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Last update... 17 July 2017, 14:15

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Sun, 16 July 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Álftanes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Staður/Grindavík (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata near Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 15 July 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Álftanes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. An adult Little Stint Calidris minuta still at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Common Swift Apus apus at Landmannalaugar (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 14 July 2017:
A drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Helguvík near Keflavík (SW). An adult Little Stint Calidris minuta still at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 13 July 2017:
A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). An adult Little Stint Calidris minuta at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). An adult Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos remains at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 12 July 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). An adult Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos remains at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 11 July 2017:
One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus in Suðursveit (SE). A Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). Ten Red Crossbills Loxia curvirostra at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 10 July 2017:
A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Álar/Lake Mývatn (NE). A first-summer drake and a female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Dyrhólaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 9 July 2017:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 8 July 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Mýrarvatn/Reykjahverfi (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Snæfoksstaðir/Grímsnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 7 July 2017:
A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Vestmannsvatn (NE) and two at Neskaupstaður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 6 July 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 5 July 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 4 July 2017:
An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Árnes/Aðaldalur (NE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Breiðavík (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 3 July 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). An adult Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 2 July 2017:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Gerðar/Garður (SW). A drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Keflavík (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta by Múlakot/Fljótshlíð (S). An adult Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis at Flatey/Mýrar (SE). One Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 1 July 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Álftanes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Dyrhólaey (S). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Hlíðarendi/Fljótshlíð (S). An adult Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata near Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 30 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Álftanes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Heiðarhöfn/Langanes (NE). An adult and 2cy drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata along with one Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þvottárskriður (E). An adult Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla still at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 29 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Álftanes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Kolgrafafjörður (W) and a female at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). An adult Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla still at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). An adult Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). The Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A singing Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 28 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Álftanes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. An adult Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla still at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Álftavogur/Mývatn (NE). A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grímsey (N). The Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Gvendarstaðir/Kinn (NE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 27 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Álftanes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. An adult Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla was found at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grímsey (N). An adult and 2cy drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata along with one Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þvottárskriður (E). The Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 26 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus was at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW) and presumably the same bird had moved to Álftanes (SW) in the afternoon - 1st for Iceland. An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Eyri/Ingólfsfjörður (NW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Hvallátur (NW). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Jökulsárlón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 25 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus was seen again in Garður (SW) and later at Sandgerði (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). The Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Breiðavík (NW). One Common House Martin Delichon urbicum at Höfn (SE). A singing Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Skógar (S). Two male House Sparrows Passer domesticus at Ísafjörður (NW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 24 June 2017:
A Pacific Swift Apus pacificus was found at Holt/Mýrar (SE) - 1st for Iceland. The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana again at Höskuldshöfði/Mývatn (NE). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Ólafsvík (W). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Kálfaströnd/Lake Mývatn (NE). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Kálfaströnd/Lake Mývatn (NE). One Common Swift Apus apus at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 23 June 2017:
Three Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Garður (SW). Two females King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 22 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus was relocated at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Laxárvogur/Kjós (SW). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Rif (W), a 2cy drake at Hestfjörður (NW) and three females are still at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis at Kleifar/Seyðisfjörður (NW). One Common House Martin Delichon urbicum at Skoruvíkurbjarg (NE). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 21 June 2017:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Foss/Suðurfirðir (NW). A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis near Foss/Suðurfirðir (NW). An adult and 2cy drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata along with a drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þvottárskriður (E). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Staðarbakki/Fljótshlíð (S). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 20 June 2017:
An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus is at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 19 June 2017:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Ásgautsstaðavatn/Stokkseyri (S). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis was seen again at Selfoss (S). A 2cy drake and female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE), another 2cy drake at Arnarstapi (W) while three (adult drake, 2cy drake and 2cy female) were seen at Garðskrókur/Skagafjörður (N). An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus is at Kirkjuhóll/Staðarsveit (W). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 18 June 2017:
The male Eastern Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans albistriata remains at Vík/Lón (SE) - 3rd record for Iceland of a Subalpine Warbler. A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 17 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Daltjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Staðarbakki/Fljótshlíð (S). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Hæðargarður/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 16 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus was relocated at Daltjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos was seen briefly at Bakki/Húsavík (NE) - 12th for Iceland. One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Kjarnaskógur/Akureyri (N). A first-summer (2cy) Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). The Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Kjarnaskógur/Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 15 June 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana again at Höskuldshöfði/Mývatn (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Reykhólar/Reykhólasveit (NW). A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis near Staður/Grindavík (SW). A Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus was seen south of Lake Mývatn (NE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Höfði/Mývatnssveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 14 June 2017:
Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Höskuldshöfði/Mývatn (NE) and Gautlönd/Mývatnssveit (NE). A displaying Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Vaglaskógur (NE). One Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus near Húsey/Hróarstunga (E). A Sabine's Gull Xema sabini at Höfn (SE). A singing Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Nesjahverfi/Nes (SE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Höfði/Mývatnssveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 13 June 2017:
The male Eastern Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans albistriata remains at Vík/Lón (SE) - 3rd record for Iceland of a Subalpine Warbler. An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi remains at Sandgerði (SW). One Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus at Steingrímsfjarðarheiði (NW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Narfastaðir/Reykjadalur (NE). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis and Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita remain at Hvalnes/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 12 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus remains at Sandgerði (SW) - 1st for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 11 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is near Fjörukot/Sandgerði (SW) - 1st for Iceland. An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi remains at Sandgerði (SW). One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Grímsey (N). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Höfði/Mývatnssveit (NE). A male Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 10 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is near Fjörukot/Sandgerði (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The male Eastern Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans albistriata remains at Vík/Lón (SE) - 3rd record for Iceland of a Subalpine Warbler. The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus was relocated at Býjasker/Miðnes (SW) - 15th for Iceland. An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi remains at Sandgerði (SW). Ten Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Ós/Akranes (SW). A male Canada Geese Branta canadensis was seen at Norðurhvoll/Mýrdalur (S). A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Flatey (W). A first-summer (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Ölfusárós (SW), an adult drake at Rif (W), three females at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW) and a female at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). An adult and first-summer drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þvottárskriður (E). A male and female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca also at Þvottárskriður (E). One Common Crane Grus grus at Sandur/Aðaldalur (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Norðurhvoll/Mýrdalur (S). One female Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 9 June 2017:
The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is now at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus was again at Fjörukot/Miðnes (SW) - 15th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Sandgerði (SW). A Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla at Kalmanstjörn/Hafnir (SW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Ásmundarstaðavatn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A female King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). One Little Stint Calidris minuta was reported from Ásmundarstaðir/Melrakkaslétta (NE). The Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes remains at Sandgerði (SW). Two Little Gulls Hydrocoloeus minutus at Mýrarvatn/Reykjahverfi (NE). An adult Sabine's Gull Xema sabini was reported from Stóra-Sandvík/Reykjanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 8 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is near Fjörukot/Sandgerði (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A pair of Common Pochard Aythya ferina was reported from the river Sog (SW). A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Höfn (SE). A female Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus at Þorgeirsstaðir/Lón (SE). A Little Stint Calidris minuta at Garðskagi (SW). One female Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). The Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes was at Gerðar/Garður (SW) in the morning and at Sandgerði (SW) in the afternoon. An adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Raufarhöfn (NE). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Vík/Lón (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla and at least twenty Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Skógar (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 7 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is at Sandgerði (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A female Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus was seen again at Mýrar (W) - 13th for Iceland. A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Víkingavatn (NE). A Common Crane Grus grus is still at Lækjarhvammur/Aðaldalur (NE). A Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes was found at Miðhús/Garður (SW). A pair of Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfði/Mývatnssveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 6 June 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is now at Sandgerði (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus was again near Melaberg/Miðnes (SW) in the morning but had relocated to Sandgerði in the afternoon - 15th for Iceland. A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Grindavík (SW). One female Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Sandgerði (SW). One Common Swift Apus apus at Húsavík (NE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Sandgerði (SW) and another two at Vík (S). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Höfði/Mývatnssveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 5 June 2017:
