Reports of Rare Birds

One of the most frequent questions to the Records Commitee is simply "How many records of XXX have been accepted?" The answer to that is easy to see in this report. Until older (pre-2000) records have all been entered, you may need to check this PDF of older records to get a complete count. Select a species to get started and then explore some of the other reports in the menu bar.

31 total accepted records; current status is Casual
Not accepted records are shown in red. The camera icon denotes photos and the news icon provides further details on the record.

RecordSpeciesDatesLocationCountyDocs  
2000-13 Western Tanager1 May 2000Parker's Woods/McNider WoodsCerro Gordo1
2004-16 Western Tanager29 Apr -1 May 2004Oak Lake, AlgonaKossuth1
2005-25 Western Tanager11-17 May 2005Mason CityCerro Gordo3
2005-27 Western Tanager15 May 2005Hickory Hill Park, Iowa CityJohnson2
2005-44 Western Tanager17 Aug 2005Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2007-21 Western Tanager20 May 2007Oak Grove ParkSioux1
2007-27 Western Tanager16 May 2007rural RuthvenPalo Alto1
2009-14 Western Tanager9 - 10 May 2009CherokeeCherokee2
2009-19 Western Tanager15 May 2009Shellrock GreenbeltCerro Gordo2
2010-AC Western Tanager25 May 2009Missouri ValleyHarrison1
2010-13 Western Tanager9 May 2010Credit IslandScott1
2013-18 Western Tanager11 May 2013Mason CityCerro Gordo2
2013-28 Western Tanager12 May 2013SpencerClay1
2014-09 Western Tanager24 Apr 201436504 200th Ave- our backyardWinnebago1
2014-22 Western Tanager2 May 2014My YardDickinson1
2015-12 Western Tanager21 May 2015My YardDickinson1
2016-10 Western Tanager5 May 2016Ledges State ParkBoone1
2017-11 Western Tanager30 Apr 2017Jester ParkPolk1
2017-12 Western Tanager1 May 20171220 Scott Ave Ames, IAStory3
2017-13 Western Tanager3 May 2017Saylorville Visitor CenterPolk1
2017-18 Western Tanager7 May 2017Larry Piatts feeder Centerville, is.Appanoose1
2018-43 Western Tanager16 Dec 2018Mason CityCerro Gordo1
2019-06 Western Tanager5 May 201921429 620th NevadaStory1
2019-09 Western Tanager18 May 2019Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge, near base of stairs along Loop trail below Visitor's CenterLouisa1
2020-18 Western Tanager7 May 2020Saylorville Visitor CenterPolk1
2020-20 Western Tanager10 May 202048 Lakeview Court Mason CityCerro Gordo2
2020-25 Western Tanager28 Apr 2020Bacon Creek ParkWoodbury1
2020-43 Western Tanager6 Sep 2020JohnstonPolk1
2021-26 Western Tanager9 May 2021Johnston yardPolk1
2021-37 Western Tanager29 May 2021Shellrock GreenbeltCerro Gordo1
2022-11 Western Tanager29 Apr 2022Dakota CityHumboldt1
2022-12 Western Tanager30 Apr 2022 Polk1