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Rare Birds in 2007

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Lapland Bunting - Sportittlingur - Calcarius lapponicus
H÷fn (SE)
29 December 2007

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

American Coot - KolhŠna - Fulica americana
4th for Iceland
H÷f­abrekka, Mřrdalur (S)
21 December 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

American Coot - KolhŠna - Fulica americana
4th for Iceland
H÷f­abrekka, Mřrdalur (S)
21 December 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Cattle Egret - K˙hegri - Bubulcus ibis
2nd for Iceland
Mřrdalur (S)
20 December 2007

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© ١rir N. Kjartansson

Cattle Egret - K˙hegri - Bubulcus ibis
2nd for Iceland
Mřrdalur (S)
20 December 2007

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© ١rir N. Kjartansson

Cattle Egret - K˙hegri - Bubulcus ibis
2nd for Iceland
Mřrdalur (S)
20 December 2007

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© ١rir N. Kjartansson

Cattle Egret - K˙hegri - Bubulcus ibis
2nd for Iceland
Mřrdalur (S)
20 December 2007

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© Jˇnas Erlendsson

Ivory Gull - ═smßfur - Pagophila eburnea
H÷fn (SE)
3 December 2007

First-winter.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Ivory Gull - ═smßfur - Pagophila eburnea
H÷fn (SE)
3 December 2007

First-winter.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

White morph Gyr Falcon - HvÝtfßlki - Falco rusticolus 'candicans'
Bakkatj÷rn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
1 December 2007

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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

White morph Gyr Falcon - HvÝtfßlki - Falco rusticolus 'candicans'
Bakkatj÷rn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
1 December 2007

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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringmßfur - Larus delawarensis
Tj÷rnin, ReykjavÝk (SW)
28 November 2007

First-winter.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Sky Lark - S÷nglŠvirki - Alauda arvensis
Hali, Su­ursveit (SE)
13 November 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

White-throated Sparrow - H÷rputittlingur - Zonotrichia albicollis
6th for Iceland
H÷fn (SE)
13 November 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

White-throated Sparrow - H÷rputittlingur - Zonotrichia albicollis
6th for Iceland
H÷fn (SE)
13 November 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

White-throated Sparrow - H÷rputittlingur - Zonotrichia albicollis
6th for Iceland
H÷fn (SE)
13 November 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Blackcap - Hettus÷ngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Selfoss (S)
5 November 2007

Female.

© Írn Ëskarsson

Little Egret - Bjarthegri - Egretta garzetta
15th for Iceland
Stˇralßg, Nes (SE)
1 November 2007

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Eurasian Siskin - Barrfinka - Carduelis spinus
M˙lakot, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
28 October 2007

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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Common Chiffchaff - Grans÷ngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Kverkin, Eyjafj÷ll (S)
28 October 2007

© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Eurasian Siskin - Barrfinka - Carduelis spinus
H÷fn (SE)
27 October 2007

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Pied Flycatcher - FlekkugrÝpur - Ficedula hypoleuca
H÷fn (SE)
27 October 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Little Egret - Bjarthegri - Egretta garzetta
14th for Iceland
Ketilssta­ir, J÷kulsßrhlÝ­ (E)
25 October 2007

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© SkarphÚ­inn G. ١risson

Little Egret - Bjarthegri - Egretta garzetta
14th for Iceland
Ketilssta­ir, J÷kulsßrhlÝ­ (E)
25 October 2007

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© SkarphÚ­inn G. ١risson

Snowy Owl - SnŠugla - Bubo scandiacus
Stykkishˇlmur (W)
25 October 2007

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© DanÝel Bergmann

Snowy Owl - SnŠugla - Bubo scandiacus
Stykkishˇlmur (W)
24 October 2007

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© DanÝel Bergmann

Ross's Gull - Rˇsamßfur - Rhodostethia rosea
H÷fn (SE)
24 October 2007

Juvenile.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Ross's Gull - Rˇsamßfur - Rhodostethia rosea
H÷fn (SE)
24 October 2007

Juvenile.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Peregrine Falcon - F÷rufßlki - Falco peregrinus
Hafurbjarnarsta­ir, Mi­nes (SW)
23 October 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Peregrine Falcon - F÷rufßlki - Falco peregrinus
Hafurbjarnarsta­ir, Mi­nes (SW)
23 October 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Peregrine Falcon - F÷rufßlki - Falco peregrinus
Hafurbjarnarsta­ir, Mi­nes (SW)
23 October 2007

