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Rare Birds in 2007

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Long-tailed Skua - Fjallkjˇi - Stercorarius longicaudus
Su­ur-Ůingeyjarsřsla (NE)
30 June 2007

© DanÝel Bergmann

Garden Warbler - Gar­s÷ngvari - Sylvia borin
H÷fn (SE)
19 June 2007

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Bonaparte's Gull - Trjßmßfur - Larus philadelphia
Sandger­i (SW)
17 June 2007

First-summer (2cy).
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Rough-legged Hawk - VestrŠnn fjallvßkur - Buteo lagopus sanctijohannis
K˙­afljˇt (S)
15 June 2007

Second record of this subspecies in Iceland, dark morph.
A 3cy bird, possibly male. Thanks to Dick Forsman for commenting on this bird !
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© Eemeli Peltonen

Common Moorhen - SefhŠna - Gallinula chloropus
Starmřri, ┴lftafj÷r­ur (E)
7 June 2007

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Green Sandpiper - Trjßstelkur - Tringa ochropus
5th for Iceland
Ger­ar, Gar­ur (SW)
4 June 2007

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© Jeroen Reneerkens

Green Sandpiper - Trjßstelkur - Tringa ochropus
5th for Iceland
Ger­ar, Gar­ur (SW)
4 June 2007

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© Jeroen Reneerkens

Marsh Warbler - Seljus÷ngvari - Acrocephalus palustris
H÷fn (SE)
4 June 2007

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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Curlew Sandpiper - SpˇatÝta - Calidris ferruginea
┴smundarsta­ir, MelrakkaslÚtta (NE)
3 June 2007

At least four birds have been found this spring !
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© Gaukur Hjartarson

Common Pochard - Skutul÷nd - Aythya ferina
Krossanesborgir, Eyjafj÷r­ur (N)
1 June 2007

Drake.
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© Ůorgils Sigur­sson

Common Crane - Grßtrana - Grus grus
Rau­asandur, Bar­astr÷nd (NW)
27 May 2007

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© ElÝn V. Magn˙sdˇttir

Lapland Bunting - Sportittlingur - Calcarius lapponicus
Lßtrabjarg (NW)
27 May 2007

Male.
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© ElÝn V. Magn˙sdˇttir

Lapland Bunting - Sportittlingur - Calcarius lapponicus
Gar­skagi (SW)
22 May 2007

Male.
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© Fonny Schoeters

Curlew Sandpiper - SpˇatÝta - Calidris ferruginea
Hli­snes, ┴lftanes (SW)
20 May 2007

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© RÝkar­ur RÝkar­sson

Surf Scoter - Krßk÷nd - Melanitta perspicillata
Ůvottßrskri­ur (E)
18 May 2007

Adult drake.
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© Fonny Schoeters

Red-breasted Goose - FagurgŠs - Branta ruficollis
2nd for Iceland
FljˇtsdalshÚra­ (E)
7 May 2007

With Pink-footed Geese. The first record was in April 2004.

© SkarphÚ­inn G. ١risson

Ring-necked Duck - Hring÷nd - Aythya collaris
Korpa, ReykjavÝk (SW)
6 May 2007

Drake.
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© Írn Arason

Eurasian Siskin - Barrfinka - Carduelis spinus
Tumasta­ir, FljˇtshlÝ­ (S)
6 May 2007

Female.
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© Hrafn Ëskarsson

Mandarin Duck - MandarÝn÷nd - Aix galericulata
Ůveit, Nes (SE)
5 May 2007

Two drakes.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Purple Heron - Rau­hegri - Ardea purpurea
2nd for Iceland
Lake Elli­avatn area (SW)
4 May 2007

Adult.
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© Jˇhann Ëli Hilmarsson

Purple Heron - Rau­hegri - Ardea purpurea
2nd for Iceland
Lake Elli­avatn area (SW)
4 May 2007

Adult.
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© Jˇhann Ëli Hilmarsson

Purple Heron - Rau­hegri - Ardea purpurea
2nd for Iceland
Lake Elli­avatn area (SW)
4 May 2007

Adult.
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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Purple Heron - Rau­hegri - Ardea purpurea
2nd for Iceland
Lake Elli­avatn area (SW)
4 May 2007

Adult.
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© Sigmundur ┴sgeirsson

Purple Heron - Rau­hegri - Ardea purpurea
2nd for Iceland
Lake Elli­avatn area (SW)
4 May 2007

Adult.
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© Ëmar Runˇlfsson

Grey Heron - Grßhegri - Ardea cinerea
Grafarholt, ReykjavÝk (SW)
2 May 2007

Immature.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Canada Goose - KanadagŠs - Branta canadensis
GrindavÝk (SW)
2 May 2007

With Greylag Geese.
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© DanÝel Bergmann

Beluga Whale - Mjaldur - Delphinapterus leucas
Njar­vÝk, Borgarfj÷r­ur eystri (E)
2 May 2007

A very rare sight in Iceland !

