Whooper Swan: Relatively common, seen on a number of rivers including a group of 30+ on the River Ölfusá. One individual at Tjörnin (Reykjavik) throughout our stay.
Pink-footed Goose: One at Tjörnin Lake (Reykjavik) on 25th.
Mallard: Common on coastal lakes.
Wigeon: One at Tjörnin Lake (Reykjavik) on 25th.
Tufted Duck: Breeding on Tjörnin Lake (Reykjavik).
Scaup: Several females with young on Tjörnin Lake (Reykjavik) along with a few other adults.
Eider: Three seen in Reykjavik old harbour on 25th and common on the coast between the city and Keflavík.
Harlequin Duck: Female with four chicks on the River Sog near Steingrímsstöo power station on 27th.
Red-breasted Merganser: Females with young seen on Tjörnin Lake (Reykjavik) as well as Lake Pingvallavatn.
Great Northern Diver: Numerous adults including some with young seen on the River Sog (27th) and Lake Pingvallavatn.
Fulmar: Numerous offshore and a few seen around high cliffs a few miles inland. One 'Blue' Fulmar seen on the whale watching trip out of Reykjavik on 25th.
Gannet: A few offshore in Faxaflói Bay from the whale watching boat on 25th.
Cormorant: One in Flaxaflói Bay from the whale watching boat on 25th.
Merlin: Four seen around the River Sog on 27th; a lone adult male followed by three juveniles later in the day.
Ringed Plover: One at Vatnsmyri (Reykjavik) on 25th.
Golden Plover: Common around inland moors.
Dunlin: One at Vatnsmyri (Reykjavik) on 25th.
Redshank: Common on coastal pools.
Black-tailed Godwit: Two near Lake Pingvallavatn on 26th and flying over the lake in 27th.
Whimbrel: Common away from the coast. One even seen sitting on a lamp post!
Red-necked Phalarope: Seen on several roadside pools including a group of 25+. Seven at Pingvellir National Park on 26th.
Arctic Skua: Three seen in Faxaflói Bay from the whale watching boat on 25th. Also four inland around the River Sog on 27th.
Black-headed Gull: Common.
Kittiwake: Common around the coast.
Herring Gull: One near Keflavík on 24th and one over the Blue Lagoon on 28th.
Lesser Black-backed Gull: Common.
Puffin: Common offshore.
Guillemot: Two in Faxaflói Bay from the whale watching boat on 25th.
Feral Pigeon: Common in Reykjavik.
Meadow Pipit: Common.
White Wagtail: Common in Reykjavik.
Icelandic Redwing: Common around any area of vegetation.
Blackbird: One in Reykjavik on 26th.
Wheatear: Two near Lake Pingvallavatn on 26th.
Raven: Common away from coast.