There appear to be more gyrfalcon chicks and eggs in Iceland this spring than at any time since the early 1980s.
Up to 57,000 ptarmigan may be hunted this season in Iceland according to a proposal from the Icelandic Institute of Natural History.
Sigríður Línberg Runólfsdóttir and her husband, Halldór Margeir Sverrisson, captured an unexpected scene yesterday when they were flying their drone over Álftafjörður fjord in the Westfjords: a whooper swan attacking a sheep.
West Iceland’s beautiful Breiðafjörður bay is filled with “countless islands and skerries”, or so the brochures have always said. But that is no longer true, as one man claims to know precisely how many there are.
Four-times more pufflings have been registered in this year’s census on the Westman Islands than last year—but the puffin stock is still a long way from recovery.
About fifty years ago the Icelandic eagle was close to extinction. This year Iceland has more eagles’ nests than ever before in the last century.
Ten European bird species are in severe danger of extinction, according to the new red list of European birds, published by Birdlife International, with the European Commission and the IUCN. The puffin, fulmar and razorbill, once very common in Iceland, are all listed as endangered—though not...
The Arctic tern has arrived in Iceland a week later than usual, according to ornithologist Jóhann Óli Hilmarsson in the South Iceland town of Stokkseyri.
A rare visitor, a Greenland Gyrfalcon, was caught in a picture by bird photographer Daníel Bergmann in Hornstrandir, the northernmost region of the West Fjords, in mid-March.
A senior citizen living in Hæðargarður centrally in Reykjavík was surprised when he looked out the window early this morning and noticed a sea eagle soaring above the city. Sea eagles have been spotted in Reykjavík annually for the past years.
The first migration birds to arrive in Iceland this year have landed. These are 120 swans and three loons spotted in Nes near Höfn in Southeast Iceland last weekend.
Hundreds of dead guillemots were recently found by farmer Gunnar Óli Hákonarson at Sandur in Aðaldalur, North Iceland.
Italian Photographer and Iceland Review cooperator Elisabetta Rosso won a National Geographic competition for her photo of a swan in the snow.