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Rare Birds in 2012

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Brambling - Fjallafinka - Fringilla montifringilla
Selfoss (S)
30 December 2012

Female.

© Örn Óskarsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Selfoss (S)
19 December 2012

© Örn Óskarsson

Eurasian Coot - Bleshćna - Fulica atra
River Sog (SW)
12 December 2012

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© Ingvar Atli Sigurđsson

Blackcap - Hettusöngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Selfoss (S)
10 December 2012

Female.

© Örn Óskarsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Selfoss (S)
7 December 2012

© Örn Óskarsson

Arctic Redpoll - Hrímtittlingur - Carduelis hornemanni
Húsavík (NE)
6 December 2012

Adult male, presumably ssp. exilipes.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Arctic Redpoll - Hrímtittlingur - Carduelis hornemanni
Húsavík (NE)
6 December 2012

Adult male, presumably ssp. exilipes.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Brambling - Fjallafinka - Fringilla montifringilla
Selfoss (S)
30 November 2012

Male.

© Örn Óskarsson

Ivory Gull - Ísmáfur - Pagophila eburnea
Njarđvíkurfitjar (SW)
24 November 2012

First-winter (1cy).
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© Sveinn Jónsson

Ivory Gull - Ísmáfur - Pagophila eburnea
Njarđvíkurfitjar (SW)
24 November 2012

First-winter (1cy).
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© Sveinn Jónsson

Ivory Gull - Ísmáfur - Pagophila eburnea
Njarđvíkurfitjar (SW)
23 November 2012

First-winter (1cy).
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© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Ivory Gull - Ísmáfur - Pagophila eburnea
Njarđvíkurfitjar (SW)
23 November 2012

First-winter (1cy).
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© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Ivory Gull - Ísmáfur - Pagophila eburnea
Njarđvíkurfitjar (SW)
23 November 2012

First-winter (1cy).
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© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Blackcap - Hettusöngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Siglufjörđur (N)
19 November 2012

Female.

© Sigurđur Ćgisson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Siglufjörđur (N)
18 November 2012

© Sigurđur Ćgisson

Great Tit - Flotmeisa - Parus major
Hafnarfjörđur (SW)
18 November 2012

Male, one of three present in Hafnarfjörđur!!
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© Björgvin Sigurbergsson

Grey Heron - Gráhegri - Ardea cinerea
Hafnarfjörđur (SW)
17 November 2012

Juvenile.

© Björgvin Sigurbergsson

Lesser Whitethroat - Netlusöngvari - Sylvia curruca
Heimaey (S)
12 November 2012

Composite image of the same bird, possibly ssp. halimodendri/blythi.
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© Ingvar Atli Sigurđsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Borgarnes (W)
11 November 2012

© Sveinn Jónsson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Hafnarfjörđur (SW)
11 November 2012

Tristis-type.

© Björgvin Sigurbergsson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Hafnarfjörđur (SW)
11 November 2012

Tristis-type.

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Yellow-rumped Warbler - Krúnuskríkja - Dendroica coronata
17th for Iceland
Hafnarfjörđur (SW)
11 November 2012

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© Björgvin Sigurbergsson

Yellow-rumped Warbler - Krúnuskríkja - Dendroica coronata
17th for Iceland
Hafnarfjörđur (SW)
11 November 2012

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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Seltjarnarnes (SW)
10 November 2012

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Seltjarnarnes (SW)
9 November 2012

© Christophe Pampoulie

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Seltjarnarnes (SW)
9 November 2012

© Christophe Pampoulie

Surf Scoter - Krákönd - Melanitta perspicillata
Hraunsvík, Grindavík (SW)
7 November 2012

Adult female, with Harlequin Ducks.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

American Golden Plover - Gulllóa - Pluvialis dominica
Heimaey (S)
4 November 2012

Juvenile, latest ever record in Iceland.
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© Ingvar Atli Sigurđsson

American Golden Plover - Gulllóa - Pluvialis dominica
Heimaey (S)
4 November 2012

Juvenile.
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© Ingvar Atli Sigurđsson

Great Tit - Flotmeisa - Parus major
5th for Iceland
Selás, Reykjavík (SW)
4 November 2012

Female.
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© Björgvin Sigurbergsson

Great Tit - Flotmeisa - Parus major
5th for Iceland
Selás, Reykjavík (SW)
4 November 2012

Female.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Fáskrúđsfjörđur (E)
1 November 2012

With a Redwing.

© Jónína G. Óskarsdóttir

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Fáskrúđsfjörđur (E)
1 November 2012

© Jónína G. Óskarsdóttir

Great Tit - Flotmeisa - Parus major
5th for Iceland
Selás, Reykjavík (SW)
1 November 2012

Female.
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© Helgi Björnsson

Great Tit - Flotmeisa - Parus major
5th for Iceland
Selás, Reykjavík (SW)
1 November 2012

Female.
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© Sindri Skúlason

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Granaskjól, Reykjavík (SW)
31 October 2012

© Christophe Pampoulie

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Granaskjól, Reykjavík (SW)
31 October 2012

© Christophe Pampoulie

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Granaskjól, Reykjavík (SW)
31 October 2012

© Christophe Pampoulie

American Wigeon - Ljóshöfđaönd - Anas americana
Njarđvíkurfitjar (SW)
28 October 2012

Adult drake.
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© Björgvin Sigurbergsson

Ruff - Rúkragi - Philomachus pugnax
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
28 October 2012

Juvenile female.
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© Björgvin Sigurbergsson

Ruff - Rúkragi - Philomachus pugnax
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
28 October 2012

Juvenile female.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Ruff - Rúkragi - Philomachus pugnax
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
28 October 2012

Juvenile female.
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© Sveinn Jónsson

Great Tit - Flotmeisa - Parus major
5th for Iceland
Selás, Reykjavík (SW)
26 October 2012

Female.
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© Guđmundur Magnússon

Bohemian Waxwing - Silkitoppa - Bombycilla garrulus
Húsavík (NE)
25 October 2012

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Blackcap - Hettusöngvari - Sylvia atricapilla
Heimaey (S)
23 October 2012

Female.

