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.

10 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.

2000-05 Short-billed Gull12 Mar 2000Smith's SloughClay1
2000-29 Short-billed Gull31 Oct - 14 Nov 2000Red Rock Res.Marion4
2003-25 Short-billed Gull23 Oct 2003Red Rock below damMarion1
2006-47 Short-billed Gull24 Sep -2 Oct 2006Red Rock Res.Marion5
2007-57 Short-billed Gull18 Nov -2 Dec 2007Red Rock Res.Marion3
2008-52 Short-billed Gull26 Oct 2008L. ManawaPottawattamie1
2010-30 Short-billed Gull16 Nov 2010Red RockMarion1
2012-01 Short-billed Gull8 Jan 2012Red Rock ReservoirMarion1
2013-36 Short-billed Gull24 Nov 2013Bettendorf, IowaScott1
2021-57 Short-billed Gull13 Oct 2021Coralville Reservoir DamJohnson3
2023-33 Short-billed Gull20 Nov 2023Saylorville ReservoirPolk1
2024-01 Short-billed Gull6 Jan 2024L&D 15Scott2