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  1. SandhillCrane02

    Birding in Iceland in July-Aug 2023

    Hello all! I hope this is the right place to post this Basically, I'm gonna be going on a 9 day trip to Iceland this summer (from July 31 to August 8) as part of a sustainable energy and environmental science program my university partners with. A lot of the trip will be spent on the educational...
  2. Iceland gull

    Iceland gull

    juvenile Iceland gull
  3. Purple Sandpiper

    Purple Sandpiper

    This is an adult in breeding plumage. Winter plumage is similar but lacks the scalloped back and heavy spotting on breast. Icelandic breeders are the largest, with especially long wing, tarsus, and secondaries. This populations is sometimes recognized as subspecies C. m. littoralis, but...
  4. Ringed plover

    Ringed plover

    Taken in the Icelandic evening sun.
  5. What kind of gull is this?

    What kind of gull is this?

    Spotted this in Dunmore East on the south coast if Ireland. Certainly doesn't look like an immature Herring/GBBG to me. Is it maybe an Iceland or Glaucous gull? Both of these species have been known to winter in Ireland. Any help ID'ing this would be great. Thanks a lot, C
  6. Basalt Columns

    Basalt Columns

    Natural Basalt Columns in Iceland
  7. Skogafoss


    Skogafoss Waterfall, Iceland
  8. Fulmar


    Taken near the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in Iceland.
  9. King eider

    King eider

    So on a recent trip to Iceland I was made up photographing all the eider, then when I got home I noticed something else in this photo: a king eider. A bird I've long wanted to see was right in front of me and I didn't even notice it!
  10. Raven


    Raven photographed in Grundarfjordur, Iceland. It seemed to be eating snow, possibly to obtain water? This was the only crow species to be seen in the area, presumably because the lack of trees makes it difficult for rooks, jackdaws etc. to nest there.
  11. Northern gannet

    Northern gannet

    Gannet photographed near the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in Iceland with my Nikon 55-300.
  12. Common Snipe

    Common Snipe

    As in humans, not all babies are cute. Paul Photo life list http://rustyblades.smugmug.com/Nature-Flora-Fauna/Birds/myBirds-of-the-World/15414769_Fiyot#1396791821_TPFbk6L
  13. European Golden Plover

    European Golden Plover

    From a recent trip to Iceland Photo Life List http://rustyblades.smugmug.com/Nature-Flora-Fauna/Birds/myBirds-of-the-World/15414769_Fiyot#1399844001_hpGxxgz
  14. Resting !.

    Resting !.

    These to Drakes were resting up after feeding in the fast current of the Sog River.
  15. Kumlien's gull

    Kumlien's gull

    First Winter bird. The Lough, Cork City. This species originates from the Canadian Arctic.
  16. Icelandic gulls

    Icelandic gulls

    Just some gulls I saw today.. Thought someone might like them.. :) (Well since Iceland Gull is not known to breed here Im not sure I should be calling him Icelandic though...)
  17. Icy Elegance

    Icy Elegance

    Arctic terns on calving glacier
  18. Arctic Tern

    Arctic Tern

  19. Puffin


  20. Ptarmigan on his mind?

    Ptarmigan on his mind?

    The ptarmigan is a characteristic bird of the Icelandic lava fields. This one is at a characteristic position. Look at the nice green (fertilized) hair up there on top of his head!
  21. Fulmar in its summer habitat

    Fulmar in its summer habitat

    I took this picture of a fulmar on Iceland now in May. I like the way it is possible to see its habitat.
  22. Ptarmigan


    Ptarmigan sitting on top of a lava formation in Iceland. This is a very common place to find them in the lava fields.
  23. Red-Troated Divers

    Red-Troated Divers

    A pair of red-throated divers in one of Iceland's many shallow lakes.
  24. Great Northern Diver (front)

    Great Northern Diver (front)

    Slightly different view of the GND.
  25. Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver

    A Great northern diver in one of Icelands many shallow lakes. This one was together with a mate.