Found this lovely little Lapland Bunting at Garur yesterday but so late i vent again today to get some nicer shots
Very late for him to been seen in Iceland but as i always say we never know what can show upp all year around :)
Well vent to Sólbrekka Yesterday and there it was 7 Fieldfares and lot of Redpolls Crossbills and Blackbirds and of course around 100 Redwings
Today i vent by the Coastline and at garður for all Surprise i found a Lapland Bunting which is pretty late to find in end of Desember
Now is the time when all the Vagrant birds are not here and all is pretty quiet :)
So i just keep on going feedning in Sólbrekka for the Blackbirds Redwings Crossbills and Redpolls and we never know when Ring Ouzel will show up or some of the Siberian Thrushes :) and there are stil...
This Beautiful diver was just so calm and nice on a fishing lake i was fly fishing in when i saw him so i just grab my Camera Gear and wade over to his nesting site and he just act like a Model for me all the time
Just stopped there for 5 minutes did not want to Disturb the Nesting...
Well now is almost the Shortest days in the North so it will be exiting to get longer days in new year and first Vagrants can arrive in February though Late mars and April are best for Spring birds i never loss the fate to find something all year around as all can happened and...
Well finally we got some rain and +5°C after seeing a temp low as -17°C on Sólbrekka last weekend :t:
So i vent out to check the Status of my three FFeeding Stations there and planty of seed coming from under the Snow and Aplles ;)
saw lot of Blackbirds and over 35 redwings then well...
Vent to look at my Feeding Stations as the Weather has Warmed up so it was no need to put out Seeds and Apples
But hundreds of Redpols over 35 redwings one Robin and 17 Common Blackbirds at my site today
one of the Redpolls there was new with leucistic syndrome beuatiful bird
well vent to Gardur to see if the Lapwing was still there and yes she was still there :)
then i headed toKeflavik to look in some Gardens as i am in the Winterrun from 1st of Dec to 28th of Feb and had just 62 Species so i want more :)
well at Melteigur i saw male Blackcap and a...
Took a round on my Shorter Coastline route today and found i think the only Lapwing for 2017 in Iceland at least i have not seen any records this year of Lapwing tough they are pretty common vagrants
but that makes my day :)
Vent out to Sólbrekka put out some seeds all the Same there
Just Rewings Redpolls Blackbird Crossbills and Robins
then i headed the Shorter route along the Coastline of Reykjanes and found the only Northern Lapwing which has been recorded this year in Iceland i think
Well at least...
Well today i vent my Bigger route started at Fitjar Njardvik to look at the Shore and just saw the American Wigeon there then i headed to Sólbrekka and saw Fieldfare Redwings Redpolls and Blackbirds throw out some Apples and Seed as the Birds there eat it all up always :)
well vent to my shorter route today and begun as always this winter in Sólbrekka put out ten apples cut to four each :) and throw out 5 kg of Sunflower seeds and 2 kg of mixed seeds ;)
There was Robin Fieldfare Blackbirds Redwings Merlins and Redpolls 8-P
Now as the Winter is in full mode with Cold weather at Iceland is the best time to see waterrails on some spots where hot springs are close and some clear water and swapms are on the same area
have two at Stafnes recently but have not look for them for a while
Vent to Sólbrekka and there i saw Fieldfae Common Blackbirds Redwings Mealy Redpolls Robin and Crossbill and still among them the White Winged Crossbill ;)
as the Daylight is just good for approx 3 hrs in December here far North at 64° N then i just can stay short in each place and...
This is the Third white Gyr i get on my area in one year
those are from Greenland but are often in Iceland but they are a bit smaller then the Icelandic Gyrfalcons but awesome to see
saw two last spring that is one of them and it is a true Beauty
Drake Harlequin Duck
Well took the Scottish Tim around Sout Iceland and Reykjanes yesterday
he managed to See the Barrows Golden Eye and Herlequin Duck the White Winged Scoter Gyrfalcon and the W.W.C.
but other vice all was quite quiet on all places and it was low tide so it was hard...
Well tomorrow i go to pick up this Guy from Scotland to look for Gyrfalcons some of the Local Ducks and if we see Ptarmigan and Arctic Fox he will sure be happy he said 8-P
i can Promise him the Ptarmigans 90% sure of Gyrfalcon but the Arctic Fox yes they are...