Annual Report

These reports look at Iowa rare birds records with different lenses.
Swallow-tailed Kite - 2004-31
© Jay Gilliam

This report shows actions taken by the Iowa Records Committee since 2000. It is a dynamic report and changes as actions are completed. Submitters may request committee comments from the secretary if they have not yet been received. (Species new to the state checklist are indicated in red.) This icon takes you to report details including photos when available.

Final Result Categories NA - Not accepted A-S - Accepted Specimen A-P - Accepted Photograph A-R - Accepted Recording A-D - Accepted Documentation
2021  41 (91.1 %) of 45 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 30) (A-R: 2) (A-D: 9)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2021-01 Evening Grosbeak 9 Jan 20218771 Route 52 SDubuqueA-P
2021-02 Gyrfalcon 9 Jan 20212526 Esther Ave, Schaller, IowaSacA-P
2021-03 Lesser Goldfinch 10 Jan 2021West Des Moines, 29th St. between Locust St. and Boulder Dr.PolkA-P
2021-04 Evening Grosbeak 18 Jan 2021Saylorville Reservoir - Jester Park 1. 41°47'01.1"N 93°47'19.0"WPolkA-R
2021-05 California Gull 18 Jan 2021Fort MadisonLeeA-P
2021-06 Great Black-backed Gull 20 Feb 2021Mississippi River Pool 14ScottA-P
2021-07 Fish Crow 11 Mar 2021Saylorville Reservoir, Oak GrovePolkA-R
2021-08 Great Black-backed Gull 11 Mar 2021Red Rock Reservoir--North Overlook Recreation AreaMarionA-P
2021-09 Eurasian Wigeon 14 Mar 2021Lock and dam 14ScottA-P
2021-10 Evening Grosbeak 20 Mar 2021Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-D
2021-11 Eurasian Wigeon 27 Mar 2021Markham's Pond Wildlife AreaMitchellA-D
2021-12 Brant 23 Apr 2021Pintail WetlandsHardinA-P
2021-13 Little Gull 24 Apr 2021Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2021-14 Glossy Ibis 25 Apr 2021Ventura MarshCerro GordoA-P
2021-15 Little Gull 26 Apr 2021Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2021-16 Great Black-backed Gull 6 Mar 202116th Street Retention BasinDubuqueA-P
2021-17 Great Black-backed Gull 12 Mar 2021South Sabula LakeJacksonA-D
2021-18 California Gull 27 Mar 2021Lake ManawaPottawattamieA-D
2021-19 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 27 Apr 2021Hawkeye WMA JohnsonA-P
2021-20 Glossy Ibis 30 Apr 2021New LakeWoodburyA-P
2021-21 Glossy Ibis 30 Apr 2021Trumbull Lake, IowaClayA-P
2021-22 King Rail 1 May 2021Deere DikeDubuqueA-P
2021-23 California Gull 2 May 2021Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnsonA-P
2021-24 Bullock's Oriole 4 May 2021west of RicevilleMitchellA-P
2021-25 Bullock's Oriole 8 May 20213674 Rimrock Dr NE, Cedar RapidsLinnA-P
2021-26 Western Tanager 9 May 2021Johnston yardPolkA-D
2021-27 Fish Crow 11 May 2021Starr's Cave and PreserveDes MoinesA-D
2021-28 Glossy Ibis 11 May 2021Little Storm LakeBuena VistaA-P
2021-29 Glossy Ibis 12 May 2021McHugh WetlandBooneA-P
2021-30 Glossy Ibis 12 May 2021Maskunky MarshMahaskaA-P
2021-31 Prairie Warbler 13 May 2021Shimek SF - Croton UnitLeeA-P
2021-32 Glossy Ibis 16 May 2021Pickerel LakeBuena VistaA-P
2021-33 Black-headed Grosbeak 16 May 2021Bacon Creek ParkWoodburyNA
2021-34 Glossy Ibis 17 May 2021Sandhill LakeWoodburyA-P
2021-35 Swainson's Warbler 20 May 2021East River Valley ParkStoryA-P
2021-36 Little Blue Heron 23 May 2021Little Storm LakeBuena VistaA-P
2021-37 Western Tanager 29 May 2021Shellrock GreenbeltCerro GordoNA
2021-38 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 6 Jun 2021Muscatine MuscatineA-P
2021-39 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 8 Jun 2021Prairie Lakes in Cedar FallsBlack HawkA-D
2021-40 Lark Bunting 15 Jun 2021DeSoto NWR (IA), Harrison, Iowa, USHarrisonNA
2021-41 Fish Crow 1 Jul 2021Mississippi View Drive Muscatine Iowa 52761MuscatineA-D
2021-42 Little Blue Heron 17 Jul 2021Maskunky MarshMahaskaA-P
2021-43 Brown Pelican 20 Jul 2021Greenwood PolkNA
2021-44 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 28 Jul 2021private wetland adjacent to Bob Pyle M.StoryA-P
2021-45 King Rail 28 Jul 2021Pool SloughAllamakeeA-D
2020  64 (83.1 %) of 77 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 46) (A-R: 3) (A-D: 15)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2020-01 Great Black-backed Gull 5 Jan 2020Red Rock Reservoir, old bridge area--Hwy 14/G28 intersectionMarionA-P
2020-02 Mountain Bluebird 5 Jan 2020Hitchcock Nature CenterPottawattamieA-P
2020-03 Varied Thrush 9 Jan 2020Mental Health Institute Independence IowaBuchananA-P
2020-04 Varied Thrush 1 Feb 2020Bright ResidenceButlerA-P
2020-05 European Goldfinch 6 Mar 2020Conesville WMALouisaNA
2020-06 Great Black-backed Gull 22 Mar 2020Little Storm LakeBuena VistaA-P
2020-07 Ruff 11 Apr 2020Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnsonA-P
2020-08 European Goldfinch 14 Apr 2020316 Hickory LN, Otley, IA 50214MarionNA
2020-09 Glossy Ibis 14 Apr 2020Brower LakeWoodburyA-P
2020-10 Glossy Ibis 18 Apr 2020B Avenue at Hunter Access, Dunbar Slough, Greene Co. Iowa41.9484187028641,-94.6110130442531GreeneA-P
2020-11 Glossy Ibis 19 Apr 2020Trumbull LakeClayA-D
2020-12 Glossy Ibis 26 Apr 2020Kiowa MarshSacA-P
2020-13 Lazuli Bunting 28 Apr 2020218 North St., Yale IowaGuthrieA-P
2020-14 Prairie Warbler 1 May 2020Shimek State Forest, Croton West UnitLeeA-P
2020-15 Painted Bunting 2 May 20201025 Penkridge Dr, Iowa City, Iowa 52246JohnsonA-P
2020-16 Fish Crow 4 May 2020Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-R
2020-17 Sage Thrasher 4 May 2020Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2020-18 Western Tanager 7 May 2020Saylorville Visitor CenterPolkA-D
2020-19 Glossy Ibis 7 May 2020N. E. Corner of Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnsonA-P
2020-20 Western Tanager 10 May 202048 Lakeview Court Mason CityCerro GordoA-P
2020-21 Rufous Hummingbird 19 May 20202350 X Ave., Perry IAGreeneNA
2020-21G Selasphorus sp. 19 May 2020PerryGreeneA-D
2020-22 Great Black-backed Gull 23 May 2020Deere DikeDubuqueA-P
2020-23 Glossy Ibis 24 May 2020Ada Hayden ParkStoryA-D
