IBA Site Information

Red Rock Reservoir
State IBA
Marion County  
Red Rock Reservoir
Directions:  The Red Rock Dam is about five miles southwest of Pella; the refuge area extends northwest to Runnells in Polk County.
Description:  The entire area is important as a resting area for large concentrations of migrating waterfowl, gulls, and shorebirds. The area is also critical as a wintering area for large numbers of Bald Eagles. Nesting birds include Bobolink, Cerulean Warbler, Black-billed Cuckoo, Wood Thrush, and in some years Kentucky Warbler.
Criteria for this site
Rare or unique habitat
Significant species concentrations
Habitats found in this site
Wetland
Woodland
Riparian
Ownership
County
State
Federal