Lesser Black-backed Gull

Larus fuscus
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species (Summer only in West and Panhandle, all year in other regions)
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Lesser Black-backed Gull
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 
December-February
(Winter)

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Summer records only for the West and Panhandle, all year in other regions.

  1. ♦11 November 1999 to 22 January 2000 – Pickle Butte Landfill and Hidden Hollow Landfill , Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – John Gatchet (video taped), many observers including Charles Trost, Marty Collar and Mike Denny – NAB54(2):202
    Rare Bird Report #:4-A-99
    Voting: 6-0
  2. ♦2 January 2001 – Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Dave Trochlell – NAB55(2):198
    Rare Bird Report #:1-B-01
    Voting: 7-0
  3. 20-24 March 2002 – Lewiston, Confluence of Snake and Clearwater River, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 (seen on both the Idaho and Washington side of the river – Keith Carlson, Steve Lindsay, many observers – Inland-nw-birders
  4. ♦2 November – 15 December 2002 – Lewiston, Clearwater River near the Potlatch Mill, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Carole VandeVorde+, Kas Dumroese, Terry and Christine Gray, Louise Lavoie, Marlene Koliner and many others – Rare Bird Alert 17 December 2002
    Rare Bird Report #:9-B-02
    Voting: 4-3, 5-2
  5. 13-14 November 2002 – Pocatello, Bannock County, Latilong 27 – Marty Collar, Chuck Trost – NAB57(1):88
  6. ♦11 May 2003 – Mouth of Crystal Springs, America Falls Reservoir. Bingham County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost+, Marty Collar – NAB57(3):375 and Elise and and Faike – Status Change Report
    Rare Bird Report #:31-B-06
    Voting: 6-1, 4-3, 5-2
  7. 8-22 December 2003 – Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Dave Trochlell, R.L. Rowland – NAB 58(2):255
  8. ♦21 December 2004 – Boise, Pickle Butte Landfill, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #:7-B-05
    Voting: 7-0
  9. χ 2 January 2005 -Indian Mountin CBC (2004-2005), Harrison Mairna, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy+, Roland Craft – NAB59(4)627 – Birdsource CBC (2204-2005)
    Rare Bird Report #:33-B-06
    Voting: 5-2, 2-5
  10. ♦10 December 2007 – Hagerman State Fish Hatchery, Gooding County, Latilong 25 – Jay Carlisle
    Rare Bird Report #:12-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  11. 8 April 2008 – American Falls Reservoir, County? Power, Latilong 27 – Chuck Trost , Joe Moore – report from Chuck Trost (further documentation requested)
  12. χ 12 August 2008 – American Falls Reservoir, County? Power, Latilong 27 – Chuck Torst –
    Rare Bird Report #:22-B-08
    Voting: 5-2, 2-5, 2-5
  13. ♦16 November 2008 – Clearwter River, Lewiston, Nez Perve County, Latilong 4 – Terry Gray –
    Rare Bird Report #:27-B-08
    Voting: 7-0
  14. ♦28 November 2008  – Hagerman State Fish Hatchery, Gooding County, Latilong 25 – Cliff Weisse+, Steve Butterworth  (observed again Hagerman CBC Dec. 27  and on Feb. 14m 2009 – probably overwintered but there is no January date recorded)
    Rare Bird Report #:31-B-08
    Voting: 7-0
  15. ♦12 December 2008 – Hagerman State Fish Hatchery, Gooding County, Latilong 25 – Bob Davis
    Rare Bird Report #:46-B-08
    Voting: 7-0
  16. ♦21 March 2009 – 3 immature – Pickled Butte Landfill, County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+, Heidi Ware
    Rare Bird Report #:26-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  17. ♦27 February –  still there as of 7 March 2010 – 1 – Hidden Hollow Landfill, Ada County, Latilong 17  – Jay Carlisle+,, Heidi Ware, Danette and Iris Henderson
    Rare Bird Report #:23-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  18. ♦3 November 2010 – 1 Hidden Hollow Landfill, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle – Inand-nw-Birders – inlcuded photograph
    Rare Bird Report #:149-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  19. ♦3-10 December 2010 – 1 – Snake River – 4 miles south of Asotin WA., Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Ken Knittle and Tom Mansfield found it on Dec. 3., Keith Carlson+  and Rick Welle  on Dec. 4, Terry Little on Dec. 10
    Rare Bird Report #:165-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  20. ♦11 December 2010 – Hagerman Wildlife Management Area, Gooding County, Latilong 25 – Jay Carlisle+ , Heidi Ware, Gary Robertson, Darren Clark, Steve Buttersworth
    Rare Bird Report #:171-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  21. ♦5 March 2011 – 1 adult and 1 2nd winter – Pickle Butte Landfill, CanyonCounty, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle, Heidi Ware RL Rowland  Cherykl Huizinga, Danette Matthew and Iris Henderson
    Rare Bird Report #:13-B-11
    Voting: 7-0
  22. ♦9 April 2011 – 1 adult – Pickles Butte Landfill, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Alex Lamorea+ , Heidi Ware, Jay Carlisle, Ann Fasoli
