Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus americanus
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species (Panhandle, Central, West, Migration and Winter East)
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Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 
December-February
(Winter)

All Reports (Review Species Only):
All year in Panhandle, Central, West, migration and winter in East.
Report all breeding in all regions.
Summer Records from Southeast Idaho are not on the “Review List” and are not included below.

  1. 30 July 1895 –  Fort Sherman (now Coeur d’Alene), Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – J. C. Merrill  – Birds of Idaho, Auk  14(4) October 1897 p. 353
  2. » 13 July 1913 – Weiser, Washington County, Latilong 11 – Wyman, L.E. – USNM 240097 Locator QO8B12
    Rare Bird Report #:146-B-10
  3. June 1966 – Scattered Records as far north as the White Bird Area, Idaho County, Latilong 7 – Earl Larrison – Guide to Idaho Birds
  4. June 1978 – Lake Lowll, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Dan Stephens –  Tom Rogers, 1978
  5. 6 June 1978 – (2 – 1 banded) – Fort Boise Wildlife Management area. Canyon County, Latilong 17 – James  Heckathorn – AB32(6):1189
  6. 15 July 1978 – (2 ) – same general area as  Fort Boise Wildlife Management area. Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Golden Eagle Audubon Society – AB32(6):1189
  7. 19 July 1979 – (2) – Prarie, Elmore County, Latilong 18 –  Priscilla Cool – AB33(6):882
  8. 19 June 1982 – Lowman, west of the South Fork Payette River , Boise County, Latilong 12 – Mark  R. Collie  AB:36(6): 998.
  9. June 1983 – Grimes Pass, Boise County, Latilong 12 – Mark Collie – A Survey for Yellow-billed Cuckoo… Trec, Inc. Timothy D. Reynolds
  10. 1 June 1984 – Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Latilong 25 – Jeff Ruprecht – AB38(6):1042
  11. 10 August 1984 – Moscow, Latah County, Latilong 4 – Kas Dumrose – A Survey for Yellow-billed Cuckoo… Trec, Inc. Timothy D. Reynolds
  12. 23 May 19 (3) – Dive Creek, Elmore County, Latilong 18 – Jim Clark, Alan Sands – A Survey for Yellow-billed Cuckoo… Trec, Inc. Timothy D. Reynolds
  13. 22 July 1985 – Swan Falls Dam, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Chuck Trost – AB39(5):940
  14. 1987 – Kendrick, Latah County, Latilong,4 – Weber % Larison1977 (in Taylor 2000)
  15. July-Ausgust 1991 – Daggett Creek, Boise County, Latilong 18 – Al Larson, Dave Hazelton (2nd hand report)  -A Survey for Yellow-billed Cuckoo… Trec, Inc. Timothy D. Reynolds
  16. ♦10 July 1992 – (1 killed – hit window) Moscow, Latah County, Latilong 4 – Don Johnson  – WSU/Conner Museum #03-527
    Rare Bird Report #:9-B-92
    Voting: 7-0
  17. 7 July 1997 – Hayspur Fish Hatchery,   Blaine County, Latilong 19 – – Brian Sturgis, Poo Wright-Pullam – FN51(5):1024
  18. 8 June 1999 – Boise (Barber Park), Ada County, Latilong 17 – Mark Collie, Florende Knowles – A Survey for Yellow-billed Cuckoo… Trec, Inc. Timothy D. Reynolds
  19. 24 June -2 July 2000 – Challis (Penal Gulch), Custer County, Latilong 13 – Dave and Elise Faike, Fred and Melly Zeillemaker, Jane Westervelt –  Status Change Report,  IBLE
  20. 15 July 2000 (adult with fledgling) – Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Colleen Sweeney  – NAB 54(4):402
  21. 3 August 2000 – Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Merlin Jones – IBLE
  22. June – July 2001 – Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – 2nd hand report from Mark Collie A Survey for Yellow-billed Cuckoo… Trec, Inc. Timothy D. Reynolds
  23. 24 June 2001 – (2 calling and 1 male chasing another off territory) – Big Woods River near Stanton Crossing, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Dave Trochlell – NAB55(4):459
  24. 11 July 2001 – Boise County, Latilong 17\19? – Colleen Sweeney – NAB55(4):459
  25. 14 July 2001 –  Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Colleen Sweeney – NAB55(4):459
  26. 17 June 2002 – Medicine Lodge – NW of Dubois , Custer County, Latilong 15 – Greg Rice – IBLE
  27. 25 June –  (1-2) 19  July 2003  – Big Woods River near Stanton Crossing, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Lee Garwood, Tim Reynolds – A Survey for Yellow-billed Cuckoo… Trec, Inc. Timothy D. Reynolds
  28. 26 June 2003 – Salmon, north of, Lemhi County, Latilong 10 – Lucinda Haggus – Rare Animal Observation Report
  29. 2 July 2004 – Big Woods River near Stanton Crossing, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Cam Collins – A Survey for Yellow-billed Cuckoo… Trec, Inc. Timothy D. Reynolds
  30. 13 June 2008 – Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Latilong 25 -Harry and Skylar Krueger. IBLE –
  31. ♦10 June 2009 – Big Woods River bewlow of Magic Reservoir, Bline County, Latilong 19 – Jay Carlile (photos) – IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:72-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  32. ♦22 June 2012 – 1 – Garden Valley, .76 km due east of confluence of Middle and South Forks of the Payette River , Boise County, Latilong 12 – Dean P. Keddy-Hector+ and Anne Keddy-Hectot
    Rare Bird Report #:59-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  33. ♦9 June 2015  -1 mile +/- west of Stanton Crossing Guard Station along U.S. 20, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Larry Arnold
    Rare Bird Report #:25-B-15
    Voting: 7-0
  34. χ 10 June 2017 – 1 heard – western side of Hwy 93 across from southern part of access loop into Pennal Gulch north of Challis, Custer County, Latilong 13 – Wendy McCrady
    Rare Bird Report #:15-B-2017
    Voting: 4-3, 4-3, 3-4
  35. ♦16 June 2017 – 1 – along the Big Wood River on BLM land a couple of miles below Magic River Reservoir, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Tempe Regan+, Jay Carlisle+, photo by Austin Young
    Rare Bird Report #:21-B-2017
    Voting: 7-0

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