The male Eastern Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans albistriata remains at Vík/Lón (SE) - 3rd record for Iceland of a Subalpine Warbler. A White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus was found at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW) - 15th for Iceland. A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Flatey (W). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Kálfaströnd/Mývatn (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is at Ásgarður/Landbrot (S). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Selfoss (S). The 2cy drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata is still at Þvottárskriður (E). An adult female Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus was reported from Vogar/Mývatn (NE). A Common Crane Grus grus is at Lækjarhvammur/Aðaldalur (NE). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus is still at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE) while another was seen at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW). A 2cy Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis is at Nesjar/Miðnes (SW). One Common House Martin Delichon urbicum at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Sandgerði (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis and Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita remain at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). A pair of Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfði/Mývatnssveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 4 June 2017:
The male Eastern Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans albistriata remains at Vík/Lón (SE) - 3rd record for Iceland of a Subalpine Warbler. A drake Garganey Anas querquedula was seen at Heiðarhöfn/Langanes (NE). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina is at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Þjórsárdalur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 3 June 2017:
The male Eastern Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans albistriata remains at Vík/Lón (SE) - 3rd record for Iceland of a Subalpine Warbler. A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata remains at Flatey (W) while two drakes of feral origin remain at Húsavík (NE). A drake Garganey Anas querquedula at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Höfn (SE). One drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Hagi/Aðaldalur (NE). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus is still at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 2 June 2017:
The male Eastern Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans albistriata remains at Vík/Lón (SE) - 3rd record for Iceland of a Subalpine Warbler. Five Canada Geese Branta canadensis at Staðarsveit (W). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Stokkseyri (S). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris has joined the drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis at Selfoss (S). A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Höfn (SE) while two females are at Grindavík (SW). The 2cy drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata is still at Þvottárskriður (E). Single adult Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini at Grímsey (N) and Jökulsárlón (SE). One Common House Martin Delichon urbicum at Kársnes/Kópavogur (SW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) and one at Höfn (SE). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis remains at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Reyðará/Lón (SE) and Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One pair of Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 1 June 2017:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Selfoss (S). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Vattarfjörður/Barðaströnd (NW). A Little Stint Calidris minuta was found in Garður (SW). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus is still at Kaldbakur/Húsavík (NE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica in Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 31 May 2017:
A male Eastern Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans albistriata was found at Vík/Lón (SE) - 3rd record for Iceland of a Subalpine Warbler. The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is now near Fjörukot/Miðnes - 1st for Iceland. One Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax by Hvalnes/Miðnes (SW). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A drake Garganey Anas querquedula is at Djúpivogur (E). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Selfoss (S). A 2cy drake Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata is at Þvottárskriður (E). A Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Friðlandið/Flói (S). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis remains at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Reyðará/Lón (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Reyðará/Lón (SE) and two at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). A male Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus is still at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 30 May 2017:
The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A female Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus was reported from Mýrar (W) - 13th for Iceland. An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Sandgerði (SW). A pair of Garganey Anas querquedula is still at Sandgerði (SW). A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Selfoss (S). Four drakes Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Ásbjarnartjörn/Mývatnssveit (NE). A Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola was reported from Mýrar (W). A 2cy Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia was found at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). Two adult Little Gulls Hydrocoloeus minutus at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). Four Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Höfn (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Hæðargarður/Nes (SE). A male Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus is at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 29 May 2017:
A drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis was found at Selfoss (S). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Vagnbrekka/Lake Mývatn (NE). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina is at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Borgarnes (W). Four Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lake Mývatn (NE). One Eurasian Woodock Scolopax rusticola at Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). An adult Sabine's Gulls Xema sabini was seen at Fjallsárlón/Breiðamerkursandur (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 28 May 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The female Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus was seen again at Hamar/Hamarsfjörður (E) - 7th for Iceland. One Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax remains near Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Kollafjörður (SW). A pair of Garganey Anas querquedula remains at Sandgerði (SW). One 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Svalbarðseyri (N). A Common Crane Grus grus remains at Gautlönd/Mývatnssveit (NE). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus still at Svalbarðseyri (N). The Black Tern Chlidonias niger remains at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis remains at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Hvalnes/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 27 May 2017:
One Canada Goose Branta canadensis still at Breiðavík (NW). A pair of Garganey Anas querquedula was found at Sandgerði (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Lake Mývatn (NE). Four Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus at Bjargtangar/Látrabjarg (NW). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 26 May 2017:
A Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii was reported from Straumfjörður/Mýrar (W) - 3rd for Iceland if accepted. A Eurasian Hooby Falco subbuteo landed on a trawler at sea east of Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 25 May 2017:
An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 23 May 2017:
The adult Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan remains at Saltvík/Skjálfandi (NE) - 6th for Iceland. A Siberian Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons near Þórisdalur/Lón (SE). A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Höfn (SE). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E). One Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Daltjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca and Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita still at Hvalnes/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 22 May 2017:
The female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus was relocated at Sandgerði (SW) - 1st for Iceland. An adult Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan was found near Húsavík (NE) - 6th for Iceland. One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Rif (W). A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Rif (W). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Akrar/Mýrar (W). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Þykkvibær (S). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Reykir/Ölfus (SW). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla is at Borgarfjörður eystri (E). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S). Single Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Þrastaskógur/Grímsnes (SW) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 21 May 2017:
A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Rif (W). Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S) and Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hurðarbakssef/Kjós (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Brynjudalsvogur/Hvalfjörður (SW). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). One Sand Martin Riparia riparia at Hvallátur (NW). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis, Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca and two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 20 May 2017:
Single drakes Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Þveit/Nes (SE) and Reykjahlíð/Lake Mývatn (NE). Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S) and Starmýri/Álftafjörður (E). One Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus at Svínafell/Öræfi (SE). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos remains at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca at Heimaey (S). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Selfoss (S) and Hvalnes/Lón (SE). Single Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW) and Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 19 May 2017:
The adult Great White Egret Egretta alba is still at Eyvindarlækur/Aðaldalur (NE) - 7th for Iceland. One Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum at Selvogur (SW) - 11th for Iceland. A female Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus was found at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 12th for Iceland. An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi at Sandgerði (SW). Single drakes Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW) and Skjálftavatn (NE). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Hafnarberg/Þorlákshöfn (SW) and eight at Sandvatn/Mýrar (W). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Two Common House Martins Delichon urbicum at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Grindavík (SW), one at Garðskagi (SW) and four at Stöðvarfjörður (E). A Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis, Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca and two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Hvalnes/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 18 May 2017:
The adult Great White Egret Egretta alba is still at Eyvindarlækur/Aðaldalur (NE) - 7th for Iceland. One Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus near Djúpivogur (E). A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Höfn (SE). 63 Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and eighteen by Bláskriða/Melrakkaslétta (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). A Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis, Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca and a Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). Single Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus at Flugustaðir/Álftafjörður (E) and Hvalnes/Lón (SE). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus were reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 17 May 2017:
The adult Great White Egret Egretta alba was relocated at Eyvindarlækur/Aðaldalur (NE) - 7th for Iceland. A female-type Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus was seen again at Gunnarsholt (S) - 11th for Iceland. A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Höfn (SE). Six Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus at Tjarnabyggð/Flói (S). Single Common House Martins Delichon urbicum at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and Garðskagi (SW). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S), four at Stöðvarfjörður (E), one at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW) and two at Garðskagi (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 16 May 2017:
Three Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta remain at Höfn (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) while another drake is again at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Heimaey (S). A Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus was found at Krossanes/Hamarsfjörður (E). A Common Coot Fulica atra remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Silfurstjarnan/Núpasveit (NE). One Black Tern Chlidonias niger still at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Hái-Bjalli/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). Single Common Swifts Apus apus at Valhúsahæð/Seltjarnarnes (SW) and Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S), three at Sandgerði (SW) and singles at Hrafnabjörg/Langanes (NE) and Vogalækur/Mýrar (W). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Höfn (SE). A Hooded Crow Corvus corone cornix was been at Fagridalur/Mýrdalur (S) for several days. Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Þórshöfn (NE), Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Selfoss (S). Four Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus were reported from Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 15 May 2017:
The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Three Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta remain at Höfn (SE). One Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax remains near Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A female Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus was found at Neskaupstaður (E). A hybrid drake American x Eurasian Wigeon Anas americana x penelope is at Kaldbakstjarnir/Húsavík (NE). Single drakes Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE), Laxá/Reykjahverfi (NE) and Stokkseyri (S). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Þveit/Nes (SE). A Common Coot Fulica atra remains at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax remains at Bjarnanesrot/Nes (SE). One Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Skjálfandi bay (NE) and eight at Kílsnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). A Black Tern Chlidonias niger was reported from Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Seyðisfjörður (E). Single Common House Martins Delichon urbicum at Þórshöfn (NE), Gerði/Suðursveit (SE) and Heimaey (S). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Sandgerði (SW), Heimaey (S) and Húsavík (NE). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Syðri-Brekkur/Langanes (NE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and Syðri-Brekkur/Langanes (NE) and two at Stafafell/Lón (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Karlsberg/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 14 May 2017:
An adult Great White Egret Egretta alba is again at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) - 7th for Iceland. Three Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta remain at Höfn (SE). A female-type Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus was seen at Gunnarsholt (S) - 11th for Iceland. One Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax remains at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A male Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus was found at Þórshöfn (NE) - 25th for Iceland. A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata was found at Seyðisfjörður (E), while two drakes of captive origin remain at Húsavík (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Gilsbakki/Öxarfjörður (NE), Brekka/Lón (SE), Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S), Rauðavatn (SW) and Sandgerði (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Reyðará/Lón (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 13 May 2017:
An adult Great White Egret Egretta alba is again at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) - 7th for Iceland. Three Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta remain at Höfn (SE). A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Höfn (SE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Stekkhóll/Nes (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Grindavík (SW). One Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii at Horn/Nes (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 12 May 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax remains at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). One Common Swift Apus apus at Grindavík (SW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Grindavík (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 11 May 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. An adult Great White Egret Egretta alba is again at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) - 7th for Iceland. Three Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta remain at Höfn (SE). One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hlíð/Lón (SE). A drake Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata was found at Bolungarvík (NW), while two drakes of captive origin are at Húsavík (NE) for their 6th consecutive day. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Krossbær/Nes (SE). A hybrid drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula is again at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 10 May 2017:
The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. An adult Great White Egret Egretta alba is again at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) - 7th for Iceland. One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 9 May 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. An adult Great White Egret Egretta alba was found at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and later relocated at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE) - 7th for Iceland. Three Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta remain at Höfn (SE). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A hybrid drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula is again at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Kálfafellsstaður/Suðursveit (SE). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Hof/Öræfi (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW), Skógar/Eyjafjöll (S) and Hof/Öræfi (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Hof/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 8 May 2017:
Three Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta remain at Höfn (SE). One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Hof/Öræfi (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S), Skógar/Eyjafjöll (S) and Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Single Hawfinches Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S), Skógar/Eyjafjöll (S) and Hvolsvöllur (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 7 May 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Three Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta remain at Höfn (SE). One Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax remains at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). One Canada Goose Branta canadensis at Hlíð/Lón (SE). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina is at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Þvottárskriður (E). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N) and two at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Heimaey (S) and one at Gufuskálar/Hellissandur (W). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Útskálar/Garður (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Hof/Öræfi (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and two at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Raufarhöfn (NE) and seven at Stafafell/Lón (SE). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Akurgerði/Öxarfjörður (NE). Single Hawfinches Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S) and Skógar/Eyjafjöll (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 6 May 2017:
A 2cy female Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus was found at Stafafell/Lón (SE) - 2nd for Iceland. A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is still at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A 2cy drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Höfn (SE). A Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca was reported from Þvottárskriður (E). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Grindavík (SW). One adult Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Four Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Svínafell/Öræfi (SE). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE) and Stöðvarfjörður (E). A Hooded Crow Corvus corone cornix was seen again at Stafafell/Lón (SE). Seven Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Stafafell/Lón (SE) and two at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 5 May 2017:
The Common Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia was seen again at Hof/Öræfi (SE) - 3rd for Iceland. Five Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta remain at Höfn (SE) - 6-9th for Iceland. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Svínadalur (NW). A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Neslandavík/Mývatn (NE). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis at Látur/Mjóifjörður (NW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hrauntúnstjörn/Reykjavík (SW). Single Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Mosfellsdalur (SW), Vík (S), Ásólfsskáli/Eyjafjöll (S), Ystiskáli/Eyjafjöll (S) and Svínafell/Öræfi (SE). Twelve Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Vík (S). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Reynishverfi (S). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW) and Svínafell/Öræfi (SE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Svínafell/Öræfi (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 4 May 2017:
A Common Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia was found at Hof/Öræfi (SE) - 3rd for Iceland. Five Pied Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta were found at Höfn (SE) - 6-9th for Iceland. A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). A Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was seen by Bakki/A-Landeyjar (S). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). Five Pomarine Skuas Stercorarius pomarinus off Landeyjahöfn (S). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Reyðará/Lón (SE). One Common House Martin Delichon urbicum at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Six Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Vík (S), three at Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S), one at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and four at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Svínafell/Öræfi (SE) and a male at Höfðabrekka/Mýrdalur (S). One Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix at Hof/Öræfi (SE). Three Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Hvalnes/Lón (SE) and singles at Hörgsland/Síða (S), Kvísker/Öræfi (SE), Fossgerði/Berufjörður (E) and Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Svínafell/Öræfi (SE). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Hof/Öræfi (SE). Five Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Stafafell/Lón (SE), two at Seyðisfjörður (E) and singles at Karlsstaðir/Berufjörður (E) and Krossgerði/Berufjörður (E). A female Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Vík/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 3 May 2017:
One Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax remains at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). Single drakes Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Þveit/Nes (SE) and Urriðakotsvatn (SW). A 2cy Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus is at Bakkavík/Seltjarnarnes (SW). Two Common Wood Pigeons Columba palumbus at Höfn (SE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Reykjavík Domestic Airport (SW), Sóleyjargata/Reykjavík (SW) and Vík/Lón (SE), eight at Hali/Suðursveit (SE), three at Höfn (SE), two at Nesjahverfi/Nes (SE) and two at Brekka/Lón (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE). One Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Two Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Reynivellir/Suðursveit (SE), two at Grænahraun/Nes (SE) and singles at Smyrlabjargarvirkjun/Suðursveit (SE) and Vík/Lón (SE). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW) and five at Stafafell/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 2 May 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A hybrid drake American x Eurasian Wigeon Anas americana x penelope is at Bjarnanesrot/Nes (SE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Þveit/Nes (SE). One Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus at sea north of Hornstrandir (NW). Two Common House Martins Delichon urbicum at Hestgerði/Suðursveit (SE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Heimaey (S) and Vorsabær/Flói (S) and five at Hestgerði/Suðursveit (SE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). A Hooded Crow Corvus corone cornix was found at Stafafell/Lón (SE). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Hof/Öræfi (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE) and Grindavík (SW). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Kársnes/Kópavogur (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 1 May 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris is still at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). Two Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Hali/Suðursveit (SE). One Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix at Hof/Öræfi (SE). Single Common Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and Hof/Öræfi (SE). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Húsavík (NE). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Hof/Öræfi (SE). A male Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Útskálar/Garður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 30 April 2017:
The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola remains at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two Black-crowned Night Herons Nycticorax nycticorax remain at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Ærvíkurbjarg/Skjálfandi (NE). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Garðskagi (SW) and Fífutjörn/Suðursveit (SE), two at Vattarnes/Reyðarfjörður (E) and two at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW). A male Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE) and two males at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 29 April 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola remains at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two Black-crowned Night Herons Nycticorax nycticorax remain at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Höskuldsstaðir/Reykjadalur (NE). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). Two King Eiders Somateria spectabilis, an immature drake and a female, are at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). A Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus is still at Eyrarbakki (S). Single Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Garður (SW) and Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 28 April 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola remains at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two Black-crowned Night Herons Nycticorax nycticorax remain at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Eyvík/Tjörnes (NE). One Common Crane Grus grus remains at Gautlönd/Mývatnssveit (NE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). A Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was found at Eyrarbakki (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 27 April 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. Two Black-crowned Night Herons Nycticorax nycticorax remain at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is still at Buðlungahöfn/Núpasveit (NE). A male Ruff Philomachus pugnax at Bjarnanesrot/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 26 April 2017:
Three Black-crowned Night Herons Nycticorax nycticorax have been found at Stafnes/Miðnes (SW) - 11-13th for Iceland. A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola remains at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A female Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Hvalsnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 25 April 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Heimaey (S). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Núpar/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 24 April 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris at Vífilsstaðavatn (SW). A hybrid drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck Aythya collaris x fuligula at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 23 April 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). A male Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Melaberg/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 22 April 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake Common Pochard Aythya ferina at Leirhafnarvatn/Melrakkaslétta (NE). One Common Crane Grus grus remains at Gautlönd/Mývatnssveit (NE). A male Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Grjótnes/Melrakkaslétta (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 21 April 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus is still at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. The female Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is again at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Two male Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus remain at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 20 April 2017:
A female Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus was found at Garður (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Fífutjörn/Suðursveit (SE). Three King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Kópasker, a first-winter drake at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW) and a female at Arnarstapi (W). One Common Crane Grus grus remains at Gautlönd/Mývatnssveit (NE). Ten Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). Four Lapland Longspurs Calcarius lapponicus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 18 April 2017:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis remains in Flói (S). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is still near Buðlungahöfn/Núpasveit (NE). One Common Crane Grus grus remains at Gautlönd/Mývatnssveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 17 April 2017:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis by Gerðistangi/Grindavík (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is at Buðlungahöfn/Núpasveit (NE). Single Arctic Redpolls Carduelis hornemanni at Höfn (SE) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 16 April 2017:
An adult Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii was found near Strönd/Vellir (E). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW). Three King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Hesteyri/Hestfjörður (NW) and one drake at Kolgrafafjörður (W). An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi near Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A male Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Reykjahlíð/Mývatnssveit (NE).

Sat, 15 April 2017:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis again by Vorsabær/Flói (S). An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi near Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Heimaey (S). Nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata near Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 14 April 2017:
An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi near Stafnes/Miðnes (SW). Five Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata near Stafnes/Miðnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 13 April 2017:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). Five Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Ásbyrgi (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 12 April 2017:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis again by Vorsabær/Flói (S). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Hvalnes/Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 11 April 2017:
An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi was seen again at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). The first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Höfn (SE) while an adult female is at Húsavík (NE). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Höfn (SE). Seven Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). An Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni was reported from Smárarimi/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 10 April 2017:
A Canada Goose Branta canadensis by Vorsabær/Flói (S). An adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi was found at Ósabotnar/Hafnir (SW). A female/first-winter drake Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi remains at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). The Little Egret Egretta garzetta again at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). One Common Crane Grus grus remains at Gautlönd/Mývatnssveit (NE). A male Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 9 April 2017:
A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Helguvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 8 April 2017:
A Little Egret Egretta garzetta is at Núpar/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 7 April 2017:
One Common Crane Grus grus again at Heiði and later at nearby Gautlönd/Mývatnssveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 6 April 2017:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Hvalnes/Lón (SE). One Common Crane Grus grus at Heiði/Mývatnssveit (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 5 April 2017:
Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 4 April 2017:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 3 April 2017:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi remains at Helguvík (SW) where there is also a King Eider Somateria spectabilis.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 2 April 2017:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akureyri (N). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 1 April 2017:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akureyri (N) while a first-winter drake is at Heimaey (S). A female/first-winter drake Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi remains at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). One Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 31 March 2017:
One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 28 March 2017:
One European Robin Erithacus rubecula still at Höfn (SE). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla in Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 27 March 2017:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ástjörn (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Langholtsvegur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 26 March 2017:
Twelve Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón (SE). A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto remains at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 25 March 2017:
The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Helguvík (SW). A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 24 March 2017:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Varmá/Mosfellsbær (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 20 March 2017:
Fifteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 19 March 2017:
A first-winter drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 17 March 2017:
Thirteen Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 16 March 2017:
One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Akureyri (N). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni hornemanni is also at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 14 March 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). The first-winter drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis was relocated at Árbæjarstífla/Reykjavík (SW). Three drakes and two females King Eider Somateria spectabilis by Jökulsárlón (SE). The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Njarðvík (SW). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hæðarlækur/Landbroti (S). Fourteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus remain at Akureyri (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 13 March 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Bakkavík/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Laugarás/Biskupstungur (S). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Langholtsvegur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 12 March 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Njarðvík (SW). The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Njarðvík (SW). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' was seen at Rauðhólar (SW). Nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla is at Grenimelur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 11 March 2017:
The first-winter drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis is at Helluvatn/Reykjavík (SW). At least four drakes and two females King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akranes (SW) and two drakes and a female at Njarðvík (SW). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis at Njarðvík (SW). The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Njarðvík (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Grafarholt/Reykjavík and Helluvatn (SW). Eighteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 10 March 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. The first-winter drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis is at Helluvatn/Reykjavík (SW). Five drakes and four females King Eider Somateria spectabilis are at Akranes (SW) while an adult female is at Húsavík (NE). An unidentified drake White-winged/Velvet Scoter Melanitta deglandi/fusca was seen at Akranes (SW). One female Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Elliðavatn (SW). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' was seen at Elliðavatn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 9 March 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW). A first-winter drake and two females King Eider Somateria spectabilis are at Njarðvík (SW). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis at Njarðvík (SW). The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 8 March 2017:
The first-winter drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis is now at Helluvatn/Reykjavík (SW). A female Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris remains at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni hornemanni remains at Langhús/Fljót (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 7 March 2017:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Njarðvík (SW). The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Njarðvík (SW). A female Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Vatnsleysa/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Knarrarnes/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 6 March 2017:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Akranes (SW) and a first-winter drake and female at Njarðvík (SW). The adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is now at Njarðvík (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Kollafjörður (SW). Twelve Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla still at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 5 March 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Hafnir (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Stuðlar/Ölfus (SW). Fourteen Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla still at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 4 March 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is now at Hafnir (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola and fourteen Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 3 March 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. A first-winter drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn/Reykjavík (SW). A female Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris was found at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis is at Grundarfjörður (W). One drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Úlfljótsvatn (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Leiruvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Ten Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni hornemanni has been at Langhús/Fljót (N) for several days.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 2 March 2017:
A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' was seen at Keflavík (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Kjós (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 1 March 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. A first-winter drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis remains at Hrauntúnstjörn/Reykjavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at the river Sog (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla still at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 28 February 2017:
A first-winter drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis was found at Hrauntúnstjörn/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 27 February 2017:
Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Tungulækur/Landbrot (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla still at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 26 February 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE) while one was seen at Hesteyri/Hestfjörður (NW). A hybrid drake Common x King Eider Somateria mollissima x spectabilis is at Grundarfjörður (W). Nine Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Sixteen Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 25 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Fourteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus still at Akureyri (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 24 February 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Grindavík (SW). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW) and four at Sandgerði (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla still at Höfn (SE) where a Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs was also seen.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 23 February 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 22 February 2017:
One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 21 February 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 20 February 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Þveit/Nes (SE). An immature Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was seen again in Reykjavík (SW), at the junction of Grensásvegur and Miklabraut. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Þveit/Nes (SE). Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 19 February 2017:
The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One adult 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E). 22 Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Ytri-Grímslækur/Ölfus (SW), Urriðavatn (SW) and Vatnsmýri/Garðabær (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla still at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 18 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE). Three Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S). Seven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE), two at Þveit/Nes (SE) and singles at Baulutjörn/Mýrar (SE) and Urriðavatn (SW). A European Robin Erithacus rubecula remains at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 17 February 2017:
An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 16 February 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðavatn (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 15 February 2017:
One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 14 February 2017:
An immature Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was seen again in Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 13 February 2017:
One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðavatn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 12 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðavatn (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 11 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 10 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Three 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Neskaupstaður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 9 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 7 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 6 February 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Vatnsmýri/Reykjavík (SW). An immature Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was seen at Háaleitisbraut/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 5 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Fuglavík bay/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Vatnsmýri/Reykjavík (SW). The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). An adult female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata is at Hraunsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Arnarnesvogur (SW). A white morph Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus 'candicans' was seen at Arfadalsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Eyrarbakki (S) and one at Stokksnes/Nes (SE). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea remains at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 4 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Vatnsmýri/Reykjavík (SW) along with a drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis. Two Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). Nineteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). At least ten Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Árbót/Aðaldalur (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 3 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. An immature Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was seen at Skeiðarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Langholtsvegur/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 2 February 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Vatnsmýri/Reykjavík (SW). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Straumfjörður/Mýrar (W). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 1 February 2017:
One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Egilsstaðir (E). Two Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica at Straumfjörður/Mýrar (W). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla is still at Húsavík (NE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 31 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is again at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto is at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 30 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 29 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Single drakes American Wigeon Anas americana at Kollafjörður (SW) and Vatnsmýri/Reykjavík (SW). A first-winter drake Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis was reported from Arnarnesvogur/Garðabær (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus at Blesugróf/Reykjavík (SW). 23 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 28 January 2017:
Four King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Víkur/Reykjavík (SW), one 2cy drake and three females. The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A female-type Velvet/White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca/deglandi is at Ósar/Hafnir (SW). An adult drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). An adult female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata is at Hraunsvík/Grindavík (SW). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Krossbær/Nes (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Kópavogur (SW) and Varmá/Ölfus (SW) and five at Krossbær/Nes (SE). Two Grey Plovers Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica at Hamarsfjörður (E). 25 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE) and nine at Hamarsfjörður (E). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea remains at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla is still at Langholtsvegur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 27 January 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW) where there are also nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata. Eight Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 26 January 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis is still at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea remains at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 25 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW) where there are also seventeen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 24 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Urriðavatn (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW) where there are also ten Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata. A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus was seen at Húsavík (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 22 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is now at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Fifteen King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hafnarfjörður (SW). Twelve Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 21 January 2017:
The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula is at Helgavogur/Mývatn (NE). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea remains at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). Fourteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 20 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is now at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 19 January 2017:
A Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis was found at the river Sog - 3rd for Iceland. The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Melasveit (SW). One Water Rail Rallus aquaticus at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 18 January 2017:
The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). A Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus has been at Langholtsvegur/Reykjavík (SW) for a while where up to two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla have been seen lately.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 17 January 2017:
The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). One Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Eyrarbakki (S). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 16 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at sea by Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 15 January 2017:
An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). Birds at Höfn (SE) include one Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus, a European Robin Erithacus rubecula, a Song Thrush Turdus philomelos and one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 14 January 2017:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana still at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). One Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus at Mosfellsdalur (SW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Meistaravellir/Reykjavík (SW) and Siglufjörður (N). A wintering female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla is still present at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 13 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at sea by Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Vatnsmýrin/Reykjavík (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Húsavík (NE) while an adult drake remains at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). 24 Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Botnar/Meðalland (S). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Tunguvötn/Landbrot (S) and Hraunkot/Landbrot (S). 22 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Þinganes/Nes (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Djúpivogur (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Single female Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla remain at Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 12 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at sea at Fuglavík/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Húsavík (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). Four drakes Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Garðsvogur/Mývatn (NE). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 11 January 2017:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Húsavík (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). Eleven Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Ölfusforir (SW) and one at Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea remains at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 10 January 2017:
The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). Seven Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at the river Sog (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Andakílsá (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 9 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Húsavík (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea remains at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). A wintering female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla is still present at Siglufjörður (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 8 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is now at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana remains at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Kópavogur (SW) and Urriðavatn (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Grunnafjörður (SW). A Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was seen at Flankastaðir/Miðnes (SW). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea remains at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Langholtsvegur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 7 January 2017:
The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana remains at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis was seen around Álftanes (SW). A King Eider Somateria spectabilis was seen at Vatnsleysuströnd (SW) while a female remains at Húsavík (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). Seven Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Keldunes/Kelduhverfi (NE), Kollafjörður (SW) and Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hamarsfjörður (E). An immature Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus was reported from Vatnsleysuvík/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea remains at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Langholtsvegur/Reykjavík (SW), where one has been present for almost a week, and up to 21 at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 6 January 2017:
A first-winter (2cy) drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis was at Stafnsnes/Heimaey (S). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Hvaleyrarlón/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Ten Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea remains at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 5 January 2017:
The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 4 January 2017:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Húsavík (NE) while an adult drake is still at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Lambhagi/Reykjavík (SW). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea was seen again at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 3 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is now at Norðurkot/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Húsavík (NE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Hafnarfjörður (SW) and Reykhólar (NW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). A first-winter (2cy) Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis was seen at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 2 January 2017:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Húsavík (NE). One Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 1 January 2017:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola remains at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis remains at Húsavík (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea was seen again at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). Twelve Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N) and one at Byggðarholt/Mosfellsbær (SW). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 31 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola remains at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Byggðarholt/Mosfellsbær (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 30 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is again at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Húsavík (NE). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 29 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is now at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Eyrarbakki (S) and three at Norðfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 28 December 2016:
Four King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW) and one at Hjalli/Ölfus (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 27 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A King Eider Somateria spectabilis was reported from Reykjavík harbour (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 26 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Vatnsmýri/Reykjavík (SW). No less than 20 King Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW) while three are at Höfn (SE). A returning drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca is by Staður/Grindavík (SW). 25 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea was seen at Tjörnin/Reykjavík (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE), two at Höfn (SE) and singles at Selfoss (S) and Akureyri (N). A female Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 25 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). The two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca remain at Húsavík (NE). One Sky Lark Alauda arvensis at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 24 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Seventeen Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Lón (SE). Fifteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Þinganes/Nes (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Stokkseyri (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 23 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two 'Queen' Eiders Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). A Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Húsavík (NE).Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Núpar/Ölfus (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 22 December 2016:
One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 21 December 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). There are now two Velvet Scoters Melanitta fusca was found at Húsavík (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Hólar/Nes (SE). Eight Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 20 December 2016:
A Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca was found at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 18 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is again at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Nine Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Skjálftavatn (NE) and two at Lón/Kelduhverfi (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Akureyri (N). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla remains at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 17 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola was relocated at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Eighteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N) and one at Grindavík (SW). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 16 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. An adult drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is still at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE). Six Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 14 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 13 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland.
