“Kumlien’s” Iceland Gull

Larus glaucoides
Statewide Status: S:17  IBRC Review Species
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Iceland Gull
Melissa Cummins
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 icgu_s
December-February
(Winter)

All Reports (Review Species Only):

  1. » 22 February 1965 – (1 Collected) – Coeur d’Alene Landfill, Kootenai County, latilong 2 – Lynn Lafave, Warren Hall – Report from Tom Rogers – WSU Conner Museum #66-129
    Rare Bird Report #:90-B-10
  2. 14 January 1968 – Coeur d’Alene Landfill, Kootenai County, latilong 2 – Warren Hall and others from Spokane Audubon Chapter – AB22:461
  3. χ 22 January 1977 – (1 2nd year) – Coeur d’Alene Landfill and Lake, Kootenai County, latilong 2 – Shirley Sturts (1st observer), Warren Hall, Jim Acton, Bart Whelton+  (January 29th), Tom Roger, Ambrose Priestly – AB31(3):353, documented by B.Whelton in The Pygmy Owl March 1977 (a newsletter of the Spokane Audubon Society) – see also John Weber’s comments from Continental Birdlife 2:8 February 1981
    Rare Bird Report #:90-B-06
    Voting: 6-1, 4-3, 3-4
    Original field notes provided by Bart Whelton – record reconsidered
    Voting: 2-5, 2-5
  4. 28 December 1977 – (1 1st year) Coeur d’Alene Landfill, Kootenai County, latilong 2 – John Weber, IOB – AB32(3)378 – probably documented in a publication possibly in Continental Birdlife 2:8 February 1981
  5. 8 January 1985 – (1 immature) – Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – John Hirth – Report to Idaho Fish and Game – described in detail by John Hirth
  6. 1 January 1990 – (1 1st year) – Coeur d’Alene Landfill, Kootenai County, latilong 2 – Shirley Sturts – Field Notes Shirley Sturts but not documented
  7. ♦14 November and 19 December 1992 – Coeur d’Alene Landfill, Kootenai County, latilong 2 – Dan Svingen – AB47(1):122 and (2)278 (possibly the same bird as seen on Nov. 14)
    Rare Bird Report #:19-B-92
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  8. ♦18 December – February 1995 – (1 1st winter) Spaulding, Nez Perce County – Latilong 4 – Dan Svingen+, Kas Dumroese and many others – AB49:170
    Rare Bird Report #:14-B-94
    Voting: 7-0
  9. ♦27 February – 19 March 1999 (1 1st winter) -American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Marty Collar, Charles Trost, Dave and Elise Faike – NAB53(2):185
    Rare Bird Report #:13-B-99
    Voting:  6-1, 6-1
  10. χ 26 February 2000 – (1 1ST winter) – American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Dave Burrup, Marty Collar, Charles Trost – NAB 54(2):202
    Rare Bird Report #:2-B-00
    Voting: 2-5, 2-5
  11. 28 March 2002 – (1 adult) – Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Steve Lindsay, several Canyon Birders – Inland-nw-birders and NAB56(3):330 – seen on both the Washington and Idaho Side of the Snake River.
  12. ♦3 March 2009 – 1 adult – Pickle’s Butte Landfill, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+ , Heidi Ware
    Rare Bird Report #:25-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  13.  ♦24 December 2009 – 14 January 2010 –  1 adult – Hidden Hollow Landfill, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+ , Heidi Ware, R.L. Rowland
    Rare Bird Report #:11-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  14. χ 5 March 2011 – 1 2nd winter – Pickle’s Butte Landfill, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+ , Heidi Ware
    Rare Bird Report #:11-B-11
    Voting: 3-4, 0-7
  15. χ 5 March 2011 – 1 2nd winter (A 2nd individual)  – Pickle’s Butte Landfill, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+ , Heidi Ware
    Rare Bird Report #:14-B-11
    Voting: 1-6, 0-7
  16. ♦8-10-13 January 2012 – 1 st winter – Jan. 8  Wolf Lodge Bay,, Jan 10 and 13 NIC Beach,  CDA Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy – photos taken by Lisa was compared to photos taken by John Hanna on January 22 at  Swallow’s Park, Clarkston Asotin County,  WA.  This is thought to be the same bird.  The Swallow’s Park bird was accepted by the WA ebird reviewers. –   Doug Ward (written report)+
    Rare Bird Report #:20-B-12
    Voting: 6-1, 6-1
  17. 28 February -31 March 2012 – 1 – Clearwater River Pump Station Overlook, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Terry Gray, Charles Swift, Jon Isacoff, Gina Sheridan, John Hanna – eBird
  18. ♦30 December 2013-January 2 – 1 – Wolf Lodge Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County,Latilong 2 – Matthew+ and Lawrence Moskwik and December 31, January1-2  Lisa Hardy and Doug Ward (email details)
    Rare Bird Report #:1-B-14
    Voting: 5-2, 7-0
  19. ♦25-27 January 2015 –  1 2nd year – Coeur d’Aene City Beach, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Andy+ and Ellen Stepniewki, Jon Isacoff -Inland-nw-birders  and by Doug Ward  on January 27th
    Rare Bird Report #:03-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  20. ♦7 February 2015 –  1 2nd year – Cape Horn Road, about 1 1/2 miles east of the town of Bayview, Scenic Bay, Lake Pend Oreille,  Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Doug Ward -possibly the same bird that was at Coeur d’Alene City Beach on January 25-27, 2015.
    Rare Bird Report #:9-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  21. ♦21 November 2015– 1 – Wolf Lodge Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy+ and Kris Buchlet  Still there as of December 6, Will Young , eBird
    Rare Bird Report #:62-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  22. ♦January 2016 –  1  -Wolf Lodge Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – thought to be the same bird as reported by Lisa Hardy in November and December
    Rare Bird Report #:62-B-2015 – Walker Noe
    Voting: 7-0
  23. 21 December 2016 – 1 – Wolf Lodge Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenjai County, Latilong 2 – Idaho Survey done by Lisa Hardy and Kris Buchler – well described on eBird.
  24. January 2017  – 1 adult and 1 1st winter – North Idaho College Beach, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – ebird checklists Charles Swift, Cole Wolf, with photos by Nickolus Sly
  25. » 16 December 2019 – 1 – Harrison Slough, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Jon Isacoff
    Rare Bird Report #:41-B-2019

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