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Reykjanes Birding area

Posted Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 19:38 by Falk65
Updated Thursday 30th November 2017 at 19:08 by Falk65
Semipalmated Sandpiper one of three i found this year at Reykjanes peninsula

Well of course i started my day as go to Sólbrekka to check the Status of the Feeding spots and put out some seeds

after that i take my daily route around Reykjanes shorter ring as i call it but i also have the eykjanes Longer ring which i take once in week at this time but daily in the Spring and Autumn when i can poss find some vagrants and that a rare one

As always i Start going from Sólbrekka to Hafnir trough Stapafells road,, Hafnir is small town Located as the most Western part of Reykjanes known for its beautiful old Church and the Ósabotnar a small fjord full of life in this time of year mostly Ducks and Seabirds but in Spring lot of Waders.

From there i go to Thorshofn a small creek on the way from Hafnir to Sandgerdi there you can see some Divers and Eiders and other ducks and next stop is Sandgerđi where i look over the two Sandy Beaches which are there and keep waders all year long and lot of Gulls

the it is Garđur and Garđskagi famous fro the Lighthouses and a good spot for Northern Lights there is nice coastline and there has lot of rare birds been found trough the years :)

from there i go to Helguvík where i can find a Kingeiders and Cormorant in the new year and all the Gulls species of Iceland at one point and finally i end up in Keflavík where i look for the White Winged Scoter and then i go to Fitjar close by on the Coast line to look at Waders and other nice birds

on all those places Gyrfalcon can been seen in the Wintertime

put in Image here whee the Big round is the red + Green lines and the Short round is just the Red

Lot of Nice birding spots on Reykjanes

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