© Ingvar Atli Sigurđsson

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
20 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
19 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Christophe Pampoulie

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
19 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Christophe Pampoulie

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
19 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
19 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Seltjarnarnes (SW)
19 October 2012

Juvenile moulting into first-winter plumage.
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© Christophe Pampoulie

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
19 October 2012

Adult in winter plumage.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
19 October 2012

Adult in winter plumage.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Grey Heron - Gráhegri - Ardea cinerea
Hafnarfjörđur (SW)
18 October 2012

Juvenile (1cy).

© Ingvar Atli Sigurđsson

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
18 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
18 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
18 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
18 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
18 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Yann Kolbeinsson

Temminck's Stint - Bakkatíta - Calidris temminckii
2nd for Iceland
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
17 October 2012

Juvenile.

© Björgvin Sigurbergsson

American Wigeon - Ljóshöfđaönd - Anas americana
Njarđvíkurfitjar (SW)
16 October 2012

Adult drake, one of up to three at this site.
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© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Garden Warbler - Garđsöngvari - Sylvia borin
Heimaey (S)
16 October 2012

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© Ingvar Atli Sigurđsson

Common Chiffchaff - Gransöngvari - Phylloscopus collybita
Ţorbjörn, Grindavík (SW)
16 October 2012

© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Brambling - Fjallafinka - Fringilla montifringilla
Grindavík (SW)
16 October 2012

Male.

© Eyjólfur Vilbergsson

Brambling - Fjallafinka - Fringilla montifringilla
Hákonarstađir, Jökuldalur (E)
15 October 2012

Male.

© Páll H. Benediktsson

American Wigeon - Ljóshöfđaönd - Anas americana
Njarđvíkurfitjar (SW)
14 October 2012

Adult drake, one of up to three at this site.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Northern Lapwing - Vepja - Vanellus vanellus
Garđur (SW)
14 October 2012

© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Northern Lapwing - Vepja - Vanellus vanellus
Garđur (SW)
14 October 2012

© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Northern Lapwing - Vepja - Vanellus vanellus
Garđur (SW)
14 October 2012

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

'American' Barn Swallow - Vestrćn landsvala - Hirundo rustica erythrogaster
1st for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
13 October 2012

Juvenile (1cy), first record of this subspecies.

© Gunnar Ţór Hallgrímsson

'American' Barn Swallow - Vestrćn landsvala - Hirundo rustica erythrogaster
1st for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
12 October 2012

Juvenile (1cy), first record of this subspecies.

© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

'American' Barn Swallow - Vestrćn landsvala - Hirundo rustica erythrogaster
1st for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
11 October 2012

Juvenile (1cy), first record of this subspecies.

© Gunnar Ţór Hallgrímsson

'American' Barn Swallow - Vestrćn landsvala - Hirundo rustica erythrogaster
1st for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
11 October 2012

Juvenile (1cy), first record of this subspecies.

© Gunnar Ţór Hallgrímsson

Baird's Sandpiper - Leirutíta - Calidris bairdii
7th for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
7 October 2012

Juvenile, the third this autumn.
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© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Baird's Sandpiper - Leirutíta - Calidris bairdii
7th for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
6 October 2012

Juvenile, the third this autumn.
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© Bjarni Sćmundsson

Baird's Sandpiper - Leirutíta - Calidris bairdii
7th for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
6 October 2012

Juvenile, the third this autumn.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Baird's Sandpiper - Leirutíta - Calidris bairdii
7th for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
6 October 2012

Juvenile, the third this autumn.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

Baird's Sandpiper - Leirutíta - Calidris bairdii
7th for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
6 October 2012

Juvenile, the third this autumn.
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© Sveinn Jónsson

Baird's Sandpiper - Leirutíta - Calidris bairdii
7th for Iceland
Garđskagi (SW)
6 October 2012

Juvenile, the third this autumn.
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© Sveinn Jónsson

Spotted Flycatcher - Grágrípur - Muscicapa striata
Höfn (SE)
5 October 2012

Juvenile.
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© Brynjúlfur Brynjólfsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
4 October 2012

Adult.
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© Bjarni Sćmundsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
4 October 2012

Adult.
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© Sigmundur Ásgeirsson

White-rumped Sandpiper - Vađlatíta - Calidris fuscicollis
Daltjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
4 October 2012

Adult.
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© Sveinn Jónsson

Little Gull - Dvergmáfur - Hydrocoloeus minutus
Bakkatjörn, Seltjarnarnes (SW)
2 October 2012

Juvenile moulting into first-winter plumage.
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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Marsh Warbler - Seljusöngvari - Acrocephalus palustris
Jađar, Suđursveit (SE)
1 October 2012

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© Yann Kolbeinsson

Lesser Whitethroat - Netlusöngvari - Sylvia curruca
Höfn (SE)
1 October 2012

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© Brynjúlfur Brynjólfsson

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