Date: 7/24/20 4:32 pm From: John and Anna Bissell <john.annabissell...> Subject: [ia-bird] Iowa RBA: 7-24-20
Iowa RBA birds reported from Saturday, July 18, through Friday, July 24, 2020:
-RARE Species Mentioned (documentation required)
-Additional Species Mentioned
Blue Grosbeak (Northeast)
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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 COMMON GALLINULE was seen in a pond south of Clear Lake on the 18th.
BLACK HAWK COUNTY:
A BLUE GROSBEAK was seen at Big Woods RA on the 23rd.
2 HOODED WARBLERS were seen in the Unionville Unit of Stephens SF on the 21 st.
A COMMON GALLINULE was seen at McHugh Wetland on the 18th.