While as of Oct. 13, 2022, Iowa has not reported any cases of bird flu since May of this year, several surrounding states have reported new cases this fall. Wild birds are on their fall migration.
A map of North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa that shows how long ago each state has reported a bird flu outbreak. Iowa has not reported an outbreak since May, though North Dakota and Wisconsin have reported as recently as September. Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Michigan have all reported bird flu cases in October 2022.
Colors are darker the more recently bird flu was detected in a state.