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Rare Birds in 2006

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American Wigeon - Ljˇsh÷f­a÷nd - Anas americana
Bakkatj÷rn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
29 December 2006

The two regular wintering drakes that stay around ReykjavÝk.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Blackcap - Hettus÷ngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Selfoss (S)
25 November 2006

Female.

© Írn Ëskarsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringmßfur - Larus delawarensis
H÷fn (SE)
17 November 2006

Second-winter.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Brambling - Fjallafinka - Fringilla montifringilla
Dj˙pivogur (E)
10 November 2006

© AndrÚs Sk˙lason

Chaffinch - Bˇkfinka - Fringilla coelebs
Dj˙pivogur (E)
9 November 2006

© AndrÚs Sk˙lason

Eurasian Woodcock - SkˇgarsnÝpa - Scolopax rusticola
H÷fn (SE)
6 November 2006

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Common Chiffchaff - Grans÷ngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Heimaey island (S)
6 November 2006

A wet one...

© Ingvar A. Sigur­sson

Common Chiffchaff - Grans÷ngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
H÷fn (SE)
4 November 2006

An unusual catch !

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

European Goldfinch - Ůistilfinka - Carduelis carduelis
5th for Iceland
Dj˙pivogur (E)
1 November 2006

The fourth this autumn !

© AndrÚs Sk˙lason

Little Egret - Bjarthegri - Egretta garzetta
13th for Iceland
Sandger­i (SW)
29 October 2006

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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Little Egret - Bjarthegri - Egretta garzetta
13th for Iceland
Sandger­i (SW)
28 October 2006

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Little Egret - Bjarthegri - Egretta garzetta
13th for Iceland
Sandger­i (SW)
28 October 2006

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Blackcap - Hettus÷ngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Ůorbj÷rn, GrindavÝk (SW)
28 October 2006

Male.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Blackcap - Hettus÷ngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
28 October 2006

Male.

© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Hoopoe - Herfugl - Upupa epops
11th for Iceland
Vatnsskar­shˇlar, Mřrdalur (S)
Early October 2006

This bird stayed around the farm for two days (ca. 1-2 October).
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© Ůorsteinn Gunnarsson

Bluethroat - Blßbrystingur - Luscinia svecica
H÷fn (SE)
15 October 2006

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Common Whitethroat - Ůyrnis÷ngvari - Sylvia communis
H÷fn (SE)
15 October 2006

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Song Thrush - S÷ng■r÷stur - Turdus philomelos
Heimaey island (S)
14 October 2006

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Whinchat - Vallskvetta - Saxicola rubetra
Heimaey island (S)
13 October 2006

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Whinchat - Vallskvetta - Saxicola rubetra
Heimaey island (S)
13 October 2006

With a Brambling.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Ring Ouzel - Mßna■r÷stur - Turdus torquatus
Heimaey island (S)
13 October 2006

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Yellow-browed Warbler - Hno­ras÷ngvari - Phylloscopus inornatus
H÷fn (SE)
13 October 2006

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© Gaukur Hjartarson

European Goldfinch - Ůistilfinka - Carduelis carduelis
4th for Iceland
Horn, Nes (SE)
13 October 2006

The third this year !!

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

European Goldfinch - Ůistilfinka - Carduelis carduelis
3rd for Iceland
H÷fn (SE)
13 October 2006

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

European Goldfinch - Ůistilfinka - Carduelis carduelis
2nd for Iceland
Brunnhˇll, Mřrar (SE)
12 October 2006

The first record was at this same place on 17 Oct 2005 !!

© Gaukur Hjartarson

Barred Warbler - Hauks÷ngvari - Sylvia nisoria
H÷fn (SE)
6 October 2006

Juvenile.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringmßfur - Larus delawarensis
Lake Tj÷rnin, ReykjavÝk (SW)
3 October 2006

Second-winter.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

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