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.

25 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.

2000-40 Ferruginous Hawk20 Dec 2000Hitchcock Nature AreaPottawattamie1
2001-18 Ferruginous Hawk27 Nov 2001Hitchcock Nature CenterPottawattamie1
2002-27 Ferruginous Hawk31 Oct 2002Hitchcock Nature AreaPottawattamie1
2002-28 Ferruginous Hawk13 Nov 2002near CummingWarren1
2002-29 Ferruginous Hawk23 Nov 2002Big MarshButler4
2003-24 Ferruginous Hawk14 Oct 2003Union HillsCerro Gordo1
2003-28 Ferruginous Hawk10 Dec 2003Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2003-29 Ferruginous Hawk18 Dec 2003Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2004-40 Ferruginous Hawk19 Sep 2004Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2004-48 Ferruginous Hawk23 Nov 2004Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2005-57 Ferruginous Hawk17 Oct 2005Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2005-63 Ferruginous Hawk23 Nov 2005Hitchcok NAPottawattamie1
2005-69 Ferruginous Hawk17 Oct 2005Doolittle PrairieStory1
2006-50 Ferruginous Hawk17 Oct 2006Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2006-54 Ferruginous Hawk8 Oct 2006Clear LakeCerro Gordo2
2007-07 Ferruginous Hawk14 Mar 2007Grant TownshipO'Brien1
2007-29 Ferruginous Hawk12-13 Mar 2007near Davis CityDecatur1
2007-62 Ferruginous Hawk9 Dec 2007Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2009-05 Ferruginous Hawk24 Mar 2009near Lacey-Keosauqua SPVan Buren1
2010-32 Ferruginous Hawk21 Nov 2010Hitchcock NAPottawattamie3
2011-07 Ferruginous Hawk16 Apr 2011ShenandoahPage1
2011-31 Ferruginous Hawk15 Oct 2011Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2012-26 Ferruginous Hawk1 May 2012Riverton WAFremont1
2013-32 Ferruginous Hawk24 Oct 2013Hitchcock Nature Center Hawk Watch Tower, near Crescent IowaPottawattamie1
2013-38 Ferruginous Hawk24 Oct 2013Hitchcock Nature Center Hawk Watch Tower, near Crescent IowaPottawattamie1
2014-49 Ferruginous Hawk4 Nov 2014Hitchcock Nature CenterPottawattamie1
2020-50 Ferruginous Hawk8 Oct 2020Near Waterloo AirportBlack Hawk1
2022-03 Ferruginous Hawk19 Feb 2022350 Th Street, Wall Lake, Iowa, US (42.273, -95.072)Sac1
2022-07 Ferruginous Hawk15 Apr 2022Owego Wetland ComplexWoodbury1
2022-55 Ferruginous Hawk6 Oct 2022Wetland easement west of Lizard Lake County ParkPocahontas1
2022-57 Ferruginous Hawk18 Oct 2022Zirbel Slough Wildlife AreaCerro Gordo2
2009-04 Ferruginous Hawk20 to 22 Marchnear Davis CityDecatur1