2020-24 Black-chinned Hummingbird 31 May 2020RiversideWashingtonNA
2020-25 Western Tanager 28 Apr 2020Bacon Creek ParkWoodburyA-D
2020-26 Burrowing Owl 1 May 20203.5 miles west of Ida GroveIdaA-P
2020-27 Mottled Duck 6 Jun 2020near BartlettFremontA-P
2020-28 Red Phalarope 7 Jun 2020Eagle LakeHancockA-P
2020-29 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 12 Jun 202015 West Lake Village, Lake Manawa, Council Bluffs, IowaPottawattamieA-P
2020-30 Fish Crow 15 Jun 2020Sandpiper Rec. Area, Saylorville Lake beachPolkA-P
2020-31 Fish Crow 26 Jun 2020my yard, Polk CityPolkA-R
2020-32 Snowy Plover 27 Jun - 9 Jul 2020Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-P
2020-33 Ruff 27 Jul 2020Saylorville Lake mud flats off Jester Park campgrounds #3 and #4PolkNA
2020-34 Mottled Duck 28 Jul 2020Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2020-35 Rufous Hummingbird 30 Jul 20202350 X Ave., Perry IAGreeneA-P
2020-36 Roseate Spoonbill 4 Aug 2020Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnsonA-P
2020-37 Little Blue Heron 21 Aug 2020Wickiup Hill Learning CenterLinnA-P
2020-38 Lesser Goldfinch 22 Aug 2020509 Cedar StreetBuchananNA
2020-39 California Gull 9 Jun 2020Pool 19LeeA-D
2020-40 Little Gull 30 Aug 2020Union Slough NWRKossuthA-P
2020-41 Little Gull 6 Sep 2020Little Swan Lake, Dickenson County west sideDickinsonA-P
2020-42 Fish Crow 30 Aug - 6 Sep 2020Sandpiper Rec. Area, Between SRA and the Marina PolkA-R
2020-43 Western Tanager 6 Sep 2020JohnstonPolkA-D
2020-44 McCown's Longspur 7 Sep 2020Mount Auburn dog farmBentonNA
2020-45 Little Gull 19 Sep 2020Scales Point - Coralville ReservoirJohnsonA-P
2020-46 Little Gull 2 Oct 2020Sugar Bottom WAJohnsonA-P
2020-47 Little Gull 11 Oct 2020Pool 15, in Iowa waters, viewed from Butterworth Parkway Moline IllinoisScottA-D
2020-48 Common Raven 28 Sep 2020Palisades ParkWinneshiekA-D
2020-49 Canada Jay 3 Oct 2020Donahue,Ia. 102 ave. private propertyScottNA
2020-50 Ferruginous Hawk 8 Oct 2020Near Waterloo AirportBlack HawkNA
2020-51 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 12 Oct 2020Grand Mound Sewage PondsClintonA-P
2020-52 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 31 Oct 2020Deere DikeDubuqueA-P
2020-53 Harlequin Duck 16 Oct 2020Saylorville Reservoir--main lake off the damPolkA-D
2020-54 Monk Parakeet 10 Oct - 16 Oct 2020Walnut Creek TrailPolkNA
2020-55 Great Black-backed Gull 28 Oct 2020Lock & Dam 15ScottA-P
2020-56 Red Phalarope 31 Oct - 7 Nov 2020Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2020-57 Evening Grosbeak 1 Nov 2020Near Hartman PreserveBlack HawkA-P
2020-58 Evening Grosbeak 1,2 Nov 2020Home feeders (Private location)Des MoinesA-P
2020-59 Evening Grosbeak 9, 10 Nov 2020115 LAKEVIEW DRIVE, MASON CITY, IWOACerro GordoA-P
2020-60 Evening Grosbeak 17 Nov 20203524 Cumberland Ridge Rd. NE, North Liberty, IA 52317-9328JohnsonA-P
2020-61 Lesser Goldfinch 22 Nov 2020Residence near Crapo Park BurlingtonDes MoinesA-P
2020-62 Evening Grosbeak 30 Oct 2020Port Louisa NWRLouisaA-P
2020-63 White Ibis 8 Aug 2020Hawkeye WMAJohnsonA-P
2020-64 Red Knot 5 Sep 2020Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-P
2020-65 Gyrfalcon 27 Nov 2020Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-P
2020-66 Yellow-billed Loon 14 Dec 2020Big Creek LakePolkA-P
2020-67 Barrow's Goldeneye 15 Dec 2020Slater wastewater treatment pondsStoryA-P
2020-68 Osprey 19 Dec 2020Sioux CityWoodburyNA
2020-69 Broad-winged Hawk 19 Dec 2020Sioux CityWoodburyNA
2020-70 California Gull 20 Dec 2020Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-D
2020-71 Varied Thrush 26 Dec 2020North side of Cardinal MarshWinneshiekA-P
2020-AA Burrowing Owl 5 Oct 1982Sioux Honey Association plantWoodburyA-D
2020-AB Burrowing Owl 17 Apr 1988VesterheimPlymouthA-D
2020-AC Great Black-backed Gull 23 Mar 2006Des Moines River off Cottonwood Recreation AreaPolkA-D
2020-AD Prairie Warbler 30 May 2008Bacon Creek ParkWoodburyA-D
2020-AE Yellow-billed Loon 11 May 2013Martin Lake, Waterloo, ABlack HawkNA
2019  35 (85.4 %) of 41 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 28) (A-R: 1) (A-D: 6)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2019-01 Great Gray Owl 18 Jan 2019Council BluffsPottawattamieNA
2019-02 Varied Thrush 23 Feb 2019251 Four Seasons Dr., Waterloo, IA 50701Black HawkA-P
2019-03 California Gull 21 Mar 2019Bob Shetler RA ponds below Saylorville damPolkA-P
2019-04 Whooping Crane 7 Apr 2019 near Joyce on I35WorthNA
2019-05 Glossy Ibis 5 May 2019500 yds east of the NE corner of Errington MarshPolkA-P
2019-06 Western Tanager 5 May 201921429 620th NevadaStoryA-P
2019-07 Glossy Ibis 7 May 2019Cone Marsh WMALouisaA-P
2019-08 Prairie Warbler 13 May 2019Croton Unit, Shimek State ForestLeeA-P
2019-09 Western Tanager 18 May 2019Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge, near base of stairs along Loop trail below Visitor's CenterLouisaA-D
2019-10 White-tailed Kite 19 May 2019Saveraid family property south of WintersetMadisonA-P
2019-11 Prairie Warbler 22 May 2019Trestle Trail, NW Des MoinesPolkA-D
2019-12 California Gull 29 May 2019Dickinson County landfillDickinsonA-D
2019-13 Prairie Warbler 19 May 2019FDR ParkDubuqueA-P
2019-14 Fish Crow 11 May 2019below Saylorville DamPolkA-D
2019-15 Brown Pelican 25 May 2019Red Rock Reservoir spill wayMarionA-P
2019-16 Black-billed Magpie 4 Jun 2019Big Creek State ParkPolkNA
2019-17 Glossy Ibis 8 Jun 20191208 Amana RoadJohnsonA-P
2019-18 Red Knot 28 Jul 2019Saylorville Reservoir, Big Creek spillway areaPolkA-D
2019-19 Heermann's Gull 28-29 Jul 2019Saylorville Reservoir, Big Creek spillway areaPolkA-P
2019-20 Painted Bunting 13 Jun 2019BackyardPlymouthA-P
2019-21 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 16 Jul 2019Lake ManawaPottawattamieA-P
2019-22 Bullock's Oriole 19 May 2019AmesStoryA-P
2019-23 Neotropic Cormorant 1 Jun 2019Elm LakeWrightA-P
2019-24 Glossy Ibis 17 Apr 2019Dunbar SloughGreeneA-P
2019-25 Black Vulture 2 Apr 2019Ada Hayden Heritage ParkStoryA-P