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 12 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Þorlákshöfn (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and one at Elliðavatn (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 11 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Breiðabólsstaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 10 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Fourteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 9 December 2016:
A Little Egret Egretta garzetta is still at Álftanes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Reykjavík (SW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW) and one at Smárarimi/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 8 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Little Egret Egretta garzetta is still at Kasthúsatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 7 December 2016:
Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Selfoss (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 6 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Nineteen Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Svínhólar/Lón (SE). Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis is at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 5 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (SW). One Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus still at Heimaey (S). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis is at Heimaey (S). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW) and Heimaey (S). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 4 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Álftanes (SW). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis is at Heimaey (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 3 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW) and Smárarimi/Reykjavík (SW) and thirteen at Akureyri (N). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla still at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 2 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (SW). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Krossbær/Nes (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 1 December 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Djúpivogur (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 30 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Hafnarfjörður (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 29 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (SW). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Djúpivogur (E). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE) and five at Akureyri (N). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S), Akureyri (N) and Hvassaleiti/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 28 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Ormsstaðir/Grímsnes (S) and Urriðakotsvatn (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW) and six at Akureyri (N). A Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus has been at Seyðisfjörður (E) for several days. A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 27 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola was relocated at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW) and seven at Akureyri (N). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S) and Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 26 November 2016:
A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis is at Þorlákshöfn (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Ormsstaðir/Grímsnes (S). Six Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 25 November 2016:
The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Akureyri (N). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Hvassaleiti/Reykjavík (SW) and Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 24 November 2016:
A male Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla remains at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 23 November 2016:
One Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus at Heimaey (S). Six Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Hamarsfjörður (E). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S) and two at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 22 November 2016:
A Blue-winged Teal Anas discors was shot in south-west Iceland - 22nd for Iceland. 26 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Þinganes/Nes (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Akureyri (N) and singles at Heimaey (S) and Hvassaleiti/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva remains at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 21 November 2016:
Two Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Heimaey (S). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Akureyri (N). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 20 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is again at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The returning adult drake American White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi deglandi is at Keflavík (SW). A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Skógtjörn/Álftanes (SW) and Núpar/Ölfus (SW). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 19 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola was relocated at Fuglavíkurtjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Little Egret Egretta garzetta is still at Höfn (SE). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 18 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 17 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola is still at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Hafnarfjörður (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 16 November 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). Three Little Egrets Egretta garzetta are now at Kakkarvatn/Stokkseyri (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Grindavík (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Höfn (SE). Five Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Hafnarfjörður (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 15 November 2016:
Two Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S) and one at Höfn (SE). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva remains at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 14 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola was relocated at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta remain at Höfn (SE) and Djúpivogur (E). Two Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Garður (SW). A Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus was seen at Grindavík (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and 26 Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). At least ten Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Fifteen Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E), three at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) and one at Grindavík (SW). A juvenile Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva remains at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). A male Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 13 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola was relocated at Miðhúsasíki/Garður (SW) - 5th for Iceland. The Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis was last seen at Hánefsstaðir/Seyðisfjörður (E) - 9th for Iceland. One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Eyrarbakki (S). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Sandgerði (SW) and four at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra still at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW) and Smáragata/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 12 November 2016:
The juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola was relocated at Fitjatjörn/Miðnes (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata still at Stöðvarfjörður (E) - 18th for Iceland. Seventeen Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Skarðsfjörður (SE). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta is still at Höfn (SE). Eight Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Bjarnanesrot/Nes (SE) and three at Garður (SW). One Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica and thirteen Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Skarðsfjörður (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW) and twenty at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). A male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Þöll/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 11 November 2016:
Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Höfn (SE) and Eyrarbakki (S). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Sandgerði (SW) and Garður (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra still at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Langhús/Fljót (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 10 November 2016:
A Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Höfn (SE). A juvenile Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus was found at Álftanes (SW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Bessastaðatjörn/Álftanes (SW). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) and singles at Höfn (SE), Heimaey (S) and Stokkseyri (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Heimaey (S).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 9 November 2016:
A juvenile Bufflehead Bucephala albeola was found at Sandgerði (SW) - 5th for Iceland. A Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis remains at Hánefsstaðir/Seyðisfjörður (E) - 9th for Iceland. A drake King Eider Somateria spectabilis at Héðinsvík/Tjörnes (NE) and a female at Húsavík (NE). A Little Egret Egretta garzetta is still at Djúpivogur (E). Two Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Stöðvarfjörður (E), two at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW) and one at Seyðisfjörður (E). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S) and Siglufjörður (N), two at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW) and four at Seyðisfjörður (E). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 8 November 2016:
Two Little Egrets Egretta garzetta remain at Stokkseyri (S) and singles at Álftanes (SW) and Höfn (SE). One Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea still at Vogsósar/Selvogur (SW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Siglufjörður (N) and Akureyri (N). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Smáragata/Reykjavík (SW), Heimaey (S) and Höfn (SE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 7 November 2016:
A Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata still at Stöðvarfjörður (E) - 18th for Iceland. Nine Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). One Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea at Vogsósar/Selvogur (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 6 November 2016:
A Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata still at Stöðvarfjörður (E) - 18th for Iceland. Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and ten at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Stöðvarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 5 November 2016:
A Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata was found at Stöðvarfjörður (E) - 18th for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Stokkseyri (S). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Akureyri (N). Two Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S) and one at Álftanes (SW). Two Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Grindavík (SW) and singles at Eyrarbakki (S), Hjalli/Ölfus (SW) and Álftanes (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at A-Landeyjar (S). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Stokkseyri (S). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and two at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Akureyri (N) and Grindavík (SW) and two at Akranes (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW). One Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 4 November 2016:
The adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana is still off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 1st for Iceland. A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Stokkseyri (S). Two Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S) and singles at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) and Djúpivogur (E). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE), Hveragerði (SW) and Garður (SW). A juvenile American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica at Bakkavík/Seltjarnarnes (SW). One Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola at Sandgerði (SW). Ten Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE) and Akureyri (N). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW). Single Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE) and Vík/Lón (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE), four at Seyðisfjörður (E) and singles at Garðskagi (SW), Stokkseyri (S) and Akranes (SW). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Grænahlíð/Lón (SE), Garðar/Álftanes (SW), Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW) and Húsavík (NE). Three Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs and one Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 3 November 2016:
A Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis was relocated at Drangshlíð/Eyjafjöll (S) - 12th for Iceland. Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Grindavík (SW). Fifteen Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Dalvík (N). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and Breiðholt/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 2 November 2016:
A Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis remains at Hánefsstaðir/Seyðisfjörður (E) while others were seen at Seyðisfjörður town (E) and Skógasandur (S) - 9th & 11-12th for Iceland. A juvenile Spotted Crake Porzana porzana was seen at Höfn (SE) - 10th for Iceland if not the same as on 10th Oct. One Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Höfn (SE). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Four Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Selfoss (S). A juvenile Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva remains Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) with another found at Kópasker (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 1 November 2016:
A putative first-winter American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus was seen at Grindavík (SW). A returning drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta remains at Höfn (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Grindavík (SW), Hraun/Ölfus (SW) and Borgarfjörður (SW) and three at Garður (SW). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and one at Stykkishólmur (W). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Stokkseyri (S), Skaftafell (SE) and Höfn (SE). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Heimaey (S) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and three at Kvísker/Öræfi (SE). A juvenile Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 31 October 2016:
A putative first-winter Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri was seen at Grindavík (SW). A returning drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca remains at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Álftanes (SW). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). Twenty Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). Five Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW) and two at Höfn (SE). Single Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Stokkseyri (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW), Stokkseyri (S), Selfoss (S), Húsavík (NE) and Höfn (SE) and two at Siglufjörður (N). Three Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and one at Grindavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 30 October 2016:
A drake American Wigeon Anas americana is at Njarðvíkurfitjar (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Þórshöfn (NE). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE), two at Grindavík (SW), four at Húsavík (NE), two at Selfoss (S) and singles at Akureyri (N), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), Seyðisfjörður (E) and Smáragata/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 29 October 2016:
A Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis remains at Hánefsstaðir/Seyðisfjörður (E) - 9th for Iceland. Five Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Stokkseyri (S). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Húsavík (NE), two at Selfoss (S) and one at Grindavík (SW). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Selfoss (S). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 28 October 2016:
A Great White Egret Egretta alba remains at Leirá/Leirársveit (SW) - 6th for Iceland if not the same as earlier this month at Hellnar. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis is at Krákuvatn/Flói (S). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Höfn (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE), Hólar/Nes (SE) and Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and two at Bjarnanesrot/Nes (SE). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Þingeyri (NW). Three Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Skagaströnd (N) and singles at Húsavík (NE) and Keflavík (SW). Single European Robins Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE) and Keflavík (SW). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). One Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Stokkseyri (S). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Stokkseyri (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Smáragata/Reykjavík (SW), Stokkseyri (S), Siglufjörður (N) and Húsavík (NE), two at Selfoss (S), two at Keflavík (SW) and five at Höfn (SE). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and singles at Stokkseyri (S) and Keflavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). A male Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Laugardalur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 27 October 2016:
A Great White Egret Egretta alba remains at Leirá/Leirársveit (SW) - 6th for Iceland if not the same as earlier this month at Hellnar. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Garðar/Álftanes (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Höfn (SE). Three Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and another three at Garður (SW). One Common Coot Fulica atra at Ólafsfjörður (N). Two Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). An adult Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus at Skjálfandi bay (NE). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Grindavík (SW), Höfn (SE) and Húsavík (NE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 26 October 2016:
A Great White Egret Egretta alba remains at Leirá/Leirársveit (SW) - 6th for Iceland if not the same as earlier this month at Hellnar. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Garðar/Álftanes (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Selfoss (S). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Grindavík (SW). Three Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica at Selfoss (S). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Tumastaðir/Fljótshlíð (S). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 25 October 2016:
A Great White Egret Egretta alba is now at Leirá/Leirársveit (SW) - 6th for Iceland if not the same as earlier this month at Hellnar. One Little Egret Egretta garzetta still at Höfn (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE) and Hnausar/Vatnsdalur (N). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Húsavík (NE) and Krókur/Flói (S). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Two Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and one at Akureyri (N). One Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Krókur/Flói (S) and Breiðdalsvík (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 24 October 2016:
A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Garðar/Álftanes (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). Three Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus at sea between Þorlákshöfn and Heimaey (S). Three Little Egrets Egretta garzetta are now at Höfn (SE), a record flock for Iceland. Four Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Helluvatn (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto still at Keflavík (SW). Twelve Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Hákonarstaðir/Jökuldalur (E). Birds at Heimaey (S) include one Garden Warbler Sylvia borin, seven Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla, one Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita and a Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs. One Blackcap at Akureyri (N).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 23 October 2016:
A Great White Egret Egretta alba remains at Urriðaá near Akranes (SW) - 6th for Iceland if not the same as earlier this month at Hellnar. A Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis remains at Hánefsstaðir/Seyðisfjörður (E) - 9th for Iceland. A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Húsavík (NE). A returning drake Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca at Víkur/Reykjanes (SW). A drake Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula at Ærvíkurbjarg (NE). Three Little Egrets Egretta garzetta are now at Höfn (SE), a record flock for Iceland, while one remains at Neskaupstaður (E). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE), two at Neskaupstaður (E), two at Seyðisfjörður (E) and three at Garður (SW). Four Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Stokkseyri (S), fifteen at Grunnafjörður (SW) and ten at Dynjandi/Nes (SE). A first-winter Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis is at Álftanes (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica by Hafragil/Eyjafjarðarsveit (N). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE), two at Akureyri (N) two at Dalvík (N) and singles at Grindavík (SW) and Sandgerði (SW). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Single Garden Warblers Sylvia borin at Höfn (SE), Stokkseyri (S) and Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Höfn (SE) and singles at Stokkseyri (S) and Seyðisfjörður (E). Seven Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE), three at Sandgerði (SW), two at Akureyri (N), two at Stokkseyri (S), two at Seyðisfjörður (E) and singles at Lækjarbakki/Flói (S) and Félagslundur/Flói (S). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE), two at Grindavík (SW) and singles at Stokkseyri (S), Staður/Grindavík (SW), Sandgerði (SW), Vík (S) and Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE). Single Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Höfn (SE) and Grindavík (SW). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 22 October 2016:
