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All Records for "Review Species"

A Comprehensive List of Review Species Reports in Idaho

Compiled by Shirley Sturts, Secretary (2006 - )
Idaho Bird Records Committee

Swans, Geese, Ducks...

Emperor Goose | Snow  Goose | Cackling Goose | Brant | Bewick's Tundra Swan | Whooper Swan | American Black Duck |  Blue-winged Teal | CinnamonTeal  |   Garganey | "Eurasian" Green-winged Teal | Tufted Duck| Harlequin Duck | Long-tailed Duck  | Black Scoter

Species not currently on State List: Mute Swan | Barnacle Goose | Ruddy Shelduck

SYMBOLS
Records accepted by Committee

Not Accepted Records not accepted by Committee Not Accepted
Records under review by Committee
Observer who submitted documentation to the Committee
All unmarked records not submitted to Committee

VOTING KEY: # Accept - # Not Accept
example: Voting: 6-0

Emperor Goose - (Chen canagica)

  1. 10 November 2000 (sighted), 11 November 2000 (collected on display at private hunting club on an Eagle Island Farm - Eagle Island. 6.4 km southwest of Eagle, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Andrew Engilis, Jr. and Charles M. Lobdell (collected)
    Rare Bird Report #: 6-A-00
    Voting: 6-0

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Snow Goose - (Chen caerulescens )

  1. Not Accepted 2 June 2012 - 1 -  Mountain Home  Reservoir,Elmore County, Latilong 18 - Lew and Connie Ulrey
    Rare Bird Report #: 52-B-12
    Voting: 4-3  1st Round

    Voting: 3-4  2nd Round
    Voting: 4-3  3rd Round
  2. 13 July 2014 -  1 - Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, west end of Lower Dam, Canyon County, Latilong 17- Denise Hughes
    Rare Bird Report #: 36-B-14

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Brant - (Branta bernicla)

  1. 28-29 March 1899 - (nigricas) - Rathdrum, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - 1899 Danby (In Litt.) - Birds of Idaho
  2. 21 March - 7 May 1919 - (nigricas) - Rupert, Minidoka County, Latilong 26 - William Davis - Birds of Idaho
  3. 27 October 1919 - (nigricas) - Rupert, Minidoka County, Latilong 26 - William Davis - Birds of Idaho
  4. 13 October 1920 - (nigricas) - Rupert, Minidoka County, Latilong 26 - William Davis - Birds of Idaho
  5. 7 November 1947 - (1 shot bernicla hrota) - mouth of Clark Fork River, Bonner County, Latilong 1 - Jewett (1948) specimen identified by Alden H. Miller at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Berkeley, CA
  6. 14 November 1979 - (3) - Dog Beach, Pend Oreille Lake, Bonner County, Latilong 1 - Ward Tollbom - no documentation
  7. 1 July 1980 - October 1984 - Challis, Custer County, Latilong 13 - Hadley Roberts - (documentation requested) April 1982 - (1) - Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 - AB36(5):875
  8. 5 January 1992 - 1 collected - Snake River 2 miles south of Glenns Ferry, Elmore County, Latilong 24 - C.B Anderson - University of Arizona Natural History Museum UAZ 016707
    Rare Bird Report #: 79-B-10  
  9. 26 January - 5 March 1994- (1) - Snake River, Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 - Jim Acton, Warren Hall, Carole Vande Vorde, Dave Holick - AFN48(2):228 and AFN48(3):320 and Birding HotLine - Kas Dumroese, Dale Goble (notes say well documented but the committee has no documentation)
  10. 15 November 1997 - 28 January 1998 - Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Don Morgan, John Gatchet (photo), Dan Svingen, Dan Taylor, Dave Trochlell - AFN52(1):93, CBC Boise, NAB52(2):228
    Rare Bird Report #: 10-B-97
    Voting: 7-0
  11. 30 June 1998 - McArther Lake WMA, Boundary County, Latilong 1 - Pat Cole
    Rare Bird Report #: 17-B-98
    Voting: 5-2 (1st round); 7-0 (2nd round)
  12. 24 September - 13 October 2000 - (2) - Bruneau Dunes SP, Owyhee County, Latilong 24 - Laurie Goodrich and many observers - NAB55(1):75; photo by Dick Anderson 2 October 2000
    Rare Bird Report #: 4-B-01
  13. 9 January 2005 - Ann Morrison Park, Boise, Ada County, latilong 17 - Colleen Sweeney - IBLE
  14. Not Accepted15 March 2007 - Camas NWR - Bill Schiess Photo
    Rare Bird Report #: 24-B-07