2019-26 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 26 Jun 2019rural area east of Missouri RiverMillsA-P
2019-27 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 9 Aug 2019 MillsA-P
2019-28 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 23 Jul 2019Cedar LakeLinnA-P
2019-29 Yellow-billed Loon 13 Aug 2019County Road D46 at East pullout on top of the Brushy Creek dam.WebsterA-P
2019-30 Fish Crow 14 Sep 2019 PolkA-R
2019-31 Parasitic Jaeger 18 Sep 2019Whitebreast PointMarionA-P
2019-32 Glossy Ibis 19 Oct 2019Earlham, IowaDallasNA
2019-33 Gyrfalcon 31 Oct 2019 PottawattamieA-P
2019-34 Rock Wren 26 Oct 2019Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2019-35 California Gull 5 Oct 2019Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-D
2019-36 Fish Crow 10 Jul 2019Sandpiper Cove Recreation Area, Saylorville LakePolkNA
2019-37 Kirtland's Warbler 28 Sep 2019Soaring Eagle Nature CenterClintonNA
2019-38 Harlequin Duck 3 Dec 2019Briarstone Lake, Mason City, IowaCerro GordoA-P
2019-39 California Gull 8 Dec 2019Red Rock Reservoir, North Overlook RAMarionA-P
2019-40 Mountain Bluebird 13 Dec 2019Deere DikeDubuqueA-P
2019-41 Great Black-backed Gull 24 Dec 2019Des Moines River at Ottumwa WapelloA-P
2018  41 (87.2 %) of 47 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 30) (A-R: 1) (A-D: 10)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2018-01 Hoary Redpoll 13 Jan 2018neighbor's yardClayA-D
2018-02 Hoary Redpoll 29 Jan 20182925ft (892m) E of P66/A21 (220th Ave/470th St) abt 7.25mi ENE of Ledyard, IAKossuthA-D
2018-03 Hoary Redpoll 11 Jan - 17 Feb 2018backyard in Arthur Heights subdivisionDickinsonA-D
2018-04 Hoary Redpoll 21 Feb 2018 WarrenA-P
2018-05 Barrow's Goldeneye 9-29 Jan 2018Mississippi River Pool 14 at Le ClaireScottA-P
2018-06 Mountain Bluebird 13-15 Feb 2018 O'BrienA-P
2018-07 Great Black-backed Gull 25 Feb 2018Sabula Lakes ParkJacksonA-P
2018-08 Evening Grosbeak 24-25 Feb 20183004 Ross RoadStoryA-D
2018-09 Hoary Redpoll 18 Mar 2018Oak Grove Recreation AreaPolkA-P
2018-10 Rufous Hummingbird 13 Apr 20186077 130th Galva IowaIdaA-P
2018-11 Evening Grosbeak 18 Apr 2018OskaloosaMahaskaA-P
2018-12 Evening Grosbeak 22 Apr 2018private residenceMuscatineA-P
2018-13 Glossy Ibis 6-7 May 2018Colo Bog WMAStoryA-P
2018-14 Painted Bunting 9 May 20182046 roundtable road, sergeant BluffWoodburyA-P
2018-15 Prairie Warbler 13-28 May 2018Croton Unit, Shimek State ForestLeeA-P
2018-16 Burrowing Owl 15-27 May 2018Near intersection of Delaware Ave and C16HumboldtA-P
2018-17 Mountain Bluebird 7-11 Apr 2018Buck AveDavisA-P
2018-18 Yellow-billed Loon 24 May 2018Jensen MarshMadisonNA
2018-19 Parasitic Jaeger 13-14 Jun 2018Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnsonA-P
2018-20 Black-billed Magpie 21 Jul 2018north east of new sharonMahaskaNA
2018-21 Glossy Ibis 10 May 2018Table MarshWoodburyA-D
2018-22 Little Blue Heron 20 May 2018Lake Macbride South Arm - 200th StJohnsonA-P
2018-23 Bewick's Wren 10 May 2018Schettler YardCarrollNA
2018-24 Painted Bunting 8 Aug 2018ada hayden heritage parkStoryA-P
2018-25 Roseate Spoonbill 10 Aug 2018Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnsonA-P
2018-26 Swallow-tailed Kite 29 Aug 201841.9404491,-90.1987884ClintonA-P
2018-27 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 2 Jul 2018Saddleback Ridge Golf Course near Solon JohnsonA-P
2018-28 California Gull 22 Jul 2018east of Spirit Lake dumpDickinsonA-P
2018-29 Little Blue Heron 9 Aug 2018Sandpiper Rec. Area, Saylorville Lake, Polk Co. IAPolkA-P
2018-30 Black-headed Grosbeak 22 Aug 2018Neal Smith NWRJasperNA
2018-31 Pomarine Jaeger 8 Sep 2018From Whitebreast Point area at Lake Red Rock MarionA-P
2018-32 Fish Crow 12 Aug 2018Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2018-33 Mottled Duck 26 Aug 2018Basin north of Moeckly PrairiePolkA-P
2018-34 Parasitic Jaeger 28 Aug 2018Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2018-35 Whooping Crane 5 Sep 20183 miles north of FentonKossuthNA
2018-36 Clark's Grebe 22 Sep 2018Trumbull LakePalo AltoNA
2018-37 Say's Phoebe 26 Oct 2018East of Trout Ave on 265th StUnionA-P
2018-38 California Gull 12 Nov 2018Ft. Madison Riverfront ParkLeeA-D
2018-39 Varied Thrush 18 Nov 2018Lime Creek Nature CenterCerro GordoA-P
2018-40 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 9 Jun 2018 PolkA-P
2018-41 Evening Grosbeak 9 May 20181219 Wisconsin Ave. Ames, IAStoryA-P
2018-42 House Wren 15 Dec 2018Ivan's Recreation AreaMarionA-D
2018-43 Western Tanager 16 Dec 2018Mason CityCerro GordoA-P
2018-44 Little Blue Heron 23 Apr 2018Ada Hayden ParkStoryA-D
2018-45 Fish Crow 22 Apr 2018Jester ParkPolkA-R
2018-46 Little Blue Heron 5 Jul 2018Ada Hayden ParkStoryA-D
2018-47 Little Blue Heron 21 Jul 2018Nahant MarshScottA-D
2017  37 (84.1 %) of 44 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 31) (A-R: 0) (A-D: 6)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2017-01 California Gull 8 Jan 2017Morningstar airport pits (North of NW 54th Ave)PolkA-D
2017-02 Lark Bunting 10 Feb 2017feeder 3 mile west of Centerville IaAppanooseA-P
2017-03 Wood Stork 5 Apr 2017Brown Deer Golf CourseJohnsonNA
2017-04 Eurasian Wigeon 17 Apr 2017 WoodburyA-P
2017-05 White-tailed Kite 18 Apr 2017Cardinal MarshHowardA-P
2017-06 Arctic Tern 8 May 2017Lost Island Lake in Ruthven Palo AltoNA
2017-07 Prairie Warbler 6 May 2017Brookside Park, Ames, IowaStoryA-D
2017-08 Fish Crow 2 Apr 2017Saylorville - Cherry Glen RAPolkA-P
2017-09 Glossy Ibis 21 Apr 2017Trumbull LakeClayA-P
2017-10 Ruff 26 Apr 2017Cone MarshLouisaA-P
2017-11 Western Tanager 30 Apr 2017Jester ParkPolkA-P
2017-12 Western Tanager 1 May 20171220 Scott Ave Ames, IAStoryA-P
2017-13 Western Tanager 3 May 2017Saylorville Visitor CenterPolkA-D
2017-14 Brown Pelican 2-6 May 2017Red Rock DamMarionA-P
2017-15 Brown Pelican 17 May 2017Hawkeye Wildlife Area JohnsonA-P
2017-16 Brown Pelican 23 May 2017Credit Island ParkScottA-P
2017-17 Prairie Warbler 7 May 2017Stephens State Forest 1000 acresMonroeA-P
