Date: 1/12/18 2:12 pm
From: John Bissell <john.annabissell...>
Subject: [ia-bird] Iowa RBA: 1-12-18
Iowa RBA birds reported from Saturday, January 6, through Friday, January
12, 2018:

-RARE Species Mentioned (documentation required)



-Additional Species Mentioned

Brown Thrasher

Common Redpoll

For more up to date information on rarities in the state of Iowa, visit the
Iowa Birds and Birding website at

Species in ALL CAPS can be classified into three categories in the state of
Iowa: 1) UNRECORDED, ACCIDENTAL or Casual; 2) A RARE but regular species;
or 3) record early or late date or unusual for time of year. Any species
with three asterisks (***species***) would represent a first record for
Iowa (UNRECORDED) and should be observed and documented very carefully.
Species with two asterisks (**species**) are species that are either
ACCIDENTAL, CASUAL, or a rare regular species, and should also be
documented. Species with one asterisk (*species) should have some details
of the observation provided.



2 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen at a feeder in Mystic on the 9th.



*4 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen at a Grimes feeder on the 6th.*


*A BROWN THRASHER continues to be seen at a feeder just SE of Ames on the



*A HOARY REDPOLL and 3 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen at a feeder on the east
side of East Lake Okoboji on the 11th. The homeowner welcomes birders. *The
homeowner resides at 25912 169 St. Call first at 715-580-0822. These birds
were seen again on the 12th.



The next scheduled report of the Iowa Rare Bird Alert will be for Friday,
January 19, 2018 for the weekly report. Should any UNRECORDED or ACCIDENTAL
species be reported, an update will be posted.

John Bissell

Grimes, Iowa

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