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Cackling Goose - (Branta hutchinsii)  
As of March 1, 2011, the Cackling Goose has been removed fom the "Review List" for  the Panhandle and Western Idaho but reports for East and Central Idaho  are still requested.  

  1. 25 December 1954 - (2) - CBC Nampa, Canyon, Latilong 17 - Birdsource 55th CBC (1954-955)
  2. November 1979 - (2) - Minidoka NWR, Cassia County, Latilong 26, Steve Bouffard
    Rare Bird Report #: 11-A-06
  3. 10-29 October 2004 - (minima) Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County, n Latilong 17 - Harry Krueger -Photo by H. Krueger (on IdahoBirds.net photo gallery) - NAB59(1):112
    Rare Bird Report #: 1-A-04
  4. 16 October - 7 November 2004 - (2) - Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 - Terry Gray - Photo by T. Gray (on IdahoBirds.net photo gallery)
    Rare Bird Report #: 1-B-04
    Voting: 7-0
  5. 25 November 2004 - (1-3) - Lake Lowell, Canyon County, Latilong 17 - Harry Krueger - IBLE
  6. 26 November 2004 - (hutchinsii) Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Harry Krueger - NAB59(1):112
  7. 1 December 2004- January 26 - (up to 6 ) Ann Morrison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Harry Krueger Dec. 30 IBLE "Richardson's Race) , NAB59(4):627
  8. Not Accepted 24 December 2004 - Independence Point, Kootenai Couty, Latilong 2 - Gina Sheridan, Garrett MacDonald, Larry and Matthew Mosquik, Bill Gundlach - Inland-nw-birders - possible photo - request sent for more information on 12 May 2006 -NAB59(4):627
    Rare Bird Report #: 11-B-04
    Voting: 0-7  not enough detail  addtional information not sent in
  9. 28 December 2004 - American Falls Reservoir (on the main pond near the island at Springfield, Bingham County, Latilong 21 - Charles Trost - IBLE, NAB59(4):627
  10. 30 December 2004 - Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Harry Krueger IBLE
  11. 2 January 2005 - Lewiston CBC, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 - Birdsource 105TH CBC (2004-2005)
  12. 5 Febrary 2005 - Custer County, Latilong 13 - Dave and Elise Faike NAB59(4):627
  13. 5 February 2005 - Lane Marsh, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Bill Gundlach - NAB59(4):62
    Rare Bird Report #: 1-B-05
    Voting: 7-0
  14. 19 March 2005 - Fremont County,Latilong 16 - Cliff Weisse - NAB59(4):628
  15. 15 April 2005 - Latah County, Latilong 4 - Terry Gray - NAB59(4):628
    Rare Bird Report #: 42-B-06
  16. Not Accepted 30 April 2005 - Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Latilong 21 - James Cleaver
    Rare Bird Report #: 2-B-05
    Voting: 3-4
    Voting: 1-6
  17. 4 November 2005 - Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County - Jay Carlisle - IBLE and NAB60(1):103
    Rare Bird Report #: 14-B-07
  18. 11 December 2005 - Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County - Jay Carlisle - IBLE and NAB60(1):103
    Rare Bird Report #: 15-B-07
  19. 7 January 2006 - Sewage Pond for Hidden Valley Trailer Park, south of Moscow, Latah, Latilong 4 - Kas Dumroiese - Inland-nw-birders
  20. 16 January 2006 - Spokane River, Coeur d' Alene, Latilong 2 -Charles Swift
    Rare Bird Report 65-B-07 
    Voting: 6-1  1st Round
    Voting: 6-1  2nd Round
  21. Not Accepted9 March 2006 - Genesee Sewage Ponds, Latah, Latilong 4 - Terry Gray - Inland-nw-Birders
    Rare Bird Report #: 41-B-06
    Voting:
    Voting:
    Voting: 3-4 3rd Round
  22. 5 November 2006 - Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Jay Carlisle -IBLE
  23. 10 November 2006 - 1 - Island Park, Fremont County, Latilong 16 - Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #: 65-B-06
    Voting: 6-1  1st Round
    Voting: 5-2  2nd Round

