Northern Mockingbird

Mimus polyglottos
Statewide Status: S:N IBRC Review Species (Winter, Breeding)
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Northern Mockingbird
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 
December-February
(Winter)

All Reports (Review Species Only):
Winter and confirmed breeding records only.

  1. 31 December 1950 – (1 male collected) – Lake Lowell, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Jollie Malcolm – Birds of Idaho, Condor 53 (6) 1951, Conner Mueuam 03-1198
    Rare Bird Report #:96-B-10
  2. 27 December 1973 -(2)- Nampa CBC . Canyon County, Latilong 17- American Birds 74th CBC (1973-1974 28(2):485
  3. April 1974 – adults feeding young- west side of Sublette Hills, 16 KM from Utah, Oneida County,Latilong 27- Steve Hoffman – Great Basin Naturalist 43:722
  4. 20-21 December 1975  – Pocatello CBC, Power County, Latilong 27 – American Birds 74th CB (1973-1974 28(2):485 and Trail Creek American Birds 30(3):744 – Mark Collie
  5. 27 December 1977 – Nampa CBC, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – American Birds 78th CB (1977-1978 32(4):818
  6. 29 February 1978 – Dworshak Dam, Clearwater County, Latilong 4 – Millie Schmidt – Bird Notes April 1978
  7. 25 December  1979 – Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Canyon Birders – Bird Notes February 1980
  8. 17 June 1986 – nest with 3 young – Melba, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Al Larson also Vickie Mark, Leon Powers – American Birds 40(5):1232
  9. 17 June 1986 – 2 adults with 2 fledged young South of Grand View, Owyhee County, Latilong 23 – John Doremus – American Birds 40(5)1232
  10. December 1986 – Fort Hall Bottoms, Bingham County, Latilong 21 – Tim Reynolds – AB41(2):306
  11. χ 3 January 1990 – Thompson Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – John W. Nigh – AB42(2):297 ,
    Rare Bird Report #:54-B-08
    Voting: 2-5, 0-7
  12. December 1993 – Boise CBC . Ada County, Latilong 17- Audubon Field Notes 94th CBC (1993-1994 48(4):774
  13. 17 December 1994 – Idaho Falls CBC  Bonneville County, Latilong 21- Audubon Field Notes 95th CBC (1994-1995 49(4):776
  14. January 1995 – Idaho Falls,  Bonneville County, Latilong 21- Brad Hammond – Audubon Field Notes 49(2):171
  15. 11 February 1995 – Sterling WMA, Bingham County, Latilong 21-  Matt Redford – Audubon Field Notes 49(2):171
  16. 4 January1996 – Nampa CBC . Canyon County, Latilong 17- Audubon Field Notes 97th CBC (1996-1997 51(4):558
  17. 16 December 2000  – Pocatello CBC, Power County, Latilong 27 – American Birds 101st CBC (2000-2001 483 and  Dave Mead NAB 55(2):198
  18. 13 January 2002 – Twin Falls, Jerome County, Latilong 25 – Kent Fothergill – NAB56(2):197
  19. 18 December 2002 – Grand View, Owyhee County, Latilong 23 – Stacy Peterson, NAB57(2):228
  20. 3 February 2003 – Payette, Payeytte County, Latilong 11 – Mark Collie, NAB57(2):228
  21. 22 December 2003 – Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – Darren Clark – NAB 58(2):255
  22. 23 January 2004 – Sweet, Gem County, Latilong 11 – C. Fred and Meally Zeillemaker – Status Change Report
  23. 5 December 2005 – Hayspur Fish Hatchery, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Gary Stitzinerl reported by Brian Sturgis on IBLE
  24. 9-11 June and 19 July 2008 – adult with 5 chicks – Mayfield Loop, ElmorCounty, Latilong 18 – Harry Kruegar – IBLE
    9 June 2010 – 2 mating – Wood Road Kipuka Trail, Blaine County, Latilong 26 – Michael Munts
  25. ?  December 2010-January 2011 – Bruneau CBC,  Owyhee County, Latilong 24
  26. ♦14 February 2011 – 1 – Jacks Creek area, Owyhee County, Latilong 24 – Cheryl HuizInga+, Danette Henderon, Heidi Ware, Jay Carlisle and several others –  IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:16-B-11
    Voting: 7-0
  27. ♦18-`19 December 2011 – 1 –  Burton, Madison  County, Latilong 22 – Darren Clark+, Steve Butterworth –  IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:68-B-11
    Voting: 7-0
  28. ♦19 December 2011 – 1 –  entrance to Deer Park Wildlife area north of Menan,  Jefferson County, Latilong 22 – Seve Butterworth+, Darren Clark –  IBLE – the Burton and Menan birds were seen the same day – two different individuals.
    Rare Bird Report #:67-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  29. ♦2 and 14 January 2011 –  1 adult – Cattle Drive Road of Highway 51 near Bruneau, Owyhee County, Latilong 24 – Robert Miller+, Heidi Ware+, Jay Carlisle, Jessica Pollock, and Karyn DeKramer on the 14th.
    Rare Bird Report #:8-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  30. 16 January 2012 – 1 – C J Strike Dam area, Owyhee County, Latilong 24 – Lynn Davenport – IBLE
  31. ♦4-6January 2013 (reported in this same on IBLE 5 October 2012 and 22 December 2012 )- 1 – Just North of intersection of Y road and Thompson Rd A few miles South of Homedale, Owyhee County, Latillng 17 – Denise Hughes+, also by Cheryl Huizinga on January 2 and with Denise on January 6
    Rare  Bird Report #:2-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  32. ♦1 January 2013 – 1 – Cattle Drive Road approximately 0.5 miles from intersecion, Owyhee County. Latilong 24 – Dan Toweill+, Paul Ostler (found)
    Rare Bird Report #:6-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  33. 17 December 2016 – 1 – Oregon Trail Drive, Kimberly, Twin Falls County, Latilong 25 – Zake Wakins – eBird Checklist – continuing rarity
  34. ♦24 January 2021 – 1 – Celebration Park, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Cheryl Huizinga
    Rare Bird Report #:11-B-2021
    Voting: 7-0
  35. ♦24 February 2021 – 1 – Heyburn Riverside Park, Minidoka County, Latilong 26 – Timothy Gunderso, it had been reported in the area by Kathy Ekland and others – photo
    Rare Bird Report #:20-B-2021
    Voting: 7-0

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