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Last update... 22 June 2016, 16:40

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Tues, 21 June 2016:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis still at Rif (W). A first-summer (2cy) drake and a female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Borðeyri/Hrútafjörður (NW) with another drake at Dýrafjörður (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 20 June 2016:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Fitjatjörn/Miðnes (SW). Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Álftavogur/Mývatn and Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). Three Common Pochards Aythya ferina also at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fjallahöfn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 19 June 2016:
Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE) and Stokkseyri (S). Seven Common Pochards Aythya ferina at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Ölfusárós (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 18 June 2016:
A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Borðeyri/Hrútafjörður (NW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto is still at Hvolsvöllur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 17 June 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana and two Common Pochards Aythya ferina at Lake Mývatn (NE). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Önundarfjörður (NW). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto is still at Hvolsvöllur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 15 June 2016:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Rif (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 14 June 2016:
At least one Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 13 June 2016:
A Great White Egret Egretta alba remains at Djúpivogur (E) - 4th for Iceland. A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca and two drakes Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þvottárskriður (E). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger was seen at Jökulsárlón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 12 June 2016:
A Great White Egret Egretta alba was reported from Djúpivogur (E) - 4th for Iceland. A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Reykjahlíð/Lake Mývatn (NE). A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Borðeyri/Hrútafjörður (NW). A female/first-summer drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is at Landeyjarhöfn (S). A drake Smew Mergus albellus is still by Setberg/Fell (E). A Ruff Philomachus pugnax was seen at Tungugrafarvogar/Steingrímsfjörður (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 11 June 2016:
A first-summer Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii was seen near Lambanes/Langanes (NE). Single drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis remains at Sandur/Aðaldalur (NE) and Kleifarvatn (SW). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 10 June 2016:
A first-summer Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii was seen near Lambanes/Langanes (NE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis remains at Sandur/Aðaldalur (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini was seen 74 km inland at Suðurá river near Svartárkot (NE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto was seen at Hvolsvöllur (S). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni hornemanni was seen at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 9 June 2016:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis near Öndverðarnes (W). A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis was seen at Hrísey (N). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini remains at Skjálfandi bay (NE). A first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Öndverðarnes (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 8 June 2016:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis was reported from Rif (W). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is still near Vestmannsvatn/Reykjadalur (NE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis again at Sandur/Aðaldalur (NE). An adult drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þvottárskriður (E). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini was found at Húsavík (NE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Raufarhöfn (NE) and Garðaholt/Garðabær (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 7 June 2016:
A male European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus was reported from Hofstaðir/Mýrar (W). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is still near Vestmannsvatn/Reykjadalur (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Vaglaskógur (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 6 June 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is still near Vestmannsvatn/Reykjadalur (NE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Sandur/Aðaldalur (NE). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akureyri (N). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Kálfaströnd/Lake Mývatn (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini remains at Skjálfandi (NE). A first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was seen at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus were seen by Saltvík near Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 5 June 2016:
Single Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Heimaey (S) and Rif (W). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Reistarnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini remains at Skjálfandi (NE). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Ólafsvík (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 4 June 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is still near Vestmannsvatn/Reykjadalur (NE) while another was reported from Grenjaðarstaður/Aðaldalur (NE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis was seen by Kleifarvatn (SW). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Reistarnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini was seen at Skjálfandi (NE). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 3 June 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A Canada Goose Branta canadensis was reported from Hvítárvellir/Andakíll (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is still near Vestmannsvatn/Reykjadalur (NE). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Djúpivogur (E). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax still at Bjarnanesrot/Nes (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Látrabjarg (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 2 June 2016:
A Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Lake Mývatn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 1 June 2016:
A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE). One Common House Martin Delichon urbicum at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 31 May 2016:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina near Kálfaströnd/Lake Mývatn (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A first-summer (2cy) drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata was seen at Skarðsvík/Snæfellsnes (W). A Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus was seen briefly at Gegnisvík/Melrakkaslétta (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 30 May 2016:
A Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata remains at Búrfellshraun/Mývatnsöræfi (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. A drake Smew Mergellus albellus was seen again by Setberg/Fell (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 29 May 2016:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Kálfafell/Fljótshverfi (S). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Álar/Mývatn (NE). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). Seven Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S), two at Elliðavatn (SW) and two at Þingvellir (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 28 May 2016:
A Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata remains at Búrfellshraun/Mývatnsöræfi (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla berncial is still at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana was seen near Vestmannsvatn/Reykjadalur (NE). A drake Garganey Anas querquedula is at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A drake Smew Mergellus albellus was seen by Setberg/Fell (E). Two Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus at Landeyjahöfn (S). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). At least nine Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica and a Common House Martin Delichon urbicum at Heimaey (S). Three Barn Swallows at Grindavík (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Fossvogur's cemetary/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 27 May 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Rauðavatn/Reykjavík (SW). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Grímsey (N). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini is at Höfn (SE). At least nine Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica and a Common House Martin Delichon urbicum at Heimaey (S). A singing first-summer male Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus is at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 26 May 2016:
A Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla berncial is at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A drake Garganey Anas querquedula still at Stórulaugar/Reykjadalur (NE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola still at Sandgerði (SW). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger has been at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE) for several days now. One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Höfn (SE). Nine Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica Heimaey (S). Single Common House Martins Delichon urbicum at Heimaey (S) and Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 25 May 2016:
A Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata remains at Búrfellshraun/Mývatnsöræfi (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. One Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii at Egilsstaðir (E). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). At least five Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica and one Common House Martin Delichon urbicum at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 24 May 2016:
A first-summer Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii was seen at Finnafjörður (NE). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina still at Ástjörn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A singing Hoopoe Upupa epops was reported from Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S). A first-summer Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was seen at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 23 May 2016:
A Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata remains at Búrfellshraun/Mývatnsöræfi (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. Single drakes Garganey Anas querquedula at Sandur/Aðaldalur (NE) and Stórulaugar/Reykjadalur (NE). Single drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Ástjörn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Vestmannsvatn (NE). A drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata was seen at Syðriflói/Mývatn (NE). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn (NE) where there was also a Common Coot Fulica atra. Two adult Little Gulls Hydrocoloeus minutus at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 22 May 2016:
An adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola is at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 21 May 2016:
A Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata remains at Búrfellshraun/Mývatnsöræfi (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. A first-summer Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was seen at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Seven Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica were reported from Sandgerði (SW). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni hornemanni is at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 20 May 2016:
A Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata remains at Búrfellshraun/Mývatnsöræfi (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is again at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two drakes Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). A Common Crane Grus grus remains at Ásgarður/Reykholtsdalur (SW). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni hornemanni is at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 19 May 2016:
A Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata was found at Búrfellshraun/Mývatnsöræfi (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina is at Hrísatjörn/Svarfaðardalur (N). A Common Crane Grus grus was found at Ásgarður/Reykholtsdalur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 18 May 2016:
A female Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri was reported from Miðfjörður/Bakkaflói (NE). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea was seen at Vatnshamravatn/Hvanneyri (SW). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni hornemanni is at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 17 May 2016:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea was seen at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola near Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea was found at Höskuldarnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni hornemanni is at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 16 May 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea was seen at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). The Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos is still at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW) along with a first-summer Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 15 May 2016:
A Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla was seen at Álftanes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). The Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos is still at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 14 May 2016:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis remains at Laxamýri/Reykjahverfi (NE). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola was seen at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). The Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos is still at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 13 May 2016:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis remains at Laxamýri/Reykjahverfi (NE). The Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos is still at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 12 May 2016:
A Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla was found at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW) - 12th for Iceland and the first in spring. A Black Brant Branta bernicla nigricans is at Álftanes (SW) where the Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos and two Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes remain. A Common Coot Fulica atra remains at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 11 May 2016:
The Ross's Goose Anser rossii remains by Laxamýri/Reykjahverfi (NE). A Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla was seen at Álftanes (SW). Single drakes Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) and Urriðakotsvatn (SW). The Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos and Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes are still at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW) with the other Lesser Yellowlegs at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A Common Coot Fulica atra was found at Vogar/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 10 May 2016:
The Ross's Goose Anser rossii and Canada Goose Branta canadensis remain at Laxamýri/Reykjahverfi (NE) - photos confirm that this Ross's Goose is the same as in Skagafjörður (N) on 5-8 May and Flói (S) on 11-12 April! A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina still at Hæðargarðsvatn/Landbrot (S). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis was seen at Hestfjörður (NW). Single Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes are still at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes and Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW), the latter being now joined by a Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos. Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 9 May 2016:
