Bird watching in Iceland


Iceland is a bird pandora´s box  for those that love bird watching.  The country is a wonderful nesting place because of  its location. There are huge breeding grounds and collies all around Iceland that contain  some of the best viewing places any where in the world  for bird lovers.   

Icelandic bird varieties.

Maybe the first image that comes to your mind when you think about Icelandic birds are  "Puffins" but Iceland has over 25 seabirds species that have been  recorded here. Most common  seabirds are Common Guillemot, Bunch Guillemot, the Razorbil, Gannet, Fulmar, Kittiwakes, Artic Tern and of course Puffins.  There are also many other birds that are interesting  like RedTthroated Diver, Great Northern Diver, Ptarmigan, Gyr Falcon, White-tail Eagle, Goose plus many species of ducks and Whooper Swans. Lake Myvatn is known as the  are the world capital of duck watching as  it has the greatest variety of breeding duck species in all of Europe. 

Season begins in April and May and  June is the best month to see the widest variety of species where  you can see up to 80 different species during this month.


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