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.

2002-23 Ruff28 Jul 2002Red Rock RefugeMarion3
2003-08 Ruff7 May 2003NE of JeffersonGreene1
2004-38 Ruff15 Aug 2004Hawkeye WAJohnson1
2005-21 Ruff6 May 2005RivertonFremont2
2006-33 Ruff31 Jul - 2 Aug 2006Pinchey BottomsMarion5
2010-AG Ruff28 Aug 2008Sand Point, Hawkeye WAJohnson1
2009-11 Ruff28 April 2009Cone MarshLouisa1
2011-05 Ruff7 Apr 2011Ada Hayden, AmesStory1
2011-13 Ruff10 - 11 May 2011Inkpaduta AccessWoodbury2
2014-07 Ruff12 Apr 2014Near Scales PointeJohnson1
2014-32 Ruff26 Jul 2014near intersection of B63 & N28Palo Alto1
2015-08 Ruff2 May 2015Hawkeye Wildlife Area, Sand PointJohnson1
2016-07 Ruff27 Apr 201641.391731, -91.386435Louisa1
2016-18 Ruff6 Jul 2016Saylorville ReservoirPolk1
2017-10 Ruff26 Apr 2017Cone MarshLouisa3
2017-23 Ruff5 Aug 2017north end of Red Rock RefugeMarion2
2020-07 Ruff11 Apr 2020Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnson11
2020-33 Ruff27 Jul 2020Saylorville Lake mud flats off Jester Park campgrounds #3 and #4Polk1
2023-02 Ruff11 Apr 2023Cedar River Crossing North AccessJohnson1