2017-18 Western Tanager 7 May 2017Larry Piatts feeder Centerville, is.AppanooseA-P
2017-19 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 2 May 20178th Street and Avenue G in Council BluffsPottawattamieA-P
2017-20 Prairie Warbler 2 Jun 2017Rotory Park RoadFloydNA
2017-21 King Rail 5 Jun 2017A small farm pond bordered by Reed Canary Grass located 500 feet to the southwest of the Iowa DNR Grand River Wildlife Unit Building along Highway 2RinggoldA-P
2017-22 Wood Stork 29 Jun 20172 mi. South & 3 mi. West of ScrantonGreeneA-P
2017-23 Ruff 5 Aug 217north end of Red Rock RefugeMarionA-P
2017-24 King Rail 28 Aug 240Green Island RefugeJacksonA-P
2017-25 Little Gull 28 Sep 271Lake Red RockMarionA-P
2017-26 Swallow-tailed Kite 15 Sep 258 HarrisonA-P
2017-27 Bar-tailed Godwit 5 Aug 2017Red Rock Reservoir - Pinchey BottomMarionA-P
2017-28 Little Gull 14 Oct 287Runnells Wildlife AreaPolkA-P
2017-29 Black-billed Magpie 24 Sep 267Rt 18ClaytonNA
2017-30 California Gull 16 Oct 289Missisippi River L&D 14ScottA-P
2017-31 California Gull 23 Oct 296Mississppi River Pool 15ScottA-P
2017-32 Black Vulture 21 Oct 294Between West Union and FayetteFayetteA-D
2017-33 Glossy Ibis 8 Oct 281Marsh farms WetlandsDallasNA
2017-34 Yellow-billed Loon 7 Nov 2017State Park Beach, Clear Lake, IACerro GordoA-P
2017-35 Common Raven 24 Oct 297Broken Kettle GrasslandsPlymouthA-P
2017-36 Gyrfalcon 29 Nov 33370th ST Saratoga IAHowardA-P
2017-37 Glossy Ibis 8 Oct 281jensen marshMadisonNA
2017-38 White-tailed Kite 23 May 143Sand Creek Wildlife AreaDecaturA-P
2017-39 Neotropic Cormorant 25 May 145Ingham-High LakeEmmetA-D
2017-40 California Gull 31 May 151Marble LakeDickinsonA-P
2017-41 Great Black-backed Gull 30 Nov 334Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2017-42 Gyrfalcon 10 Dec 344 SacA-D
2017-43 Great Black-backed Gull 14 Dec 348Lake Red Rock DamMarionA-P
2017-44 Mottled Duck 11 Oct 2017Bob Shetler RAPolkNA
2016  42 (85.7 %) of 49 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 1) (A-P: 26) (A-R: 1) (A-D: 14)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2016-01 Harlequin Duck 5 Feb 2016OttumwaWapelloA-P
2016-02 Greater Prairie-Chicken 21 Jan 2016near the corner of 110th St and 250th AveRinggoldNA
2016-03 Great Black-backed Gull 28 Feb 2016Viewed from Red Rock Swimming beachMarionA-P
2016-04 Say's Phoebe 8 Apr 2016Swan Lake State ParkCarrollA-P
2016-05 Fish Crow 9 Apr 2016Starr Cave Nature Center trailDes MoinesA-D
2016-06 Snowy Plover 26 Apr 201641.781512, -93.764322PolkA-P
2016-07 Ruff 27 Apr 201641.391731, -91.386435LouisaA-P
2016-08 Black Rail 29 Apr 2016North side County Rd. E53 between Hiway 25 & County Rd. N58GreeneA-D
2016-09 Bullock's Oriole 1 May 20167 Deer Creek Ct, Mason City, IowaCerro GordoA-P
2016-10 Western Tanager 5 May 2016Ledges State ParkBooneA-P
2016-11 Burrowing Owl 6 May 2016Aspen Ave & 110 StMononaA-P
2016-12 Black-headed Grosbeak 11 May 2016Spruce Ave, RR Mason City, IowaCerro GordoA-P
2016-13 Harlequin Duck 12 May 201642.492471, -92.332807Black HawkA-P
2016-14 Glossy Ibis 12 May 2016Round Pond at Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnsonA-P
2016-15 Lark Bunting 14 May 2016Hallett PittsSacA-D
2016-16 King Rail 28 May 201640.630519, -95.745455FremontA-R
2016-17 Snowy Plover 30 May 2016Pleasant Creek RABentonA-P
2016-18 Ruff 6 Jul 2016Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-D
2016-19 King Rail 17 Jul 2016Dewey's PasturePalo AltoA-D
2016-20 King Rail 24 Jul 2016Big Wall LakeWrightA-D
2016-21 King Rail 24 Jul 2016Smith tract of Dunbar SloughGreeneA-D
2016-22 Bewick's Wren 28 Apr 201641.037480, -91.071101Des MoinesA-P
2016-23 Bewick's Wren 4 May 2016Don Brown's housePolkA-P
2016-24 Glossy Ibis 9 Sep 2016Mt. Sterling MarshVan BurenNA
2016-25 Swallow-tailed Kite 21 Sep 2016Hitchcock Nature CenterPottawattamieA-D
2016-26 Lark Bunting 1 Sep 2016140th St. / Kingbird Ave.AudubonA-D
2016-27 Prairie Warbler 28 Aug 2016Neal Smith NWRJasperNA
2016-28 Sprague's Pipit 24 Sep 2016Chichaqua Bottoms GreenbeltPolkA-D
2016-29 Black Rail 21 Oct 2016114th ave. off county road 99, east of WapelloLouisaA-D
2016-30 Glossy Ibis 19 Oct 2016Hawkeye Widlife Area northeast of Half Moon Ave.JohnsonA-P
2016-31 Glossy Ibis 3 May 2016Rapp ParkPageA-P
2016-32 Black-headed Gull 15 Mar 2016Between Gingham Inn and the Spirit Lake Fish Hatchery. North end of East Okoboji by the boat ramp.DickinsonNA
2016-33 Hoary Redpoll 7 Apr 2016212 5th Ave. SE, Badger, IowaWebsterA-P
2016-34 Swallow-tailed Kite 21 Aug 2016Hawkeye Wildlife Area; Greencastle CausewayJohnsonA-P
2016-35 Little Gull 3 Sep 2016Jester Park, Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2016-36 Inca Dove 22 Sep 2016AltoonaPolkA-P
2016-37 California Gull 25 Sep 2016Sandpiper Beach RA, Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2016-38 Rufous Hummingbird 26 Sep 2016Glidden IowaCarrollA-P
2016-39 Arctic Tern 30 Oct 2016Spirit Lake/The GradeDickinsonA-D
2016-40 Rufous Hummingbird 20 Nov 20161840 Curtis Bridge Rd NE, North LibertyJohnsonA-S
2016-41 Red Phalarope 5 Aug 2016Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-D
2016-42 Black Vulture 31 Aug 2016DeSoto NWRPottawattamieNA
2016-43 Little Gull 15 Sep 2016Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-P
2016-44 Brant 7 Dec 2016John Deere pond (northeast site )Black HawkA-D
2016-45 Say's Phoebe 7 Dec 2016Front yardJeffersonA-P
2016-46 Great Black-backed Gull 20 Dec 2016Mississippi River L&D 14ScottA-P
2016-47 Slaty-backed Gull 23 Dec 2016Morningstar airport pitsPolkA-P
2016-AA Common Raven 3 Jan 2004WhitingMononaNA
2016-AB Cook Inlet Gull (GWGU x HERG) 17 Nov 2007below Red Rock damMarionNA
2015  30 (88.2 %) of 34 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 1) (A-P: 20) (A-R: 0) (A-D: 9)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2015-02 Great Black-backed Gull 11 Jan 2015Lock and Dam 14, Mississippi RiverScottA-D
2015-03 Great Black-backed Gull 8 Feb 2015Cedar LakeLinnA-P
2015-04 Burrowing Owl 25 Apr 2015North and east of Arthur, IowaIdaA-P
