Green Heron

Butorides virescens
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species
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Darren Clark
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December-February
(Winter)
 

All Reports (Review Species Only):

  1. 17 December 1972 – Pocatello CBC,  Bannock County, Latilong 27 – American Birds 73rd CBC (1972-193) 27(2):476
  2. 12 April 1973 – Pocatello,  Bannock County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – American Birds  27(4):800
  3. 3 May 1974 – Pocatello,  Bannock County, Latilong 27 – R.Olson – American Birds  28(4):829
  4. July 1974 – July 78  (1 during summer last 4 summers)Idaho National Engineering Laboratory,  Butte County, Latilong 21 – Douglas Halford – Great Basin Naturalist 38 (1)
  5. 9 June 1977 – Arco area (along the Big Lost River which had water in it at the time – no longer),  Butte County, Latilong 20 – Chuck Trost – American Birds  31(6):1126
  6. 9 June 1977 – Atomic City,  Butte County, Latilong 21 – Douglas Halford – American Birds  32(2):232
  7. 12 & 21 June 1977 – Market Lake, Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – Mark Collie- American Birds  31(6):1126
  8.  27 December 1977 – Nampa CBC, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Jim Heckathorn, compiler – American Birds 78th CBC (1977-1978) 32(4):818
  9. 21 January 1978 – Marsing (along the Snake River),  Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Jim Heckathorn – American Birds  32(3):337
  10. 6 June 1978 – Pocatello,(at trout farm),  Bannock County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – American Birds  32(6):1187
  11. 11 August 1978 – Bruneau area,  Owyhee County, Latilong 24 – Margaret Hilty – American Birds  33(2):196
  12. 20 December 1980 – Boise CBC, Ada County, Latilong 17 –  Al Larson, compiler – American Birds 81st CBC (1980-1981) 35(4):672
  13. 15 August 1981 – American Falls Reservoir (eastern end),  ? Power County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – American Birds  36(2):198
  14. 2 & 10 December 1981  – Lewiston,  Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Phil Hixon, fide John Weber (Dec. 2 and Canyon Birders Dec. 10 – American Birds  36(3):313 amd Prairie Owl January 1982
  15.  19 December 1981 – (2) – Boise CBC, Ada County, Latilong 17 – American Birds 82nd CBC (1981-1982) 36(4):701
  16. 24 June 1982 – Mud Lake,  Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – Charles Trost – American Birds  36(6):998
  17. 9 September 1982 – Pocatello, Portneuf River,  Power(?) County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – American Birds  37(2):202
  18. April 1985 – Camas NWR,  Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – Charles Trost (regional editor for that area) – American Birds  39(3):327
  19. June 1985 – Pocatello (along the Snake River,  Power  County, Latilong 21 – Charles Trost – American Birds  39(5):939
  20. 23 July 1986 – (1 moulting adult) Pocatello (along the Snake River-same location as summer of 1985-breeding suspected),  Power  County, Latilong 21  – Charles Trost – American Birds  40(5):1230
  21. 20 December 1986 – Boise CBC, Ada County, Latilong 17 –  Al Larson, compiler – American Birds 87th CBC (1986-1987) 41(4):1178
  22. 12 October 1987 – Bear Lake NWR, Franklin County – Gerald Deutcher – Annual Narrative Report 1987
  23. 19 December 1987 – (2) – Boise CBC, Ada County, Latilong 17 –  Al Larson, compiler – American Birds 88th CBC (1987-1988) 42(4):1041
  24. 31 December 1988 – Nampa CBC, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – American Birds 89th CBC (1988-1989) 43(4):1082
  25. 16 December 1990 – Pocatello CBC, Power County, Latilong 27 –  American Birds 90th CBC (1989-1990) 44(4):918
  26. 14 December 1991–  Boise CBC, Ada County, Latilong 17 –  Al Larson, compiler – American Birds 92nd CBC (1991-1992) 46(4):920
  27. 23 September 1994 – Grandview,  Owyhee County, Latilong 23 – Mark Collie, Florence Knoll – American Birds  49(1):72
  28. 9 -17 September 1995 – Blackfoot,  Bingham County, Latilong 21 – Linda Bietleman American Birds  51(1):83
  29. 25 August 1996 – American Falls Reservoir,  ? Power County, Latilong 27 – Elisa and David Faike – Audubon Field Notes  51(1):88
  30. 20 April 1998 – Payette,  Payette County, Latilong 11 – Fred and Mary Ziellemacker – Audubon Field Notes  52(2):360
