Iceland 2017 with Quest Nature Tours -  page 3 of 8

We had spectacular views of Atlantic Puffins at Dyrholaey on the south coast near Vik. Many hundreds were resting on the water below the cliffs. 5 July 2017.


Video of Atlantic Puffins near their burrows on the cliffs at Dyrholaey.

On Flatey Island puffins brought sandeels to feed young still in the burrows.


Top from left to right: Bridled form of Common Murre with white around the eye; and Razorbill. Bottom left to right: two regular form of Common Murre with no facial markings. Snaefellesnes Peninsula at Svӧrtuloft on 29 June 2017.


Razorbills at Svӧrtuloft on Snaefellesnes Peninsula on 29 June 2017


A few Thick-billed Murres can be found among the Common Murres and Razorbills at Svӧrtuloft on Snaefellesnes Peninsula on 29 June 2017.


Black Guillemots at Flatey Island


We were dismayed to see these Guillemot eggs for sale because of declines in alcid populations. Bird conservation organizations are concerned that this practice continues to the extent that it does. Hrisey Island on 3 July 2017.


Black-legged Kittiwake with two chicks on the cliffs near Arnstapi, Snaefellesnes Peninsula on 29 June 2017


Northern Fulmars are common on the coasts. Love these birds.


Adult Great black-backed Gull with young near Arnstapi on 29 June 2017


Glaucous Gulls top and hybrid Glaucous x Herring (Viking Gulls) bottom. Snaefellsnes Peninsula. 29 June 2017.


Near Borganes en route to Snaefellsnes Peninsula we were looking at Shelducks. 27 June 2017


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