A number of different reports are available for your perusal. See the records in tablular format or plotted on a state map.
Follow our easy to use form to detail your sighting. You may even upload your photos or recordings for additional evidence.
View the accidental and casual species requiring documentation as well a few regular species for which more information is desired.
Not only are records of rare species evaluated but early and late dates are also
important to document. This document is updated quarterly from reports submitted to the Iowa Seasonal
Field Reports. Keep a copy handy for reference.
With two major rivers forming our eastern and western boundaries, historic flooding
has made determining our borders sometimes less than intuitive.
For instance, to get to Carter Lake, Iowa one must drive through a part of Omaha,
Nebraska. Tom Kent authored
this article a number of years ago and it is still very useful today.