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Rare Birds in 2009

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Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Siglufjörđur (N)
24 December 2009

© Sigurđur Ćgisson

Laughing Gull - Hláturmáfur - Larus atricilla
16th for Iceland
Höfn (SE)
23 December 2009

Second-winter.
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© Björn Arnarson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Ţelamörk, Eyjafjörđur (N)
22 December 2009

Female.

© Eyţór Ingi Jónsson

Common Coot - Bleshćna - Fulica atra
Kaldbakstjarnir, Húsavík (NE)
17 December 2009

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© Már Höskuldsson

Black Redstart - Húsaskotta - Phoenicurus ochruros
Heimaey (S)
13 December 2009

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© Ingvar Atli Sigurđsson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Akureyri (N)
9 December 2009

© Eyţór Ingi Jónsson

Bar-tailed Godwit - Lappajađrakan - Limosa lapponica
Sandgerđi (SW)
8 December 2009

Right, with Eurasian Oystercatchers.

© Ómar Runólfsson

Franklin's Gull - Sléttumáfur - Larus pipixcan
4th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
7 December 2009

First-winter.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Common Coot - Bleshćna - Fulica atra
Vatnsmýrin, Reykjavík (SW)
22 November 2009

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© Sindri Skúlason

King Eider - Ćđarkóngur - Somateria spectabilis
Húsavík (NE)
18 November 2009

First-winter female.

© Már Höskuldsson

Grey Heron - Gráhegri - Ardea cinerea
Núpar, Ölfus (SW)
16 November 2009

© Jóhann Óli Hilmarsson

Least Sandpiper - Mćrutíta - Calidris minutilla
4th for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
7 November 2009

Juvenile moulting into first-winter.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Arctic Redpoll - Hrímtittlingur - Carduelis hornemanni
Húsavík (NE)
5 November 2009

One of at least two birds at this site, ssp. hornemanni.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Arctic Redpoll - Hrímtittlingur - Carduelis hornemanni
Húsavík (NE)
5 November 2009

The "other" of at least two birds at this site, ssp. hornemanni.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Least Sandpiper - Mćrutíta - Calidris minutilla
4th for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
4 November 2009

Juvenile moulting into first-winter.
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© Alex Máni

Least Sandpiper - Mćrutíta - Calidris minutilla
4th for Iceland
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
3 November 2009

Juvenile moulting into first-winter.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Least Sandpiper - Mćrutíta - Calidris minutilla
4th for Iceland
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
3 November 2009

Juvenile.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

European Robin - Glóbrystingur - Erithacus rubecula
Grindavík (SW)
1 November 2009

© Sveinn Jónsson

Blackcap - Hettusöngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík (SW)
1 November 2009

Male.

© Sindri Skúlason

Blackcap - Hettusöngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík (SW)
1 November 2009

Female and male.

© Sveinn Jónsson

Rustic Bunting - Hrístittlingur - Emberiza rustica
5th for Iceland
Leirhöfn, Melrakkaslétta (NE)
1 November 2009

The first record outside the farm Kvísker in SE Iceland!
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Blackcap - Hettusöngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Grindavík (SW)
31 October 2009

Female.

© Eyjólfur Vilbergsson

Rustic Bunting - Hrístittlingur - Emberiza rustica
5th for Iceland
Leirhöfn, Melrakkaslétta (NE)
31 October 2009

The first record outside the farm Kvísker in SE Iceland!
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© Gaukur Hjartarson

Whinchat - Vallskvetta - Saxicola rubetra
Grindavík (SW)
29 October 2009

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© Eyjólfur Vilbergsson

European Robin - Glóbrystingur - Erithacus rubecula
Grindavík (SW)
27 October 2009

© Eyjólfur Vilbergsson

Citrine Wagtail - Mýrerla - Motacilla citreola
11th for Iceland
Brunnhóll, Mýrar (SE)
24 October 2009

Juvenile.
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© Björn Arnarson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík
24 October 2009

© Sindri Skúlason

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík
24 October 2009

© Sindri Skúlason

Yellow-rumped Warbler - Krúnuskríkja - Dendroica coronata
15th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
24 October 2009

The 13th American passerine in Iceland this autumn!
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© Sigurđur Agnar Sigurbjörnsson

Yellow-rumped Warbler - Krúnuskríkja - Dendroica coronata
15th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
24 October 2009

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© Sigurđur Agnar Sigurbjörnsson

Yellow-rumped Warbler - Krúnuskríkja - Dendroica coronata
15th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
24 October 2009

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© Sigurđur Agnar Sigurbjörnsson

Yellow-browed Warbler - Hnođrasöngvari - Phylloscopus inornatus
Höfn (SE)
23 October 2009

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Yellow-browed Warbler - Hnođrasöngvari - Phylloscopus inornatus
Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Flugustađir, Álftafjörđur (E)
23 October 2009

The seventh Yellow-browed Warbler this autumn (left on the picture).
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Grey Heron - Gráhegri - Ardea cinerea
Hagi, Nes (SE)
16 October 2009

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Vík, Lón (SE)
16 October 2009

