Northern Hawk Owl

Surnia ulula
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species
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Northern Hawk Owl
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 
December-February
(Winter)

All Reports (Review Species Only):

  1. 27 August 1923 – Lolo Trail, Idaho County, Latilong 5 – R.L. Hand – Birds of Idaho, Condor 35:32
  2. 3 November 1925 – (1 immature Male Collected 12 miles south of the Lochsa) Idaho County, Latilong 5, Stanley Butte – R.L. Hand – Birds of Idaho, Condor 35:32
  3. » 9 December 1936 – 1 collected – Blackwell Meadows, Coeur d’Alene, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Joshua Harlan Carey – Conner Musuem 03-572
    Rare Bird Report  #:96-B-10
  4. 25 January 1963 – (2) – Nampa CBC – Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Birdsourse 64th CBD (1963-1964)
  5. 14 September 1973 – Nampa area, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – AB28(1):80
  6. 30 January 1975 – Moscow, Latah County, Latilong 4 – Earl Larison – AB28(3):666
  7. 6 December 1974 – Rainy Hill Campground, Kootenai County, Latilong 2, Palouse Audubon Field Trip, John Cobb,Leader, many observers – Prairie Owl February 1976 (newsletter of the Palouse Audubon Chapter)
  8. ♦December 1978 – Bunker Hill Complex near Kellogg, Shoshone County – Latilong 2 – Doug Schonewald+
    Rare Bird Report #:29-B-05
    Voting: 7-0
  9. 6 January- 4 February 1979 – just west of the Cataldo Mission, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – 1st observed by Shirley Sturts and Nikki Strong and later by many observers including Jim Acton who took photographs – Rare Bird Alert
  10. 4 February 1979 – same location and I assume the same bird as 6 January – Jim Walcott and Ed McVicker – Bird Notes February 1979 (newsletter of the Canyon Birders). (note: there is a possibility that the bird at Bunker Hill… and the Cataldo bird are the same one. However Doug thinks they are two different birds because his bird stayed around the Bunker Hill Complex)
  11. 15 January 1982 – (2?), not confirmed) Moscow area, Latah County, Latilong 2 – reported by 2 students – Prairie Owl February 1982
  12. 21 March 1983 – (1 possibly) – Blackwell Hill, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Gertrude Hanson – gliding between trees – not positive – Report from G. Hanson to S.Sturts
  13. 30 November 1986 – Moscow, Latah County, Latilong 4 – Earl Larrison – AB41(1):120
  14. χ 31 October 1988 – Garfield Bay, Pend Oreille lake – Susan Macleod+
    Rare Bird Report #:2-B-89
    Voting: 6-1, 4-3, 4-3
  15. 14 December 1991 – Moscow CBC, Latah County, Latilong 4 –
  16. ♦9 August 1992 – Cow Creek, Boundary County, Latilong 1 – Earl Chapin+
    Rare Bird Report #:13-B-92
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  17. ♦7-18 July- and August 2001 – Snow Lake, Boundary County, latilong 1 – Earl Chapin+ 1st reported them, Marty Collar, Larry Barnes, David Trochlell – 1 pair nested and had 2 fledglings – In August, Earl found shot gun shells near the nest and they were gone – NAB55(4)508
    Rare Bird Report #:11-B-01
    Voting: 7-0
  18. ♦7 January – 5 March 2004 – Ketchum Elkhorn Village, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Poo Wright-Pulliam, Mike Munts, Scott Bailey+, Ryan Brady+ and Kathleen Cameron+ and many others, several photographs- Banded by Idaho Bird Observatory
    Rare Bird Report #:2-B-04
    Voting: 7-0
  19. ♦9-14 November 2007 – Rexburg, Madison County, Latilong 22 0 Cliff Weisse+ , Jack Briggs+ and others
    Rare Bird Report #:53-B-07
    Voting: 7-0
  20. ♦24 November 2007 – Grangeville, 5 miles west of, Idaho County, Latilong 7 – Scott Trost
    Rare Bird Report #:103-B-07
    Voting: 6-1, 6-1
  21. ♦19 October 2013– 1 –  North of Idaho Falls,  Bonneville County, Latilong 21 – Alyssa Rod
    Rare Bird Report #:75-B-13
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  22. ♦3-4 December 2013 – 16 January 2014 – 1 –  Moscow, Latah County, Latilong 4 – discovered by Erik Stauber, verified by Terry Gray (good photos) and Charles Swift , Keith Carlson (Dec.4th) and others – Inland-nw-biders – Hit by a car and died. January 16, 2014.
    Rare Bird Report #:65-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  23. ♦2-3 July 2014 – 2 adults – 2 fledgling – E/NE of Warm Lake,  Valley County, Latilong 12 – Jay Carlisle+ found, Larry and Missy Arnold+ on July 3 – 2 adults – 3 fledgling 4-5 road miles, 3 air miles from other nest above,  Bob Steele, Susan Steele+, Sandra Zarate- many photographs
    Rare Bird Report #:32-B-14
    Voting: 7-0
  24. 1 January 2015- 8 February 2015 – 1 – Bellevue, Blaine County, Latilong 19 – Kathleen Cameron, Denise Hughes and several others – IBLE  (4-eBird reports between Jan. 1-Feb. 8)

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