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Rare Birds in 2010

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White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
29 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
28 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Sindri Sk鷏ason

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
28 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Sindri Sk鷏ason

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
28 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Sindri Sk鷏ason

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
28 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Sindri Sk鷏ason

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
28 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Sindri Sk鷏ason

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
28 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
28 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

American Wigeon - Lj髎h鰂餫鰊d - Anas americana
Njar饁韐 (SW)
27 March 2010

Adult drake.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Grindav韐 (SW)
27 March 2010

Adult female (right) with a Common Eider.

© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Grindav韐 (SW)
27 March 2010

Adult and first-winter females.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
27 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
27 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
27 March 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), back after a month's absence.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Bonaparte's Gull - Trj醡醘ur - Larus philadelphia
H鰂n (SE)
27 March 2010

Adult.
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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Volcanic eruption at Fimmv鰎饀h醠s (S)
26 March 2010

© J骽ann 觢i Hilmarsson

American Wigeon - Lj髎h鰂餫鰊d - Anas americana
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
26 March 2010

Two drakes, with Eurasian Wigeons and Purple Sandpipers.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Ring-necked x Tufted Duck - Hring- x Sk鷉鰊d - Aythya collaris x fuligula
羠b鎟, Reykjav韐 (SW)
25 March 2010

Female.

© Sveinn J髇sson

Arctic Redpoll - Hr韒tittlingur - Anas americana
Fossvogur, Reykjav韐 (SW)
25 March 2010

Presumably an Arctic Redpoll.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Gr韒snes (SW)
25 March 2010

Male feeding young.

© 謗n 觭karsson

American Wigeon - Lj髎h鰂餫鰊d - Anas americana
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
24 March 2010

Drake.
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© Christophe Pampoulie

Eurasian Curlew - Fj鰎usp骾 - Numenius arquata
Hli餾nes, 羖ftanes (SW)
24 March 2010

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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Grindav韐 (SW)
20 March 2010

First-winter (left) and adult females, with Common Eiders.

© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

American Herring Gull - Strandm醘ur - Larus smithsonianus
Keflav韐 (SW)
20 March 2010

First-winter (2cy).

© Peter Adriaens

American Herring Gull - Strandm醘ur - Larus smithsonianus
Keflav韐 (SW)
20 March 2010

First-winter (2cy).

© Peter Adriaens

American Herring Gull - Strandm醘ur - Larus smithsonianus
Keflav韐 (SW)
20 March 2010

First-winter (2cy).

© Peter Adriaens

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Fossvogur, Reykjav韐 (SW)
20 March 2010

Female.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
羠b鎟, Reykjav韐 (SW)
19 March 2010

Drake.
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© Sigurj髇 Einarsson

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
羠b鎟, Reykjav韐 (SW)
18 March 2010

Drake.
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© Sveinn J髇sson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Gr韒snes (SW)
13 March 2010

Male (right) and female.

© 謗n 觭karsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Njar饁韐 (SW)
7 March 2010

Second-winter drake.

© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Njar饁韐 (SW)
7 March 2010

Second-winter drake.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Njar饁韐 (SW)
7 March 2010

First-winter female.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Gr韒snes (SW)
3 March 2010

Female on nest.

© 謗n 觭karsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Grindav韐 (SW)
28 February 2010

Second-winter drake.

© Sindri Sk鷏ason

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Grindav韐 (SW)
28 February 2010

Second-winter drake.

© Sindri Sk鷏ason

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Grindav韐 (SW)
28 February 2010

Female.

© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Grindav韐 (SW)
28 February 2010

Second-winter drake.

© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Njar饁韐 (SW)
27 February 2010

Adult drake.

© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐 (SW)
26 February 2010

Adult drake, with Common Eiders.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Helguv韐 (SW)
26 February 2010

Adult drake.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Grindav韐 (SW)
26 February 2010

Female.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Velvet Scoter - Korp鰊d - Melanitta fusca
H鰂n (SE)
26 February 2010

Female.
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© Bj鰎n Arnarson

Brambling - Fjallafinka - Fringilla montifringilla
H鷖av韐 (NE)
24 February 2010

A wintering female.

© M醨 H鰏kuldsson

Little Gull - Dvergm醘ur - Hydrocoloeus minutus
H鰂n (SE)
22 February 2010

Second-winter.
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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Little Gull - Dvergm醘ur - Hydrocoloeus minutus
H鰂n (SE)
22 February 2010

Second-winter
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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

American Wigeon - Lj髎h鰂餫鰊d - Anas americana
Njar饁韐 (SW)
21 February 2010

Adult drake.
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© Sigurj髇 Einarsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Siglufj鰎饀r (N)
21 February 2010

Adult drake.