  24. 5 November 2006 - (hutchinsii' ) - Ann Morrison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Jay Carlisle, IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #: 67-B-06 - Several photos
  25. 8 December 2006 - Ann Morrison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Jay Carlisle
    Rare Bird Report #: 3-B-07
  26. 16 December 2006 - Julie Davis Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Jay Carlisle
    Rare Bird Report #: 4-B-07
  27. Not Accepted23 December 2006 - C.J. Striker Reservoir, Owyhee Latilong 24 - Jay Carlisle
    Rare Bird Report #: 5-B-07
  28. 18 February 2007 - Bruneau Duck Pond, Owhyee County, Latilong 24 - Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #: 21-B-07
  29. 9 March 2007 - Sagle Memorial Park , Owhyee County, Latilong 24 - Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #: 28-B-07
  30. Not Accepted 10 January 2008 - Lewiston, Nez Perce Couty, Latilong 4 - Terry Gray - Inland-nw-birders -
    Rare Bird Report #: 10-B-08
    Voting: 4-3  1st Round
    Voting: 4-3  2nd Round
    Voting: 4-3  3rd  Round
  31. 22 October 2008 - Moscow, UI DairyPonds, Latah County, Latilong 4 - Charles Swift (first discovered) , Terry Gray  - Inland-nw-birders
    Rare Bird Report #34-B-08
    Voting: 7-0  
  32. Not Accepted 6 December 2008 - Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 - Terry Gray plus 15 others on a field trip - Inland-nw-birders
    Rare Bird Report #35-B-08
    Voting: 2-5  1st Round
    Voting: 1-6  2nd Round
  33. 18 December -2008 Henry's Fork on the Snake River in Island Park, Last Chance Seciton about 1/2 mile upsream from Harriman State Park, Fremont County, Latilong 16 - Cliff Weisse
    Rare Biord Report #:1-B-09  
    Voting: 6-1  1st Round
    Voting: 6-1  2nd Round
  34. 27 December 2008 - 4 February 2009 - (2)  Ada County - Harry Krueger  NAB63(3):298
  35. 22 March 2009- (5) - Moscow, Darby and Mountain View Roads, Latah County, Latilong 4 - Charles Swift
    Rare Bird Report #21-B-09
    Voting: 6-1  1st Round
    Voting: 5-2  2nd Round
  36. 8 May 2009 - North side of Mud Lake, Jefferson County, Latilong 21 - Steve Butterworth , Marv Lambrech
    Rare Bird Report #:41-B-09
    Voting: 7-0 Accept
  37. 12 October 2009 - 2 - Blue Creek Wetland, Mountain View Lake, NE shore, Owyhee County, Latilong 23 - Heidi Ware , Jay Carlisle (photos)
    Rare Bird Report #:57-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  38. 29 October 2009 - 1 - River Road south of the Cataldo Mission, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Lisa Hardy (report and photographs)
    Rare Bird Report #: 59-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  39. Not Accepted 19 December 2009 - Coeur d'Alene City Beach (CBC), Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Bill Gundlach
    Rare Bird Report #: 6-B-10
    Voting: 3-4  1st Round
    Voting: 2-5  2nd Round
  40. 9 January 2010 - Meridian, Ada County, Lationg 17- Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #: 13-B-10
    Voting: 7-0

