Gyrfalcon

Falco rusticolus
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species
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Gyrfalcon
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 
December-February
(Winter)
 

All Reports (Review Species Only):
Only documented records are listed below.

  1. ♦1-11 January 2002– 1 – Mann Lake, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Keith Carlson+ (Jan.6), Jan Westervelt, Hank and Carole VandeVorde.
    Rare Bird Report #:166-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  2. ♦11 October 2008 – Lucky Peak (Hawk trapping area) Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+, Heidi Ware (in trapping blind); Kyle Wright & Erin Burke were on hawkwatch
    Rare Bird Report #:9-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  3. ♦6 December 2008 – Mann Lake, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Keith Carlson
    Rare Bird Report #:40-B-08
    Voting: 7-0
  4. ♦7 March 2009 – Serling WMA, Bingham County, Latilong 27 – Mike Woodhouse+, Roger Spillman, George Denning
    Rare Bird Report #:19-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  5. ♦31 October-1 November 2009 – between Mann Lake and Beaver Road, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – found by Jerry Cabula during the Palouse Audubon and Canyon Birdeers field trip, found again by Keith Carlson the next day – IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:60-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  6. χ21 November and 1 December  2010 – 1 – Moscow area 5.5. miles south west of, Latah County, Latilong 4 – Terry Gray – photos – December 1 near same area by Kas Dumroes (probably same bird) –  Inland-nw-Birders
    Rare Bird Report #:151-B-10
    Voting: 4-3, 1-6
  7. ♦22 November 2010 – 1 – Howe, Butte County, Latilong 20 – Jack Orr – IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:150-B-10
    Voting: 4-3, 5-2
  8. χ19 February 2011 – 1 – south of Springfield and just north of Mctucker Ponds, Bingham County, Latilong 21 – Jedidiah Peterson, James Cleaver and several other
    Rare Bird Report #:10-B-11
    Voting: 2-5, 1-6
  9. χ29 November 2011 – 1 – Badger Creek Bar 24 miles north of  Howe, Butte County, Latilong 20 – Jack Orr – IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:63-B-11
    Voting: 2-5, 2-5
  10. χ26 December 2011 – 1 – Clearwater River, Lewston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Casey Watson+, also Dan and Lynda Watson
    Rare Bird Report #:70-B-11
    Voting: 2-5, 0-7
  11. χ27 December 2011 – 1 – 0.5 mile from old Owlsley Bridge over the Snake River on the road to Hagerman, Twin Falls County, Latilong 25 – Larry Barnes+, also Brian Sturgis and Gary Stitzinger
    Rare Bird Report #:71-B-11
    Voting: 4-3, 2-5
  12. χ18 February 2012 – 1 – west of Dubois, along highwat 38 north of the intersection of highway 28/22 – Clark County – Latilong 15 – Theresa Mathis
    Rare Bird Report #:24-B-12
    Voting: 0-7
  13. ♦3 February 2013 – 1 –  within 1 mile of N 44.07107587976212, W -111.36688470840454,  Latilong 16 – Adam Brubaker
    Rare Bird Report #:12-B-13
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  14. ♦5 April 2017 – 1 – 20 Mile South Farm (restricted area), Ada County, Latilong 17 – Tempe Regan+, Jay Carlisle+, Joni Clapsdale – photo and video (online)
    Rare Bird Report #:20-B-2017
    Voting: 7-0
  15. ♦13 January 2020 – 1 – Northwest of Bonners Ferry, Boundary County, Latilong 1 – Jethro B. Runco – photos
    Rare Bird Report #:4-B-2020
    Voting: 7-0

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