Date: 6/19/20 10:23 am From: John and Anna Bissell <john.annabissell...> Subject: [ia-bird] Iowa RBA: 6-19-20
Iowa RBA birds reported from Saturday, June 13, through Friday, June 19, 2020:
-RARE Species Mentioned (documentation required)
-Additional Species Mentioned
Blue Grosbeak (NE)
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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.
CERRO GORDO COUNTY:
A LAUGHING GULL was seen at Warp Drive Pond in Clear Lake on the 15th.
BLACK HAWK COUNTY:
A BLUE GROSBEAK was seen along W Airline Hwy, just east of the intersection of Wagner Rd on the 14th.
COMMON GALLINULES were seen at Green Island WMA on the 18th.
A WORM-EATING WARBLER continues to be seen at the Croton Unit of Shimek SF on the 13th.
A HOODED WARBLER continues at Stephens State Forest north of Unionville on the 13th.
3 LEAST TERNS were seen at Narrows River Access County Park in Council Bluffs on the 15th.