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Rare Birds in 2011

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Chaffinch - B髃finka - Fringilla coelebs
H鷖av韐 (NE)
29 March 2011

Male.

© M醨 H鰏kuldsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Selfoss (S)
28 March 2011

© 謗n 觭karsson

Grey Heron - Gr醜egri - Ardea cinerea
V韋ilssta餴r, Gar餫b鎟 (SW)
27 March 2011

© Bj鰎gvin Sigurbergsson

Steller's Eider - Blik鰊d - Polysticta stelleri
Bakkager餴, Borgarfj鰎饀r eystri (E)
19 March 2011

Adult drake, with Harlequin Ducks.
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© Sigurj髇 Einarsson

Steller's Eider - Blik鰊d - Polysticta stelleri
Bakkager餴, Borgarfj鰎饀r eystri (E)
19 March 2011

Adult drake.
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© Sigurj髇 Einarsson

European Robin - Gl骲rystingur - Erithacus rubecula
Reykjav韐 (SW)
19 March 2011

© Gunnar 摅r Hallgr韒sson

Blackcap - Hettus鰊gvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Reykjav韐 (SW)
19 March 2011

Female.

© Gunnar 摅r Hallgr韒sson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Hafnarfj鰎饀r (SW)
17 March 2011

First-winter (2cy) female.

© Bj鰎gvin Sigurbergsson

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
Tj鰎nin, Reykjav韐 (SW)
12 March 2011

Drake.
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© J骽ann 觢i Hilmarsson

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
Tj鰎nin, Reykjav韐 (SW)
12 March 2011

Drake.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
Tj鰎nin, Reykjav韐 (SW)
12 March 2011

Drake.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Eurasian Curlew - Fj鰎usp骾 - Numenius arquata
Sandger餴 (SW)
12 March 2011

Six wintering birds.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Sn鎓okssta餴r, Gr韒snes (SW)
12 March 2011

Two males.

© J骽ann 觢i Hilmarsson

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
Hraunt鷑stj鰎n, Hei餸鰎k (SW)
9 March 2011

Drake.
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© Bj鰎gvin Sigurbergsson

American Wigeon - Lj髎h鰂餫鰊d - Anas americana
Njar饁韐 (SW)
7 March 2011

Drake.
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© Bart Vastenhouw

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
H鷖av韐 (NE)
6 March 2011

Adult female.

© Gaukur Hjartarson

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
5 March 2011

Adult.
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© Bart Vastenhouw

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
Lake 趌flj髏svatn (SW)
25 February 2011

Three drakes (!) among Tufted Ducks.
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Green-winged Teal - R醟鰊d - Anas carolinensis
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
24 February 2011

Drake.
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© Bj鰎gvin Sigurbergsson

Common Redpoll - Au餹utittlingur - Carduelis flammea
Selfoss (S)
23 February 2011

A very unusual bird to say the least, presumably this species (rather than a leucistic Arctic Redpoll).

© 謗n 觭karsson

Northern Lapwing - Vepja - Vanellus vanellus
Grindav韐 (SW)
20 February 2011

© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Common Wood Pigeon - Hringd鷉a - Columba palumbus
H鰂n (SE)
17 February 2011

© Brynj鷏fur Brynj髄fsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Hafnarfj鰎饀r (SW)
15 February 2011

Adult female.

© Bj鰎gvin Sigurbergsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Selfoss (S)
15 February 2011

Female (left) and male, with Common Redpolls.

© 謗n 觭karsson

Common Crossbill - Krossnefur - Loxia curvirostra
Selfoss (S)
15 February 2011

Male.

© 謗n 觭karsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Selfoss (S)
13 February 2011

© 謗n 觭karsson

American Black Duck - Br鷑鰊d - Anas rubripes
H鰏kuldarnes, Melrakkasl閠ta (NE)
10 February 2011

Drake, with a pair of Mallards.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Heimaey (S)
7 February 2011

© Ingvar A. Sigur餾son

Chaffinch - B髃finka - Fringilla coelebs
Stokkseyri (S)
7 February 2011

Female.

