Bird photography in Stórhöfði – Vestmannaeyjar

Vestmannaeyjar, an archipelago off Landeyjarsandur on the South Coast of Iceland, consists of 15 to 18 islands, depending on the counting method. The islands are notable for their seabird breeding colonies, with some species, such as the Manx Shearwater, Leach’s Storm-Petrel, and Storm Petrel, found exclusively there. Vestmannaeyjar hosts the country’s largest Puffin colony. Species meeting international conservation criteria include the Razorbill, Northern Fulmar, Kittiwake, Manx Shearwater, Leach’s Storm-Petrel, Storm Petrel, Gannet, and Black Guillemot.
From a bird photography perspective, accessing most of these…

You can read more about this location in our book Bird Photography In Iceland: Our 40 Favorite Locations. You can find it using this map.

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Bird Photography in Iceland - Our 40 Favorite Locations

Bird Photography In Iceland—Our 40 Favorite Locations


Bird Photography In Iceland—Our 40 Favorite Locations, is written for those planning to photograph birds in Iceland. We share our secrets and aim to maintain a straightforward, honest, no-nonsense approach, free from tourism companies’ hidden marketing. We recommend these locations to our friends who are into bird photography.

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PHOTOGRAPHING ICELAND – A Photo Guide to 100 locations

It is a must-have if you plan to visit Iceland. It is an excellent guide to Iceland and the book we wish we had read years ago when we started traveling in our country for landscape photography. The book is the result of a vast undertaking that took more than a year. It is available in all major bookstores in Iceland and our online store. It is now also available as an e-book.

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The printed version is 21×14,5 cm and 352 pages.

ICELAND: Wild At Heart

Our beautiful bestseller. Available in all bookstores in Iceland and our online store.

Hardcover large format: 26,5 x 22,5 x 2cm and 160 pages.

GRIMSEY – The Arctic Wildlife Wonder

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Hardcover: 24,5 x 17,5 cm and 120 pages / 7000 words

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