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Biologist Dr. Freydís Vigfúsdóttir will educate hikers in Icelandic about the diverse bird life on Viðey Island Saturday, 25 June, at 12:15. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars.
About 30 species of birds nest in Viðey. Eider ducks and greylag geese are most common, and sometimes people come across rare species such as godwit, and red-necked phalarope. There may be some black guillemot, and the raven also makes a nest on the island.
We will sail from Skarfabakki at 12:15. The walk is free for guests, but you have to pay for the ferry. Note you can buy tickets in advance for the ferry at https://elding.is/videy-ferry-skarfabakki.
At the end of the walk, it is ideal to stop by Viðey house for refreshments. The ferry returns every hour.
The fee for the ferry back and forth is ISK 1,950. 1,775 ISK for senior citizens 67+, people with disabilities and students, and ISK 825 for children 7 - 15 years. Children 6 years and younger sail for free. An adult must accompany the children.