The Ross's Goose Anser rossii was relocated at Laxamýri/Reykjahverfi (NE) where a Canada Goose Branta canadensis was also present. The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is again at Hrauntúnstjörn/Reykjavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Álar/Mývatn (NE) and Reykjahlíð/Mývatn (NE). Single drakes Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Álar/Mývatn (NE) and Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). An unidentified egret Egretta sp. was reported from Fagurhlíð/Landbrot (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra still at Elliðaár/Reykjavík (SW). Single Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes were found at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes and Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 8 May 2016:
The Ross's Goose Anser rossii was still by Úlfsstaðir/Blönduhlíð (N) in the morning. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Hryggir/Mýrdalur (S). Two drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Reykjahlíð/Mývatn (NE) and one at Hæðargarðsvatn/Landbrot (S). Single drakes Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Hæðargarðsvatn/Landbrot (S), Vífilsstaðavatn (SW) and Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A hybrid drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula is also at Hæðargarðsvatn/Landbrot (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra still at Elliðaár/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Crane Grus grus still at Kolbeinsvík/Strandir (NW). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax remains at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Seyðisfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 7 May 2016:
The Ross's Goose Anser rossii was still by Úlfsstaðir/Blönduhlíð (N) in the morning. A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Elliðaár/Reykjavík (SW). Single Common Cranes Grus grus at Dyrhólaós/Mýrdalur (S) and Gvendarnes/Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 6 May 2016:
The Ross's Goose Anser rossii was still by Úlfsstaðir/Blönduhlíð (N) in the morning. The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen again by Elliðavatn (SW) for the first time since 26 March. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 5 May 2016:
A Ross's Goose Anser rossii was found at Úlfsstaðir/Blönduhlíð (N) in the morning. The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is back at Keflavík (SW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Landeyjahöfn/A-Landeyjar (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 4 May 2016:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina near Landeyjahöfn (S). A first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was seen at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 3 May 2016:
A drake Garganey Anas querquedula at Djúpivogur (E). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single Common Cranes Grus grus at Kolbeinsvík/Strandir (NW) and Njarðvík (E). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 2 May 2016:
A hybrid drake American x Eurasian Wigeon Anas americana x penelope was seen at Hestgerði/Suðursveit (SE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Bjarnanes/Nes (SE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE). The Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes is still at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 1 May 2016:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Bjarnanes/Nes (SE). Single drakes Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remain at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW) and Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). One Common Crane Grus grus at Kolbeinsvík/Strandir (NW). A Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos was found at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). The Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes is still at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 30 April 2016:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina remains at Skjálftavatn (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) while another was found at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes was found at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). A female Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus was seen at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 29 April 2016:
A Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii at Strönd/Vellir (E). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bakkakrókur/Húsavík (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single Common Coots Fulica atra at Heimaey (S) and Strönd/Vellir (E). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 28 April 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bakkakrókur/Húsavík (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A hybrid drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula is still at Akureyri (N). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). One Common Coot Fulica atra still at Heimaey (S). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 27 April 2016:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis was reported from Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bakkakrókur/Húsavík (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Strönd/Vellir (E). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 26 April 2016:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 25 April 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Stokkseyri (S). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 24 April 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Forsæti/V-Landeyjar (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra still at Heimaey (S). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 23 April 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Mýrarvatn (NE). Two drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Skjálftavatn (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 22 April 2016:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Skjálftavatn (NE) along with a drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina. A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A hybrid drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula was found at Akureyri (N). Single Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N) and Skjálftavatn (NE) and two at Geiteyjarströnd/Mývatn (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra still at Heimaey (S). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 21 April 2016:
One Common Coot Fulica atra at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 19 April 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Mýrarvatn (NE). A pair of King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Hvalnes/lón (SE). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 18 April 2016:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Urriðavatn/Garðabær (SW). One 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). Two drakes Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 17 April 2016:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Urriðavatn/Garðabær (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Þórsmörk (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 16 April 2016:
A pair of Steller's Eiders Polysticta stelleri was reported from Sauðaneslón/Langanes (NE). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Mýrarvatn (NE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Urriðavatn/Garðabær (SW). A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akureyri (N). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni hornemanni was seen at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 15 April 2016:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Urriðavatn/Garðabær (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Seyðisfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 14 April 2016:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Urriðavatn/Garðabær (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes is at Hof/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 13 April 2016:
A Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii is at Sandgerði (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Eyrarbakki (S). A Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata remains near Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes is at Seyðisfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 12 April 2016:
The Ross's Goose Anser rossii was seen again near Krókur/Flói (S) - 3rd for Iceland. A Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes is at Seyðisfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 11 April 2016:
A Ross's Goose Anser rossii was found at Krókur/Flói (S) - 3rd for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Þvottárskriður (E). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Geldinganes/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 9 April 2016:
One Common Coot Fulica atra at Mýrar (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 7 April 2016:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 6 April 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at the river Þjórsá by Þrándarholt (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 5 April 2016:
Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn (NE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 4 April 2016:
Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Selfoss (S). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Breiðagerði/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S) while another was seen at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 3 April 2016:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is again at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn (NE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and near Saurar/Helgafellssveit (W). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Heimaey (S) and Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 2 April 2016:
A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata still at Akureyri (N). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn/Garðabær (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Kópasker (NE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Reistarnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita and Brambling Fringilla montifringilla are at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 1 April 2016:
A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 31 March 2016:
A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata was found at Akureyri (N). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Höfn (SE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Lón (SE). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). Fifteen Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kópasker (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE) with three Eurasian Curlews at Sandgerði (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 30 March 2016:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kópasker (NE). Several Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Heimaey (S) and Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 29 March 2016:
A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Keflavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kópasker (NE). Eleven Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 28 March 2016:
One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kópasker (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 27 March 2016:
Single first-winter drake King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Njarðvík (SW) and Akranes (SW), a drake at Hestfjörður (NW) while single females remain at Grindavík (SW) and Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 26 March 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Helluvatn (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea in Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 25 March 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Eystri-Rangá (S). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW) while another was seen at Akranes (SW). 24 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 24 March 2016:
A first-winter Mute Swan Cygnus olor remains at Ásgarður/Landbrot (S). A hybrid drake King x Common Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis remains at Grundarfjörður (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 23 March 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is back at Keflavík (SW) while another remains at Garður (SW) later in the day. The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Elliðavatn (SW). A female Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri was reported from Reykjavík harbour (SW). Single King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Hestfjörður (NW) and Álftafjörður/Ísafjarðardjúp (NW), two at Helguvík (SW) and a female at Helguvík (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 21 March 2016:
A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 20 March 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Helguvík (SW) while another was found at Garður (SW) later in the day. The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Helluvatn (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana was seen at Helluvatn (SW). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Heimaey (S) and two drakes at Helguvík (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 19 March 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Helguvík (SW). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Heimaey (S) and one at Helguvík (SW). A hybrid drake King x Common Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis remains at Grundarfjörður (W). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and one Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 18 March 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Elliðavatn (SW). A first-winter Mute Swan Cygnus olor remains Ásgarður/Landbrot (S). Six King Eiders Somateria spectabilis were seen off Jökulsárlón (SE), a first-winter female is still at Þórkötlustaðir/Grindavík (SW) while a female remains at Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A long-staying female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata is still by Þórkötlustaðir/Grindavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn/Garðabær (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 17 March 2016:
A second-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Heimaey (S) while a first-winter female was found at Þórkötlustaðir/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Laugarvatn (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Elliðavatn (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola near Arnarhóll/Miðnes (SW). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica and two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 16 March 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Skógtjörn/Álftanes (SW). A King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Heimaey (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Laugarás/Biskupstungur (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 15 March 2016:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 14 March 2016:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Heimaey (S) and Seyðisfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 13 March 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Höfn (SE). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). Seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Four Common Crossbills Loxia curvirostra at Engi/Biskupstungur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 12 March 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). A long-staying female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata was relocated by Þórkötlustaðir/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 11 March 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Helluvatn (SW). An adult drake and female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Helguvík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 10 March 2016:
A European Robin Erithacus rubecula has been seen regularly at Grenimelur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 9 March 2016:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kópasker (NE). Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 8 March 2016:
Remains of a long-dead Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus were found at Akranes (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 7 March 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Elliðavatn (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Edward B. Rickson

Sun, 6 March 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Helluvatn (SW). The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis and a European Robin Erithacus rubecula remain at Grindavík (SW). Another 'Queen' Eider was seen at Traðir/Staðarsveit (W). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW).
Updated by Edward B. Rickson

Sat, 5 March 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). An adult drake, second-winter drake and adult female King Eider Somateria spectabilis are at Heimaey (S). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at the river Sog (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Edward B. Rickson

