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Last update... 17 October 2018, 15:35

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

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

Mon, 15 October 2018:
A Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola was found at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) - 2nd for Iceland. The Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata was seen again at Fagranes/Nes (SE) - 2nd for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 14 October 2018:
The Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni is still at Höfn (SE) - 2nd for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 13 October 2018:
A Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata was found at Fagranes/Nes (SE) - 2nd for Iceland. The Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni is still at Höfn (SE) - 2nd for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 12 October 2018:
An Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni was found at Höfn (SE) - 2nd for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 11 October 2018:
A Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum was found at Grænahraun/Nes (SE) - 13th for Iceland. Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW) and one at Álftanes (SW). Three drakes Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). 23 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 10 October 2018:
A Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus remains at Hallskot/Flói (S) - 13th for Iceland. Four apparent Taiga Bean Geese Anser fabalis were shot by geese-hunters at Tjörn/Aðaldalur (NE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and two at Fornustekkar/Nes (SE). Three Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE) and one at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus was found dead at Hellissandur (W). Single Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 9 October 2018:
A Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus was found at Hallskot/Flói (S) - 13th for Iceland. Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 8 October 2018:
An adult Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus appears to have been found dead at Brimnes/Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) in August - 3rd for Iceland. Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A female Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis still at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). Five Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Fossvogur's cemetary/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 7 October 2018:
A Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva was seen briefly at Garður (SW) - 4th for Iceland if accepted. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Álftanes (SW). A female Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Grindavík (SW). At least 10 Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus off Ingólfshöfði (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis still at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 6 October 2018:
Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Stóra-Hraunsvatn/Flói (S). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kópasker (NE). Single Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn (NE) and Akureyri (N). The returning drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Keflavík (SW). About 30 Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus off Ingólfshöfði (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Sigurðarstaðir/Melrakkaslétta (NE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis still at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). Five Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE) and three at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Raufarhöfn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 5 October 2018:
One Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus at Höfn (SE) - 7th for Iceland. Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Stokkseyri (S). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 4 October 2018:
Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). 22 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 3 October 2018:
Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE). Three Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 2 October 2018:
An adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica is still at Vestmannsvatn (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. Six Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Hallskot/Flói (S). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Langhús/Fljót (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S). Two males Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW). The Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata remains at Hallskot/Flói (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 1 October 2018:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). The returning drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Keflavík (SW). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Útskálar/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 30 September 2018:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). The returning drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is back at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Keflavík (SW). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). The Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata remains at Hallskot/Flói (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 29 September 2018:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus at Vogaland/Reykjavík (SW). The Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata remains at Hallskot/Flói (S). Two Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Ásgarður/Garður (SW) and one at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 28 September 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Rauðavatn (SW). A Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos was reported from Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis still at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). Four Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). A male Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 27 September 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Keldur (SW). Seven Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). The Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata remains at Hallskot/Flói (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 26 September 2018:
A first-winter Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Grindavík (SW). There are now two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). A Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata was found at Hallskot/Flói (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 25 September 2018:
An adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica is still at Vestmannsvatn (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. The long-staying drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi has returned to Keflavík (SW). One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus and a Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at sea about 140 nm north off Langanes (NE). An adult Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Hæðargarðsvatn/Landbrot (S). An adult Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and one at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis still at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). A juvenile Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria at Langhús/Fljót (N). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 24 September 2018:
One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Setjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 23 September 2018:
An adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica is still at Vestmannsvatn (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. The drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Ærvíkurbjarg/Skjálfandi (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Siglufjörður (N). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Setjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 21 September 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Siglufjörður (N). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Sandgerði (SW). An adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Garðskagi (SW). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus off Húsvík/Tjörnes (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 20 September 2018:
