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Faroese Bird Life


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fuglur m
bird, poultry (especially seabirds)
rovfuglur m
bird of prey
vongur m
wing
nev n
beak
klógv f
claw, talon
kløur f
claws, talons
fuglaflokkur m
flock of birds
lundi m
puffin
skúgvur m
great skua
gás f
goose
vaktil m
quail
rýpa f
grouse
akurhøna f
partridge
fasánur m
pheasant
lómur m
diver (type of bird)
gjør f
(Slavonian) grebe
súlukongur m
albatross
skrápur m
(Manx) shearwater
havhestur m
fulmar
drunnhvíti m
storm petrel
súla f
gannet
hiplingur m
cormorant
skarvur m
shag (type of bird)
hegri m
(grey) heron
storkur m
(white) stork
spónnev n
spoonbill (type of bird)
mækjuglámur m
(great) bittern
vákur m
buzzard
bývákur m
honey buzzard
músvákur m
common buzzard
ørn f
eagle
kongaørn f
golden eagle
havørn f
white-tailed eagle
fiskiørn f
osprey, fish hawk
heykur m
hawk
høsnaheykur m
goshawk
spurvaheykur m
sparrowhawk
svartgleða f
black kite (type of bird)
smyril m
merlin
grýtissmyril m
common kestrel
falkur m
falcon
veiðifalkur m
gyrfalcon
ferðafalkur m
peregrine falcon
tjaldur n
oystercatcher (the Faroese national bird)
trani m
(common) crane
vípa f
lapwing
lógv f
sandy beach, golden plover
svarthálsa f
ringed plover
vatnastelkur m
marsh sandpiper
fjørustelkur m
(common) sandpiper
stelkur m
stem, stalk, sandpiper
snípa f
(common) snipe
grælingur m
sandpiper
grágrælingur m
purple sandpiper
kjógvi m
arctic skua
mási m
(herring) gull
høvuðsvartur mási m
Mediterrannean gull (black-headed)
rita f
kittiwake
terna f
(arctic) tern
dúgva f
dove, pigeon
turkadúgva f
collared dove
turtildúgva f
turtle dove
geykur m
cuckoo
náttkjarra f
nightjar (type of bird)
ugla f
owl
alpusveimari m
alpine swift
kyrrfuglur m
kingfisher
spæta f
woodpecker
lerkur m
lark
svala f
swallow (type of bird)
títlingur m
(meadow) pipit
reyðstapi m
waxwing
bringureyði m
robin (redbreast)
náttargali m
nightengale
músabróðir m
wren
trøstur m
thrush (type of bird)
óðinshani m
redwing (type of bird)
ljómari m
warbler (type of bird)
títlingskongur m
goldcrest, firecrest (types of birds)
nápur m
flycatcher (type of bird)
huldutíta m
coal tit (type of bird)
blátíta m
blue tit (type of bird)
spurvur m
sparrow
snjófuglur m
snow bunting (type of bird)
ígda f
finch
krossnev n
crossbill (type of bird)
stari m
starling
gyllingur m
golden oriole
skjóra f
magpie
krákukárn m
nutcracker (type of bird)
tindakráka f
chough (type of bird)
rókur m
jackdaw (type of bird)
felliskráka f
rook (type of bird)
kráka f
(carrion) crow
ravnur m
raven
fuglareiður n
bird's nest
reiður n
nest, hole, eyrie
fuglur ið dregur í
nesting bird
at draga lunda
to draw puffins from their nesting holes
at fara burtur at lunda
to go catching puffins
fuglaríkur
abounding in birds
fuglarók f
cliff ledge where birds breed
fuglaberg n
bird cliff
fuglafrøðingur m
ornithologist
fuglaland n
place where sea-birds breed
fuglalát n
warbling of birds
fuglalív n
bird life
at royta
to shear (sheep), to pluck (birds)
fuglaungi m
chick
royting f
(sheep) shearing, (bird) plucking
vel n
bird tail, arrow feather