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Rare Birds in 2007

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Pectoral Sandpiper - RßkatÝta - Calidris melanotos
Ger­ar, Gar­ur (SW)
30 September 2007

Juvenile, the first of the autumn.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Va­latÝta - Calidris fuscicollis
Gar­skagi (SW)
30 September 2007

Two adults.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Ruff - R˙kragi - Philomachus pugnax
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
30 September 2007

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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Long-billed Dowitcher - Kanadu­ra - Limnodromus scolopaceus
7th for Iceland
Ger­ar, Gar­ur (SW)
30 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Va­latÝta - Calidris fuscicollis
Gar­skagi (SW)
29 September 2007

Adult.
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© Hampus Lejon

Blue-winged Teal - Blß÷nd - Anas discors
13th for Iceland
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
29 September 2007

One of two at Njar­vÝk this month.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Wood Sandpiper - Flˇastelkur - Tringa glareola
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
28 September 2007

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© Hampus Lejon

Wood Sandpiper - Flˇastelkur - Tringa glareola
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
28 September 2007

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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Buff-breasted Sandpiper - GrastÝta - Tryngites subruficollis
14th for Iceland
near Eyrarbakki (S)
22 September 2007

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© Hampus Lejon

Long-billed Dowitcher - Kanadu­ra - Limnodromus scolopaceus
7th for Iceland
Gar­ur (SW)
21 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Hampus Lejon

Long-billed Dowitcher - Kanadu­ra - Limnodromus scolopaceus
7th for Iceland
Gar­ur (SW)
21 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Hampus Lejon

American Golden Plover - Gulllˇa - Pluvialis dominica
┴sgar­ur, Gar­ur (SW)
21 September 2007

Adult.
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© Jakob Sigur­sson

American Golden Plover - Gulllˇa - Pluvialis dominica
┴sgar­ur, Gar­ur (SW)
21 September 2007

Adult.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

American Wigeon - Ljˇsh÷f­a÷nd - Anas americana
Njar­vÝk (SW)
21 September 2007

Adult drake.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Blue-winged Teal - Blß÷nd - Anas discors
12-13th for Iceland
Njar­vÝk (SW)
20 September 2007

Two birds!
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© Jacopo Cecere

Buff-bellied Pipit - Hei­atittlingur - Anthus rubescens
10th for Iceland
At sea south of Iceland (S)
19 September 2007

Bird found 46 nm south of VÝk on the MV Fram, photograph possibly taken on 20 Sept.
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© Phil Banbury

Buff-breasted Sandpiper - GrastÝta - Tryngites subruficollis
┴sgar­ur, Gar­ur (SW)
18 September 2007

One of two birds at this site.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Buff-breasted Sandpiper - GrastÝta - Tryngites subruficollis
12-13th for Iceland
┴sgar­ur, Gar­ur (SW)
18 September 2007

Two juveniles.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Va­latÝta - Calidris fuscicollis
Ger­akotstj÷rn, Mi­nes
18 September 2007

Adult. The 8th in Iceland this autumn!
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Spotted Sandpiper - DÝlastelkur - Actitis macularius
7th for Iceland
Eyrarbakki (S)
17 September 2007

Adult.
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© Jˇhann Ëli Hilmarsson

Spotted Sandpiper - DÝlastelkur - Actitis macularius
6th for Iceland
┌tskßlar, Gar­ur (SW)
14 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

American Golden Plover - Gulllˇa - Pluvialis dominica
Hafurbjarnarsta­ir, Mi­nes (SW)
14 September 2007

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© Ivan Maggini

Blue-winged Teal - Blß÷nd - Anas discors
12th for Iceland
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
14 September 2007

First-winter drake (left), with Mallards.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Ross's Gull - Rˇsamßfur - Rhodostethia rosea
Sandger­i (SW)
14 September 2007

Adult winter, with Black-headed Gulls.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Ross's Gull - Rˇsamßfur - Rhodostethia rosea
Sandger­i (SW)
14 September 2007