Juvenile, feeding on an adult Herring Gull.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Peregrine Falcon - F÷rufßlki - Falco peregrinus
Hafurbjarnarsta­ir, Mi­nes (SW)
23 October 2007

Juvenile, feeding on an adult Herring Gull.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Peregrine Falcon - F÷rufßlki - Falco peregrinus
At sea, Berufjar­arßll (E)
23 October 2007

This juvenile bird landed on a ship on 22 Oct and was brought to land the following day.
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© AndrÚs Sk˙lason

Buff-breasted Sandpiper - GrastÝta - Tryngites subruficollis
15th for Iceland
ArfadalsvÝk, GrindavÝk (SW)
23 October 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Buff-breasted Sandpiper - GrastÝta - Tryngites subruficollis
15th for Iceland
ArfadalsvÝk, GrindavÝk (SW)
23 October 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Eurasian Curlew - Fj÷ruspˇi - Numenius arquata
Gar­ur (SW)
23 October 2007

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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Eurasian Siskin - Barrfinka - Carduelis spinus
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
23 October 2007

Male.
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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Eurasian Siskin - Barrfinka - Carduelis spinus
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
23 October 2007

Male.
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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Blackcap - Hettus÷ngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
H÷fn (SE)
22 October 2007

Male.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

white morph Gyr Falcon - HvÝtfßlki - Falco rusticolus 'candicans'
Hafurbjarnarsta­ir, Mi­nes (SW)
21 October 2007

With a juvenile Peregrine Falcon (left) !
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Va­latÝta - Calidris fuscicollis
ArfadalsvÝk, GrindavÝk (SW)
21 October 2007

Adult.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Eurasian Siskin - Barrfinka - Carduelis spinus
H÷fn (SE)
21 October 2007

One of over 60 in south-east Iceland on 21 Oct, record influx !
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Buff-bellied Pipit - Hei­atittlingur - Anthus rubescens
12th for Iceland
Hafurbjarnarsta­ir, Mi­nes (SW)
20 October 2007

The third this autumn.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Pomarine Skua - ═skjˇi - Stercorarius pomarinus
Gar­ur (SW)
20 October 2007

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Rough-legged Buzzard - Fjallvßkur - Buteo lagopus
Hei­m÷rk, ReykjavÝk (SW)
19 October 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Rough-legged Buzzard - Fjallvßkur - Buteo lagopus
Hei­m÷rk, ReykjavÝk (SW)
19 October 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Barn Swallow - Landsvala - Hirundo rustica
ReykjavÝk (SW)
18 October 2007

Juvenile.

© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Semipalmated Sandpiper - FitjatÝta - Calidris pusilla
6th for Iceland
Gar­skagi (SW)
14 October 2007

Juvenile. The second this year.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Semipalmated Sandpiper - FitjatÝta - Calidris pusilla
6th for Iceland
Gar­skagi (SW)
14 October 2007

Juvenile. The second this year.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Spotted Sandpiper - DÝlastelkur - Actitis macularius
8th for Iceland
Nesjar, Mi­nes (SW)
14 October 2007

Juvenile. The third this autumn.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Willow Warbler - Laufs÷ngvari - Phylloscopus trochilus
Ůorbj÷rn, GrindavÝk (SW)
13 October 2007

Only seven have been recorded this autumn...
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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Lesser Whitethroat - Netlus÷ngvari - Sylvia curruca
H÷fn (SE)
11 October 2007

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

River Warbler - Straums÷ngvari - Locustella fluviatilis
2nd for Iceland
VÝk, Mřrdalur (S)
11 October 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Buff-bellied Pipit - Hei­atittlingur - Anthus rubescens
11th for Iceland
Gar­skagi (SW)
11 October 2007

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© RÝkar­ur RÝkar­sson

Red-breasted Flycatcher - Pe­grÝpur - Ficedula parva
Horn, Nes (SE)
9 October 2007

Juvenile.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - SafaspŠta - Sphyrapicus varius
2nd for Iceland
Selfoss (S)
7-8 October 2007

Juvenile/first-winter male.
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American Black Duck - Br˙n÷nd - Anas rubripes
Gar­ur (SW)
8 October 2007

Drake, present here since 1993 !
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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Ring-necked Duck - Hring÷nd - Aythya collaris
Fitjatj÷rn, Mi­nes (SW)
7 October 2007

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© Hampus Lejon

Lapland Bunting - Sportittlingur - Calcarius lapponicus
┌tskßlar, Gar­ur (SW)
1 October 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

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