© Gunnar ١r HallgrÝmsson

American Wigeon - Ljˇsh÷f­a÷nd - Anas americana
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
1 October 2008

One of two drakes at this site.
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© Gunnar ١r HallgrÝmsson

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