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Volcanic eruption in Iceland - Reykjanes in Geldingadalur valley
volcanic eruption has started in Iceland. The volcano is located near the town Grindavík on the Reykjanes peninsula. It looks like the eruption will be a small one, the volcanic fissure is believed to be around 500 meters long and lava is flowing two directions from the eruption. It is located inside a small valley called Geldingadalur so it is believed that the lava flow will not affect nearby towns or farms.
The Big Year 2021
Our goal is to see over 100 types of birds (75 types of birds lay their eggs in Iceland) this year. We will mark it on the map below. During winter is the low season for birding in Iceland, but still, there is something going on. The main birding season starts when we have the birds coming here from Europe early April.
The birds are here
Spring is the time when a lot of birds return to Iceland after spending the summer further south. It is a great time to be in Iceland, the sun is rising, the snow is melting and the day is getting a little bit longer every day. It is the time when the birds start to arrive after a long winter break. The fields are full of geese and we have the Common Snipe, the Golden Plover, ...