2015-05 Mottled Duck 26 Apr 2015Dunbar Slough WMAGreeneA-D
2015-06 Lazuli Bunting 25 Apr 2015north of GlenwoodMillsA-P
2015-07 Lazuli Bunting 15 May 2015 carroll IowaCarrollA-P
2015-08 Ruff 2 May 2015Hawkeye Wildlife Area, Sand PointJohnsonA-P
2015-09 Glossy Ibis 27 Apr 2015Cone MarshLouisaA-P
2015-10 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 13 May 2015T69N R40W Sec. 15FremontA-P
2015-11 Black Vulture 22 May 2015Jester ParkPolkA-P
2015-12 Western Tanager 21 May 2015My YardDickinsonA-D
2015-13 European Goldfinch 14 Mar 2015North edge of Cardinal MarshWinneshiekNA
2015-14 Glossy Ibis 25 Apr 2015Luton North WMAWoodburyA-P
2015-15 Whimbrel 11 Jun 2015Green IslandJacksonA-D
2015-16 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 18 Jun 2015Wapsi River Environmental CenterScottA-P
2015-17 Painted Bunting 7 Jun 20153226 Dows Williams Road, Williams, Iowa 50271WrightA-P
2015-18 Townsend's Warbler 22 Aug 2015South of Center Lake in Dickinson CountyDickinsonA-P
2015-19 Brown Booby 3 Sep 2015Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-P
2015-20 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 7 Sep 2015Union Slough NWRKossuthA-P
2015-21 California Gull 13 Sep 2015Lake Red Rock DamMarionA-P
2015-22 Blue-winged Warbler 2 Oct 2015Riverton WMAFremontA-P
2015-23 Red Knot 2 Oct 2015Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnsonA-P
2015-24 Parasitic Jaeger 3 Oct 2015Red Rock Resevoir White Breast PointMarionA-D
2015-25 Clark's Nutcracker 5 Oct 2015Lakeside Lab on west side of West Lake OkobojiDickinsonA-D
2015-26 Vermilion Flycatcher 21 Nov 20152180 N River School Rd Winterset IA MadisonA-P
2015-27 Anna's Hummingbird 16 Nov 201514 SW 58th DrPolkA-P
2015-28 Pine Grosbeak 21 Nov 2015E Lawn Cemetery, SheldonO'BrienA-P
2015-29 Lewis's Woodpecker 28 Nov 2015Diamondhead Lake (rural Dexter, Iowa)GuthrieA-D
2015-30 Clark's Grebe 24 Oct 2015Spirit LakeDickinsonNA
2015-31 Black-headed Gull 28 Nov 2015east pond of Bob Shetler area below Saylorville damPolkA-D
2015-32 Say's Phoebe 27 Dec 2015Broken Kettle GrasslandsPlymouthA-D
2015-33 Clark's Nutcracker 18 Oct 2015Approx. 100 yards southwest of intersection of Alpine Avenue and 240th Street, in extreme western Ida County.IdaNA
2015-AA Great Gray Owl 26 Jan 2005Iowa City, north side, by Haywood Drive ApartmentsJohnsonNA
2015-AB Boreal Owl late winter or early spring of 2013Dordt CollegeSiouxA-S
2014  49 (83.1 %) of 59 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 34) (A-R: 0) (A-D: 15)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2014-01 Gyrfalcon 1 Jan 20142 miles south of JoiceWorthA-D
2014-02 Great Black-backed Gull 17-27 Feb 2014Iowa River, CoralvilleJohnsonA-D
2014-03 Greater Prairie-Chicken 20 Mar 2014I-35 FranklinNA
2014-04 Mountain Bluebird 21 Mar 2014Otter Creek LoopLouisaA-D
2014-05 Clark's Grebe 24 Mar 2014Gray's LakePolkNA
2014-06 Pacific Wren 6 Apr 2014Starr's CaveDes MoinesNA
2014-07 Ruff 12 Apr 2014Near Scales PointeJohnsonA-P
2014-08 Black-legged Kittiwake 12 Apr 2014Gray's LakePolkA-P
2014-09 Western Tanager 24 Apr 201436504 200th Ave- our backyardWinnebagoA-P
2014-10 Say's Phoebe 15 Apr 2014Greenbelt LakeBlack HawkA-P
2014-11 California Gull 2 May 2014Sandy BeachJohnsonA-P
2014-12 Brambling 5 May 2014110 E 2nd St PetersonClayA-P
2014-13 Painted Bunting 5-6 May 2014Saint CharlesMadisonA-P
2014-14 Black-headed Grosbeak 9-10 May 2014backyardClayA-P
2014-15 Brown Pelican 11 May 2014I-29 and Waubonsie Ave.FremontNA
2014-16 Black-legged Kittiwake 16-18 May 2014Red Rock Reservoir DamMarionA-P
2014-17 Lazuli Bunting 21-23 May 2014My YardDickinsonA-P
2014-18 Lazuli Bunting 21-23 May 2014Curt Nelson residenceCerro GordoA-P
2014-19 Iceland Gull 23-28 Mar 2014Sandy Beach, Coralville Res.JohnsonA-P
2014-20 Hooded Oriole 9-10 May 2014AmesStoryA-P
2014-21 Lark Bunting 4 Jun 2014LansingAllamakeeA-P
2014-22 Western Tanager 2 May 2014My YardDickinsonA-P
2014-23 Lazuli Bunting 18 May 2014Little Sioux GreenbeltCherokeeA-P
2014-24 Mottled Duck 14 May 2014Dunbar SloughGreeneA-P
2014-25 Fish Crow 20 May 2014Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2014-26 Black-headed Grosbeak 20 Jun 2014Power wire along roadMuscatineNA
2014-27 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 10 May 2014Backyard, SpencerClayA-P
2014-28 Great Black-backed Gull 16 Feb-5 Mar 2014Cedar LakeLinnA-P
2014-29 Great Black-backed Gull 7 Apr 2014Coralville LakeJohnsonA-P
2014-30 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 3 Jul 2014Green Island WMAJacksonA-P
2014-31 King Rail 13 Jul 2014Hawkeye WMAJohnsonA-D
2014-32 Ruff 26 Jul 2014near intersection of B63 & N28Palo AltoA-D
2014-33 Roseate Spoonbill 30 Jul-5 Aug 2014Frazer's BendFremontA-P
2014-34 Burrowing Owl 1 May 2014MiddletownDes MoinesA-P
2014-35 King Rail 31 May-3 Jun 2014Big Wall LakeWrightA-P
2014-36 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 2 Jun 2014Crow Creek WMAScottA-P
2014-37 Lark Bunting 25 Jun 2014HospersSiouxNA
2014-38 Pine Grosbeak 19 May 2014Mason CityCerro GordoNA
2014-40 Little Gull 9 Aug 2014Deere DikeDubuqueA-P
2014-41 Red Phalarope 29-30 Aug 2014Oak Grove SaylorvillePolkA-P
2014-42 Swallow-tailed Kite 31 Aug 20143097 285th St. Stuart, IA 50250GuthrieA-D
2014-43 Long-tailed Jaeger 31 Aug-1 Sep 2014Whitebreast Point, Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-P
2014-44 Rufous Hummingbird 5 Sep 2014HomesteadIowaA-P
2014-45 Little Gull 7 Sep 2014Pat and Jack Scenic OverlookScottA-D
2014-46 Long-tailed Jaeger 5-9 Oct 2014White Breast Point at Lake Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-D
2014-47 Sprague's Pipit 11 Oct 2014Dunbar SloughGreeneA-D
2014-48 Little Gull 17-18 Oct 2014Lake MacBrideJohnsonA-P
2014-49 Ferruginous Hawk 4 Nov 2014Hitchcock Nature CenterPottawattamieA-D
2014-50 Common Raven 8-25 Nov 2014Big Creek Spillway on Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2014-51 Gyrfalcon 11 Nov 2014Hitchcock Nature CenterPottawattamieA-D
2014-52 Gyrfalcon 16 Nov 2014Yellow Ave between 470th St. and B53O'BrienA-D
