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.

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

2000-27 California Gull23 Oct 2000Red Rock ReservoirMarion1
2000-35 California Gull5 Dec 2000MuscatineMuscatine1
2002-32 California Gull13 Oct 2002Spirit LakeDickinson1
2003-27 California Gull24 Nov 2003Coralville Res.Johnson1
2004-61 California Gull12 Dec 2004Saylorville Res.Polk2
2005-13 California Gull19 Mar 2005L. ManawaPottawattamie1
2005-72 California Gull2 Dec 2005Ft. MadisonLee1
2006-12 California Gull2 Mar 2006SaylorvillePolk1
2007-35 California Gull20 Jun 2007Meinking MarshDickinson1
2008-43 California Gull2 Aug 2008Saylorville Res.Polk1
2008-45 California Gull23 Oct 2008Lake ManawaPottawattamie1
2010-15 California Gull9-17 July 2010Spirit Lake LandfillDickinson1
2010-42 California Gull30 Nov -5 Dec 2010SaylorvillePolk3
2010-49 California Gull20-23 Dec 2010OttumwaWapello3
2011-30 California Gull28 Sep 2011Green Bay BottomsLee1
2012-14 California Gull31 May 2012Hawkeye WAJohnson1
2012-15 California Gull31 May 2012Hawkeye WAJohnson1
2012-28 California Gull25 Jun 2012Lake Red RockMarion1
2012-42 California Gull1 Nov 2012Lock and Dam 19Lee3
2014-11 California Gull2 May 2014Sandy BeachJohnson1
2014-58 California Gull6 Dec 2014Saylorville ReservoirPolk1
2015-21 California Gull13 Sep 2015Lake Red Rock DamMarion1
2016-37 California Gull25 Sep 2016Sandpiper Beach RA, Saylorville ReservoirPolk1
2017-01 California Gull8 Jan 2017Morningstar airport pits (North of NW 54th Ave)Polk1
2017-30 California Gull16 Oct 2017Missisippi River L&D 14Scott1
2017-31 California Gull23 Oct 2017Mississppi River Pool 15Scott1
2017-40 California Gull31 May 2017Marble LakeDickinson1
2018-28 California Gull22 Jul 2018east of Spirit Lake dumpDickinson1
2018-38 California Gull12 Nov 2018Ft. Madison Riverfront ParkLee1
2019-03 California Gull21-22 Mar 2019Bob Shetler RA ponds below Saylorville damPolk2
2019-12 California Gull29 May 2019Dickinson County landfillDickinson1
2019-35 California Gull5 Oct 2019Saylorville ReservoirPolk1
2019-39 California Gull8 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020Red Rock Reservoir, North Overlook RAMarion2
2020-39 California Gull9 Jun 2020Pool 19Lee1
2020-70 California Gull20 Dec 2020Saylorville ReservoirPolk1
2021-05 California Gull18 Jan 2021Fort MadisonLee1
2021-18 California Gull27 Mar 2021Lake ManawaPottawattamie1
2021-23 California Gull2 May 2021Hawkeye Wildlife AreaJohnson6
2021-54 California Gull25 Sep 2021Dubuque River Walk Peosta CahnnelDubuque1
2021-65 California Gull29 Dec 2021Mississippi River, Fort MadisonLee1
2022-31 California Gull26 May 2022Sandpiper RA SaylorvillePolk3