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Iowa RBA birds reported from Saturday, September 2, through Friday, September 8, 2017:

-RARE Species for Mentioned (documentation required)

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

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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 the first record for Iowa (UNRECORDED) and should be observed and documented very
carefully. Species with two asterisks Species with two asterisks Species with one asterisk Species with one asterisk (* species) should have some details of the
observation provided.

6 RED CROSSBILLS were seen flying over Elk Creek Marsh on the 1st.

BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER was seen at the magic corner of Hickory Hill Park on the 8th.

RUDDY TURNSTONE was seen at Pinchey Bottoms on the 5th.


A BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER was seen at Ledges SP on the 2nd.

A EURASIAN TREE SPARROW was seen > at a feeder in Ames on the 5th.

2 FERRUGINOUS HAWKS were near Cayler Prairie on the 4th.

The next scheduled report of the Iowa Rare Bird Alert will be for Friday, September 15, 2017 for the weekly report. Should any UNRECORDED or ACCIDENTAL species be reported, an update will be posted.

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