  41. 24 January 2010 -  1 “Aleutian” (B.h. leucopareia) - Courgar Bay, Coeur d'Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Doug Ward
    Rare Bird Report #:18-B-10
     Voting: 7-0
  42. 24 January 2010 -  19 - “Taverner’s” (B.h. taverneri)  - Courgar Bay, Coeur d'Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Doug Ward
    Rare Bird Report #:19-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  43. 24 January 2010 -  2 - “Ridgway’s” (B.h. minima) - Courgar Bay, Coeur d'Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Doug Ward
    Rare Bird Report #:20-B-10
     Voting: 7-0
  44. 29 Janurary 2010- Hagernan WMA, Gooding County, Latilong 25 - Darren Clark , Cliff Weisse, Steve  Buttersorth
    Rare Bird Report #:16-B-10
    Voting: 7-0  
  45. 10 March 2012 - 1 - Rexburg, west of , Madison County, Latilong 22 - Bob Davis
    Rare Bird Report: #:29-B-12
    Voting: 6-1 1st Round
    Voting: 7-0  2nd Round
  46. 15 December 2012 - 2  -  pond adjacent to US 20 about 1.3 miles NNE from Thornton, Madison County, Latilong 22 - Cliff Weisse , Darren Clark, Bob Davis - during the Rexberg CBC 
    Rare Bird Report: #:93-B-12
    Voting: 7-0

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"Bewick's" Tundra  Swan - (Cygnus columbianus bewickii )

  1. 31 March 2008 - 1 -  Canyon Marsh near Cataldo, Kootenai County - Lisa Hardy
    Rare Bird Report #:153-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  2. 18 March 2010 - 1 -  Canyon Marsh near Cataldo, Kootenai County - Lisa Hardy
    Rare Bird Report #:162-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  3. 19-20 November 2010 - Garden Valley (backpond north of Payette River. west of Alder Creek Bridge), Boise County, Latilong 12 - on the 19th: Sherri Foote and Ralph Foote(photos) ,  - on the 20th:  Spencer Walter, Russ Manwaring, John Foote, Brian Cooper, Louinda Huston
    Rare Bird Report #:154-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  4. 24 March 2012 - 1 -  Lane Marsh near Medimont, Kootenai County - Lisa Hardy
    Rare Bird Report #:36-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  5. 22 March 2015 - 1 - Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge - Roger Doucet , Jan Allen
    Rare Bird Report #:15-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0.


    Whooper Swan - (Cygnus cygnus)
  1. Not Accepted 12 December 2005 - Hagerman Area, Gooding County - Zeke Watkins; Kathleen Cameron (photos)
    Rare Bird Report #: 1-A-05
    Voting: 2-5  1st Round
    Voting: 1-6  2nd Round
     - Identified correctly - possible escaped bird
  2. 27 November- 7 December 2008 - Hagerma, Gooding - Stephen Bouffard, Jay Carlisle, Craig Fosdick, Seren Askew, Cliff Weisse
    Record #:5-A-08
    Voting 7-0  

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American Black Duck - (Anas rubripes)

