Arctic Tern

Sterna paradisaea
Statewide Status: S:13  IBRC Review Species
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Arctic Tern
Scott O’Donnell
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 
December-February
(Winter)
 

All Reports (Review Species Only):

  1. » 30 Septembeer 1953 – (1 immature collected) Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Thomas Burleigh, examined and confirmed by R. C. Laybourne – Murrelet 68:69-93, Auk 90:693, National Museum of Natural History specimen 465872
    Rare Bird Report #:121-B-10
  2. 3 August 1979 – 1 collected – Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – John Weber –  American Birds 33(2):197 – 2nd Specimen collected from this area CM#77:436 Fall CM#78:397
  3. χ 9 September 1986 – American Falls (below the dam), Power County, Latilong 27 – Chuck Trost
    Rare Bird Report #:1-B-86
    Voting: 5-2, 4-3, 2-5
  4. χ 30 September 1990 – Sandpoint City Beach, Bonner County, Latilong 1 – Earl Chapin Rare Bird Report #:3-B-90
    Voting: 2-5, 1-6
  5. 3 June 1991 – C.J. Strike Reservoir (along the Snake River), Elmore County, Latilong 24 – Paul Lehmen+, Shawneen Fennigan.
    Rare Bird Report #: 3-B-91 (Missing)
  6. 25 April 1992 – Springfield Bottoms, Bingham County, Latilong 21- Charles Trost
    Rare Bird Report #:22-B-92 (Missing)
  7. 27-29 July 1993 – (1 July 27- 2-3 July 29)- American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – American Birds 47(5):1129.
  8. 31 July 1994 – (3) – American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – Audubon Field Notes 48(5):965
  9. 7 August – 11 September 1994 – American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Bill Hammond – American Birds 49(1):72.
  10. 27-28 April 1996 – (6) – American Falls Dam, Power County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost Dave Burrup –  Audubon Field Notes 50(3):307
  11. 18 September 1998 – American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Marty Collar, Jim Paruk – North American Birds 53(1):79
  12. 11 April 1999 – American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Fred and Melly Zeillemaker –  North American Birds 53(3):304.
  13. 12 September 2002 – American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Chris Wood – North American Birds 57(1):88
  14. ♦6 June 2010 – Mountain Home, Elmore County, Latilong 18 – Jay Carlisle+ ,, Heidi Ware
    Rare Bird Report #:42-B-10
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  15. ♦20 May 2015 – 2 – Island Park Reservoir, Fremont County, Latilong 16 – Cliff Weisse+, Lisa Weisse
    Rare Bird Report 16-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  16. ♦19 -21 August 2015 -1-Minidoka Dam,  Cassia   County, Latilong 33016  – Jay Carlisle+, Cheryl Huizinga+ (21st)  IBLE. and eBird
    Rare Bird Report #:44-B-2015
    Voting: 5-2, 4-3, 6-1

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