© J骽ann 觢i Hilmarsson

Red-necked Grebe - Sefgo餴 - Podiceps grisegena
Heimaey (S)
5 February 2011

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© Ingvar A. Sigur餾son

Ring-billed Gull - Hringm醘ur - Larus delawarensis
Bakkatj鰎n, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
5 February 2011

Adult.
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Reykjav韐 (SW)
5 February 2011

© Sveinn J髇sson

Song Thrush - S鰊g䌷鰏tur - Turdus philomelos
Stokkseyri (S)
5 February 2011

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© Alex M醤i

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Reykjav韐 (SW)
4 February 2011

© Christophe Pampoulie

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Reykjav韐 (SW)
4 February 2011

© Christophe Pampoulie

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
H鷖av韐 (NE)
3 February 2011

Two adult females.

© M醨 H鰏kuldsson

Eurasian Coot - Blesh鎛a - Fulica atra
H鷖av韐 (NE)
3 February 2011

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© M醨 H鰏kuldsson

Eurasian Bullfinch - D髆p醦i - Pyrrhula pyrrhula
H鰂餴, M齰atnssveit (NE)
3 February 2011

Male, the first record for the Lake M齰atn area.
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© Baz Scampion

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
Lake 趌flj髏svatn (SW)
28 January 2011

Two drakes among Tufted Ducks.
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Siglufj鰎饀r (N)
26 January 2011

Adult drake, with Common Eiders.

© Sigur饀r 苂isson

Water Rail - Keldusv韓 - Rallus aquaticus
Hraunt鷑stj鰎n, Reykjav韐 (SW)
18 January 2011

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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Ivory Gull - 蛃m醘ur - Pagophila eburnea
Grindav韐 (SW)
16 January 2011

First-winter (2cy).
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Eurasian Bullfinch - D髆p醦i - Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Reykjav韐 (SW)
16 January 2011

Male.
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© Sindri Sk鷏ason

King Eider - 起ark髇gur - Somateria spectabilis
Hafnarfj鰎饀r (SW)
15 January 2011

Adult queen.

© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Red-necked Grebe - Sefgo餴 - Podiceps grisegena
Heimaey (S)
15 January 2011

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© Ingvar Atli Sigur餾son

Eurasian Bullfinch - D髆p醦i - Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Reykjav韐 (SW)
15 January 2011

Male.
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© Alex M醤i

Ivory Gull - 蛃m醘ur - Pagophila eburnea
Grindav韐 (SW)
14 January 2011

First-winter (2cy).
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Ivory Gull - 蛃m醘ur - Pagophila eburnea
Grindav韐 (SW)
14 January 2011

First-winter (2cy).
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© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Ivory Gull - 蛃m醘ur - Pagophila eburnea
Grindav韐 (SW)
14 January 2011

First-winter (2cy).
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© Sigmundur 羢geirsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Reykjav韐 (SW)
10 January 2011

© Christophe Pampoulie

Ring-necked Duck - Hring鰊d - Aythya collaris
Elli餫醨vogur, Reykjav韐 (SW)
9 January 2011

Drake, right, with a female Tufted Duck.
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© Sveinn J髇sson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
K髉avogur (SW)
3 January 2011

© 觤ar Run髄fsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Selfoss (S)
3 January 2011

© 謗n 觭karsson

Hen Harrier - Bl醜ei餴r - Circus cyaneus
H鰂n (SE)
1 January 2011

Adult male.
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© Bj鰎n Arnarson

Hen Harrier - Bl醜ei餴r - Circus cyaneus
H鰂n (SE)
1 January 2011

Adult male.
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© Bj鰎n Arnarson

Northern Lapwing - Vepja - Vanellus vanellus
Eyrarbakki (S)
1 January 2011

© Alex M醤i

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