Places to See Birds and Wildlife

1. Lake Mývatn

The country’s top venue for viewing wildlife, Lake Mývatn slots easily into a trip to see Iceland’s laid-back northern capital, Akureyri, and a whale-watching expedition from Húsavík. Ducks and other wildfowl are the main draws, but the elusive Arctic fox and gyrfalcon are also regularly encountered.

2. Latrabjarg

Way out in the West Fjords, a trip to Látrabjarg takes a little bit ...

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