2014-53 Gyrfalcon 16 Oct 2014KellertonRinggoldNA
2014-54 Say's Phoebe 12 Dec 2014Stony Hollow Rd and 105 ave.Des MoinesA-D
2014-55 Costa's Hummingbird 10 Sep 2014LansingAllamakeeNA
2014-55G Calypte sp. 10 Sep 2014LansingAllamakeeNA
2014-56 Parasitic Jaeger 1 Nov 2014Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-D
2014-58 California Gull 6 Dec 2014Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-D
2014-61 Pine Grosbeak 20-22 Dec 2014ISU Hort FarmStoryA-P
2014-62 Harlequin Duck 31 Dec 2014-12 Jan 2015Center Street dam, Des Moines River, downtown Des MoiensPolkA-P
2013  39 (84.8 %) of 46 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 28) (A-R: 0) (A-D: 11)
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2013-01 Hoary Redpoll 4 Jan 2013field immediately North of the beginning of Silver Creek Rd where it intersects with Highway 52, eight miles North of DecorahWinneshiekA-P
2013-02 Great Black-backed Gull 6 Jan 2013davenport, iowa lock and dam 14ScottA-P
2013-03 White-winged Crossbill 7 Jan 2013onawaMononaA-P
2013-04 Iceland Gull 26 Jan 2013Davenport, IowaScottA-P
2013-05 Hoary Redpoll 26 Jan 2013Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-P
2013-06 Hoary Redpoll 26 Jan 2013Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-P
2013-07 Hoary Redpoll 16 Feb 2013Curt Nelson farmCerro GordoA-P
2013-08 White-winged Crossbill 18 Feb 2013Des MoinesPolkA-D
2013-09 Mountain Bluebird 9 Mar 2013Maffitt ReservoirPolkA-P
2013-10 Sprague's Pipit 22 Apr 2013Errington MarshPolkA-P
2013-11 Bewick's Wren 1 May 2013Farmstead off of 190thDecaturA-P
2013-12 Glossy Ibis 3 May 2013Hawkeye WMAJohnsonA-P
2013-13 Say's Phoebe 4 May 2013Sweet MarshBremerA-P
2013-14 Painted Bunting 9 May 2013My house,601 Church St. ShenandoahPageA-P
2013-15 Say's Phoebe 9 May 2013Ada Hayden Heritage ParkStoryA-P
2013-16 Lazuli Bunting 10 May 2013feeder , Carroll iowa CarrollA-P
2013-17 Rock Wren 11 May 2013On V Ave. near 170th St. intersectionBooneA-P
2013-18 Western Tanager 11 May 2013Mason CityCerro GordoA-P
2013-19 Bullock's Oriole 13 May 2013Robison Wildlife AcresStoryNA
2013-20 Glossy Ibis 14 May 2013150 yds west of intersection of county road C-25 and Reed AveWrightNA
2013-21 Lazuli Bunting 18 May 20134045 White Ave, Hartley, IA 51346O'BrienA-P
2013-22 Prairie Warbler 4 Jun 2013Shimek SF/Croton UnitLeeA-P
2013-23 Yellow-rumped Warbler 11 May 2013Oak Grove, SaylorvillePolkNA
2013-24 Prairie Warbler 15 Jun 2013Eldon WMADavisA-D
2013-25 Hoary Redpoll 10 Mar 2013Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-D
2013-26 Hoary Redpoll 13 Mar 20132 miles south of BelmondWrightA-D
2013-27 Hoary Redpoll 21 Mar 20138 mi southeast of RicevilleHowardA-D
2013-28 Western Tanager 12 May 2013SpencerClayA-D
2013-29 Neotropic Cormorant 13 May 2013Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-D
2013-30 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 20 Aug 2013Lake PonderosaPoweshiekA-P
2013-31 Neotropic Cormorant 12 Oct 2013clintonClintonA-D
2013-32 Ferruginous Hawk 24 Oct 2013Hitchcock Nature Center Hawk Watch Tower, near Crescent IowaPottawattamieA-D
2013-33 Black-legged Kittiwake 9 Nov 2013SaylorvillePolkA-D
2013-34 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 10 Nov 2013Otter Creek Marsh TamaA-P
2013-35 Little Gull 16 Nov 2013Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-P
2013-36 Short-billed Gull 24 Nov 2013Bettendorf, IowaScottNA
2013-37 Mountain Chickadee 28 Nov 2013Des MoinesPolkNA
2013-38 Ferruginous Hawk 24 Oct 2013Hitchcock Nature Center Hawk Watch Tower, near Crescent IowaPottawattamieA-D
2013-39 Rufous Hummingbird 2 Nov 2013Davenport, IowaScottA-P
2013-40 Glaucous-winged Gull 7 Dec 2013Centennial Park in Davenport, Iowa, riverfrontScottA-P
2013-41 Ross's Gull 1 Dec 2013Lake Red RockMarionA-P
2013-42 Rufous Hummingbird 14 Nov 2013Cedar RapidsLinnA-P
2013-AA King Rail 15 Jul 2005Sycamore BottomsJohnsonA-P
2013-AB Neotropic Cormorant 27 Jun 2012Pool 13ClintonA-P
2013-AC White-crowned Sparrow 11 Aug 2012Jensen MarshMadisonNA
2013-AD Evening Grosbeak 14 Dec 20123838 Hobson Ave., DavenportScottNA
2012  47 (81.0 %) of 58 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 32) (A-R: 2) (A-D: 13)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2012-01 Short-billed Gull 8 Jan 2012Red Rock ReservoirMarionA-D
2012-02 Great Black-backed Gull 9 Jan 2012Fort MadisonLeeA-P
2012-03 Iceland Gull 29 Jan 2012Pool 19LeeA-D
2012-04 Bullock's Oriole 26 Nov 2011 - 21 Mar 2012208 W Golf Avenue, OttumwaWapelloA-P
2012-05 Hoary Redpoll 11 Feb 2012Storm Lake CemeteryBuena VistaA-D
2012-06 LeConte's Sparrow 12 Feb 2012Big CreekPolkA-D
2012-07 Mottled Duck 28 Mar 2012Forney LakeFremontA-P
2012-08 Neotropic Cormorant 9 Apr 2012Forney LakeFremontA-D
2012-09 Say's Phoebe 18 Apr 2012OnawaMononaNA
2012-10 Black-headed Grosbeak 4 May 2012About 1/3 of a mile north of 290thCarrollNA
2012-11 King Rail 10 May 2012Fallow MarshPalo AltoNA
2012-12 Curlew Sandpiper 25 May 2012Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnsonA-P
2012-13 Neotropic Cormorant 25 May 2012Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2012-14 California Gull 31 May 2012Hawkeye WAJohnsonA-P
2012-15 California Gull 31 May 2012Hawkeye WAJohnsonA-P
2012-16 Mottled Duck 14 Apr 2012New LakeWoodburyA-P
2012-17 Burrowing Owl 25 Mar 2012East of Beemer Pond on 240thHamiltonA-D
2012-18 Glossy Ibis 8 May 2012Crane CreekBlack HawkA-P
2012-19 Great Black-backed Gull 26 - 31 Jan 2012L&D 14, Mississippi RiverScottA-P
2012-20 Neotropic Cormorant 1 Apr 2012Forney LakeFremontA-P
2012-21 Glossy Ibis 10 Apr 2012Nellen Marsh-Old Lake WaubonsieMillsA-P
2012-22 Iceland Gull 6 Feb 2012Mississippi River L&D 14ScottA-P
2012-23 Great Black-backed Gull 9 - 11 Feb 2012L&D 14ScottA-P
2012-24 Iceland Gull 22 Feb 2012L&D 15ScottA-P
2012-25 Green-tailed Towhee 17 May 2012Our yardBooneA-P
2012-26 Ferruginous Hawk 1 May 2012Riverton WAFremontNA
2012-27 Fulvous Whistling-Duck 17 Jun 2012Forney LakeFremontA-P
