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.

16 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  
2003-01 Black-headed Grosbeak26 Jan - 2 Feb 2003southwest of DanvilleDes Moines5
2004-17 Black-headed Grosbeak1 May 2004Iowa CityJohnson1
2004-23 Black-headed Grosbeak26 May 2004Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2005-06 Black-headed Grosbeak29-30 Jan 2005GarnavilloClayton2
2005-30 Black-headed Grosbeak25 May 2005Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2009-15 Black-headed Grosbeak13 May 2009Story CityStory1
2009-16 Black-headed Grosbeak14 May 2009Elk Creek RoadWoodbury1
2009-17 Black-headed Grosbeak14 May 2009Sycamore BottomsJohnson1
2009-21 Black-headed Grosbeak17 May 2009Spark's Cemetery AreaBoone1
2009-22 Black-headed Grosbeak17 - 18 May 2009Sioux CityWoodbury1
2009-24 Black-headed Grosbeak19 May 2009Sioux CenterSioux1
2010-05 Black-headed Grosbeak15 May 2010HumboldtHumboldt1
2010-14 Black-headed Grosbeak4 June 2010s. of AkronPlymouth1
2011-12 Black-headed Grosbeak6 - 7 May 2011rural NorwalkWarren2
2011-22 Black-headed Grosbeak20-23 May 2011rural BoonevilleMadison1
2012-10 Black-headed Grosbeak4 May 2012About 1/3 of a mile north of 290thCarroll1
2014-14 Black-headed Grosbeak9-10 May 2014backyardClay1
2014-26 Black-headed Grosbeak20 Jun 2014Power wire along roadMuscatine1
2016-12 Black-headed Grosbeak11 May 2016Spruce Ave, RR Mason City, IowaCerro Gordo4
2018-30 Black-headed Grosbeak22 Aug 2018Neal Smith NWRJasper1
2021-33 Black-headed Grosbeak16 May 2021Bacon Creek ParkWoodbury1
2021-50 Black-headed Grosbeak24 Aug 2021Stone State ParkWoodbury1
2022-14 Black-headed Grosbeak1 May 2022810 L Ave, Boone, IABoone1