Red-throated Loon

Gavia stellata
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species
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Red-throated Loon
Carl G. Lundblad
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
rtlo_s
December-February
(Winter)
 

All Reports (Review Species Only):

  1. 6 October 1912 – ( 1 female) – Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Henry Rust – Condor17(3)May/June 1915 specimen examined Condor 15(1) Jan/Feb 1913:41 and in Bird of Idaho
  2. 20 April 1919 – Minidoka County, Latilong 26 – William B, Davis – Birds of Idaho (also reported on May 7, 1919 and April 14, 1920 and May 21, 1921
  3. 6 August 1974 – Warm Lake, Valley County, Latilong 12 – Belle Shaw (observer not given B.Shaw was area editor) – AB29(1):89
  4. 5 November 1975 – 17 February 1976 – (1-2) Nampa, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Belle Shaw (observer not given B.Shaw was area editor) – AB30(1):98, AB30(3):742
  5. 12 August 1980 – Alice Lake, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Dean Jones and others – AB35(2):205
  6. ♦17 and 21 June 1981 – Mokins Bay, Hayden lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Peg Hughes+
    Rare Bird Report #:7-B-87
    Voting: 6-1, 6-1
  7. May 1982 – Laird Park, Latah County , Latilong 4- Griff Walker – AB36(5):875 – seen about 5 times flying Palouse River
  8. ♦28 June 1982 – McArthur Lake WMA, Boundary County, Latilong 1 – Peg Hughes+
    Rare Bird Report #:13-B-88
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  9. July 1983 – Massacre Rocks State Park, Power County, Latilong 27 – Dan Taylor – AB38(2):224
  10. 27 August 1983 – Cascade Reservoir, Valley County, Latilong 1 – Mark Collie – AB38(2):224
  11. 19 October 1985 – Mann Lake, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Ron Neu – AB40(1):142 and Birdnotes Nov. 1985
  12. ♦2 November 1986 – Sunnyside, Bonner County, Latilong 1 – Paul Sieracki+  -AB41(1):118
    Rare Bird Report #:5-B-86
    Voting: 5-2, 5-2
  13. 13 October 1987 – Alturas Lake, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Mark Collie and Florence Knoll – AB42(1):104
  14. 26 November -2 January 1988 – Mokins Bay, Hayden Lake, Kootenai County, Latilon 2 – Peg Hughes – AB42(1):104 and AB(2):296
  15. 17 October 1989 – Island Park Reservoir, Fremont County, Latilong 16 – Mark Collie and Frances Knoll – AB44(1) 128
  16. 15 December 1989 & 20 March 1990 – Mokins Bay, Hayden Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Peg Hughes – AB44(2):296 and AB44(3):466
  17. ♦23 October 1992 – 9 November 1992 (1 immature) – Harrison, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Dan Svingen+ – AB47(1):121, many observers including Shirley Sturts, Kas Dumroese, Carol Vande Vorde
    Rare Bird Report #:17-B-92
    Voting: 7-0
  18. 5 February 1994 – Harrison, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Jim Acton and Warren Hall AFN48(2);228 – and reported on Birding Hot Line
  19. 29 October 1994 – Payette lake, Payette County, Latilong 11 – David Trochlell – AFN49(1):72
  20. 6 November 1994 – American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost, Bard Hammond and many others – AFN49(1):72
  21. 22 October 1996 – American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Dan Taylor – AFN51(1):88
  22. 22 September 1997 – Cascade Reservoir, Valley County, Latilong 11 – Mark Collie and Florence Knoll – AFN52(1):93
  23. 6-8 November 1998 – Wolf Lodge Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Corinne Cameron, Kris Buchler, Cindy Langlitz – NAB53(1):79
  24. 7 October 2000 – Heyburn State Park, Benewah County, Latilong 2 – Judy Dearborn (visiting Birder – reported to Kas Dumoese – it was with a raft of Common Loon
  25. ♦8 November 2003 – 11 November 2003 – (seen every day) – Island Park Reservoir, Fremont County, latilong 16 – Cliff and Lisa Weisse+
    Rare Bird Report #:9-B-05
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  26. 22 October 2004 – (3) – Valley County, Latilong 11 – Emily Stoddard North – Amercan Birds 59(1):112
  27. 27 November 2004 – J.C. Strike Wildlife Management Area. Elmore County, Latilong 24 – Harry Krueger – IBLE
  28. ♦20 November 2005 – Island Park Reservoir, Fremont County, latilong 16 – Cliff Weisse+
    Rare Bird Report #:30-B-05
    Voting: 7-0
  29. ♦16 October 2006 – (1) – Hayden Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy
    Rare Bird Report #:57-B-06
    Voting: 4-3, 4-3, 5-2
  30. ♦13-16 April 2007 – Sunnyside, Lake Pend Oreille, Bonner County, Latilong 1 – Earl Chapin+ , Terry Gray+
    Rare Bird Report #:25-B-07
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  31. ♦16-22 October 2009– (1) – Hayden Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy+ Doug Ward+
    Rare Bird Report #:58-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  32. ♦26 November  still there as of  14 February 2011 – 1 – Cottonwood Park Recreational area, Owyhee County, Latilong 24 – Jay Carlisle, Danette Henderson, Heidi Ware, Cherly Huizinga and others  – IBLE photos
    Rare Bird Report #:159-B-10
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  33. ♦29 October 2011 – 2 – open water above C.J. Strike Dam betwee Black Sands and Cove Recreation area –  Owyhee/Elmore County line, Latilong 24 – Jay Carlisle+ , Danette Henderson, Heidi Ware, and others  – IBLE photos Rare Bird Report #:55-B-11
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  34. ♦6-7 November 2011 – Snake River Bridge betweem Roberts and Menan, Jefferson County, Latilong 21- Steve Butterworth+, Darren Clark (Photo) , IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:13-B-12
    Voting: 7-0
  35. ♦7-20 November 2011  – Cougar Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Garrett MacDonald (Nov. 9)+ , Janet Callen+ , Jan Severtson, Shirley Sturts+  –   first reported as a possible Red-throated  on 8 November 2011 by Janet Callen, Roland Craft and Shirley Sturts with  only back and side views- also by Doug Ward+ (Nov. 7 and 10) IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:57-B-11
    Voting: 7-0
  36.  ♦26 October 2013 – 1 imm – Chatcolet Lake Marina, Benewah County, Latilong 2 – Carol Lundblad
    Rare Bird Report #:54-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  37. ♦26 October 2013 – 1- open water at C.J. Strike Reservoir above Bruneau Am Narrows-  Owyhee/Elmore County line, Latilong 24 – Jay Carlisle+ , Heidi Ware, Cheryl Huizinga and others  – IBLE photos
    Rare Bird Report #:60-B-13
    Voting: 7-0

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