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Rare Birds in 2005

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Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia - 5th for Iceland
Kleifarvatn, Brei­dalur (E)
25 September 2005

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia - 5th for Iceland
Kleifarvatn, Brei­dalur (E)
25 September 2005

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus
Ůorskbanki (at sea south of Iceland)
summer 2005

With Northern Fulmar.

© Hßlfdßn Helgi Helgason

Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis
Daltj÷rn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
21 September 2005

Moulting drake.
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© Gu­mundur Geir

American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica - 18th for Iceland
Bessasta­ir, ┴lftanes (SW)
19 September 2005

Adult moulting.
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© Gu­mundur Geir

American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica - 18th for Iceland
Bessasta­ir, ┴lftanes (SW)
17 September 2005

Adult moulting.
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© Gunnlaugur Ůrßinsson

Little Gull Larus minutus
Kasth˙satj÷rn, ┴lftanes (SW)
17 September 2005

Juvenile.
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© Gu­mundur Geir

American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica - 17th for Iceland
Mi­h˙s, Gar­ur (SW)
10 September 2005

Adult moulting, present since July.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Little Stint Calidris minuta - 19th for Iceland
Sandger­i (SW)
10 September 2005

Adult.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius - 5th for Iceland
┌tskßlar, Gar­ur (SW)
3 September 2005

Juvenile, first since 1991.
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© Jˇhann Ëli Hilmarsson

Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius - 5th for Iceland
┌tskßlar, Gar­ur (SW)
3 September 2005

Juvenile.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Little Stint Calidris minuta - 19th for Iceland
Sandger­i (SW)
2 September 2005

Adult.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis - 12th for Iceland
Gar­ur (SW)
2 September 2005

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
H÷fn (SE)
29 August 2005

The first of the autumn.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

American Wigeon Anas americana
┴lftavogur, Lake Mřvatn (NE)
23 August 2005

Moulting drake (right) with Eurasian Wigeons.
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© Jˇhann Ëli Hilmarsson

White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Gar­ur (SW)
9 August 2005

Adult moulting.
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© DanÝel Bergmann

White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Gar­ur (SW)
9 August 2005

Adult moulting.
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© DanÝel Bergmann

Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Njar­vÝk (SW)
8 August 2005

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© Gu­mundur Geir

White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Gar­ur (SW)
6 August 2005

Adult moulting.
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© Hrafn Svavarsson

Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Vestfir­ir (NW)
21 July 2005

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica - 17th for Iceland
Mi­h˙s, Gar­ur (SW)
19 July 2005

Adult.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
H÷fn (SE)
19 July 2005

Adult.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Vestfir­ir (NW)
17 July 2005

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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
H÷fn (SE)
16 July 2005

Adult (left) and first-summer drakes.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
H÷fn (SE)
16 July 2005

Adult drake.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

King Eider Somateria spectabilis
H÷fn (SE)
16 July 2005

First-summer drake.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Lake Mřvatn (NE)
15 July 2005

Adult drake.

© Sampo Kunttu

Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
H÷fn (SE)
13 July 2005

Juvenile.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Sabine's Gull Larus sabini
Sandger­i (SW)
9 July 2005

Immature.
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© Klaus GŘnther

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