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.

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

1981-FG Black Rail11 Oct 1885unknownJohnson1
1981-FI Black RailCA 1890HillsboroVan Buren1
1981-FJ Black Rail1899unknownLinn1
1981-FK Black Rail11 Jul 1899Fort DodgeWebster1
1981-FL Black Rail< 1907unknownBlack Hawk1
1981-FM Black Rail< 1907KeokukLee1
1981-FN Black Rail5 May 1914SigourneyKeokuk1
1981-FO Black Rail1 Oct 1925SigourneyKeokuk1
1981-FP Black Rail17 May 1952Fisher's LakePolk1
1981-FQ Black RailSU 1959Broken Kettle CreekPlymouth1
1981-FR Black Rail13 May 1961Cone MarshLouisa1
1981-FS Black Rail5 Oct 1962Broken Kettle CreekPlymouth1
1981-FT Black RailSP 1968unknownMarion1
1981-FU Black Rail18 May 1970Goose LakeGreene1
1981-13 Black Rail29 Aug 1981Cone MarshLouisa1
1982-06 Black Rail24 Apr - 1 May 1982Hendrickson MarshStory1
1982-07 Black Rail6 May 1982Sycamore SloughJohnson1
1987-10 Black Rail11 May 1987DixonScott1
1989-15 Black Rail15 May 1989Zirble SloughCerro Gordo1
1989-29 Black Rail8 Oct 1989McBreen MarshDickinson1
1981-FH Black Rail1989BurlingtonDes Moines1
1990-26 Black Rail15 Sep 1990Cone MarshLouisa1
1991-08 Black Rail8 May 1991Cone MarshLouisa1
1992-16 Black Rail26 Apr 1992Carney MarshPolk1
1994-23 Black Rail12 Jul 1994State Line MarshKossuth1
2004-18 Black Rail4 May 2004Davis CityDecatur1
2004-42 Black Rail12 Oct 2004Hawkeye WAJohnson1
2005-36 Black Rail11 Jul 2005DewittClinton1
2010-10 Black Rail28 May 2010Union Slough NWRKossuth1
2011-10 Black Rail24 Apr 2011Sycamore BottomsJohnson1
2011-23 Black Rail27 May - 2 Jun 2011Hoosier CreekJohnson4
2016-08 Black Rail29 Apr 2016North side County Rd. E53 between Hiway 25 & County Rd. N58Greene1
2016-29 Black Rail21 Oct 2016114th ave. off county road 99, east of WapelloLouisa1