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Rare Birds in 2004

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Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
H÷fn (SE)
2 December 2004

First-winter.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
H÷fn (SE)
1 December 2004

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea
H÷fn (SE)
29 November 2004

First-winter, with first-winter Black-headed Gull.

© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea
H÷fn (SE)
29 November 2004

First-winter.

© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
H˙savÝk (NE)
19 November 2004

Six birds.

© Gaukur Hjartarson

American Wigeon Anas americana
Bakkatj÷rn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
13 November 2004

Drake.
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© Gu­mundur Geir

Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Hali, Su­ursveit (SE)
7 November 2004

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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Garganey Anas querquedula
Kaldbakur, H˙savÝk (NE)
7 November 2004

Juvenile (right), with Eurasian Teal.
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© Gaukur Hjartarson

Garganey Anas querquedula
Kaldbakur, H˙savÝk (NE)
6 November 2004

Juvenile (right), with Gadwall and Eurasian Wigeon.
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© Gaukur Hjartarson

Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
6 November 2004

Male.
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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
6 November 2004

Female.
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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni - 1st for Iceland
Einarslundur, H÷fn (SE)
4 November 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni - 1st for Iceland
Einarslundur, H÷fn (SE)
4 November 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni - 1st for Iceland
Einarslundur, H÷fn (SE)
3 November 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia - 2nd for Iceland
Einarslundur, H÷fn (SE)
4 November 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia - 2nd for Iceland
Einarslundur, H÷fn (SE)
3 November 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia - 2nd for Iceland
Einarslundur, H÷fn (SE)
4 November 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
29 October 2004

Juvenile.

© DanÝel Bergmann

Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
29 October 2004

Juveniles.

© DanÝel Bergmann

Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos - 11th for Iceland
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
28 October 2004

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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Grjˇtßrlˇn, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
28 October 2004

© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Tunga, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
27 October 2004

Adult female.

© Hrafn Ëskarsson

White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
ArfadalsvÝk, GrindavÝk (SW)
25 October 2004

Juvenile.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
GrindavÝk (SW)
25 October 2004

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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Hvolsv÷llur (S)
22 October 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
HlÝ­arendi, Ílfus (SW)
21 October 2004

© Marten van Dijl

Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
HlÝ­arendi, Ílfus (SW)
21 October 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

American Coot Fulica americana - 3rd for Iceland
Jßrnger­asta­atj÷rn, GrindavÝk (SW)
20 October 2004

The first since 1971, and the first found alive !
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© Marten van Dijl

American Coot Fulica americana - 3rd for Iceland
Jßrnger­asta­atj÷rn, GrindavÝk (SW)
20 October 2004

The first since 1971, and the first found alive !
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© Marten van Dijl

Little Gull Larus minutus
BolungarvÝk (NW)
19 October 2004

First-winter (left), with first-winter Black-headed Gull.
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© B÷­var ١risson

Cliff Swallow Hirundo pyrrhonota - 2nd for Iceland
Caught at sea, 22 nm west of Lßtrabjarg (NW)
on 12 October 2004

Photographed in ReykjavÝk on 19 October.
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© Gunnar ١r HallgrÝmsson

Wood Duck Aix sponsa - 5th for Iceland
Caught at KeflavÝk (SW)
on 17 October 2004

Drake photographed on 18 October.
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© Stefßn ┴ki Ragnarsson

Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum - 6th for Iceland
Stafnes, Mi­nes (SW)
16 October 2004

Five of the 6 records have been since 2002 !
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© DanÝel Bergmann

Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum - 6th for Iceland
Stafnes, Mi­nes (SW)
16 October 2004


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© DanÝel Bergmann

Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum - 6th for Iceland
Stafnes, Mi­nes (SW)
16 October 2004


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© DanÝel Bergmann

The Blyth's Reed Warbler's chosen habitat
Stafnes, Mi­nes (SW)
16 October 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

Rook Corvus frugilegus
H÷fn (SE)
16 October 2004

Juvenile.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Hvolsv÷llur (S)
16 October 2004

© Jakob Sigur­sson

American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica - 15th for Iceland
Sandger­i (SW)
16 October 2004

Juvenile.
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© Jakob Sigur­sson

American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica - 15th for Iceland
Sandger­i (SW)
16 October 2004

Juvenile.
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© DanÝel Bergmann

Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva - 22nd for Iceland
Horn, Nes (SE)
14 October 2004

Juvenile.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Heimaey island, Vestmannaeyjar (S)
14 October 2004

© DanÝel Bergmann

Spotted Crake Porzana porzana - 8th for Iceland
Heimaey island, Vestmannaeyjar (S)
14 October 2004

Found moribund in the streets of the town on 13th October.
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© DanÝel Bergmann

Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Ja­ar, Su­ursveit (SE)
13 October 2004

Juvenile.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

American Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens - 7-8th for Iceland
Reykjanes peninsula (SW)
7-9 October 2004

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Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
6 October 2004

Juvenile.
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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

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