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Last update... 17 February 2021, 09:00

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Wed, 17 February 2021:
OA European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 16 February 2021:
One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Hnaukar/Álftafjörður (E). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE) and one at Kaldárós (W). Seven Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Kaldárós (W). Two Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and one at Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 15 February 2021:
Five Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus at Hlíð/Lón (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 14 February 2021:
The wintering female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata still at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca again at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW) and one at Grindavík (SW). Eight Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Vífilsstaðir/Garðabær (SW). One Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus at Húsfellsbruni/Kópavogur (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 13 February 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana by Stokkseyri (S). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula near Stokkseyri (S) and one by Eyrarbakki (S). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 12 February 2021:
The wintering female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata again at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca again at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Kross/Berufjörður (E). Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW) and one at Stokkseyri (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Selfoss (S). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni hornemanni was found at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 11 February 2021:
Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Reyðarfjörður (E), where they have been for a while. Single females Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remain at Húsavík (NE) and Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 10 February 2021:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Höfn (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ástjörn/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 9 February 2021:
A female Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi is again at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Thirteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW), five at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW) and four at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ástjörn/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is still at Selfoss (S). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 8 February 2021:
A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Laugarbakki/Miðfjörður (N). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 7 February 2021:
A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). Eight Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). Eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 6 February 2021:
Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is still at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 5 February 2021:
A female Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi is again at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE), seven at Sandgerði (SW) and four at Nesjar/Hvalsnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Arnarneslækur/Garðabær (SW). A Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus was reported at Ásgarður/Miðnes (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 4 February 2021:
A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca again at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is still at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 3 February 2021:
A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca again at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Klettháls/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 2 February 2021:
A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Reykjanes (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is still at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 1 February 2021:
A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Laugarbakki/Miðfjörður (N). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus is at Selfoss (S). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Heiðmörk (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 31 January 2021:
Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Breiðdalsvík (E) and one at Höfn (SE). A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis remains at Kross/Berufjörður (E). Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Mosakíll/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 30 January 2021:
One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Blikastaðakró/Reykjavík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Akureyri (N) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 29 January 2021:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þúfa/Ölfus (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 28 January 2021:
Last year's Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was reported from Þingnes/Elliðavatn (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis still at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). A drake and female Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). Eighteen Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 27 January 2021:
A female Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi is again at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 26 January 2021:
Last year's Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was relocated at Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. The female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains by Staður/Grindavík (SW). Ten Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lake Mývatn (NE). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 25 January 2021:
Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 24 January 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana again at Hvaleyrarlón/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is still by Staður/Grindavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is again at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW) while a female remains by Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is back at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Reykir/Ölfus (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus remains at Akureyri (N). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Húsavík (NE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs was seen at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) while a female remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and a male at Akureyri (N). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N). Five Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 23 January 2021:
A Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 2nd for Iceland and 3rd for the Western Palearctic if accepted. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Hvaleyrarlón/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and one at Hafnir (SW). Three Jack Snipes Lymnocryptes minimus reported from Mosfellsbær (SW). Two female Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Húsavík (NE). There are now two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N) while one remains at Húsavík (NE). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Mosfellsbær (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 22 January 2021:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Húsavík (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Akureyri (N). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 21 January 2021:
A female Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi is again at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata reported at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Single females Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE) and Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 20 January 2021:
The female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains by Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is now at Njarðvík (SW). Single Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Höfn (SE) and Keflavík (SW). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW) and one at Bjarnastaðir/Ölfus (SW). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus remains at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N), Húsavík (NE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 19 January 2021:
