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A number of Common Crossbills (Loxia curvirostra) have been spotted in the village of Djupivogur over the last days. Common Crossbills live in woodlands in N-America, Europe and Asia.
• Red knot
Earlier this month, a lot of red knots appeared in Alftajordur, south of Djupivogur. As you can see on these photos they looked like a cloud when they took off.
A lot of red knots have been flowing in recently. There were small groups of them by the airstirp in Djupivogur but in Alftafjordur there was an estimate of 2000 red knots stopping by on their way to Greenland...
Three common wood pigeon were spotted in Alftafjordur near Djupivogur yesterday. Although they are called common wood pigeons they are not were common in this area. The rock pigeon is a common pigeon around here and they look similar...
|08.05.2009 - White fronted goose|
|05.05.2009 - Arctic tern|
|05.05.2009 - Arctic skua|
|28.04.2009 - Puffins|
|25.04.2009 - Little gull|
|19.04.2009 - Great skua|
|19.04.2009 - Fieldfares|
|18.04.2009 - Common scoter|
|12.04.2009 - Gadwalls|
|12.04.2009 - Ring-necked duck|
|12.04.2009 - Slavonian grebe|
|09.04.2009 - A good day for birdwatching|
|08.04.2009 - The birds are flowing in|
|06.04.2009 - More birds are coming|
|01.04.2009 - Snow buntings|
|26.03.2009 - Common shelducks|
|25.03.2009 - Golden plover, common shelduck and red-billed chough|
|08.03.2009 - Common Pochard|
|22.02.2009 - Harlequuin ducks|
|13.05.2008 - Gadwall|
|12.05.2008 - Northern shoveler|
|12.05.2008 - Drake smew|
|02.04.2008 - Great skua|
|02.04.2008 - Black headed gulls|
|01.03.2008 - Article about birds in Djupivogur|