  1. Not Accepted 1. approx. 1960 - Camas NWR, Jefferson County, Latilong 21 - Kenneth A. Mackenzie (district conservation officer of the Idaho Fish and Game
    Rare Bird Report #: 3-B-89
    Voting: 0-7
  2. 24 October 1971 - (1) - Camas NWR, Jefferson County - Clifford Himmel - AB26(1):96
  3. Not Accepted approx. 1972 Market Lake, Jefferson County, Latilong 21 - Kenneth A. Mackenzie (district Conservation Officer of the Idaho Fish and Game
    Rare Bird Report #: 4-B-89
    Voting: 0-7
  4. 7 February 1980- (1) - Pocatello (Trout Farm), Bannock County, Latilont 27 - Charles Trost and Cheryl Webb - AB34(3):292
    Rare Bird Report #: 1-A-85
    Voting: 5-1
  5. 9 November 1986 - (1 pair) - Rexburg, Madison County, Latilong 22 - Donnell Hunter, Idaho Fish and Game - AB41(1):120
  6. 13 April 1994 - Burley, Cassia County, Latilong 26 - Charles Trost
    Rare Bird Report #: 4-B-94
    Voting: 7-0
  7. 27 March 1999 - 4 April 1999 - (1) - Mann Lake, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 - Kas Dumroese (and others) - NAB 53(3)304
    Rare Bird Report #: 1-B-99
    Voting: 7-0
  8. 13 November 2000 - (1) - Mann Lake, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 - Joe Lipar - NAB55(1):75
  9. 8 December 2000 - still present - Mann Lake, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 - Brian Jamison - Rare Bird Alert 8 Dec. 2000
  10. Not Accepted 7-9 May 2005 - Meadows Creek Development, Garden City, Ada, County, Latilong 17 - Lee Sopwith
    Rare Bird Report #: 14-B-05
    Voting: 1-6 (1st round); 0-7 (2nd round)
  11. Not Accepted 17 November 2012 - 1 - Shaw Bay, North Side of Pend Oreille Lake, Bonner County, Latilong 1 - Lisa Hardy , Kris Buchler, Janet Callen, Roland Craft, Sally Jones, Marilyn  Robertson (Coeur d'Alene Aududon Field Trip
    Rare Bird Report #: 77-B-12
    Voting: 4-3  1st Round
    Voting: 3-4  2nd Round
    Voting: 3-4  3rd Round

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Blue Wing Teal  - (Anas discors)
Only documented winter records are listed below

  1. 16-17 December 2008 - Rexburg, Madison County, Latilong 22 -  Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #: 47-B-08
    Voting : 7-0

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CinnamonTeal  - (Anas cyanoptera)
Only documented winter records are listed below

  1. 22 February 2009 - Fort
    Boise WMA, Canyon County, Latilong 17 -  Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #: 71-B-09
    Voting: 6-1  1st Round
    Voting: 5-2  2nd Round

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Garganey - (Anas querquedula)

  1. 20 April - 3 May 1990 - Snake River near Hamett, Elmore County, Latilong 24 - Scott Grothe; Dan Taylor AB:44(3):466
    Rare Bird Report #: 2-A-90
    Voting: 6-0
  2. 14-18 May 1992 - McArthur Lake Wildlife Management area, Boundary County, Latilong 1 - Pat Cole, Winifred Hepburn, Carole Vande Vorde
    Rare Bird Report #: 7-B-92
    Voting: 6-1 (1st round): 7-0 (2nd round)

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"Eurasian" Green-winged Teal - (Anas crecca crecca)

  1. December 2003 - 22 January 2004 - Bottle Bay, Pend Oreille Lake, Bonner County, Latilon 1 - Earl Chapin & Steve Lindsay - (Chapin noted horizontal wing stripe instead of vertical side stripe)
    Rare Bird Report #: 3-A-06
    Voting: 7-0
  2. Not Accepted April 2004 - Hayden Loop Road, Cataldo area, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Lisa Hardy - NAB58(3):403 - (possibly the same bird that was at Bottle Bay) Rare Bird Report #: 30-B-07
    Voting 1st Round  5-2
    2nd Round 3-4
    3rd Round  4-3
  3. 21 March 2007 - Rose Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Lisa Hardy - Rare Bird Report #: 31-B-07
    Voting 7-0
  4. 10 March 2012 - 1 - Schlepp Conservation Management Area, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Lisa Hardy, Kris Buchler and other participants in a CDA Audubon Chapter field trip.
    Rare Bird Report #:30-B-12
    Voting: 6-1 1st Round
    Voting: 7-0  2nd Round
  5. 10 March 2013- 1 - Schlepp Conservation Management Area, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Lisa Hardy, Kris Buchler and 5 other participants in a CDA Audubon Chapter field trip.
    Rare Bird Report #:21-B-13
     Voting: 7-0
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Tufted Duck - (Aythya fuligula)

