In the past two weeks, four determined Iowans have added several species to the Davis County checklist as catalogued on the IOU website. That leaves only 5 Iowa counties below 200 total species (or the Mendoza Line, in baseball parlance).
These rapscallions are:AdairShelbyClarkeCassMonroe
Spring migration is upon us, making this an ideal time for all those birders in Orient, Irwin, Murray, Griswold and Lovilia to canvas their home turf and elevate their county lists into the realm of respectability.
Sincerely, Bill Scheible Cedar Rapids