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The perils of disturbing the nesting Arctic Tern

5 Jul Walking into the midst of the nesting area of the Arctic Tern has its dangers, as the bird is extremely protective of their young and attack anyone approaching them by trying to peck them in the head with their pointy beaks.

An unconventional family.

Swan pair in Iceland adopt a couple of goslings

24 May A swan pair in Mýrdalur, South East Iceland have adopted two goslings whom they are raising along with their two cygnets.

Örvar seems unperturbed by the arrow protruding from his chest.

Seagull flies from Iceland and back with an arrow in its chest

23 May A black-headed gull nicknamed Örvar (Arrow) due to an arrow stuck in his chest has again been spotted in Borgarnes, West Iceland, after disappearing to warmer shores during the winter.

The ducks in Húsavík.

A pair of Mandarin ducks decide to settle in Iceland's far north

18 May Locals of Húsavík, a town in North Iceland have been enjoying the sight of a pair of exotic visitors. Two male mandarin ducks have decided to move in to the town's botanical park.

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