  1.   Decmber 1980 - 1 suspected either Tufted or Ring-necked-Lesser Scaup)-   Pocatello, Bannock County,  Latilong 27 - Chuck Trost - American Birds 35(3):319
  2. 21 December 1996 - 12 January 1997 - Hagerman State Fish Hatchery, Gooding County - AFN51(4):558 97th CB (1996-1997); Dan Morgan, Charles Trost and Dan Svingen
    Rare Bird Report #: 5-A-96
    Voting: 6-0
  3. Not Accepted 19 August 2002 - Mica Bay, Coeur d'Alene Lake, Kootenai County - Del Cameron
    Rare Bird Report #: 4-B-02
    Voting: 1-6 (1st round); 0-7 (2nd round)
  4. 20-29 March 2003 - Mission Flats, west of Cataldo, Kootenai County - Lisa Hardy; Wayne Tree photographed
    Rare Bird Report #: 2-B-03
    Voting: 7-0
  5. 9-14 March 2004 - Mission Flats, west of Cataldo (same flooded fields as last year) - Lisa Hardy - published in "The Fish Hawk Herald" April 2004, Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #: 4-B-04
    Voting: 7-0
  6. 27 March - April 9+ 2010 - St. Maries Sewage Ponds, Benewah County, Latilong 2 - Terry Gray, Jerry Cebula, Nancy and Reid Miller, LouiseLaVoie, Larry Pulley, Nate Lovallo, Deanna Kinzinger, the Fraziers  and many others
    Rare Bird Report #: 24-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  7. 14 December 2013 - 1 - south of Long Bridge,  Sandpoint CBC,  Bonner County - Jethro Runoo  (found it),  Rch Del Carlo and 6 otherts - Inland-nw-Birders = rare bird report requested
  8. 22 December 2013 -  - Hagerman CBC, Gooding County - need additional information

Harlequin Duck - (Histrionicus histrionicus)
Winter and migration records only - for west all records

  1. Winter 1977-1978 (no exact date given - 1-  Marsing , Owyhee  County, Latilong 17- Jim Heckathorn and Larry Heinz - American Birds 33(3):337
  2. 8 December 2003 (female or 1st year immature) - Coeur d'Alene River, Kingston, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Lisa Hardy - Rare Bird Allert 8 Dec. 2003, NorthAmerican Birds 58(2):255
    Rare Bird Report #67-B-10
    Voting: 6-1  1st Round
    Voting :7-0  2nd Round
  3. 18 December 2004 - Salmon, Lemhi County, Latilong 10 - Hadley Roberts -  North American Birds 59(4):627
  4. 17 February 2010 - Bennet Bay, Coeur d'Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Paul Sieracki - Inland-nw-Birders
    Rare Bird Report 60-B-10
    Voting: 7-0  
  5. 18 May 2011 - Bear Lake WMA, Franklin County, Latilong 28 - Annettee DeKnijf - IBRC  (report requested)
  6. 21 April 2013 - 2- Mores Creek, Highway 28 near mile marker 28, Boise County, Latilong 18  - Stoddard and Ellen Davenport  - photo video submitted
    Rare Bird Reort #:24-B-14
    Voting: 7-0
     
  7. 19 February - 1 March2015 - 1 immature male -  11st Street Marina (Tubbs Hill) Coeur d'Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 - Bob Kemp, Will Young on February 20, Doug Wad  on February 27  and Mary Deasy March 1 at the 3rd Street entrance to Tubbs Hill.
    Rare Bird Report 12-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
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Long-tailed Duck- (Clangula hyemalis)
Summer records only

