By this point, finding new bird species for me to see this side of the Rockies is quite difficult. But I had some great birding excursions on our recent trip to Iowa and, among the 149 species I spotted, I found four that were new for me:
- Sedge Wren
- Lark Sparrow
- White-faced Ibis
Oddly enough, my first Dickcissel came at a tiny roadside park — it basically consisted of two outhouses and a trash can — while I was on my way decidedly elsewhere.