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Bird Watching at Lake Myvatn Nature reserve

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6 hours | Apr-Jun


Lake Myvatn is world famous for its incredible bird watching opportunities. In springtime a variety of nesting ducks and other species begin to arrive and start mating. Aboard a superjeep, this tour is a fascinating trip which discovers the natural habitats of several bird species in the area.

On this tour immerse yourself in the surrounding nature and explore the habitats of the local birdlife. Suitable for the first-time bird watcher as well as the serious birders, your local guide will do their best to show you the full variety of birds that are local to the area.
Lake Mývatn also boasts one of the world’s largest variety of nesting ducks, and as the tour takes place in the spring it is the time that the birds are arriving and mating, putting on a spectacular show for that perfect photo!
Among the birds that you may see during this tour are: Harlequin Duck, Barrow’s goldeneye, Eurasian Wigeon, Teal, Greater scaup, Tufted Duck, Common scoter, Northern shoveler, Long-Tail Duck, Great Northern Diver, Red-throated loon, Horned Grebe, Arctic Tern, Red-necked Phalarope, Snipe, Redshank, Golden Plover, Whimbrel, Gyrfalcon, various passerines and much more. After the tour, visit Sigurgeirs bird museum in Myvatn, home to one of Iceland’s largest private bird collections.

Price from: £200 per adult
Duration: 5 hours


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