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Birds at Flatey Island (Part 1), Breidafjord, Iceland

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bobhoge, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. We walked out to the cliffs at the end of Flatley Island to see the variety of birds there.

    Kittiwake:
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    A Puffin flyby (cropped):
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    Guillemot:
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    Snow Bunting:
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    Oystercatcher:
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    Northern Fulmar:
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    Arctic Tern with Sand Eel:
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    More in part 2.
    Bob & Nan
     
  2. I"m going on vacation with you next time!! LOL
     
  3. Wow nice Puffin and a BIF to boot.
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

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    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very nice shots
     
  5. Your guillemot is actually a black guillemot - rarer and handsomer than the ordinary ones :wink: Good shot!

    Alan
     
  6. Hi Alan,

    Many thanks for your ID help. I usually photograph the shipboard bird list (and plants and animals) before leaving the ship, but didn't this time (maybe the Orca's on the last night filled my mind). Lindblad will send out a CD with all the lists but it takes several weeks to get put together. I have just been winging it on the ID's between Sibley's and the poor notes I took.

    From your other posts, I think you would really enjoy one of these trips with Lindblad. You would not be totally out of place, out of 103 passengers, 7 were Brits as were 5 of the 11 leaders.

    Bob
     
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