Customized Bird watching Day Tours

Red-Throated DiverBirds ! Day tours from Reykjavík.Season: End of Mars to end of Agust

Highlights

  • Nature
  • Birds
  • Duration:10-11 hours
  • Pick up time is at: 06:00 AM

 

Bird Watching Tours tailored to suit your needs.

Super Travel offer customized tours to help bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts to experience the best of Iceland’s nature.Customized daily or longer tours can be booked by single clients or groups of up to twelve. For a general day’s bird watching you can choose the site or sites you would like to visit or the species you would like to see. When a client is interested in a certain species or group of species we can suggest the best location and best time of year, thus increasing the chances of spotting the bird.

Feel free to contact us for further information by e-mail or by filling in our contact form

 

 

Here is a list of birds that you are likely to see in Iceland in summer. There are some birds that will stay during winter, but most migrate in spring and stay only over the summer for their nesting season. PASSERINESMeadow Pipit – Anthus Pratensis
White Wagtail – Motacilla Alba
Wheatear – Oenanthe Oenanthe
Redwing – Turdus Iliacus
Goldcrest – Regulus RegulusSnow Bunting – Plectrophenax Nivalis
Redpoll – Carduelis Flammea
Wren – Troglodytes Troglodytes
Starling – Sturnus Vulgaris Raven – Corvus Corax
PTARMIGAN, BIRDS OF PREY & PIGEONS (MISCELANEOUS SPECIES)Ptarmigan – Lagopus Mutus
White-Tailed Eagle or Sea Eagle – Haliaeetus Albicilla
Gyrfalcon – Falco Rusticolus
Merlin – Falco Columbarius
Rock Pigeon or Feral Pigeon – Columba Livia
AUKS GROUPRazorbill – Alca Torda
Common Guillemot or Common Murre  – Uria Aalge
Brünnichs Guillemot or Thick-Billed Murre  – Uria Lomvia
Black Guilemot  – Cepphus Grylle
Puffins – Fratercula Arctica
Dovekie or Little Auk – Alle Alle
Great Auk – Pinguinus Impennis (Extinct)
FULMAR, SHEARWATERS AND PETRELS, SHAGS (CORMORANTS) AND GANNETS
Fulmar – Fulmarus Glacialis
Manx Shearwater – Puffinus Puffinus
Storm Petrel – Hydrobates Pelagicus
Leach’s Petrel – Oceanodroma Leucorrhea
Shag – Phalacrocorax Aristotelis
Gannet – Morus Bassanus
SKUAS, GULLS AND TERNS
Great Skua – Stercorarius Skua
Arctic Skua – Stercorarius Parasiticus
Black-Headed Gull – Larus Ridibundus
Great Black-Backed Gull – Larus Marinus
Lesser Black-Backed Gull – Larus Fuscus
Glaucus Gull – Larus Hyperboreus
Kittywake or Three-Toed Gull – Rissa Tridactyla
Arctic Tern – Sterna Paradisaea
WADERS AND STILTS 1: SANDPIPERS, PLOVERS, PHALAROPES AND OTHER SMALLER SPECIES
Golden Plover – Pluvialis Apricaria
Great Ringed Plover – Charadrius Hiaticula
Dunlin – Calidris AlpinaRed-Throated Diver – Gavia Stellata
Sanderling – Calidris Alba
Purple Sandpiper – Calidris Maritima
Turnstone – Arenaria Interpres
Red-Necked Phalarope – Phalaropus Lobatus
Grey Phalarope – Phalaropus Fulicarius
WADERS AND STILTS 2: OTHER (LARGER) WADER AND STILT SPECIES
Redshank  – Tringa Totanus
Whimbrel – Numenius Phaeopus
Black-Tailed Godwit – Limosa Limosa
Oyster Catcher – Haematopus Ostralegus
Snipe – Gallinago Gallinago
WATERFOWL 1: DIVERS AND GREBESRed-Throated Diver – Gavia Stellata
Great Northern Diver – Gavia Immer
Slavonian Grebe – Podiceps Auritus
WATERFOWL 2: SWANS, GEESE AND DABBLING DUCKSWhooper Swan – Cygnus Cygnus
Whooper Swan – Cygnus Cygnus
Greylag Goose – Anser Anser
Pink-Footed Goose- Anser Brachyrhynchus
Wigeon – Anas Penelope
Mallard – Anas Platyrhynchos
Gadwell – Anas Strepera
Pintail – Anas Acuta
Common Teal – Anas Crecca
WATERFOWL 3: DIVING DUCKS
Tufted Duck – Aythya Fuligula
Scaup Duck – Aythya Marila
Eider Duck – Somateria Mollissima
Harlequin Duck – Histrionicus Histrionicus
Long-Tailed Duck – Clangula Hyemalis
Common Scoter – Melanitta Nigra
Barrow’s Goldeneye – Bucephala Islandica
Red-Breasted Merganser – Mergus Serrator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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