  1. 8 July 2002 - 2 - Mann Lake, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 - Keith Carlson, Idaho Bird Report (Dave Trochlell)
  2. 11 June 2009 - Kootenai Bay, Lake Pend Oreille,  Bonner County, Latilong 1 - Ward Tollbon ,  Delci Hoehn
    Rare Bird Report #: 43-B-09
    Voting:  3-4  1st Round
    Voting:  4-3  2nd Round
    Voting:  5-2  3rd Round


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Black Scoter - (Melanitta nigra)

  1. 15 October 1993 - Sandpoint City Beach, Bonner County - Earl Chapin - AFN48(1):130
    Rare Bird Report #: 7-A-93
    Voting: 6-0
  2. 4-6 November 1996 - American Falls Reservoir, Power County - Charles Trost, Jim Paruk, Dan Taylor and Raymond Clark - AFN51(1):88
    Rare Bird Report # 7-B-96
    Voting: 7-0
  3. 29 November - 8 December 1997 - American Falls Reservoir, Power County - Todd Garlie, Marty Collar, Dan & Isa Svingen, Chuck Trost, many observers - NAB52(1):94
    Rare Bird Report #: 11-B-97
    Voting: 7-0
  4. 16-24 November 1998 - American Falls Reservoir, Power County - Marty Collar and many observers - NAB53(1)79
  5. 5-11 November 1999- American Falls Reservoir, Power County - Charles Trost and many observers - NAB54(1)77
  6. 22 November - 1 December 2001 - Idaho Falls, Bonneville County -Cliff Weisse , Kit Struthers, Dale Miller, Russ Manwaring, many observers - NAB56(1):75; NAB 56(2):197
    Rare Bird Report #:45-B-08
    Voting: 7-0
  7. 17-20 November 2006 - (1-2) - Cascade Reservoir, Valley County, Latilong 11 - Spencer Walters, Jay Carlisle and on the 20th by John Jann and Mike Vandyk - IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #: 70-B-06
    Voting: 7-0
  8. 7-14  November 2008 - Snake River below American Falls Dam, Power County, Latilong 27 - Cliff  Weisse,  B. Davis,IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #: 26-B-08
    Voting: 7-0
  9. 13 November 2010 - 1-Island Park Dam, Fremont County, Latilong 16 - Cliff  Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #:163-B-10
    Voting: 7-0 
  10. 11 & 13 November  2012 - 1 female on Nov. 11 and 2 females on Nov. 13 - Spring Valley Reservoir, Latah County, Lattilong 4 - Terry Gray , Kristen Dahl (on the 13th)
    Rare Bird Report #:76-B-12
    Voting: 7-0  
  11. 13-15 November 2014 - 1 - Rainbow Lake, Rexburg, Madison County, Latilog 22- Darren Clark, Alex Warnick, Steve Butterworth - and several others -  IBLE
    Rare Bird Report#:51-B-14
    Voting: 7-0
  12. 28 December 2014 -22 January 2015- 1 - Snake River between Owsley Bridge and pUpper Salmon Falls Dame south of  Hagerman (CBC), Zeke Watkins, Ryan Anderson (Jan. 22 - IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:2-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0

Species Not Currently on State List;
Not accepted by Committee, or votes may be pending

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Mute Swan - (Cygnus olor)  
Requests on "Review List" for breeding records  only.
[This species is not on the official Idaho Checklist. At this time, Mute Swan is considered being either an escaped or released bird in Idaho. Pam Paterson (Idaho Fish and Game biologist), reported on (17 September 2000, that as many as 4 juvenile Mute Swans were present around Clear Lake, Gooding County. Pam also comments, "I am seeing more or these birds at many places. They have established a nesting territory in the Snake River just upstream of Gridley Bridge." ]