Fri, 4 March 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Two hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis are at Grundarfjörður (W). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Edward B. Rickson

Thu, 3 March 2016:
A King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Heimaey (S). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hvítá by Laugarás/Biskupstungur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 2 March 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Elliðavatn (SW). The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata remains at Hraunsvík/Grindavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and ten Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 1 March 2016:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Heimaey (S). 31 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 29 February 2016:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 28 February 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Elliðavatn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 27 February 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen at Elliðaá river by Breiðholtsbraut (SW) today. Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at the river Sog (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Skógarnes/Miklaholtshreppur (W). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 26 February 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 25 February 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis was seen at Reykjavík harbour (SW) while a 'queen' remains at Grindavík (SW). 31 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 24 February 2016:
A female Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Breiðdalsvík (E) and a drake at the river Sog (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and thirteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hamarsfjörður (E). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 23 February 2016:
A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 22 February 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen at Elliðaá river by Breiðholtsbraut (SW) today. An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). Two drakes Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata remains at Hraunsvík/Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 21 February 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen at Elliðavatn (SW) today. The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs is still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 20 February 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen at Elliðavatn (SW) today. The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Njarðvík (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW). One drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 19 February 2016:
One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 18 February 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) today. One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 17 February 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Voladalstorfa/Tjörnes (NE). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus was found dead at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 16 February 2016:
One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and ten Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hamarsfjörður (E). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 15 February 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Heimaey (S). Eleven Common Crossbills Loxia curvirostra at Kjarnaskógur/Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 14 February 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is still at Elliðaá river, by Breiðholtsbraut (SW). The European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was seen again at Selfoss (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Möðruvellir/Kjós (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Heimaey (S) and Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 13 February 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is now at Elliðaá river, by Breiðholtsbraut (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 12 February 2016:
A pair of Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca was found by Gerðatangar/Hvalfjörður (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 11 February 2016:
A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis is at Grundarfjörður (W). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Leirá/Leirársveit (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla was found at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 10 February 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen at Helluvatn (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula is at Mosfellsbær (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 9 February 2016:
A first-winter Mute Swan Cygnus olor remains at Landbrot (S). The European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was seen again at Selfoss (S). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola was found dead at Álftafjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 8 February 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). The European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was seen again at Selfoss (S). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata is at Hraunsvík/Grindavík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 7 February 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana was seen at Straumsvík/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One hybrid female Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula at Elliðavatn (SW). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Norðfjörður (E). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula is at Raufarhöfn (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 6 February 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). The European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was seen again at Selfoss (S). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Stokkseyri (S). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE) and four at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula is at Raufarhöfn (NE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla is at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 5 February 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen at Helluvatn (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Mosfellsdalur (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 4 February 2016:
A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was seen at Höfn (SE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 3 February 2016:
One 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Norðfjörður (E). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and nineteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula has been at Seyðisfjörður since 2 Jan, another remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 2 February 2016:
The European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was seen again at Selfoss (S). A first-winter 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). One Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena at Grindavík (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 1 February 2016:
One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Mosfellsbær (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 31 January 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). The European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was seen again at Selfoss (S). A first-winter 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis was seen at Húsavík (NE) while another remains at Grindavík. A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains near Grindavík (SW). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Húsavík (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Akureyri (N) and Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 30 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was seen again at Selfoss (S). A Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus and a Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus were seen at Höfn (SE). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). A first-winter 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis was seen at Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hjalli/Ölfus (SW) and three at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 29 January 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus has been at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) for most of the week. One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 28 January 2016:
Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hamarsfjörður (E). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 27 January 2016:
The first-winter Mute Swan Cygnus olor is still near Hæðargarður/Landbrot (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 26 January 2016:
The first-winter Mute Swan Cygnus olor is near Hæðargarður/Landbrot (S) along with two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea. A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis remains at Selfoss (S). One Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus at Höfn (SE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 25 January 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Helluvatn (SW). A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis remains at Selfoss (S). The first-winter Mute Swan Cygnus olor is now at Hæðargarðsvatn/Landbrot (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 24 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was found at Selfoss (S), possibly the same as in Grímsnes earlier this month. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Elliðavatn (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grindavík (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 23 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis was seen at Hafnir (SW) while a first-winter queen is at Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). Seveteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 22 January 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Elliðavatn (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Reyðarfjörður (E). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 21 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 20 January 2016:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Elliðaá/Reykjavík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hamarsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 19 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A first-winter Mute Swan Cygnus olor was found at Tunguvötn/Landbrot (S). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Botnar/Meðalland (S). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Tunguvötn/Landbrot (S) and one at Hamarsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 18 January 2016:
The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Helluvatn (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 17 January 2016:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W) while a queen remains at Grindavík (SW). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis at Grundarfjörður (W). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 16 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Helluvatn (SW). One hybrid female Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula at Helluvatn (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW) and Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 15 January 2016:
A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea still at Þorlákshöfn (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Rimlahverfi/Reykjavík (SW), Grindavík (SW) and Egilsstaðir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 14 January 2016:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hvaleyrarlón/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea still at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 13 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). The adult male Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was at Helluvatn (SW) today. One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea still at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 12 January 2016:
One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea still at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 11 January 2016:
One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Blábjörg/Álftafjörður (E) and two at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Hamarsfjörður (E). A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea still at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 10 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Two Siberian White-fronted Geese Anser albifrons albifrons were seen at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana was seen at Stokkseyri (S) as well as Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula. Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Ölfusforir (SW) and one at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Ölfusforir (SW). A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea was found at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Ölfusforir (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW) and Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 9 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Grafarvogur (SW). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Grafarvogur (SW), two at Keldur (SW) and two at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Litlaá/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Keldur (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Seyðisfjörður (E) and Heimaey (S). One Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula at Gufunes/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 8 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 7 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW), possibly the same as 10 days ago in downtown Reykjavík. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Seyðisfjörður (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 6 January 2016:
The American Coot Fulica americana is still at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW), possibly the same as 10 days ago in downtown Reykjavík. Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW) and one at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 5 January 2016:
An American Coot Fulica americana was found at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW), possibly the same as 10 days ago in downtown Reykjavík. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea also at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Rimlahverfi/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 4 January 2016:
The adult male and female/immature Hooded Mergansers Mergus cucullatus were both at Helluvatn (SW) today. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 3 January 2016:
A European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was seen at Þrastaskógur/Grímsnes (SW) during the weekend. The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). The adult male and female/immature Hooded Mergansers Mergus cucullatus were both at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) today.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 2 January 2016:
The adult male and female/immature Hooded Mergansers Mergus cucullatus were at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW) today. One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Höfn (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Þinganes/Nes (SE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 1 January 2016:
The female/immature Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was seen at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos and a Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla also at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 31 December 2015:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is by Staður/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 29 December 2015:
One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S) and two at Rimlahverfi/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 28 December 2015:
The adult male and female/immature Hooded Mergansers Mergus cucullatus were both at Helluvatn (SW) today. One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 27 December 2015:
Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Hvolsvöllur (S) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 26 December 2015:
A American Coot Fulica americana was found at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW) - 5th for Iceland. An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Grindavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lake Mývatn (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs is still in Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 25 December 2015:
The female/immature Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus remains at Elliðavatn (SW). Ten Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón (SE). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus and a Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola are at Kópavogslækur (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus by Kópavogslækur (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE) and Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 24 December 2015:
One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW) and Húsavík (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs is still in Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 23 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 22 December 2015:
The female/immature Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus remains at Elliðavatn (SW). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 21 December 2015:
One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Hella (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 20 December 2015:
The female/immature Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is still at Elliðavatn (SW). One 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grindavík (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 19 December 2015:
A female/immature Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus was found at Lake Elliðavatn (SW). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S) and Húsavík (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs is still in Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 18 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 17 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 16 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 15 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 14 December 2015:
A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea is at Seyðisfjörður (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N) where it has been present for several days.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 13 December 2015:
One 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grindavík (SW) and another at Húsavík (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Hraun/Ölfus (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs is in Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 12 December 2015:
The adult drake Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Helluvatn (SW). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW), three by Keldur/Reykjavík (SW) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Laxamýri (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW) and two still at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 11 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Hraun/Ölfus (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 10 December 2015:
One 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grindavík (SW) and another at Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 9 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 8 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 7 December 2015:
A first-winter Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus was seen at Höfn (SE) - 3rd for Iceland if the same as in October. An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). Three European Robins Erithacus rubecula and a Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla also at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 6 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). Single Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Vogaflói/Mývatn (NE) and Laxá/Mývatnssveit (NE). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW) and one at Hjalli/Ölfus (SW). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Litlaá/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). One Sky Lark Alauda arvensis at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 5 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 4 December 2015:
The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Keflavík (SW). One Long-eared Owl Asio otus at Selfoss (S). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 3 December 2015:
One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 2 December 2015:
One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 1 December 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Keflavík (SW) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 30 November 2015:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). Three Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica and nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 29 November 2015:
An immature drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Heimaey (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S) and Grindavík (SW) and two at Selfoss (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and Keflavík (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 28 November 2015:
A first-winter Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan was found at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). Three Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica and six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Keflavík (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 27 November 2015:
Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Selfoss (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 26 November 2015:
Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Selfoss (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 25 November 2015:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Djúpivogur (E). Birds at Höfn (SE) include a European Robin Erithacus rubecula, Song Thrush Turdus philomelos and a Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla. A European Robin remains at Selfoss (S). Two more Blackcaps at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 24 November 2015:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at the river Sog (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 23 November 2015:
One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 22 November 2015:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea over Grundarhverfi/Kjalarnes (SW) and at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Djúpivogur (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 21 November 2015:
The adult drake Hooded Merganser Mergus cucullatus is at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW). A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea is at Suðureyri (NW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). Three Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Twelve Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and one at Hafnir (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 20 November 2015:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 19 November 2015:
One European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis was reported from Stöðvarfjörður (E). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis was reported from Garður (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus was found at Húsavík (NE) where there is also one Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla. Another Blackcap is at Heimaey (S) with another at Seyðisfjörður (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula also at Heimaey (S). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 18 November 2015:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis was found at Grindavík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S) and Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 17 November 2015:
The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula and a Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S). Another European Robin at Höfn (SE) where there is also a Song Thrush Turdus philomelos. One European Robin at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 16 November 2015:
A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea is still at Dalvík (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 15 November 2015:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). A Common Crane Grus grus remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Heimaey (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW) and Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson





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