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Willow Warbler - Laufsöngvari - Phylloscopus trochilus
Vík, Lón (SE)
16 October 2009

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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Brambling - Fjallafinka - Fringilla montifringilla
Stafafell, Lón (SE)
16 October 2009

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

American Golden Plover - Gulllóa - Pluvialis dominica
Garđur (SW)
15 October 2009

Adult.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Great Grey Shrike - Grásvarri - Lanius excubitor
7th for Iceland
Hvalnes, Lón (SE)
15 October 2009

The first since 1982!
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© Björn Arnarson

Hermit Thrush - Dulţröstur - Catharus guttatus
11th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
14 October 2009

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© Ingvar A. Sigurđsson

Grey Heron - Gráhegri - Ardea cinerea
Lambhagi, Reykjavík (SW)
13 October 2009

© Ómar Runólfsson

Garden Warbler - Garđsöngvari - Sylvia borin
Heimaey (S)
13 October 2009

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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Barred Warbler - Hauksöngvari - Sylvia nisoria
Höfn (SE)
13 October 2009

Juvenile.
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© Brynjúlfur Brynjólfsson

Blackpoll Warbler - Rákaskríkja - Dendroica striata
14th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
13 October 2009

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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Blackpoll Warbler - Rákaskríkja - Dendroica striata
14th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
13 October 2009

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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Blackpoll Warbler - Rákaskríkja - Dendroica striata
14th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
13 October 2009

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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Blackpoll Warbler - Rákaskríkja - Dendroica striata
14th for Iceland
Heimaey (S)
13 October 2009

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Garđur (SW)
12 October 2009

Juvenile moulting into first-winter plumage.
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© Björn Arnarson

Grey Wagtail - Straumerla - Motacilla cinerea
Hafnarfjörđur (SW)
12 October 2009

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© Valdimar Harđarson

Yellow Warbler - Gulskríkja - Dendroica petechia
4th for Iceland
Stokkseyri (S)
11 October 2009

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© Daníel Bergmann

Yellow Warbler - Gulskríkja - Dendroica petechia
4th for Iceland
Stokkseyri (S)
11 October 2009

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© Jóhann Óli Hilmarsson

Yellow Warbler - Gulskríkja - Dendroica petechia
4th for Iceland
Stokkseyri (S)
11 October 2009

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© Ómar Runólfsson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Seltjörn, Njarđvík (SW)
11 October 2009

© Christophe Pampoulie

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Hof, Örćfi (SE)
11 October 2009

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Horn, Nes (SE)
11 October 2009

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík (SW)
11 October 2009

© Eyjólfur Vilbergsson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík (SW)
11 October 2009

© Eyjólfur Vilbergsson

Song Thrush - Söngţröstur - Turdus philomelos
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík (SW)
11 October 2009

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© Eyjólfur Vilbergsson

Common Redstart - Garđaskotta - Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Horn, Nes (SE)
11 October 2009

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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Common Redstart - Garđaskotta - Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Horn, Nes (SE)
11 October 2009

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© Brynjúlfur Brynjólfsson

Buff-bellied Pipit - Heiđatittlingur - Anthus rubescens
24th for Iceland
Skálafell, Suđursveit (SE)
11 October 2009

The 7th this autumn and first autumn record outside SW/S Iceland!
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
11 October 2009

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© Sindri Skúlason

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
11 October 2009

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© Jóhann Óli Hilmarsson

Least Sandpiper - Mćrutíta - Calidris minutilla
4th for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
11 October 2009

Juvenile.
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© Sindri Skúlason

Least Sandpiper - Mćrutíta - Calidris minutilla
4th for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
11 October 2009

Juvenile.
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© Christophe Pampoulie

Least Sandpiper - Mćrutíta - Calidris minutilla
4th for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
11 October 2009

Juvenile.
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© Alex Máni

American Wigeon - Ljóshöfđaönd - Anas americana
Njarđvíkurfitjar (SW)
10 October 2009

A returning drake.
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© Eyjólfur Vilbergsson

Least Sandpiper - Mćrutíta - Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
10 October 2009

Juveniles, the Least being left.
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© Sveinn Jónsson

Least Sandpiper - Mćrutíta - Calidris minutilla
4th for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
10 October 2009

Juvenile.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
10 October 2009

Juvenile moulting into first-winter.
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© Alex Máni

Blackcap - Hettusöngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Kverkin, Eyjafjöll (S)
10 October 2009

Female.

© Hrafn Óskarsson

King Eider - Ćđarkóngur - Somateria spectabilis
Siglufjörđur (N)
8 October 2009

Moulting drake.

© Sigurđur Ćgisson

Swainson's Thrush - Moldţröstur - Catharus ustulatus
5th for Iceland
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík (SW)
3 October 2009

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© Sveinn Jónsson

Swainson's Thrush - Moldţröstur - Catharus ustulatus
5th for Iceland
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík (SW)
3 October 2009

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© Sindri Skúlason

Swainson's Thrush - Moldţröstur - Catharus ustulatus
5th for Iceland
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík (SW)
3 October 2009

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© Sindri Skúlason

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