  1. 16 December 1995 - (2) - CBC Hagerman Valley, Gooding County, Latilong 25 - AFN50(4):770 96th CBC (1995-1996)
  2. 21 December 1996 - (2) - CBC Hagerman Valley, Gooding County, Latilong 25- AFN5194):558 97TH CBC (1996-1997)
  3. 30 December 1998 - CBC Rexburg, Madison County, Latilong 22 - AB 99th CBC (1998-1999)
  4. Not Accepted 30 December 1998 - 2 January 1999 (2 adults, 2 cygnets) - Teton River, Teton County, Latilong 22 - Debra Patla; AB 99TH CBC (1998-1999)
    Rare Bird Report #: 5-A-98
    Voting: 1-5
  5. 18-20 March 2000 - Camas NWR, Jefferson County, Latilong 21 - David and Elise Faike - NAB54(3):304
  6. 17 September 2000 - (many) - Clear Lake, Gooding County, Latilong 25 - reported by Kent Fothergill
    Rare Bird Report #: 14-B-00
    (not voting on this species at present)
  7. 30 December 2000 - (2) CBC Hagerman Valley, Gooding County, Latilong 25 - AB 101st CBC (2000-2001)
  8. 5 January 2002 - CBC Teton Valley, Teton County, Latilong 22 - Birdsource 102nd CBC (2001-2002
  9. 9 January 2002 - Hagerman Valley, Gooding County, Latilong 25 - Kent Fothergill - Latilong Status Change Report
  10. 9 December 2002 - 14 February 2003 - Clear Lake, Gooding County, Latilong 25 - Kent Fothergill - Latilong Status Change Report
  11. 14 December 2002 - 16 February 2003 - Hagerman WMA, Gooding County, Latilong 25 - Birdsource 103rd CBC; Kent Fothergill - Latilong Status Change Report
  12. 24 December 2002 - 17 February 2003 - Hagerman Valley, Gooding County, Latilong 25 - Kent Fothergill - Latilong Status Change Report
  13. 4 December 2004 - 2 adults, 2 1st winter juveniles) - Riley Creek Pond, Hagerman WMA, Gooding County, Latilong 25 - Harry Krueger - thought to be breeding at this location - IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #: 18-B-04  (not voting on this species at present)
  14. 9 December 2009 - 2 adults - Boise River at Eagle - Arthur Robertson
    Rare Bird Report 4-B-10  (not voting on this species at present)
  15. 14 January2011 - 1 - Julia Davis Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Kristin. Araki. J. Araki
    Rare Bird Report 5-B-11  
  16. 9 May 2011 - 1 adult on nest with 3 cygnets - Boise River Greenbelt , Bethine Church section, Ada County, Latilong 17 - Tad Blank (with photo on nest and cygnets) - IBLE

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Barnacle Goose - (Branta leucopsis)
[This species is not on the official Idaho Checklist, as questions of origin abound for these geese observed outside the Northeastern USA. Indeed, there are no accepted records of this species in this part of the country. Barnacle Geese sighted in Idaho are best treated as escaped birds until compelling evidence suggests otherwise.]

  1. Not Accepted October 2003 - Lewiston Levee Ponds along the Snake River, Nez Perce County - Keith Carlson - Photo by K. Carlson (on IdahoBirds.net photo gallery)
    Rare Bird Report #:6-A-03
    Voting: 1-6   1st Round
    Voting: 0-7   2nd Round

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Ruddy Shelduck - (Tadorna ferruginea)
[This species is not on the official bird checklist for North America, not to mention Idaho. This duck is commonly kept in captivity and esapees abound. At this time, this species is considered being either an escaped or released bird in Idaho.]

  1. Not Accepted 1993 (report date)
    Rare Bird Report #: 8-A-93
    Voting: 0-6

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Whooper Swan; Photo © Kathleen Cameron
Hagerman, Gooding County; December 2005
Potential 1st state record, pending review by IBRC

Whooper Swan by Kathleen Cameron