Date: 11/14/20 7:47 am
From: John and Anna Bissell <john.annabissell...>
Subject: [ia-bird] Iowa RBA: 11-13-20
Iowa RBA birds reported from Saturday, November 7, through Friday, November
13, 2020:



-RARE Species Mentioned (documentation required)



ACCIDENTAL:

**EVENING GROSBEAK**



CASUAL:

*RED PHALAROPE*





-Additional Species Mentioned

Tundra Swan (Central)

Black Scoter

Western Grebe

Red-necked Grebe

Spotted Towhee

Common Redpoll





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



*NORTH CENTRAL:*



CERRO GORDO COUNTY:

An EVENING GROSBEAK was seen at a Mason City feeder on the 9th.



*NORTHEAST:*



BLACK HAWK COUNTY:

A SPOTTED TOWHEE was seen at a feeder in Waterloo on the 7th.





*SOUTHEAST:*





DES MOINES COUNTY:

2 COMMON REDPOLLS were seen at Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington on the 11
th.



*SOUTH CENTRAL:*



APPANOOSE COUNTY:

The BLACK SCOTER continues at the dam at Lake Rathbun on the 7th. The
WESTERN GREBES were also still being seen from Island View at Lake Rathbun.
The BLACK SCOTER was last seen on the 10th. The WESTERN GREBES were last
seen on the 12th.



*CENTRAL:*



POLK COUNTY:

A RED PHALAROPE is still being seen from Oak Grove at Saylorville on the 7th
.



A WESTERN GREBE continues at Saylorville on the 8th.



A RED-NECKED GREBE was seen at Big Creek on the 12th.



BOONE COUNTY:

2 TUNDRA SWANS were seen on the 8th about 50 yards north of 150th St and a
quarter mile west of the Boone/Story county line, just northwest of Ames
and west of Gilbert.







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The next scheduled report of the Iowa Rare Bird Alert will be for Friday,
November 20, 2020 for the weekly report. Should any UNRECORDED or
ACCIDENTAL species be reported, an update will be posted.





John Bissell

Grimes, Iowa

<john.annabissell...> <jabissell...>

515-423-6108

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