Date: 6/5/20 4:03 pm From: John and Anna Bissell <john.annabissell...> Subject: [ia-bird] Iowa RBA: 6-5-20
Iowa RBA birds reported from Saturday, May 30, through Friday, June 5, 2020:
-RARE Species Mentioned (documentation required)
-Additional Species Mentioned
Blue Grosbeak (North Central)
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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.
A BLUE GROSBEAK was seen NE of Hubbard on 270th St on the 31st.
A SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER was seen at Hazlewood Cemetery in Grinnell on the 31st.
A MISSISSIPPI KITE was seen at Memorial Park in Ottumwa on the 4th.
A HOODED WARBLER was seen at the Lucas Unit of Stephens SF on the 31st. On the road towards Mine Pond.
A HOODED WARBLER was seen at Preparation Canyon SP on the 29th.