Adult winter, with Black-headed Gulls.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Little Gull - Dvergmßfur - Larus minutus
┌tskßlar, Gar­ur (SW)
14 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Little Gull - Dvergmßfur - Larus minutus
┌tskßlar, Gar­ur (SW)
14 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Bonaparte's Gull - Trjßmßfur - Larus philadelphia
Bakkatj÷rn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
10 September 2007

Adult.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Little Gull - Dvergmßfur - Larus minutus
Bakkatj÷rn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
10 September 2007

Subadult.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Blue-winged Teal - Blß÷nd - Anas discors
12th for Iceland
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
9 September 2007

First-winter drake.
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© Stefßn ┴ki Ragnarsson

Blue-winged Teal - Blß÷nd - Anas discors
12th for Iceland
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
9 September 2007

First-winter drake.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Blue-winged Teal - Blß÷nd - Anas discors
12th for Iceland
Njar­vÝkurfitjar (SW)
9 September 2007

First-winter drake.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

American Golden Plover - Gulllˇa - Pluvialis dominica
Ger­ar, Gar­ur (SW)
7 September 2007

Adult.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Va­latÝta - Calidris fuscicollis
Sta­ur, GrindavÝk (SW)
7 September 2007

Adult.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Sabine's Gull - Ůernumßfur - Larus sabini
Seltjarnarnes (SW)
6 September 2007

Juvenile. An influx of up to 8 birds has occurred in SW Iceland during the past week !
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Sabine's Gull - Ůernumßfur - Larus sabini
Seltjarnarnes (SW)
6 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Sabine's Gull - Ůernumßfur - Larus sabini
Jßrnger­arsta­atj÷rn, GrindavÝk (SW)
6 September 2007

Two juveniles.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Little Gull - Dvergmßfur - Larus minutus
Njar­vÝk (SW)
6 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Sabine's Gull - Ůernumßfur - Larus sabini
Njar­vÝk (SW)
6 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Brambling - Fjallafinka - Fringilla montifringilla
H÷fn (SE)
5 September 2007

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Sabine's Gull - Ůernumßfur - Larus sabini
Bakkatj÷rn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
5 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Jˇhann Ëli Hilmarsson

Sabine's Gull - Ůernumßfur - Larus sabini
GrindavÝk harbour (SW)
5 September 2007

Juvenile.
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© Stefßn ┴ki Ragnarsson

Eurasian Collared Dove - Tyrkjad˙fa - Streptopelia decaocto
Mi­h˙s, Gar­ur (SW)
2 September 2007

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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Common Rosefinch - Rˇsafinka - Carpodacus erythrinus
H÷fn (SE)
31 August 2007

Juvenile (the third bird at H÷fn this year).
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Bar-tailed Godwit - Lappaja­rakan - Limosa lapponica
H÷fn (SE)
24 August 2007

Adult.

© DanÝel Bergmann

Bar-tailed Godwit - Lappaja­rakan - Limosa lapponica
H÷fn (SE)
23 August 2007

Adult (right) with two Black-tailed Godwits.

© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Va­latÝta - Calidris fuscicollis
H÷fn (SE)
22 August 2007

Adult, one of four birds present at this site.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Bar-tailed Godwit - Lappaja­rakan - Limosa lapponica
H÷fn (SE)
18 August 2007

Adults.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Wilson's Storm-petrel - Hafsvala - Oceanites oceanicus
2nd for Iceland
At sea, 21 nautical miles (nm) south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

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© Ingvar Atli Sigur­sson

Wilson's Storm-petrel - Hafsvala - Oceanites oceanicus
2nd for Iceland
At sea, 21 nautical miles (nm) south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

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© Ingvar Atli Sigur­sson

Wilson's Storm-petrel - Hafsvala - Oceanites oceanicus
2nd for Iceland
At sea, 21 nautical miles (nm) south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Wilson's Storm-petrel - Hafsvala - Oceanites oceanicus
2nd for Iceland
At sea, 21 nm south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Wilson's Storm-petrel - Hafsvala - Oceanites oceanicus
2nd for Iceland
At sea, 21 nm south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Wilson's Storm-petrel - Hafsvala - Oceanites oceanicus
2nd for Iceland
At sea, 21 nm south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Wilson's Storm-petrel - Hafsvala - Oceanites oceanicus
2nd for Iceland
At sea, 21 nm south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Ocean Sunfish - Tunglfiskur - Mola mola
At sea, south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

Pretty rare in Icelandic waters, possibly less than 20 records.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Ocean Sunfish - Tunglfiskur - Mola mola
At sea, south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

Pretty rare in Icelandic waters, possibly less than 20 records.

