Date: 4/1/21 6:12 pm From: John and Anna Bissell <john.annabissell...> Subject: [ia-bird] Iowa RBA: 4-1-21
Iowa RBA birds reported from Saturday, March 27, through Friday, April 2, 2021:
-RARE Species Mentioned (documentation required)
-Additional Species Mentioned
Blue-winged Teal X Cinnamon Teal
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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 GOLDEN EAGLE is still being seen at Big Marsh on the 27th.
A BLUE-WINGED TEAL X CINNAMON TEAL was seen at the pond just north of the Swan Lake parking lot on the 1st.
VAN BUREN COUNTY:
A PINE WARBLER was seen at the Farmington Unit of Shimek SF on the 30th.
A FISH CROW continues at Sandpiper RA at Saylorville on the 27th. It was last seen on the 1st.
A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was seen at the ISU Ag and Home Ec Wetland on the 27th.
A CALIFORNIA GULL was seen at Lake Manawa on the 27th.