    Rare Bird Report #:19-B-11
    Voting: 7-0
  23. ♦5 November 2011 – 1 3rd or 4th cycle  – Pickles Butte Landfill, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Heidi Ware+ , Jay Carlisle, Danette, Matthew and Iris Henderson
    Rare Bird Report #:59-B-11
    Voting: 7-0
  24.  ♦20 December 2011 – 10 January 2012 – 1 -2  Adults- Wolf Lodge, Blue Creek and Beuaty Bay, Coeur d’AleneLake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy ( two – 1st reported on the 20th) – Doug Ward+, Terry Little, Ken Trease, Tom Munson (Dec.23)+, Jonathan Isacoff  (1-Jan. 5)
    Rare Bird Report #:11-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  25. ♦2 and 10 and 15 January 2012 – 1st/2nd cycle-Blue Creek and North Idaha Collage beach (Jan 15), Coeur d’AleneLake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Doug Ward+, (possilby the same one reported by Gina Sheridan on 23 December at Wolf Loge Bay.
    Rare Bird Report #:18-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  26. ♦26 Februrary 2012 – 1 – Hidden Hollow Landfill, Ada County – Latilong 17 – Cliff Weisse+, Darren Clark, Steve Butterworth
    Rare Bird Report #:35-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  27. ♦15 October 2012 – 1  (there was another one but it is not included in this report) – Ada County Landfill., Ada County, Latilong 17 – Larry Arnold+, R.L. Rowland  (photos)
    Rare Bird Report #:78-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  28. ♦28 November 2012 – 1 3rd winter – Hidden Hollow Landfill, Ada County – Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+,  Heidi Ware and later by RL Rowland ad Mark Collie
    Rare Bird Report #:81-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  29. ♦1 December 2012 – 1  2nd Wint – Hidden Hollow Landfill, Ada County – Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+, Heidi Ware
    Rare Bird Report #:80-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  30. 10–18 December 2012 – 1 3rd year – Independence Point, Coeur d’Alene Lake, kootenai County, Latilong 3002 – Doug Ward, Jay Carlisle, Shirley Sturts, Janet Callen and others – Inland-nw-birders
  31. 1 January 2013 – 1 – Blue Creek Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Terry Little – Inland-nw-Birders
  32. ♦19 February 2013 – 1- Heyburn State Park, Benewah County, Latilong 2 – Jonathan Isacoff –
    Rare Bird Report #:17-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  33. ♦26 October 2013 – 1 3rd winter –  C.J. Strike Reservoir , Elmore County, Latilong 24 – Cheryl Huizinga , Heidi Ware, Jay Carlisle+
    Rare Bird Report #:59-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  34. ♦2 November 2013 – Pickles Butte Landfill, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Cheryl Huizinga+ , Heidi Ware, Jay Carlisle,  Bryce Robinson
    Rare Bird Report #:58-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  35. ♦10 November 2013 – 1 adult – Harrison, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Carl Lundblad – Inland-nw-birders
    Rare Bird Report #:62-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  36. 3 December 2013-January 5 – 2 (only 1 on Jan. 5)  – Independence Point, Coeur d’Alene Lake, kootenai County, Latilong 3002 – Doug Ward,- Inland-nw-birders
  37. 4 January 2014– 1  – Independence Point, Coeur d’Alene Lake, kootenai County, Latilong 3002 – Doug Ward
  38. ♦17 February 2014 – 1 adult  – Hagerman  Upper Salman Falls Road on the Snake River behind the Idaho Power housing complex, Gooding County, Latilong 25 – Patricia Webb+, Sarah Harris, Poo Wright-Pulliam, Wendy Green
    Rare Bird Report #:13-B-14
    Voting: 7-0
  39. ♦22 February 2014 – 1  – Ada County Landfill., Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+, Heidi Ware, Bryce Robinson
    Rare Bird Report #:20-B-14
    Voting: 7-0
  40. ♦10 December 2014 – 15 December 2014– 1 Independence Point, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 3002 – Doug Ward+, Shirley Sturts and Lisa Hardy on Dec. 14 (CBC), – Inland-nw-birders
    Rare Bird Report #:8-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  41. 1 May 2015 – 1 – ponds between roads 1775 and 1900,  Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – Jethro Runco – eBird with photos and description
  42. ♦14  December 2015 – Cour d’Alene City Beach, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy, Nancy Mertz, Nancy Eberle,Rich DelCarlo – Coeur d’Alene CBC
    Rare Bird Report #:76-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  43. ♦17 December 2015 – 1 adult – Blue Creek Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy
    Rare Bird Report #:75-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  44. 21 December 2016 – 1 – Wolf Lodge Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Idaho Survey done by Lisa Hardy and Kris Buchler – well described on eBird.
  45. 14 January 2017  – 1 adult  – North Idaho College Beach, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – ebird checklists Charles Swift, Cole Wolf, with photos  by Nickolus Sly

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