Birds of IcelandBirds of all colours
According to many sources, Iceland is home to around 330 bird species, with 85 being nesting species, 12 are common passage migrants or Winter visitors, while the rest are accidental and casual visitors. Other birds identified in Iceland mostly come from Europe and, in a much lesser number, from North America.
Iceland has breathtaking landscapes and completely untouched nature of unusual beauty. It is a great pleasure to visit Iceland during nesting period in the late May and first three weeks of June, during the period when the nature comes out of its Winter sleep. At that time of Year Iceland is home to millions of nesting birds.
Birdlife of Iceland is dramatic and varied, making it a treasure trove for bird-watchers.