IBA Site Information

Back to Map
     
Back to List


Red Rock Reservoir

State IBA

Marion County  

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


Red Rock Reservoir





See the Criteria Species Data for this Site

View the Full Checklist for this Site (opens in new tab)