McCown’s Longspur

Rhynchophanes mccownii
Statewide Status: S:11  IBRC Review Species
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McCown's Longspur
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 
December-February
(Winter)

All Reports (Review Species Only):

  1. 6 August 1890 – ( 1 female collected) Birch Creek Sinks, Butte County, Latilong 21 – Vernon Bailey – Birds of Idaho, North America Fauna #5, 1891,pp.1-108 – specimen in the U.S. Natural Museum
  2. 28 August 1977 – (4) – Blue Dome of Birch Creek, Clark County, Latilong 15 – Mark Collie – AB32(2):235 – with flock of Horned Lark
  3. 1 April 1978 – (2) – Rupert area, Minidoka County?, Latilong 26 – John Doremus, W.H. Shillington – AB32(5):1035
  4. 20 February 1980 – (2) – Atomic City , Bingham County, Latilong 21 – Tim Reynolds – AB34(3):293
  5. 5 December 1983 – Idaho Falls, Bingham County, Latilong 21 – Jerry Neufield – record collected by Dan Stephens
  6. September 1984 – (3) – Fremont County, Latilong 16 – Bob Jones – record collected by Dan Stephens
  7. 23 November 1985 – Michaud Flats , Power County, Latilong 27 -Joel Tinsley, Chuck Trost – AB40(1):145
  8. χ April 1987 – Henrys Lake, Fremont County, Latilong 16 – Judy Trotten, Bret Whitey – AB41(3):466
    Rare Bird Report #:4-A-88
    Voting: 1-5
  9. 23 January 2006 – Walker, Madison County, Latilong 22 – Zeke Watkins – IBLE with 3 Horned Larks
  10. ♦20-21 January 20-21 2008 – Kuna (near), Ada County, Latilong 17 – Harry Krueger
    Rare Bird Report #:6-B-08
    Voting: 7-0
  11. 14-15 December 2008 – (2) –  Swan Falls Road, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Harry Krueger  IBLE, North American Birds 63(2):298
  12. ♦5 December 2010 – 1 – Rimn Road  approximately 1000 feet south of the the intersection of Rim and Melmont Roads in Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Cheryl Huizinga+, Denise Hughes, Jay Carlisle, Heidi Ware+
    Rare Bird Report #:168-B-10
    Voting: 6-1, 6-1
  13. ♦14 Oct 2017 – 2 – near Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Latilong 21 – Steve Butterworth+, Darren Clark (found 3 later) – photo by Darren
    Rare Bird Report #:49-B-2017
    Voting: 7-0
  14. ♦9 May 2018 – 2 – Pahsimeroi Valley, private ranch 50 miles north of Howe, Custer County, Latilong 14 – Jay Carlisle, Ben Bright – photos
    Rare Bird Report #:25-B-2018
    Voting: 7-0

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