Date: 7/29/22 12:04 pm
From: John and Anna Bissell <john.annabissell...>
Subject: [ia-bird] Iowa RBA: 7-29-22
Iowa RBA birds reported from Saturday, July 23 to Friday, July 29, 2022:







-RARE Species Mentioned (documentation required)



UNRECORDED

***LIMPKIN***



CASUAL

*LITTLE BLUE HERON*















-Additional Species Mentioned

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

American Avocet

Mississippi Kite

Fish Crow









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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.





*EAST*

JACKSON COUNTY

A BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCK was seen at Green Island WMA on the 23rd.



*SOUTHEAST *

LOUISA COUNTY

6 BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCKS were seen at Cone Marsh on the 24th. 3 were
present on the 25th.



LEE COUNTY

A LITTLE BLUE HERON was seen at Green Bay Bottoms on the 25th. It was last
seen on the 29th.



MAHASKA COUNTY

An AMERICAN AVOCET was seen at Maskunky Marsh on the 29th.





*CENTRAL:*

JASPER COUNTY

BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCKS continue at a pond in Prairie City on the 24th
.



STORY COUNTY

A YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen at Ada Hayden Park on the 24th.



POLK COUNTY

MISSISSIPPI KITES continue in Des Moines and West Des Moines on the 25th.



A FISH CROW was observed at Sandpiper RA at Saylorville on the 26th.





*NORTHWEST *

BUENA VISTA COUNTY

A LIMPKIN continues at Little Storm Lake on the 29th.







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The next scheduled report of the Iowa Rare Bird Alert will be for Friday,
August 5, 2022 for the weekly report. Should any UNRECORDED or ACCIDENTAL
species be reported, an update will be posted.





John Bissell

Grimes, Iowa

<John.annabissell...>

515-423-6108

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