© Ingvar Atli Sigur­sson

Sooty Shearwater - Grßskrofa - Puffinus griseus
At sea, south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

© Ingvar Atli Sigur­sson

Sooty Shearwater - Grßskrofa - Puffinus griseus
At sea, south of Vestmannaeyjar (S)
11 August 2007

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Common Rosefinch - Rˇsafinka - Carpodacus erythrinus
H÷fn (SE)
4 August 2007

Juvenile.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Lapland Bunting - Sportittlingur - Calcarius lapponicus
North-west Iceland
1 August 2007

Female.
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© Gaukur Hjartarson

Lapland Bunting - Sportittlingur - Calcarius lapponicus
North-west Iceland
1 August 2007

Newly fledged young, first confirmed breeding in Iceland !
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© Gaukur Hjartarson

Lapland Bunting - Sportittlingur - Calcarius lapponicus
North-west Iceland
1 August 2007

Newly fledged young, first confirmed breeding in Iceland !
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Lapland Bunting - Sportittlingur - Calcarius lapponicus
North-west Iceland
1 August 2007

Adult male, seen with the young (image above).
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Common Rosefinch - Rˇsafinka - Carpodacus erythrinus
H÷fn (SE)
29 July 2007

Female or first-summer male.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Surf Scoter - Krßk÷nd - Melanitta perspicillata
Ůvottßrskri­ur (E)
26 July 2007

Adult (upper left) and first-summer drake (lower right).
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Garden Warbler - Gar­s÷ngvari - Sylvia borin
H÷fn (SE)
21 July 2007

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Long-tailed Skua - Fjallkjˇi - Stercorarius longicaudus
Su­ur-Ůingeyjarsřsla (NE)
20 July 2007
Adult.

© Jakob Sigur­sson

Semipalmated Sandpiper - FitjatÝta - Calidris pusilla
5th for Iceland
Rif (W)
13 July 2007

Adult.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Semipalmated Sandpiper - FitjatÝta - Calidris pusilla
5th for Iceland
Rif (W)
13 July 2007

Adult, with Dunlins.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Semipalmated Sandpiper - FitjatÝta - Calidris pusilla
5th for Iceland
Rif (W)
13 July 2007

Adult.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Semipalmated Sandpiper - FitjatÝta - Calidris pusilla
5th for Iceland
Rif (W)
12 July 2007

Adult (a distant record shot...), with Dunlin & Arctic Tern.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Grey Plover - Grßlˇa - Pluvialis squatarola
Austurfj÷rur near H÷fn (SE)
9 July 2007

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Long-tailed Skua - Fjallkjˇi - Stercorarius longicaudus
Austurfj÷rur near H÷fn (SE)
9 July 2007

First-summer.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

White-winged Black Tern - TÝgul■erna - Chlidonias leucopterus
12th for Iceland
Mi­h˙s, Mřrar (W)
9 July 2007

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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

White-winged Black Tern - TÝgul■erna - Chlidonias leucopterus
12th for Iceland
Mi­h˙s, Mřrar (W)
8 July 2007

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© Gunnar ١r HallgrÝmsson

Lesser Whitethroat - Netlus÷ngvari - Sylvia curruca
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
7 July 2007

First mid-summer record in Iceland.
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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Lesser Whitethroat - Netlus÷ngvari - Sylvia curruca
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
7 July 2007

First mid-summer record in Iceland.
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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

White-winged Scoter - VestrŠn korp÷nd - Melanitta (fusca) deglandi
ca 6th for Iceland
Ůvottßrskri­ur (E)
7 July 2007

Adult drake, same as last spring.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

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