Western Gull

Larus occidentalis
Statewide Status: S:5  IBRC Review Species
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Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 wegu_s
December-February
(Winter)
wegu_w

All Reports (Review Species Only):

  1. 28 March 1984 – Boise area, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Mark Collie – AB28(5):938 21
  2. χ October 1984 – (1 2nd year) – American Falls Reservoir, Power County?, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – AB39:80
    Rare Bird Report #:5-B-84
    Voting: 4-3, 3-4, 3-4
  3. χ 19 August to 10 November 1985 – (1 3rd year) – American Falls Reservoir, Power County?, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost+ , Edward Harper, Susan Scott – AB40(1):144
    Rare Bird Report #:2-B-85
    Voting: 4-3, 0-7
  4. June to fall 1986 – (1 adult) – American Falls Reservoir, Power County?, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – AB40(5):1231 and AB41(1):120 (thought to be the same bird seen in the fall of 1984-1985)
  5. 17 April 1987 – (1 adult) – American Falls Reservoir, Power County?, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – AB41(3):464
  6. 14 October 1987 – (1 adult) – American Falls Reservoir, Power County?, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – AB42(1):106 (collected, ISU Collection # __________? collected by Charles Trost)
  7. » 8 April 1994 – May 1994 – Market lake WMA, Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – Brad Hammond, many observers – AB48(3):321
    Rare Bird Report #:3-B-94 (report missing)
  8. December 1997 – Bruneau CBC – AB 98th CBC(1997-1998:;449, Owyhee County, Latilong 24
  9. 5 May 2000 – Mann Lake, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Observer ? – Inland-nw-birders
  10. 4 January 2003 – Lewiston CBC, Nez Perce County, Latilong – Birdsource webpage 103RD CBC (2002-2003)
  11. 18 January-17 February 2003 – Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Keith Carlson, Kas Dumroese, Carole Vande Vorde – NAB57(2):228
  12. ♦16-23 December 2004 – Pickles Butte Landfill, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Cliff and Lisa Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #:10-B-04
    Voting: 7-0
  13. ♦11-18+ December 2010 -1-1st cycle –  Jack’s Creek, C.J. Strike Reservoir, Owyhee County, Latilong 24 – Jay Carlisle+ , Heidi Ware, Gary Robertson, Cliff and Lisa Weisse, Darren Clark, Steve Buttersworth, Dave and Elise Faike
    Rare Bird Report #:167-B-10
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  14. ♦9 April 2011 – 1 adult –  Pickles Butte Landfill, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Alex Lamorea+ , Heidi Ware, Jay Carlisle, Ann Fasoli
    Rare Bird Report #:18-B-11
    Voting: 7-0

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