A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is again at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW) while a female remains by Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Two female Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula remain at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 18 January 2021:
Two Snow Geese Anser caerulescens remain at Þykkvibær (S), of the white and blue morph. A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Siglufjörður (N) and another at Fiskalón/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 17 January 2021:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Njarðvík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Mosakíll/Kelduhverfi (NE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus remains at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW) while one was seen at Selfoss (S). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla were reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). At least 28 Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus were reported at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW), five by Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 16 January 2021:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Laugarás/Biskupstungur (S). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus remains at Akureyri (NE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 15 January 2021:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 14 January 2021:
A drake and female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Keflavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW) and at Höfn (SE) and one at Heimaey (S). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 13 January 2021:
A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Gjögur (NW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 12 January 2021:
Two Snow Geese Anser caerulescens at Þykkvibær (S), of the white and blue morph. One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE) and one at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two females Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and one at Klettahraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 11 January 2021:
Two Snow Geese Anser caerulescens at Þykkvibær (S), of the white and blue morph. Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus remain at Akureyri (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Húsavík (NE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 10 January 2021:
A Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Six Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn and Sog (SW). Eight Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). Three female Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula still at Siglufjörður (N), Húsavík (NE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 9 January 2021:
Two drakes King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE), a drake at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW) and a female at Kalmanstjörn/Hafnir (SW). A Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A female White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Eiðisvík/Reykjavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula still at Siglufjörður (N) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 8 January 2021:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kollafjörður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Siglufjörður (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 7 January 2021:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Stokkseyri (S). Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis remain at Landeyjahöfn (S) with another two at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Staður/Grindavík (SW). A female White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi remains at Eiðisvík/Reykjavík (SW). 32 Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Botnar/Meðalland (S). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Botnar/Meðalland (S). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 6 January 2021:
Two Snow Geese Anser caerulescens at Þykkvibær (S), of the white and blue morph. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis still at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). A female White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi was found at Eiðisvík/Reykjavík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE) and Siglufjörður (N). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 5 January 2021:
An immature drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grundarfjörður (W) and two females at Landeyjahöfn (S). A hybrid drake King x Common Eider Somateria spectabilis x mollissima also at Grundarfjörður (W). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW). A female Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula was seen again at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 4 January 2021:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Landeyjahöfn (S). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and two at Gerði/Suðursveit (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 3 January 2021:
A drake Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis at Kross/Berufjörður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Reykjahlíð/Mývatn (NE) and another at Akureyri (N). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Eyrarbakki (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 2 January 2021:
Five King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE) and one off Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Höfn (SE). Sixteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs again at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 1 January 2021:
Four King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW) and one off Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). Three Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). A Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Höfn (SE). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE) and one at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 31 December 2020:
Two Jack Snipes Lymnocryptes minimus at Mosakíll/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Egilsstaðir (E). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N) and one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Five Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 30 December 2020:
A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus reported from Elliðaárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW) and one at Kollafjörður (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Sandgerði (SW) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula was seen again at Húsavík (NE). Ten Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 29 December 2020:
A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Vogaflói/Mývatn (NE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Arnarneslækur/Garðabær (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Vífilsstaðalækur/Garðabær (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 28 December 2020:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Stokkseyri (S). Three King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A Water Rail Rallus aquaticus reported from Ástjörn/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus reported from Gráhelluhraun/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and two from Ástjörn/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE) and one at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 27 December 2020:
A Water Rail Rallus aquaticus reported by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Vesturberg/Reykjavík (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Bláskógar/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 26 December 2020:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus reported from Heiðmörk (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Egilsstaðir (E). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S), Egilsstaðir (E) and Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Sandgerði (SW). A female Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera reported from Heiðmörk (SW). Single Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus reported from Heiðmörk (SW) and Elliðahvammur/Kópavogur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 25 December 2020:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Seyðisfjörður (E). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Birkigrund/Kópavogur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 24 December 2020:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). A first-winter Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Húsavík (NE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 23 December 2020:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 22 December 2020:
Eleven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Egilsstaðir (E). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Seyðisfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). Ten Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 21 December 2020:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Twelve Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Seyðisfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 20 December 2020:
Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Breiðvangur/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and two at Akureyri (N). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N). Six Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 19 December 2020:
Seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata by Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hvaleyrarlón/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Lynghvammur/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N). Several Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 18 December 2020:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 17 December 2020:
Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Úlfarsá/Reykjavík (SW). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Hlíðarendi/Ölfus (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 16 December 2020:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 13 December 2020:
One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 11 December 2020:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana reported from Ósar/Hafnir (SW). A female Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). Single Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW) and Gerðar/Garður (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW), four at Sandgerði (SW) and two at Garðskagi (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 10 December 2020:
The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and one at Sel/Mýrar (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 9 December 2020:
Four King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 8 December 2020:
One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Reyðará/Lón (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 7 December 2020:
Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). At least two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE) and one at Seyðisfjörður (E). Ten Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 6 December 2020:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Straumsvík/Hafnarfjörður (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis off Kaldbaksnef/Húsavík (NE) and a female at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). Twelve Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Siglufjörður (N) and singles at Húsavík (NE), Seyðisfjörður (E), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N). Four Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 5 December 2020:
Sixteen Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE) and singles at Fiskalón/Ölfus (SW) and Opnur/Ölfus (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N) and singles at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW) and Akranes (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Fellabær (E) and Seyðisfjörður (E). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 4 December 2020:
One white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Malarrif (W). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 3 December 2020:
One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus still at Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW) and three at Akureyri (N). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N). Ten Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 2 December 2020:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Seyðisfjörður (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and one at Siglufjörður (N). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 1 December 2020:
A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Seyðisfjörður (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 30 November 2020:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). A female Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 29 November 2020:
The Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was seen again briefly at Heiðmörk/Reykjavík (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. A Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Mosakíll/Kelduhverfi (NE). A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea was seen at Sauðárkrókur (N). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus still at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Egilsstaðir (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 28 November 2020:
The Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was seen again at Heiðmörk/Reykjavík (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW) and two at Egilsstaðir (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and one at Egilsstaðir (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 27 November 2020:
A Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis was found at Heiðmörk/Reykjavík (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and two at Akureyri (N). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and one at Siglufjörður (N). Two European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 26 November 2020:
A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea remains at Húsavík (NE). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N) and Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Húsavík (NE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N) and one reported at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Three Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 25 November 2020:
A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea remains at Húsavík (NE). Sixteen Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón (SE). Sixteen Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and singles at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Breiðabólsstaður/Suðursveit (SE) and Selfoss (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 24 November 2020:
A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea remains at Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). An adult Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 23 November 2020:
A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea remains at Húsavík (NE) while another first-winter was found at Djúpivogur (E). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Höfn (SE) and Grafarholt/Reykjavík (SW), while twelve were reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). Ten Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) and one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 22 November 2020:
Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea remains at Húsavík (NE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and Stapi/Nes (SE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and two at Siglufjörður (N). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfði/Mývatn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 21 November 2020:
Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata and one Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A first-winter Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea at Húsavík (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and two at Siglufjörður (N). Four Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 20 November 2020:
Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Siglufjörður (N) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A Brambling Fringilla montifringilla was reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) while another remains at Akureyri (N). Four Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) and two at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 19 November 2020:
A juvenile Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus was found at Kópavogslækur (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE) and Höfn (SE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N) and two at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Ten Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus reported at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 18 November 2020:
A Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus remains at Höfn (SE) - 14th for Iceland. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis remains at Grindavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Five Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), two at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 17 November 2020:
Two Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE). Six Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Seyðisfjörður (E), Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE), Höfn (SE) and Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 16 November 2020:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE) and eight at Keflavík (SW). A Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus was found dead at Raufarhöfn (NE) several days ago. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Skúlagarður/Kelduhverfi (NE). Six Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Álftavatn/Grímsnes (SW) and one at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). A Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs was reported from Keflavík (SW). Two Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 15 November 2020:
One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Garður (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Ás/Kelduhverfi (NE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE) and Hvolsvöllur (S). Seven Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla were reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), three at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 14 November 2020:
A Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus remains at Höfn (SE) - 14th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana was reported from Miðhús/Garður (SW). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Austaraland/Öxarfjörður (NE). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S), two at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Smárarimi/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 13 November 2020:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Lambhúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). Five Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE) and singles at Siglufjörður (N), Höfn (SE) and Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 12 November 2020:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW) and one at Húsavík (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Kópasker (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 11 November 2020:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE) and one at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S) and two at Húsavík (NE), Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 10 November 2020:
A Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus remains at Höfn (SE) - 14th for Iceland. One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Höfn (SE) and singles at Siglufjörður (N), Grímsey (N), Húsavík (NE), Selfoss (S) and Vatnsendi/Kópavogur (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Neskaupstaður (E). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 9 November 2020:
One white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' at Siglufjörður (N). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW) and singles at Siglufjörður (N), Húsavík (NE) and Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 8 November 2020:
Single drakes American Wigeon Mareca americana at Stokkseyri (S) and Lambhúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Miðhús/Garður (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and one at Staðarbót/Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW), three at Húsavík (NE), two at Siglufjörður (N) and Höfn (SE) and one at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfðaskógur/Hafnarfjörður (SW). A male Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE). Fourteen Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Stafafellsfjöll/Lón (SE), three at Hallskot/Flói (S) and two at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 7 November 2020:
A Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus remains at Höfn (SE) - 14th for Iceland. Single 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE) and Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Hryggir/Mýrdalur (S). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Siglufjörður (N) and Höfn (SE) and one at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 6 November 2020:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Garður (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW), two at Seyðisfjörður (E) and singles at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE), Höfn (SE) and Stokkseyri (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Hafnarfjörður (SW). A female Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula remains at Húsavík (NE). A Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus was reported from Hafurbjarnarstaðir/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 5 November 2020:
A Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus was found at Höfn (SE) - 14th for Iceland. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis still at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW) and one at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 4 November 2020:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkar/Nes (SE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 3 November 2020:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Stokkseyri (S). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). The long-staying drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). Six Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto remain at Keflavík (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW) and singles at Stokkseyri (S) and Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 2 November 2020:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE) while six remain at Keflavík (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Seyðisfjörður (E) and singles at Núpur/Öxarfjörður (NE), Stokkseyri (S) and Njarðvík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 1 November 2020:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE) while five remain at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and eighteen at Höfn (SE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE), two at Grindavík (SW) and singles at Selfoss (S), Stokkseyri (S), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Hjarðarfell/Snæfellsnes (W). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N). Eight Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) and five at Birkigrund/Kópavogur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 31 October 2020:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE) while five remain at Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Langhús/Fljót (N), Höfn (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW) and Seyðisfjörður (E), two at Höfn (SE) and singles at Selfoss (S), and Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Raufarhöfn (NE), Ásmundarstaðir/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Raufarhöfn (NE), Langhús/Fljót (N) and Vík/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 30 October 2020:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Miðhús/Garður (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica still at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Úlfarsá/Reykjavík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Langhús/Fljót (N). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and two at Seyðisfjörður (E). Seven Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 29 October 2020:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 28 October 2020:
A Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus remains at Höfn (SE) - 3rd for Iceland. One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus remains at Sandhólar/Tjörnes (NE). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hraunkot/Lón (SE) and singles at Stafafell/Lón (SE), Grænahlíð/Lón (SE) and Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and one at Hraunkot/Lón (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca at Framnes/Nes (SE). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus reported from Hjarðarnes/Nes (SE). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Stafafell/Lón (SE) and singles at Hraunkot/Lón (SE) and Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 27 October 2020:
A Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus remains at Höfn (SE) - 3rd for Iceland. A River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis was reported from Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) - 4th for Iceland. A Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica was seen again at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) - 8th for Iceland. One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and Úlfarsá/Reykjavík (SW). Three Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and one at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Six Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and four at Höfn (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca at Grindavík (SW). One Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Hali/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 26 October 2020:
A Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus remains at Höfn (SE) - 3rd for Iceland. A Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica was found at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) - 8th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Lambhúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Sandhólar/Tjörnes (NE). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). Three Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and singles at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE) and Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE) and Grindavík (SW), two at Höfn (SE), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Smáragata/Reykjavík (SW) and singles at Seyðisfjörður (E), Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE) and Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 25 October 2020:
A Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus was found at Höfn (SE) - 3rd for Iceland. Two juvenile and an adult female King Eider Somateria spectabilis still at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). The ever-returning drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Höfn (SE). Single Eurasian Woodcocks Scolopax rusticola at Núpur/Berufjörður (E) and Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E), Vík/Lón (SE), Höfn (SE) and Hallskot/Flói (S). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E), three at Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E), two at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and singles at Núpur/Berufjörður (E), Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE), Höfn (SE), Þorlákshöfn (SW), Grindavík (SW) and Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Lönd/Stöðvarfjörður (E) and Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Hellisskógur/Selfoss (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 24 October 2020:
A drake American Wigeon Mareca americana at Lambhúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Straumsvík/Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica still at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Helgavogur/Mývatn (NE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Hallskot/Flói (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Sandgerði (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Five Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Hallskot/Flói (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 23 October 2020:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Selfoss (S). Three Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at sea appr 4 nm east of Vattarnes (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðavatn (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 22 October 2020:
Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica still at Sandgerði (SW). An adult male Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera bifasciata remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 21 October 2020:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Herdísarvík/Selvogur (SW). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Ærvíkurbjarg/Skjálfandi (NE). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Hlíðarvatn/Selvogur (SW) and one at Ærvíkurbjarg/Skjálfandi (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Rauðinúpur/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Skagaströnd (N). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 20 October 2020:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). An adult male Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera bifasciata remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 19 October 2020:
One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 18 October 2020:
One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Höfn (SE). Eight Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea off Stokksnes/Nes (SE) and three at sea appr 30 nm east of Digranes (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). Three Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Five Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla were reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one near Árnes/Hreppir (S). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Grindavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 17 October 2020:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis remain at Álftanes (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kaldbaksnef/Húsavík (NE) and single adult females at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE) and Voladalstorfa/Tjörnes (NE). The ever-returning drake White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi is in Keflavík (SW). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains at Garður (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE), two at Þveit/Nes (SE) and singles at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and Urriðavatn (SW). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Three Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Klifhólar/Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW) and singles at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE), Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S), Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW). Three Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Hallskot/Flói (S) and singles at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 16 October 2020:
An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis still at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains at Garður (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Garður (SW). Four Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at sea appr 86 nm W of Bjargtangar (NW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Sléttaleiti/Suðursveit (SE). Three Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and two at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Klifhólar/Grindavík (SW) and Þorgilsstaðir/Fróðarhreppur (W). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 15 October 2020:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis remain at Álftanes (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Two Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at sea appr 26 nm W of Straumnes (NW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Vík/Lón (SE). One Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria at Höfn (SE). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus at Höfn (SE). Nine Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Staður/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 14 October 2020:
One King Eider Somateria spectabilis still at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 13 October 2020:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). Two juvenile Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus remains at Hallskot/Flói (S). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Eight Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 12 October 2020:
A Northern Parula Setophaga americana was found at Grindavík (SW) - 9th for Iceland. Three Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at sea appr 30 nm northwest of Bjargtangar (NW). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus remains at Hallskot/Flói (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 11 October 2020:
The Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum remains at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis remain at Álftanes (SW). An adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis still at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica remains at Garður (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Garðskagi (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW) and two at Garður (SW). A juvenile Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica is still at Sandgerði (SW). Three Sooty Shearwaters Ardenna grisea at sea appr 11 nm off Kögur (NW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus was found at Hallskot/Flói (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 10 October 2020:
One Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Villingavatn/Grafningur (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Tálknafjörður (NW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Skinnalón/Melrakkaslétta (NE). Seven Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Garður (SW). Fourteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A juvenile Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica is still at Sandgerði (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Fornustekkarot/Nes (SE). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus remains at Höfn (SE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Mánárbakki/Tjörnes (NE) and Núpskatla/Melrakkaslétta (NE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Helluland/Finnafjörður (NE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Brekknakot/Þistilfjörður (NE), Syðri-Brekkur/Þistilfjörður (NE), Ytra-Lón/Langanes (NE) and Fell/Finnafjörður (NE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Raufarhöfn (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Raufarhöfn (NE). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 9 October 2020:
Two Canada Geese Branta canadensis remain at Álftanes (SW). A juvenile Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica is still at Sandgerði (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and one at Vífilsstaðir (SW). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus remains at Höfn (SE). Three Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 8 October 2020:
A returning drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 1st for Iceland. An adult American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Garðskagi (SW). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Fellabær (E). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus remains at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Mánárbakki/Tjörnes (NE). Two Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and one at Reyðará/Lón (SE). Five Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and three at Vík/Lón (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca at Vík/Lón (SE). A Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Vík/Lón (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 7 October 2020:
Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðavatn (SW) and Litli-Saurbær/Ölfus (SW). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Hellnar (W).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 6 October 2020:
One Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii at Egilsstaðir (E). Five King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE), an adult female and four juveniles. One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Miðhús/Fljótsdalshérað (E). Seven Eurasian Collared Doves Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). A juvenile Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 5 October 2020:
Five King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE), an adult female and four juveniles. A Common Crane Grus grus still at Viðborðssel/Mýrar (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE) and singles at Höfn (SE), Urriðavatn (SW) and Elliðavatn (SW). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus remains at Höfn (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Höfn (SE). One Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 4 October 2020:
The Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum remains at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. One European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur at Höfn (SE). A juvenile Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). A Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea at sea off Skagafjörður (N). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus remains at Höfn (SE). Six Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Vík/Lón (SE), two at Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E), Lönd/Stöðvarfjörður (E), Stöðvarfjörður (E), Breiðdalsvík (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Flugustaðir/Álftafjörður (E) and singles at Hvammur/Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Karlsstaðir/Berufjörður (E), Rannveigarstaðir/Álftafjörður (E), Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E), Hvalnes/Lón (SE), Reyðará/Lón (SE), Grænahlíð/Lón (SE), Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE), Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and Hof/Öræfi (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E), Vík/Lón (SE) and Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E), two at Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E), Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and Vík/Lón (SE) and singles at Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E), Stöðvarfjörður (E), Stöð/Stöðvarfjörður (E), Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E), Höfn (SE) and Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). One Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria at Stöð/Stöðvarfjörður (E). Two Lesser Whitethroats Curruca curruca at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and one at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Núpur/Berufjörður (E) and singles at Stöðvarfjörður (E), Berunes/Berufjörður (E), Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) and Garður (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). A Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros was reported from Grænahraun/Nes (SE). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra still at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grænahraun/Nes (SE) and one at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). One Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE). Five Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE), four at Reyðará/Lón (SE), three at Rannveigarstaðir/Álftafjörður (E) and singles at Breiðdalsvík (E), Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Múlakot/Fljótshlíð (S). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 3 October 2020:
The Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum remains at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. A fem/juv Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Hryggir/Mýrdalur (S). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis by Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE). A Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea at sea in Húnaflói (N). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Bakkagerði (E). Two Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and singles at Geithellar/Álftafjörður (E), Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Geithellar/Álftafjörður (E), Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and Klifhólar/Grindavík (SW). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hali/Suðursveit (SE), Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E), two at Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and singles at Lönd/Stöðvarfjörður (E), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Fagridalur/Mýrdalur (S). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). Four Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus at Kverkin/Eyjafjöll (S) and two at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Garður (SW). A Common Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus was reported from Miðhús/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 2 October 2020:
A Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola was found at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) - 3rd for Iceland. A Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus was taken into care on a trawler at sea appr 41 nm southeast of Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E) - 10th for Iceland. One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Heimaey (S) and singles at Myllulækur/Nes (SE), Sandgerði (SW) and Úlfarsárdalur/Reykjavík (SW). One Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus at Höfn (SE). One Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Efri-Fjörður/Lón (SE). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and one at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grænahraun/Nes (SE) and Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). Single Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Krossaland/Lón (SE), Holt/Nes (SE) and Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and three at Nesjahverfi/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 1 October 2020:
The Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum remains at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW) - 2nd for Iceland. A Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola was found at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) - 3rd for Iceland. A juvenile Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) - 10th for Iceland. One Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum at Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE) - 14th for Iceland. A Common Crane Grus grus still at Viðborðssel/Mýrar (SE). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Raufarhöfn (NE). Single Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Hvalnes/Lón (SE), Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE), Skálafell/Suðursveit (SE), Jaðar/Suðursveit (SE) and Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Höfn (SE). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hali/Suðursveit (SE) and singles at Höfn (SE) and Hof/Öræfi (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca at Hof/Öræfi (SE). One Common Whitethroat Curruca communis at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Sauðanes/Langanes (NE) and Borgir/Nes (SE) and Brunnhóll/Mýrar (SE). Six Eurasian Siskins Spinus spinus at Nesjahverfi/Nes (SE), three at Öskjuhlíð/Reykjavík (SW) and Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and one at Vík/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson





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