© Sigur饀r 苂isson

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
21 February 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi). First winter record in Iceland.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

White-winged Scoter - Kol鰊d - Melanitta deglandi
Njar饁韐 (SW)
21 February 2010

Drake (ssp. deglandi), with Common Eiders. First winter record in Iceland.
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© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

Little Gull - Dvergm醘ur - Hydrocoloeus minutus
Njar饁韐 (SW)
21 February 2010

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

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Siglufj鰎饀r (N)
20 February 2010

Adult drake.

© Sigur饀r 苂isson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
H鰂n (SE)
18 February 2010

First-winter.
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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
14 February 2010

Adult.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

American Wigeon - Lj髎h鰂餫鰊d - Anas americana
Njar饁韐 (SW)
11 February 2010

Adult drake.
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© Bj鰎gvin Sigurbergsson

European Robin - Gl骲rystingur - Erithacus rubecula
H鰂餫sk骻ur, Hafnarfj鰎饀r (SW)
7 February 2010

© Sindri Sk鷏ason

American Wigeon - Lj髎h鰂餫鰊d - Anas americana
Njar饁韐 (SW)
6 February 2010

Two wintering drakes.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

European Robin - Gl骲rystingur - Erithacus rubecula
Grindav韐 (SW)
5 February 2010

© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Sn鎓okssta餴r, Gr韒snes (SW)
5 February 2010

Male.

© 謗n 觭karsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Sn鎓okssta餴r, Gr韒snes (SW)
5 February 2010

Female.

© 謗n 觭karsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Lake Tj鰎nin, Reykjav韐 (SW)
3 February 2010

First-winter.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Ring-necked x Tufted Duck - Hring- x Sk鷉鰊d - Aythya collaris x fuligula
Lake Tj鰎nin, Reykjav韐 (SW)
2 February 2010

Adult drake.

© Sveinn J髇sson

American Wigeon - Lj髎h鰂餫鰊d - Anas americana
Njar饁韐urfitjar (SW)
29 January 2010

Adult drake, one of two wintering at this site.
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© Eyj髄fur Vilbergsson

Grey Heron - Gr醜egri - Ardea cinerea
V韐, M齬dalur (S)
29 January 2010

© 摅rir N. Kjartansson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
29 January 2010

Second-winter.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
29 January 2010

Second-winter.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

European Robin - Gl骲rystingur - Erithacus rubecula
H鷖av韐 (NE)
24 January 2010

© M醨 H鰏kuldsson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
23 January 2010

Adult (left) with an adult Common Gull.
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© Stef醤 羕i Ragnarsson

Bean Goose - Akurg鎠 - Anser fabalis
Heimaey (S)
17 January 2010

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© Ingvar Atli Sigur餾son

European Robin - Gl骲rystingur - Erithacus rubecula
H鰂餫sk骻ur, Hafnarfj鰎饀r (SW)
17 January 2010

© Sindri Sk鷏ason

Jack Snipe - Dvergsn韕a - Lymnocryptes minimus
Horn, Nes (SE)
5 January 2010

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© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

Eurasian Woodcock - Sk骻arsn韕a - Scolopax rusticola
Deild, Flj髏shl眇 (S)
4 January 2010

© Hrafn 觭karsson

Eurasian Woodcock - Sk骻arsn韕a - Scolopax rusticola
Deild, Flj髏shl眇 (S)
4 January 2010

© Hrafn 觭karsson

Grey Heron - Gr醜egri - Ardea cinerea
Keldur, Reykjav韐 (SW)
2 January 2010

© Christophe Pampoulie

Grey Heron - Gr醜egri - Ardea cinerea
N鷓ar, 謑fus (SW)
2 January 2010

© J骽ann 觢i Hilmarsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
辝lam鰎k, Eyjafj鰎饀r (N)
2 January 2010

Female.

© Eyr Ingi J髇sson

Grey Heron - Gr醜egri - Ardea cinerea
Keldur, Reykjav韐 (SW)
1 January 2010

Adult.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Grey Wagtail - Straumerla - Motacilla cinerea
Fossvogur, Reykjav韐 (SW)
1 January 2010

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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Siglufj鰎饀r (N)
1 January 2010

© Sigur饀r 苂isson

European Robin - Gl骲rystingur - Erithacus rubecula
H鰂餫sk骻ur, Hafnarfj鰎饀r (SW)
1 January 2010

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

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