2012-28 California Gull 25 Jun 2012Lake Red RockMarionA-P
2012-29 Laughing Gull 25 Jun 2012Lake Red RockMarionA-P
2012-30 Neotropic Cormorant 21 Jul 2012New LakeWoodburyA-P
2012-31 Lazuli Bunting 8 Jul 201216035 113th AveAppanooseA-P
2012-32 Swallow-tailed Kite 25 Aug 2012Otter Creek MarshTamaA-P
2012-33 Roseate Spoonbill 5 Sep 2012Jester ParkPolkA-P
2012-34 Neotropic Cormorant 14 Sep 2012Robert's CreekMarionNA
2012-35 Sutton's Warbler 16 Sep 2012Lake Ahquabi SPWarrenNA
2012-36 Arctic Tern 22 Sep 2012Sandpiper Beach, Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2012-37 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 25 Sep 2012Fox River WetlandsVan BurenNA
2012-38 Sprague's Pipit 7 Oct 2012Errington MarshPolkA-P
2012-39 Rock Wren 11 Oct 2012Hitchcock Nature CenterPottawattamieA-D
2012-40 Lazuli Bunting 28 Jun 2012Red Rock LakeMarionA-D
2012-41 Sprague's Pipit 3 Oct 2012WPA at corner of B14 and 115th AveKossuthA-D
2012-42 California Gull 1 Nov 2012Lock and Dam 19LeeNA
2012-43 Bohemian Waxwing 8 Nov 20121/2 mile east of Waterman on 470th O'BrienA-P
2012-44 Pine Grosbeak 24 Nov 2012bird bath in Lake MillsWinnebagoNA
2012-45 Rufous Hummingbird 7 Nov 2012DavenportScottA-P
2012-46 Evening Grosbeak 24 Nov 2012AnkenyPolkNA
2012-47 Blue Grosbeak 25 Mar 2012Martin Park, W'loo, IABlack HawkNA
2012-48 Whooping Crane 25 Nov 2012Sioux CityWoodburyA-D
2012-49 White-winged Crossbill 8 Nov 2012HamptonFranklinA-P
2012-50 Evening Grosbeak 10 Nov 2012228 W. 21st St. CarrollCarrollA-P
2012-51 Evening Grosbeak 7 Nov 20123911 Greencastle Ave., SW, Oxford, IAJohnsonA-D
2012-52 White-winged Crossbill 7 Nov 2012Ames, IowaStoryA-P
2012-53 Red Crossbill 8 Nov 2012Hampton cemeteryFranklinA-R
2012-54 Evening Grosbeak 19 Nov 20122753 333rd Ave, RidgewayWinneshiekA-P
2012-55 White-winged Crossbill 26 Dec 2012Garner CemeteryHancockA-D
2012-56 Glaucous Gull 20 Oct 2012Trumbull LakeClayA-D
2012-57 Gyrfalcon 5 Dec 2012Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2012-AA Painted Bunting 1 May 2007ChesterHowardA-R
2011  25 (71.4 %) of 35 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 13) (A-R: 1) (A-D: 11)
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RecordSpecies DatesLocationCountyResults 
2011-01 Great Black-backed Gull 12-26 Jan 2011MontroseLeeA-D
2011-02 Sprague's Pipit 19 Feb 2011Waterman PrairieO'BrienNA
2011-03 Mountain Bluebird 8 Jan 2011Little Sioux RiverCherokeeA-P
2011-04 Neotropic Cormorant 2 - 7 Apr 2011Bay's BranchGuthrieA-P
2011-05 Ruff 7 Apr 2011Ada Hayden, AmesStoryA-P
2011-06 Great Black-backed Gull 15 Apr 2011Riverton WAFremontNA
2011-07 Ferruginous Hawk 16 Apr 2011ShenandoahPageNA
2011-08 Glossy Ibis 17-27 Apr 2011Secret LakeFremontA-P
2011-10 Black Rail 24 Apr 2011Sycamore BottomsJohnsonNA
2011-11 Great Black-backed Gull 26 - 28 Apr 2011Waubonsie AccessFremontNA
2011-12 Black-headed Grosbeak 6 - 7 May 2011rural NorwalkWarrenA-P
2011-13 Ruff 10 - 11 May 2011Inkpaduta AccessWoodburyA-D
2011-14 Prairie Warbler 11 May 2011Knapp WMADallasNA
2011-15 Painted Bunting 12 May 2011Dunbar SloughGreeneA-P
2011-16 Neotropic Cormorant 12 May 2011Goose LakeGreeneA-D
2011-17 Lazuli Bunting 14 - 17 May 2011rural JeffersonGreeneA-P
2011-18 Neotropic Cormorant 14 May 2011DeSoto NWRHarrisonA-D
2011-19 Brambling 15 May 2011RingsteadEmmetNA
2011-20 Laughing Gull 19-20 May 2011Lake ManawaPottawattamieA-P
2011-21 Snowy Plover 22 - 23 May 2011Riverton WAFremontA-P
2011-22 Black-headed Grosbeak 20-23 May 2011rural BoonevilleMadisonA-D
2011-23 Black Rail 27 May - 2 Jun 2011Hoosier CreekJohnsonA-R
2011-24 Lazuli Bunting 30 May 2011Wildcat Cave Access WAHardinA-D
2011-25 Bewick's Wren 8-17 June 2011Ropp FarmJohnsonA-D
2011-26 King Rail 19 June 2011Dunbar SloughGreeneA-D
2011-27 Broad-billed Hummingbird 24-25 June 2011Charles CityFloydA-P
2011-28 Laughing Gull 5 Aug 2011SaylorvillePolkNA
2011-29 Tricolored Heron 8 Aug 2011Big LakeBlack HawkNA
2011-30 California Gull 28 Sep 2011Green Bay BottomsLeeNA
2011-31 Ferruginous Hawk 15 Oct 2011Hitchcock NAPottawattamieA-D
2011-32 Barrow's Goldeneye 30 Nov - 16 Dec 2011Eagle Point ParkClintonA-D
2011-33 Curve-billed Thrasher 14 Nov 2011 - 5 Feb 2012near LucasLucasA-P
2011-34 Iceland Gull 10 Dec 2011 - 6 Jan 2012Polk County landfill & Saylorville Res.PolkA-P
2011-35 Black-legged Kittiwake 31 Dec 2011 - 1 Jan 2012Saylorville ReservoirPolkA-P
2011-AA Painted Bunting 16 Jun 2005North of Denison, IowaCrawfordA-D
2010  45 (81.8 %) of 55 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 36) (A-R: 0) (A-D: 9)
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2010-01 Black-billed Magpie 12 January 2010Guthrie CenterGuthrieNA
2010-02 Laughing Gull 4 Apr 2010Saylorville Res.PolkA-P
2010-03 Rock Wren 2 - 10 May 2010 rural FredericksburgBremerA-P
2010-04 Whimbrel 13 May 2010Riverton WAFremontA-D
2010-05 Black-headed Grosbeak 15 May 2010HumboldtHumboldtNA
2010-06 Bullock's Oriole 16 May 2010HumboldtHumboldtNA
2010-07 Common Raven 22 May 2010Intersection of Hwy 2 and M16FremontNA
2010-08 Neotropic Cormorant 3 Apr 2010Pierce Creek RAPageA-P
2010-09 Prairie Warbler 17 May 2010Morehead ParkIdaA-P
2010-10 Black Rail 28 May 2010Union Slough NWRKossuthA-D
2010-11 Bullock's Oriole 30 May 2010Blackhawk WASacNA
2010-12 Burrowing Owl 26 May 2010near Cayler PrairieDickinsonA-P
2010-13 Western Tanager 9 May 2010Credit IslandScottA-P
2010-14 Black-headed Grosbeak 4 June 2010s. of AkronPlymouthA-D
2010-15 California Gull 9-17 July 2010Spirit Lake LandfillDickinsonA-D
2010-16 Say's Phoebe 1 - 21 July 2010Freda Hafner PrairieDickinsonA-P
2010-17 Neotropic Cormorant 16 May - 1 Sep 2010Rapp ParkPageA-P
2010-18 Neotropic Cormorant 1-8 Aug 2010Waubonsie AccessFremontA-P
2010-19 Inca Dove 10-27 Aug 2010St. AnsgarMitchellNA
2010-20 Rufous Hummingbird 19-21 Aug 2010Armstrong's farmMadisonA-P
2010-21 Neotropic Cormorant 8-18 Sep 2010Cedar LakeLinnA-P
2010-22 Laughing Gull 10-25 Sep 2010Red RockMarionA-P
2010-23 Parasitic Jaeger 17 Sep -2 Oct 2010Lake ManawaPottawattamieA-P
2010-24 Cassin's Vireo 21 Sep 2010bike trailDickinsonNA
