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.

17 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  
2004-21 King Rail11-16 May 2004Hawkeye WAJohnson4
2005-26 King Rail11-14 May 2005Cumming WetlandWarren4
2013-AA King Rail15 Jul 2005Sycamore BottomsJohnson1
2006-62 King Rail18 Aug 2006Polk City WAPolk1
2007-25 King Rail8 May 2007Blue Flag WetlandsWarren1
2008-37 King Rail20 Aug 2008Dean BottomsAppanoose1
2009-39 King Rail6 Aug 2009Chichaqua WAPolk1
2011-26 King Rail19 June 2011Dunbar SloughGreene1
2012-11 King Rail10 May 2012Fallow MarshPalo Alto1
2014-31 King Rail13 Jul 2014Hawkeye WMAJohnson1
2014-35 King Rail31 May-3 Jun 2014Big Wall LakeWright1
2016-16 King Rail28 May 201640.630519, -95.745455Fremont1
2016-19 King Rail17 Jul 2016Dewey's PasturePalo Alto2
2016-20 King Rail24 Jul 2016Big Wall LakeWright1
2016-21 King Rail24 Jul 2016Smith tract of Dunbar SloughGreene1
2017-21 King Rail5 Jun 2017A small farm pond bordered by Reed Canary Grass located 500 feet to the southwest of the Iowa DNR Grand River Wildlife Unit Building along Highway 2Ringgold1
2017-24 King Rail28 Aug 2017Green Island RefugeJackson3
2021-22 King Rail1 May 2021Deere DikeDubuque2
2021-45 King Rail28 Jul 2021Pool SloughAllamakee1