Date: 8/5/22 12:16 pm
From: John and Anna Bissell <john.annabissell...>
Subject: [ia-bird] Iowa RBA: 8-5-22
Iowa RBA birds reported from Saturday, July 30 to Friday, August 5, 2022:







-RARE Species Mentioned (documentation required)



UNRECORDED

***LIMPKIN***



CASUAL

*LITTLE BLUE HERON*













-Additional Species Mentioned

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Piping Plover

Ruddy Turnstone

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Laughing Gull

Least Tern

Fish Crow









***NEW!****************
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 *

WINNEBAGO COUNTY

BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCKS were seen in a pond along 480th St near Lake
Mills on the 30th.





*SOUTHEAST *

LEE COUNTY

A LITTLE BLUE HERON continues at Green Bay Bottoms on the 4th.





*CENTRAL:*

POLK COUNTY

2 LITTLE BLUE HERONS and a LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL were seen at the Big
Creek Spillway on the 30th.



2 FISH CROWS continue at Sandpiper at Saylorville on the 2nd.



A LAUGHING GULL was seen at Saylorville on the 3rd.



A PIPING PLOVER was seen at the Big Creek Spillway on the 5th.



JASPER COUNTY

BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING DUCKS continue at a pond in Prairie City on the 5th.





*NORTHWEST *

BUENA VISTA COUNTY

A LIMPKIN continues at Little Storm Lake on the 5th.



A RUDDY TURNSTONE was seen at Storm Lake on the 31st.



2 LEAST TERNS were seen at Little Storm Lake on the 3rd.







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The next scheduled report of the Iowa Rare Bird Alert will be for Friday,
August 12, 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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