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Rare Birds in 2008

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King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐, Keflav韐 (SW)
29 March 2008

Adult drake.

© J骽ann 觢i Hilmarsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐, Keflav韐 (SW)
29 March 2008

3cy/4cy drake.

© J骽ann 觢i Hilmarsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐, Keflav韐 (SW)
29 March 2008

First-winter drake.

© J骽ann 觢i Hilmarsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐, Keflav韐 (SW)
29 March 2008

Female.

© J骽ann 觢i Hilmarsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Njar饁韐 (SW)
28 March 2008

Drake.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐, Keflav韐 (SW)
28 March 2008

First-winter drake.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Njar饁韐 (SW)
28 March 2008

Female.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Akureyri (N)
25 March 2008

Adult drake with Common Eiders.

© Gy餫 Henningsd髏tir

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Seltjarnarnes (SW)
24 March 2008

First-winter, one of two birds there on that day.
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© Stef醤 羕i Ragnarsson

Dunnock - Runnt韙la - Prunella modularis
H鰂n (SE)
21 March 2008

Present since November 2007.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Ivory Gull - 蛃m醘ur - Pagophila eburnea
Dj鷓ivogur (E)
21 March 2008

First-winter.
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© Andr閟 Sk鷏ason

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐, Keflav韐 (SW)
21 March 2008

Adult drake, with Common Eiders.

© 觤ar Run髄fsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐, Keflav韐 (SW)
21 March 2008

Adult drake.

© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Selfoss (S)
20 March 2008

Male.

© 謗n 觭karsson

Eurasian Siskin - Barrfinka - Carduelis spinus
Selfoss (S)
20 March 2008

Female, this bird has now spent the whole winter at Selfoss.
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© 謗n 觭karsson

Common Goldeneye - Hvin鰊d - Bucephala clangula
Lake Elli餫vatn (SW)
16 March 2008

Adult drake.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐, Keflav韐 (SW)
15 March 2008

Drake.

© 觤ar Run髄fsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Njar饁韐 (SW)
15 March 2008

First-winter drake.

© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Lesser Scaup - K鷉鰊d - Aythya affinis
Lake Elli餫vatn area, Reykjav韐 (SW)
26 February 2008

Drake.
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Lesser Scaup - K鷉鰊d - Aythya affinis
Lake Elli餫vatn area, Reykjav韐 (SW)
26 February 2008

Drake (left) with a Greater Scaup.
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
Lake Elli餫vatn area, Reykjav韐 (SW)
26 February 2008

Drake with Tufted Ducks.
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
羖ftavatn, Gr韒snes (SW)
24 February 2008

Male with Common Redpolls.

© J髇 Tryggvason

Dunnock - Runnt韙la - Prunella modularis
H鰂n (SE)
24 February 2008

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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Grey Heron - Gr醜egri - Ardea cinerea
Kollafj鰎饀r (SW)
24 February 2008

Immature.

© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Bakkav韐, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
23 February 2008

First-winter (left) with Black-headed Gull.
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Grey Heron - Gr醜egri - Ardea cinerea
Reykjav韐 (SW)
23 February 2008

Adult.

© 觤ar Run髄fsson

White-throated Sparrow - H鰎putittlingur - Zonotrichia albicollis
6th for Iceland
H鰂n (SE)
22 February 2008

The wintering individual, other photos can be seen in the 2007 gallery.
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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
20 February 2008

First-winter.
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© Hrafn Svavarsson

American Wigeon - Lj髎h鰂餫鰊d - Anas americana
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
20 February 2008

Adult drake.
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© Hrafn Svavarsson

Grey Heron - Gr醜egri - Ardea cinerea
N齤al髇, Kirkjub鎗arklaustur (S)
15 February 2008

Adult.

© Yann Pichon

Eurasian Siskin - Barrfinka - Carduelis spinus
Selfoss (S)
7 February 2008

Female.
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© 謗n 觭karsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Siglufj鰎饀r (N)
2 February 2008

Adult drake.

© Sigur饀r 苂isson

Thayer's Gull - Nor餸醘ur - Larus thayeri
辭rl醟sh鰂n (SW)
1 February 2008

No records have yet been accepted in Iceland, although there are up to five
reports waiting for reviewal.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Thayer's Gull - Nor餸醘ur - Larus thayeri
辭rl醟sh鰂n (SW)
1 February 2008

No records have yet been accepted in Iceland, although there are up to five
reports waiting for reviewal.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Thayer's Gull - Nor餸醘ur - Larus thayeri
辭rl醟sh鰂n (SW)
1 February 2008

No records have yet been accepted in Iceland, although there are up to five
reports waiting for reviewal.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Thayer's Gull - Nor餸醘ur - Larus thayeri
辭rl醟sh鰂n (SW)
1 February 2008

No records have yet been accepted in Iceland, although there are up to five
reports waiting for reviewal.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Thayer's Gull - Nor餸醘ur - Larus thayeri
辭rl醟sh鰂n (SW)
1 February 2008

No records have yet been accepted in Iceland, although there are up to five
reports waiting for reviewal.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Thayer's Gull - Nor餸醘ur - Larus thayeri
辭rl醟sh鰂n (SW)
30 January 2008

No records have yet been accepted in Iceland, although there are up to five
reports waiting for reviewal.

© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Thayer's Gull - Nor餸醘ur - Larus thayeri
辭rl醟sh鰂n (SW)
30 January 2008

No records have yet been accepted in Iceland, although there are up to five
reports waiting for reviewal.

© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Jack Snipe - Dvergsn韕a - Lymnocryptes minimus
Horn, Nes (SE)
30 January 2008

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© Bj鰎n Arnarson

Mute Swan - Hnsvanur - Cygnus olor
H鰂n (SE)
28 January 2008

Adult. Only four had been recorded prior to 2008.
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© Bj鰎n Arnarson

Mute Swan - Hnsvanur - Cygnus olor
H鰂n (SE)
28 January 2008

Adult. Only four had been recorded prior to 2008.
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© Bj鰎n Arnarson

Mute Swan - Hnsvanur - Cygnus olor
H鰂n (SE)
23 January 2008

First-winter. Only four had been recorded prior to 2008.
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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Mute Swan - Hnsvanur - Cygnus olor
5-6th for Iceland
H鰂n (SE)
23 January 2008

Adult and first-winter.
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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Grey Heron - Gr醜egri - Ardea cinerea
Kollafj鰎饀r (SW)
20 January 2008

© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Grey Plover - Gr醠骯 - Pluvialis squatarola
H鰂n (SE)
15 January 2008

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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Grey Plover - Gr醠骯 - Pluvialis squatarola
H鰂n (SE)
15 January 2008

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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Velvet Scoter - Korp鰊d - Melanitta fusca
辭rl醟sh鰂n (SW)
12 January 2008

Female.
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Velvet Scoter - Korp鰊d - Melanitta fusca
辭rl醟sh鰂n (SW)
12 January 2008

Female.
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Northern Lapwing - Vepja - Vanellus vanellus
Hjalli, 謑fus (SW)
10 January 2008

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Northern Lapwing - Vepja - Vanellus vanellus
Fagridalur, M齬dalur (S)
2 January 2008

© J髇as Erlendsson

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