A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca has returned to its wintering site at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 19 September 2018:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Stokkseyri (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea by Elliðavatn (SW). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis still at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 18 September 2018:
An adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica is still at Vestmannsvatn (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica still at Eyrarbakki (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 17 September 2018:
One Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus at Gaulverjabær/Flói (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 16 September 2018:
An adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica is still at Vestmannsvatn (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Álar/Mývatn (NE). Single adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Ásgarður/Garður (SW) and Eyrarbakki (S). An adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Garðskagi (SW). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE) and one at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 15 September 2018:
An adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica is still at Vestmannsvatn (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus off Ingólfshöfði (SE). Two adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Ásgarður/Garður (SW). An adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Garðskagi (SW). Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 14 September 2018:
An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Ásgarður/Garður (SW). An adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Garðskagi (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii at Höfn (SE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). A Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 13 September 2018:
Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn (SW). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 12 September 2018:
One Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus at Heimaey (S). An adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Garðskagi (SW). A Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea at Höfn (SE). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). The long-staying Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Eyjólfsstaðaskógur/Vellir (E). A Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 11 September 2018:
An adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis at Garðskagi (SW). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Sabine's Gull Xema sabini off Rauðasandur (NW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 10 September 2018:
Three Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus and nine Great Shearwaters Puffinus gravis at sea about 133 km NW off Látrabjarg (NW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A 3cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Eyjólfsstaðaskógur/Vellir (E). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 9 September 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius was seen for the last time near lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. Several Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus off Hólmsberg/Keflavík (SW) and at least fifteen at sea off the Westfjords (NW). At least one Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis at sea off the Westfjords (NW). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Útskálar/Garður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Merkigil/Austurdalur (N). Two Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 8 September 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains near lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Garðskagi (SW). Two White-rumped Sandpipers Calidris fuscicollis at Grindavík (SW). 110 Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus, 18 Great Shearwaters Puffinus gravis and two Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at sea about 125 km NNW off the Westfjords (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 7 September 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains near lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. Over 30 Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus, over 20 Great Shearwaters Puffinus gravis and one Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at sea off the Westfjords (NW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). A juvenile European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Eyjólfsstaðaskógur/Vellir (E). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 6 September 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains near lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Önundarfjörður (NW). Good numbers of Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus off Ingólfshöfði (SE). Single adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Sandgerði (SW) and Súluholt/Flói (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 5 September 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn/Garðabær (SW). Two adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Garður (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Two Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). An adult Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Hellissandur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 4 September 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains near lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. Three adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Garður (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Stokkseyri (S) and at least one at Höfn (SE). Two Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). An adult Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Hellissandur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 3 September 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains at lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. Two Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn/Reykjavík (SW). One adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Garður (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). An adult Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Hellissandur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 2 September 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains at lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. Two Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus off Stokksnes/Nes (SE). Two adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Garður (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE) and singles at Miðhús/Garður (SW) and Sandgerði (SW). Nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and nineteen at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 1 September 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE). Single adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Garður (SW), Sandgerði (SW) and Grindavík (SW). One adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Miðhús/Garður (SW) and two at Höfn (SE). Two Ruffs Philomachus pugnax at Miðhús/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 31 August 2018:
One adult Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Two adult American Golden Plovers Pluvialis dominica at Ásgarður/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 30 August 2018:
Single Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE), Sandgerði (SW) and Garðskagi (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). An adult Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Hellissandur (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 29 August 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains at lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 28 August 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains at lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. Two adult Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE) and one adult at Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 27 August 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains at lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. Two adult Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 26 August 2018:
The female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius remains at lake Apavatn (S) - 3rd for Iceland. One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 25 August 2018:
A female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius was finally seen at lake Apavatn (S), after its sapwells being discovered earlier in August - 3rd for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 24 August 2018:
Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). A juvenile Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Ystafell/Kaldakinn (NE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 23 August 2018:
An adult Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica was found at Vestmannsvatn (NE) - 2nd for Iceland. One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus at sea at Lónbugt (SE). Four Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (E). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 22 August 2018:
Two Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus at sea at Mýrabugt (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). A Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was reported from Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (E). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Sandgerði (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 21 August 2018:
A juvenile Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea was reported from Ísafjarðardjúp (NW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (E). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 20 August 2018:
One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus at Garðsjór (SW) and one about 42 nm NW off Straumnes (NW). 85 Great Shearwaters Puffinus gravis at sea about 42 nm NW off Straumnes (NW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 19 August 2018:
One Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 17 August 2018:
One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 16 August 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita and one Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 15 August 2018:
One Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 13 August 2018:
A drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi was reported off Vatnsnes/Keflavík (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 11 August 2018:
One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus off Hafnaberg (SW). Four Long-tailed Skuas Stercorarius longicaudus at Faxaflói bay (SW), 3 nm east north-east of Hólmsberg.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 10 August 2018:
An adult Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at Grímseyjarsund (N). A juvenile Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Grímsey (N). Two Rosy Starlings Pastor roseus at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 9 August 2018:
One Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus at Faxaflói bay (SW), 7 nm east of Hólmsberg, and one 96 nm W off Látrabjarg (NW). Two Great Shearwaters Puffinus gravis at Víkuráll (at sea) off the Westfjords (NW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Myllulækjartjörn/Reykjavík (SW). Single Ruffs Philomachus pugnax at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW) and Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Two adult Long-tailed Skuas Stercorarius longicaudus at sea about 96 nm W off Látrabjarg (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 8 August 2018:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kirkjubæjarklaustur (S). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax still at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). An adult Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at sea, 51 nautical miles NW of Kolbeinsey (N). A Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Húsavík (NE). One Common Swift Apus apus at Stórhöfði/Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 6 August 2018:
Four King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Buðlungahöfn (NE). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax still at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). A Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). Ten Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE), including two fledglings. Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE) and Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 5 August 2018:
A Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris was seen at Faxaflói bay (SW), on a whale-watching trip from Reykjavík - 3rd for Iceland. Two drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax still at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). A Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Grindavík (SW). A juvenile Sabine's Gull Xema sabini was reported from Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). Nine Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 4 August 2018:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Common Swift Apus apus at Höfn/Borgarfjörður (E). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and two at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 3 August 2018:
A drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi was reported off Keflavík (SW). The adult Little Stint Calidris minuta remains at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax still at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). One Common Swift Apus apus at Höfn/Borgarfjörður (E). A juvenile Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 2 August 2018:
Two drakes Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata at Holtakot/Kaldakinn (NE). A Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos was seen at Hrútafjörður (NW). The adult Little Stint Calidris minuta remains at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). A Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 1 August 2018:
An adult Little Stint Calidris minuta at Miðnes (SW). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Faxaflói bay (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). A Rosy Starling Pastor roseus is still at Staðarfell/Dalir (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 31 July 2018:
The drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis at Hólkot/Reykjadalur (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). A Common Swift Apus apus at Garðskagi (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Vík/Lón (SE). A Rosy Starling Pastor roseus was reported from Staðarfell/Dalir (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 30 July 2018:
Two drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kálfshamarsvík/Skagi (N). The drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis has been relocated at Hólkot/Reykjadalur (NE). Three Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus off Jökulsárlón (SE). The singing Corn Crake Crex crex remains at Vöðlavík (E). A Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). An adult Little Stint Calidris minuta at Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 29 July 2018:
An adult Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia was seen at Borgarvogur/Borgarnes (W). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 28 July 2018:
A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Blönduós (N). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). A singing Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 27 July 2018:
An adult Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at Skjálfandi bay (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 26 July 2018:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 25 July 2018:
A Rosy Starling Pastor roseus still at Lækjarhús/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 24 July 2018:
An adult White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis was seen at Dyrhólaey (S). An adult Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at Garðskagi (SW). A Rosy Starling Pastor roseus at Lækjarhús/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 22 July 2018:
A Sabine's Gull Xema sabini was seen at Garðsjór (SW). Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE) and Lækjamót/Víðidalur (N). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Keflavík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 21 July 2018:
A White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus is at Grímsey (N) - 17th for Iceland. A Sabine's Gull Xema sabini was northwest off Garðskagi (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Keflavík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 20 July 2018:
Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita (fledglings) at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 19 July 2018:
A female Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Álar/Mývatn (NE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 18 July 2018:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grundarfjörður (W). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita (fledgling) at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 17 July 2018:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 16 July 2018:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus (fledgling) at Höfn (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus near Hafursá/Vellir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 15 July 2018:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto were reported from Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 14 July 2018:
The singing Corn Crake Crex crex remains at Vöðlavík (E). A Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Gerðar/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 12 July 2018:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Geitahvammsá/Hestfjörður (NW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Hof/Öræfi (SE). Two males House Sparrow Passer domesticus at Ísafjörður (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 11 July 2018:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Sandgerði (SW) and Hof/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 10 July 2018:
A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 8 July 2018:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Fossavatn/Fossadalur (NW). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini is at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita (fledglings) at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 7 July 2018:
A singing Corn Crake Crex crex at Vöðlavík (E). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Dilksnes/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 6 July 2018:
A singing Corn Crake Crex crex at Vöðlavík (E). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Húsavík (NE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 4 July 2018:
Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 3 July 2018:
A male House Sparrow Passer domesticus at Ísafjörður (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 2 July 2018:
A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Freysnes/Öræfi (SE). A singing Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 1 July 2018:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Vagnbrekka/Mývatn (NE). A drake King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Ingólfsfjörður/Strandir (NW). A drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi was found at Ingólfsfjörður/Strandir (NW). The Black Tern Chlidonias niger at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A singing Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) where a pair of Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita managed to raise at least one young.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 30 June 2018:
A Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Ölfusá river mouth (SW). The Black Tern Chlidonias niger at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 29 June 2018:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Garður (SW). The Black Tern Chlidonias niger at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A singing Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). A singing Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Laugarvatn (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 28 June 2018:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Álar/Mývatn (NE). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Blönduós (N) and one at Kolgrafafjörður (W). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini is still at Jökulsárlón (SE). A singing Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Hallormsstaðarskógur (E). A singing Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Laugarvatn (S). A singing Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Hallormsstaðarskógur (E). Two Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Hallormsstaðarskógur (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 27 June 2018:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Garður (SW). Two drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Álar/Mývatn (NE). A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Blönduós (N). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Skógar (S). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica by Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 26 June 2018:
Single Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Garður (SW) and Grjóteyri/Andakíll (SW). Five Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Egilsstaðir (E). A singing Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Hallormsstaðarskógur (E). A singing Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Hallormsstaðarskógur (E). At least three Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Neskaupstaður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 25 June 2018:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grjóteyri/Andakíll (SW). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini is still at Jökulsárlón (SE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Heimaey (S) and three at Egilsstaðir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 24 June 2018:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hnjótur/Örlygshöfn (NW) and six at Rauðasandur (NW). Two drakes Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E). A Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus offshore at Lónsbugt (SE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Landeyjahöfn (S). A singing Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). A singing Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 23 June 2018:
Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Álar/Mývatn (NE) and Álftavogur/Mývatn (NE). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE). A Common Crane Grus grus was reported near Hólmavík (NW). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 22 June 2018:
Four Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grímsey (N). Two drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Álar/Mývatn (NE). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Blönduós (N) and an adult drake at Kolgrafafjörður (W). The long-staying adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 21 June 2018:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Grindavík (SW). Adult males King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Arngerðareyri/Ísafjörður (NW), Kleifakot/Ísafjörður (NW), Svansvík/Ísafjörður (NW) and Fjarðarhorn/Seyðisfjörður (NW). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Hofgarðar/Staðarsveit (W). A singing Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix at Þjóðólfshagi/Holt (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 20 June 2018:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Grímsey (N) and two at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE). An adult male King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). The long-staying Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). One House Martin Delichon urbicum at Grímsey (N). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Hnappavellir/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 19 June 2018:
An adult male King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W) and two at Blönduós (N). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis at Sílalækur/Aðaldalur (NE). Two Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini at Landeyjahöfn (S). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE) and two at Sandgerði (SW). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 18 June 2018:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Selsflóð/Stokkseyri (S). An adult drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Hellnar (W). A first-summer (2cy) Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia was seen at Rif (W). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Hofgarðar/Staðarsveit (W). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini is still at Jökulsárlón (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two House Sparrows Passer domesticus at Ísafjörður (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 17 June 2018:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Álar/Mývatn (NE). Two drakes Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A female-type Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus is still at Selfoss (S). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hólar/Þórsmerkurvegur (S) and Hallormsstaðarskógur (E). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Hallormsstaðarskógur (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 16 June 2018:
A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Two drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Blönduós (N). A female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola was reported from Reykhólar/Reykhólasveit (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 15 June 2018:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Álar/Mývatn (NE). An adult male King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Foss/Suðurfirðir (NW) and a female at Hvalsker/Patreksfjörður (NW). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Hofgarðar/Staðarsveit (W). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus and a Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson





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