A Great White Egret Egretta alba remains at Urriðaá near Akranes (SW) - 6th for Iceland if not the same as earlier this month at Hellnar. A second-winter American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus was seen at Reykjavík harbour (SW). Single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S) and Neskaupstaður (E) and two at Höfn (SE). Single Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Garður (SW) and Helluvatn (SW), two at Seyðisfjörður (E), three at Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and three at Elliðavatn (SW). Three Eurasian Curlews Numenius arquata at Sandgerði (SW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Ólafsfjörður (N) and Eyrarbakki (S) and two at Stokkseyri (S). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Stokkseyri (S). Single Garden Warblers Sylvia borin at Stokkseyri (S) and Grafarvogur/Reykjavík (SW). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Stokkseyri (S). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Seyðisfjörður (E), Höfn (SE), Lækjarbakki/Flói (S), Grindavík (SW), Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), Húsavík (NE) and Sultir/Kelduhverfi (NE). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Staður/Grindavík (SW) and Stokkseyri (S) and two at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW) and one at Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Two Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Fri, 21 October 2016:
A Great White Egret Egretta alba was found at Urriðaá near Akranes (SW) - 6th for Iceland if not the same as earlier this month at Hellnar. A Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis remains at Hánefsstaðir/Seyðisfjörður (E) while another caught on a trawler north of Iceland on 20th Oct was released at Dalvík (N) today - 9-10th for Iceland. One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Höfn (SE). A juvenile American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica was seen at Hliðsnes/Álftanes (SW). One Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto at Keflavík (SW). One Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus at Hákonarstaðir/Jökuldalur (E). One Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus at Straumsvík/Hafnarfjörður (SW). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Grindavík (SW). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Hái-Bjalli/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). A juvenile Rosy Starling Pastor roseus remains at Grindavík (SW). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW) and one at Hái-Bjalli/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Thu, 20 October 2016:
A juvenile Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis is still at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A female Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata at Þórkötlustaðabót/Grindavík (SW). Two Little Egrets Egretta garzetta at Höfn (SE). Two Grey Wagtails Motacilla cinerea at Gullfoss (S). Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Heimaey (S), one at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and two at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Stokkseyri (S) and one at Höfn (SE). One Garden Warbler Sylvia borin at Heimaey (S). Three Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S), four at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E), several at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and singles at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW) and Laugar/Reykjadalur (NE) where found dead. Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Stöðvarfjörður (E). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Three Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Grindavík (SW), two at Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and several at Stöðvarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Wed, 19 October 2016:
A Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis is at Hánefsstaðir/Seyðisfjörður (E) - 9th for Iceland. Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE) and Kópasker (NE).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Tues, 18 October 2016:
A White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus was reported from Selfoss (S) - 1st for Iceland if accepted. A juvenile Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis is still at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis is at Hánefsstaðir/Seyðisfjörður (E) - 9th for Iceland. A Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio remains at Heimaey (S) - 17th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Höfn (SE) and two at Blikastaðakró/Reykjavík (SW). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Höfn (SE). One Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus is still at Heimaey (S). A juvenile American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica is still at Höfn (SE). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Stokkseyri (S). Four Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Heimaey (S) and nine at Seyðisfjörður (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Höfn (SE). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Höfn (SE). Five Song Thrushes Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Heimaey (S) and singles at Stokkseyri (S), Eyrarbakki (S) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Two Garden Warblers Sylvia borin at Heimaey (S). Six Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Höfn (SE), one at Eyrarbakki (S), two at Stokkseyri (S), six at Heimaey (S), three at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), two at Hellisskógur/Selfoss (S) and one at Kópasker (NE). Single Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Egilsstaðir (E), Skálafell/Suðursveit (SE), Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE), Grænahraun/Nes (SE), Horn/Nes (SE), Stokkseyri (S), Heimaey (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and two at Hellisskógur/Selfoss (SW). One Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus at Eyrarbakki (S). One Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata at Hái-Bjalli/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW). Single Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs at Höfn (SE) and Heimaey (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Hái-Bjalli/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW) and five at Grindavík (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Mon, 17 October 2016:
A juvenile Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis is still at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio was found at Heimaey (S) - 17th for Iceland. A Bluethroat Luscinia svecica remains at Heimaey (S) - 21st for Iceland. Two Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus north of Heimaey (S). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Þingeyri (NW) and another at Tálknafjörður (NW). One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Heimaey (S) and two at Seyðisfjörður (E). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Two Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Heimaey (S), six at Hvolsvöllur (S) and nine at Seyðisfjörður (E). One European Robin Erithacus rubecula at Kiðafell/Kjós (SW). One Whinchat Saxicola rubetra at Höfn (SE). One Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at Höfn (SE). Single Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Bugar/Flói (S) and Stokkseyri (S) and two at Höfn (SE). Two Garden Warblers Sylvia borin at Heimaey (S) and one at Stokkseyri (S). Six Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S), five at Stöðvarfjörður (E), four at Bugar/Flói (S), four at Höfn (SE) and singles at Garðskagi (SW), Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), Fáskrúðsfjörður (E) and Kópasker (NE). Two Spotted Flycatchers Muscicapa striata at Hái-Bjalli/Vatnsleysuströnd (SW) and one at Stöðvarfjörður (E). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Heimaey (S), four at Grænahraun/Nes (SE), two at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW), three at Höfn (SE) and singles at Horn/Nes (SE) and Stokkseyri (S). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Heimaey (S). Two Bramblings Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S), three at Stöðvarfjörður (E) and singles at Grænahraun/Nes (SE) and Höfn (SE). One Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Stöðvarfjörður (E).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sun, 16 October 2016:
A Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla was found at Heimaey (S) - 10th for Iceland. A Bluethroat Luscinia svecica remains at Höfn (SE) with another found at Heimaey (S) - 20-21st for Iceland. A drake Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW). A 'Queen' Eider Somateria spectabilis at Ærvíkurbjarg (NE). Two Common Goldeneyes Bucephala clangula at Urriðakotsvatn (SW) and a drake at Ærvíkurbjarg (NE). One Little Egret Egretta garzetta at Stokkseyri (S). Five Grey Herons Ardea cinerea at Urriðakotsvatn (SW). One Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica at Stokkseyri (S). One Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea still at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Höfn (SE) and Húsavík (NE) and two at Heimaey (S). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Stokkseyri (S) and singles at Heimaey (S) and Þorlákshöfn (SW). Single Garden Warblers Sylvia borin at Leirhöfn/Melrakkaslétta (NE), Heimaey (S) and Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Single Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Stokkseyri (S), Höfn (SE) and Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE) and six at Heimaey (S). Single Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and Breiðagerði/Kópavogur (SW). Two Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Höfn (SE) and singles at Heimaey (S), Stokkseyri (S) and Nesjahverfi/Nes (SE). One Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs at Heimaey (S). Four Eurasian Siskins Carduelis spinus at Fossvogur/Reykjavík (SW). One Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW).
Updated by Yann Kolbeinsson

Sat, 15 October 2016:
A juvenile Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis is still at Bakkatjörn/Seltjarnarnes (SW) - 1st for Iceland. A juvenile Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus was found at Heimaey (S) - 1st for Iceland. The adult drake Black Scoter Melanitta americana is still off Þvottá/Álftafjörður (E) - 1st for Iceland. A Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica is still at Höfn (SE) - 7th for Iceland. A Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus was reported from Kjós (SW) - 7th for Iceland if accepted. A Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla was seen again at Presthús/Reynishverfi (S) - 9th for Iceland. A Bluethroat Luscinia svecica remains at Höfn (SE) - 20th for Iceland. One Grey Heron Ardea cinerea at Rauðhólar/Reykjavík (SW). One Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola at Höfn (SE). One Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE). One Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea at Þorbjörn/Grindavík (SW). Single Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus at Heimaey (S) and Þjórsárdalur (S). A male Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus at Heimaey (S). Two Lesser Whitethroats Sylvia curruca at Þvottá/Álftafjörður (SE), two at Vík (S) and two at Þorlákshöfn (SW). Single Garden Warblers Sylvia borin at Heimaey (S) and Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW). Nine Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla at Heimaey (S), three at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Þorlákshöfn (SW), Reynishverfi (S), Kálfafellsstaður/Suðursveit (SE), Höfn (SE) and Víkingavatn/Kelduhverfi (NE). Three Yellow-browed Warblers Phylloscopus inornatus at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Smyrlabjargavirkjun/Suðursveit (SE) and Höfn (SE). Twelve Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at Vík (S), three at Smyrlabjörg/Suðursveit (SE), two at Höfn (SE), two at Heimaey (S) two at Seltjörn/Njarðvík (SW) and singles at Þorlákshöfn (SW), Reynishverfi (S), Hali/Suðursveit (SE), Vík/Lón (SE) and Hvalnes/Lón (SE). Two Spotted Flycatchers Muscicapa striata at Höfn (SE) and singles at Heimaey (S) and Garður (SW). A juvenile Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva remains at Preshús/Reynishverfi (S). One Brambling Fringilla montifringilla at Heimaey (S). One Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus at Heimaey (S).
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