  31. 9 May 1998 – Silver Lake Presderve, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Rudy Boesch – Audubon Field Notes  52(2):360
  32. 25 September 1998–  South Fork of the Snake River , 1 mile southeast of Lorenzo, Highway 20 Bridge,  Jefferson County , Latilong 22 – Cliff Weisse – Status Change Repor;t
  33. 20 May 2000– Camas NWR,  Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – Russ Manwaring – North American Birds  54(3):304
  34. 28 October 2002–  Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Mondy Thompson, IBA
  35. 28 January2003 –  Centennial Park, Twin Falls. Twin Falls County, Latilong 25, – Kent Fothergill – Status Change Report
  36. 2-23 June 2003 –  Marshy area adjacent to Henry’s Fork in Chester backwater, Fremont County Latilong 16 – Darren Clark, Cliff Weisse – North American Birds  57(4):519  (Darren),  Status Change Report (Cliff)
  37. 17 September 2003 – Owyhee County, Latilong 17 or 23 ? – Laurie Goodrich – North American Birds 58(2):107
  38. 29 August 2004 – Bingham County, Latilong 21 or 27 ? – Joe Tinsley – North American Birds 59(1):112
  39. 13 August 2008 – Silver Lake Presderve, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Rudy Boesch, Wendy Warren-Money, IBLE
  40. 4-12  October 2008 – Marsing (along the Snake River),  Owyhee County, Latilong 17 Dave Lawrence – IBLE
  41. ♦20 December 2008 –  13 Februay 2009 – Marsing (during Nampa CBC),  Owyhee County, Latilong 17  – Cheryl Huizinga+ , Rod Drewien, Letty Percifield, Rusty Taylor, Van Lybyer, Theresa Araquistain, Fred Hill, Dave Lawrence –
    Rare Bird Report #:14-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  42. ♦25 December 2009 – 7 March 2010 (still there as of March 7) – Marsing (during Nampa CBC),  Owyhee County, Latilong 17  – Dave Lawrence (photo)+ , Jay Carlisle, Louie Quintana, Ileana Cordovanm, Charles Swift, Leanne Lloyd-Fairey(March 3)  Possibly the same bird reported in winter of ’08-’09
    Rare Bird Report #:8-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  43. 29 November 2010 – 1 – Marsing,  Owyhee County, Latilong 17  – Cheryl Huizinga – IBLE Possibly the same bird reported in winter of ’08-’09 and -’09-’10
  44. ♦26 December 2010 – 1 – main Salmon River confluence w/Pahsimeroi River, Custer County, Latilong 13 – Rick Nau+ , Robert Nau
    Rare Bird Report #:169-B-10
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  45. ♦20 July 2013 – Henry’s Fork 1/2 mile upstream from Del Rio Brdge near Saint Anthony, FremontCounty, Latilong 22 – Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #:44-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  46. ♦25 September 2015 – 1 – Kuna Water Treamtment Plant, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Mary Rumple+ ,
    Denise Hughes, Cheryl Huizinga
    Rare Bird Report #:50-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  47. ♦11 Oct 2015 – 1 -Laguna Point area,  a large private pond  in the Boise River Greenbelt, Ada County, Latilong 17 – – Larry+ and Missy (found by) Arnold,  and later the same day by Steve Hofhine, Jason Talbot, Tom McCabe-and  on the 12th by R.L Rowland – IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:57-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  48. ♦12-22 August 2017 – from 1 to 6 (on eBird checklists) – Willow Bay Pier, American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 25 – 1st on Aug. 12 by Pat Weber, 6 (2 adults and 4 juveniles) behaving as a group on Aug. 18 by Austin Young and Kimberli Conrad, also seen by Zeke Walkins, Cheryl Huizinga, Steve Butterworth, Darren Clark, Kathy Eklund – eBird – photos
    Rare Bird Report #:28-B-2017
    Voting: 7-0
  49. ♦4-6 July 2018 – 1 – Blackfoot area, Bingham County, Latilong 21 – Craig Skiarczyk+ and Eric Schoenborn – recording on eBird – also an eBird report for 2 birds on July 6, Tempe Regan
    Rare Bird Report #:24-B-2018
    Voting: 7-0
  50. ♦28 July – 5 August 2018 – 1 – Willow Bay Pier, American Falls, Power County, Latilong 27 – Kathy Ekland – eBird photo
    Rare Bird Report #:35-B-2018
    Voting: 7-0
  51. ♦21 October 2019 – 1 – Esther Simplot Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17- Jon Curd – discovered the day before by Ron Riley, also seen by RL Rowland – photos
    Rare Bird Report #:27-B-2019
    Voting: 7-0

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