The State of Iowa's Breeding Birds

Eastern Meadowlark - Jay GilliamThis table shows the breeding status chnages for each species recorded as confirmed or probable in BBA 2.  These arrows are simply basic indicators and to get a more complete picture one needs to explore the Species Accounts. An asterisk (*) preceding the species name indicates a new breeder compared to the last BBA done from 1985 through 1990.

Canada Goose      
*Trumpeter Swan      
Wood Duck      
Gadwall      
American Black Duck      
Mallard      
Blue-winged Teal      
Northern Shoveler      
Northern Pintail      
Green-winged Teal      
Redhead      
Ring-necked Duck      
Hooded Merganser      
Ruddy Duck      
Northern Bobwhite      
Gray Partridge      
Ring-necked Pheasant      
Ruffed Grouse      
Greater Prairie-Chicken      
Wild Turkey      
Pied-billed Grebe      
*Red-necked Grebe      
Eared Grebe      
Western Grebe      
Rock Pigeon      
*Eurasian Collared-Dove      
Mourning Dove      
Yellow-billed Cuckoo      
Black-billed Cuckoo      
Common Nighthawk      
Chuck-will's-widow      
Eastern Whip-poor-will      
Chimney Swift      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird      
King Rail      
Virginia Rail      
Sora      
Common Gallinule      
American Coot      
*Sandhill Crane      
Piping Plover      
Killdeer      
Upland Sandpiper      
Wilson's Snipe      
American Woodcock      
Spotted Sandpiper      
*Ring-billed Gull      
Least Tern      
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