IBA Site Information

Blackhawk Bottoms
Potential IBA
Des Moines County  
Directions:  From Burlington go south on Summer Street until you reach Spring Lake Road. You proceed south on Spring Lake Road for approximately one mile.
Description:  Blackhawk Bottoms contains three species from Category 2 that either nest or migrate through. They are: pileated woodpecker (nests), black-crowned night-heron (migrates), and prothonotary warbler (nests). This area also typically has nesting yellow-crowned night-herons.
Criteria for this site
High conservation priority
Habitats found in this site
Wetland
Woodland
Riparian
Ownership
Private
State