2010-25 Lewis's Woodpecker 10 Oct 2010Hitchcock NAPottawattamieA-D
2010-26 Red Phalarope 10-19 Oct 2010Rock Creek SPJasperA-P
2010-27 Glossy Ibis 21 Oct 2010Sycamore BottomsJohnsonA-P
2010-28 Anna's Hummingbird 31 Oct - 25 Nov 2010Aaron Bree's yardPolkA-P
2010-29 Glossy Ibis 12 Nov 2010n. of LansingAllamakeeNA
2010-30 Short-billed Gull 16 Nov 2010Red RockMarionA-P
2010-31 Black-legged Kittiwake 17 Nov 2010Red RockMarionA-P
2010-32 Ferruginous Hawk 21 Nov 2010Hitchcock NAPottawattamieA-D
2010-33 Arctic Tern 20-29 Nov 2010Lake MacbrideJohnsonA-P
2010-34 Black-legged Kittiwake 23-28 Nov 2010Red RockMarionA-P
2010-35 Rufous Hummingbird 27-28 Aug 2010Livingston farmDecaturA-P
2010-36 Iceland Gull 31 Jan 2010L&D 14ScottA-P
2010-37 Iceland Gull 7 Feb 2010L&D 15ScottA-P
2010-38 Iceland Gull 12 Mar 2010L&D 14ScottA-P
2010-39 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 12 Aug 2010Rathbun WAAppanooseA-P
2010-40 Parasitic Jaeger 19-21 Sep 2010Red RockMarionA-D
2010-41 Red Phalarope 5 Oct 2010SaylorvillePolkA-D
2010-42 California Gull 30 Nov -5 Dec 2010SaylorvillePolkA-P
2010-43 Laughing Gull 6 Sep 2010Red RockMarionA-P
2010-44 Plegadis sp. 12 Nov 2010 AllamakeeA-P
2010-45 Evening Grosbeak 13 Oct 2010Mason CityCerro GordoNA
2010-46 Laughing Gull 20 Aug 2010SaylorvillePolkA-P
2010-48 Black-legged Kittiwake 5-9 Dec 2010Red RockMarionA-P
2010-49 California Gull 20-23 Dec 2010OttumwaWapelloA-P
2010-AA Prairie Warbler 3 May 2008Robison Wildlife AcresStoryA-P
2010-AB Lazuli Bunting 6 May 2007Blue LakeMononaA-P
2010-AC Western Tanager 25 May 2009Missouri ValleyHarrisonA-P
2010-AD Say's Phoebe 18 Jun 2009Saylorville Res.PolkNA
2010-AE Pacific Wren 21 Oct 2003Brookside Park, AmesStoryA-D
2010-AF Iceland Gull 8 Feb 2009L&D 15ScottA-P
2010-AG Ruff 28 Aug 2008Sand Point, Hawkeye WAJohnsonA-P
2009  30 (73.2 %) of 41 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 19) (A-R: 0) (A-D: 11)
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2009-01 Hoary Redpoll 31 Jan to 15 Feb 2009Mason CityCerro GordoA-D
2009-02 Black Vulture 24 Feb 2009Des MoinesPolkA-D
2009-03 Barrow's Goldeneye 25 Feb 2009L. ManawaPottawattamieNA
2009-04 Ferruginous Hawk 20 to 22 Marchnear Davis CityDecaturNA
2009-05 Ferruginous Hawk 24 Mar 2009near Lacey-Keosauqua SPVan BurenA-D
2009-06 Mountain Bluebird 3 - 4 Apr 2009Camp MitigwaBooneA-P
2009-07 Violet-green Swallow 14 May 2009HawardenSiouxA-P
2009-08 Snowy Plover 24 April 2009Dairy PondWoodburyA-P
2009-09 Snowy Plover 25 - 26 April 2009Saylorville Res.PolkA-P
2009-10 Fork-tailed Flycatcher 25 - 27 April 2009DysartTamaA-P
2009-11 Ruff 28 April 2009Cone MarshLouisaA-P
2009-12 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 30 April 2009Diamond LakePoweshiekA-P
2009-13 Lazuli Bunting 5 - 7 May 2009Des MoinesPolkA-P
2009-14 Western Tanager 9 - 10 May 2009CherokeeCherokeeA-P
2009-15 Black-headed Grosbeak 13 May 2009Story CityStoryA-P
2009-16 Black-headed Grosbeak 14 May 2009Elk Creek RoadWoodburyA-D
2009-17 Black-headed Grosbeak 14 May 2009Sycamore BottomsJohnsonNA
2009-18 Whimbrel 15 May 2009Forney LakeFremontA-P
2009-19 Western Tanager 15 May 2009Shellrock GreenbeltCerro GordoA-P
2009-20 Sprague's Pipit 16 May 2009Lower Hamburg BendFremontA-D
2009-21 Black-headed Grosbeak 17 May 2009Spark's Cemetery AreaBooneA-P
2009-22 Black-headed Grosbeak 17 - 18 May 2009Sioux CityWoodburyA-P
2009-23 Scott's Oriole 18 May 2009Sioux RapidsBuena VistaNA
2009-24 Black-headed Grosbeak 19 May 2009Sioux CenterSiouxA-D
2009-25 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 1 May 2009Hobbs PitsCarrollA-P
2009-26 Glossy Ibis 10-31 May 2009Errington MarshPolkNA
2009-27 Neotropic Cormorant 5 July 2009Elm LakeWrightA-P
2009-28 Mottled Duck 8 July - 5 August 2009Saylorville Res.PolkA-P
2009-29 Connecticut Warbler 13 July 2009LaPorte CityBlack HawkNA
2009-30 Burrowing Owl 12 May 2009s. of MononaMononaA-P
2009-31 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 23 Sep 2009near Fort MadisonLeeA-P
2009-32 McCown's Longspur 11 Oct 2009between Algona and BurtKossuthNA
2009-33 Whooping Crane 18 Oct 2009n. of CharitonLucasNA
2009-34 Gyrfalcon 21 Oct 2009Hitchcock NAPottawattamieNA
2009-35 Sharp-tailed Grouse 10 Nov 2009McFarland ParkStoryNA
2009-36 Black-billed Magpie 19 Oct 2009Hitchcock WAPottawattamieA-D
2009-37 Chestnut-collared Longspur 24 Oct 2009 KossuthA-D
2009-38 Whimbrel 23 Aug 2009Hawkeye WAJohnsonA-D
2009-39 King Rail 6 Aug 2009Chichaqua WAPolkA-D
2009-40 Monk Parakeet 3 Nov 2009Iowa CityJohnsonNA
2009-AA Gyrfalcon 19 Jan 2001Waterman Twp.O'BrienA-D
2008  43 (79.6 %) of 54 reviews were accepted. (A-S: 0) (A-P: 27) (A-R: 0) (A-D: 16)
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2008-01 Iceland Gull 12 Jan 2008KeokukLeeA-D
2008-02 Iceland Gull 5 Feb 2008L&D 15ScottNA
2008-03 Scott's Oriole 7-16 Apr 2008EsthervilleEmmetA-P
2008-04 White-winged Dove 1-9 May 2008OskaloosaMahaskaA-D
2008-05 Prairie Warbler 2 May 2008Nine Eagles SPDecaturA-D
2008-06 Neotropic Cormorant 3-6 May 2008near RivertonFremontA-P
2008-07 White-winged Dove 6-7 May 2008WaterlooBlack HawkA-P
2008-08 Painted Bunting 12-25 May 2008Brookside Park, AmesStoryA-P
2008-09 Whimbrel 20 May 2008RivertonFremontA-P
2008-10 White-winged Dove 25-30 May 2008GliddenCarrollA-P
2008-11 White-winged Dove 4-6 June 2008AdelDallasA-P
2008-12 White-winged Dove 26-27 April 2008near St. AnthonyMarshallA-P
2008-13 Glossy Ibis 4 May 2008Rush LakePalo AltoNA
2008-14 Lazuli Bunting 14-15 May 2008CarrollCarrollA-P
2008-15 Eurasian Wigeon 14 April 2008Swan LakeJohnsonA-D
2008-16 Glossy Ibis 18 May 2008RivertonFremontA-P
2008-17 White-winged Dove 26 May 2008AmesStoryA-P
2008-18 Lazuli Bunting 26-28 May 2008Sioux CenterSiouxA-D
2008-19 White-winged Dove 6 Jun 2008 DecaturA-D
2008-20 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 10 Jun 2008BeamanGrundyA-D
2008-21 Black Vulture 12 Jul 2008Port Louisa NWRLouisaA-D
2008-22 Glossy Ibis 29 Jun 2008near ChelseaTamaA-P
2008-23 Laughing Gull 11 Jul 2008Saylorville Res.PolkA-P