© SkarphÚ­inn G. ١risson

Beluga Whale - Mjaldur - Delphinapterus leucas
Njar­vÝk, Borgarfj÷r­ur eystri (E)
2 May 2007

A very rare sight in Iceland !

© SkarphÚ­inn G. ١risson

Sedge Warbler - SÝkjas÷ngvari - Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
12th for Iceland
H÷fn (SE)
1 May 2007

The second in two days.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Sedge Warbler - SÝkjas÷ngvari - Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
12th for Iceland
H÷fn (SE)
1 May 2007

The second in two days.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Stock Dove - Holud˙fa - Columba oenas
3rd for Iceland
Borgir, Nes (SE)
1 May 2007

The second this spring.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Stock Dove - Holud˙fa - Columba oenas
3rd for Iceland
Borgir, Nes (SE)
1 May 2007

The second this spring.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

White-winged Scoter - VestrŠn korp÷nd - Melanitta (fusca) deglandi
Ůvottßrskri­ur (E)
1 May 2007

Adult drake, possibly a returning one.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Bewick's Swan - Dvergsvanur - Cygnus columbianus bewickii
Lˇn (SE)
1 May 2007

Immature.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Bewick's Swan - Dvergsvanur - Cygnus columbianus bewickii
Lˇn (SE)
30 April 2007

Immature.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Sedge Warbler - SÝkjas÷ngvari - Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
11th for Iceland
H÷fn (SE)
30 April 2007

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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Mandarin Duck - MandarÝn÷nd - Aix galericulata
Ůingeyjarsveit (NE)
29 April 2007

Drake.
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© Gaukur Hjartarson

Steller's Eider - Blik÷nd - Polysticta stelleri
9th for Iceland (when found in Jan 1998)
Borgarfj÷r­ur eystri (E)
25 April 2007

Adult drake.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Steller's Eider - Blik÷nd - Polysticta stelleri
9th for Iceland (when found in Jan 1998)
Borgarfj÷r­ur eystri (E)
25 April 2007

Adult drake, with Harlequin Duck.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Steller's Eider - Blik÷nd - Polysticta stelleri
9th for Iceland (when found in Jan 1998)
Borgarfj÷r­ur eystri (E)
25 April 2007

Adult drake, with Harlequin Duck.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Stock Dove - Holud˙fa - Columba oenas
2nd for Iceland
Egilssta­ir (E)
25 April 2007

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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Stock Dove - Holud˙fa - Columba oenas
2nd for Iceland
Egilssta­ir (E)
25 April 2007

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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

Bonaparte's Gull - Trjßmßfur - Larus philadelphia
H÷fn (SE)
25 April 2007

First-winter.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Eurasian Curlew - Fj÷ruspˇi - Numenius arquata
Dj˙pivogur (E)
25 April 2007

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© AndrÚs Sk˙lason

Barn Swallow - Landsvala - Hirundo rustica
H÷fn (SE)
24 April 2007

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

King Eider - Ă­ardrottning - Somateria spectabilis
H÷fn (SE)
22 April 2007

Adult female.

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Siberian White-fronted Goose - AustrŠn blesgŠs - Anser albifrons albifrons
HrÝsar, Svarfa­ardalur (N)
21 April 2007

Left, with Greylag Geese.
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© Arnˇr Ů. Sigf˙sson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringmßfur - Larus delawarensis
Akureyri (N)
21 April 2007

Adult, the first record for this area.
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© Ůorgils Sigur­sson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringmßfur - Larus delawarensis
Akureyri (N)
21 April 2007

Adult, the first record for this area.
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© Ůorgils Sigur­sson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringmßfur - Larus delawarensis
H÷fn (SE)
20 April 2007

Adult.
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Arctic Redpoll - HrÝmtittlingur - Carduelis hornemanni
Selfoss (S)
16 April 2007

© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Green-winged Teal - Rßk÷nd - Anas carolinensis
KrossbŠr, Nes (SE)
16 April 2007

Drake (left).
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© Brynj˙lfur Brynjˇlfsson

Green-winged Teal - Rßk÷nd - Anas carolinensis
Skˇgtj÷rn, ┴lftanes (SW)
12 April 2007

Drake.
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© RÝkar­ur RÝkar­sson

Bonaparte's Gull - Trjßmßfur - Larus philadelphia
N˙pur, Eyjafj÷ll (S)
6 April 2007

First-winter.
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© Bj÷rn Arnarson

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