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The Floi Bird Reserve

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A quiet estuary

September is not the best birding month for Iceland but we still saw Merlin, snipe and of course... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Susan B
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Exeter, United Kingdom
For bird lovers

I am not a bird watcher but enjoyed seeing this place. There is an Unpaved road to the end, a nice... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Seniortraveler65
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Tokyo, Japan
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12 Sep 2018
“A quiet estuary”
27 May 2018
“For bird lovers”
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

September is not the best birding month for Iceland but we still saw Merlin, snipe and of course Whooper swans with cygnets. There is a good size carpark and hide. The marked pathway is underwater in places so waterproof footwear is needed. Seals were basking...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

I visited in June. Raining, so opportunities for experience and enjoyment were limited. Looking for birds - saw lots of redshanks, godwits, a few swans and a couple of phalaropes. With luck and a long lens, good photos, as attached, are possible.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

I am not a bird watcher but enjoyed seeing this place. There is an Unpaved road to the end, a nice blind and a poster (also in English) about the birds you might see. For a Serious birder this place would be great but it...More

1  Thank Seniortraveler65
Reviewed 9 September 2017

GPS coordinates from Google earth (63°54’00.84” N 21°11’18.47” W ) may help finding this lesser known reserve. The drive was quite pretty along the beaches and seaside landscapes. Once off the main road, it turned to gravel roads through grasslands with lots of sheep and...More

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