Blue Grosbeak

Passerina caerulea
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species
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Blue Grosbeak
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 
December-February
(Winter)
 

All Reports (Review Species Only):
Only documented and eBird records shown below (there are 18 other undocumented records in the Idaho Bird Distribution database). Request reports of all breeding.

  1. 22 July 1981 – a pair attending   2-3 fledglings  – Buhl, Twin Falls County, Latilong 25 – AB35(6):060
  2. 24 June 1998 – 2 1 Male, 1 female – Michaud Creek Road, Power County, latilong 27 – Chuck Trost located them a week earlier – Kas Dumroese – eBird
  3. 27 June 1998 – Pocatello, Bannock Couny, Latilong 27 – Robert Davis – eBird
  4. 6 July 2009 – 1 – Rock Creek Road at Cherry Sprig Road, Twin Falls County, Latilong 25 – Jay Carlisle, Heidi Ware – eBird
  5. 18-19 July 2009 – 1 pair, male singing extensively, both parents observed bringing food to a large bush inside private ;property, newsting likely – Ro25 [ Zakeck Creek Road near Hermit Cave, Twin Falls County, Latilong 25 – Zake Watkins photo of male taken but not posted on eBird – male reported on July 19 by Cheryl Huizinga and Denise Hughes eBird
  6. ♦28-29 May 2010– Declo, Cassia County, Latilong 26 –  it has come a local feeder for the last three years –  Kathleen Cameron+
    Rare Bird Report #:41-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  7. ♦16 July 2011 – 2 – Grandine Research Station, Oneida County, Latilong  27 – Darren Clark+, Mark Delwiche (first saw), Steve Butterworth, Kit Sturthers and others on Snake River Audubon Field Trip – IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:46-B-11
    Voting: 7-0
  8. ♦2 June 2016 – 1 – Big Cottonwood WMA, Cassia County – Latilong 25  – Austin Young – photos
    Rare Bird Report #18-B-2016
    Voting: 7-0
  9. 3 June 2017 – 8 July 2017 – 1 singing male – Narrows Road, Cassia County, Latilong 26 – Austin Young, Karl Ruprecht, Zeke Watkins and many others – eBird, photos
  10. 3-14 July 2017 – 1 Male – Firth, Bingham County, Latilong 21- Steve Butterworth, Kyle Kitteberger- eBird, photo
  11. ♦29-30 July 2017 – 1 singing male – Fort Boise WMA, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Austin Young+, Denise Hughes+, Jordan Ragsdale – eBird – photo
    Rare Bird Report #:24-B-2017
    Voting: 7-0
  12. 31 July 2017 – 1 male, 1 female – Camas NWR, Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – (found by Jack and Blair Briggs 2 days previous) also a female type at this same location on September 9 with Steve Butterworth – Darren Clark – photos on eBird
  13. 21 June 2018 – 1 pair – Camas National Wildlife Refuge, Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – Darren Clark – eBird – Photo

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