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.

14 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.

2006-AB Gyrfalcon19 Mar 1992Iowa Lake WMAEmmet1
2000-41 Gyrfalcon21-22 Dec 2000Along Highway 30 between U and V AvenuesBoone3
2001-03 Gyrfalcon3 Mar 2001Union Hills WMACerro Gordo1
2001-05 Gyrfalcon9 Mar 2001HartleyO'Brien1
2001-19 Gyrfalcon29 Nov 2001south of SpencerClay1
2001-32 Gyrfalcon8 Dec 2001northwest of Dan Green SloughClay1
2009-AA Gyrfalcon19 Jan 2001Waterman Twp.O'Brien1
2004-51 Gyrfalcon25 Oct 2004Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2005-58 Gyrfalcon31 Oct 2005near JanesvilleBremer1
2007-02 Gyrfalcon28 Jan - 5 Feb 2007near LutherBoone5
2009-34 Gyrfalcon21 Oct 2009Hitchcock NAPottawattamie1
2012-57 Gyrfalcon5 Dec 2012Saylorville ReservoirPolk1
2014-01 Gyrfalcon1 Jan 20142 miles south of JoiceWorth1
2014-51 Gyrfalcon11 Nov 2014Hitchcock Nature CenterPottawattamie1
2014-52 Gyrfalcon16 Nov 2014Yellow Ave between 470th St. and B53O'Brien1
2014-53 Gyrfalcon16 Oct 2014KellertonRinggold1
2017-36 Gyrfalcon29 Nov 201770th ST Saratoga IAHoward1
2017-42 Gyrfalcon10 Dec 2017 Sac1
2019-33 Gyrfalcon31 Oct 2019 Pottawattamie1
2020-65 Gyrfalcon27 Nov 2020Red Rock ReservoirMarion1
2021-02 Gyrfalcon9 Jan 20212526 Esther Ave, Schaller, IowaSac1