Snowy Plover

Charadrius nivosus
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species
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Snowy Plover
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
 
December-February
(Winter)

All Reports (Review Species Only):

  1. 21 May 1964 – Minidoka NWR, Minidoka County, Latilong 26 – W.R. Wilbur – Murrelet 57:32-34 – Birds of Idaho
  2. 1 May 1966 – American Falls Reservoir (2 collected), Power County ?, Latilong 27 – Downing and Fichter – Bird of Idaho
  3. 11 April 1974 – Rupert Area, Minidoka County ?, Latilong 26 – William Shillington – AB28(4):829
  4. April 1978 – C.J. Strike WMA, Owyhee County, Latilong 24 – John Dean – Field notes on Snake River Birds of Prey
  5. 31 July 1981 – Hells Gate State Park, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Merlene Koliner, Canyon Birders – Survey Sheets from Canyon Birders
  6. 22 May 1983 Dry Lake,Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Mark Collie – AB37(5):892
  7. May 1984 – Hubbard Reservoir, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Mark Collie, Jim Lyons, Scott Tuthill – AB38(5):937
  8. May 1984 – Indian Creek Reservoir – Ada County, Latilong 17 – Mark Collie, Jim Lyons, Scott Tuthill – AB38(5):937
  9. 18 April 1985 – Springfield Bottoms, Bingham County, Latilong 21 – John Shipley – AB39(3):328
  10. 3 May 1987 – (3) Springfield Bottoms, Bingham County, Latilong 21 = Dennis Paulson – AB41(3)464
  11. June 1988 – (2 pair) Springfield Bottoms, Bingham County, Latilong 21 – Charles Trost, Brian Jamison – AB42(5):1319 – strongly suspected of nesting
  12. June 1989 – (2) American Falls Reservoir, upper end, Bingham County, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – reported to Dan Stephens
  13. χ 28 October 1991 – Sandpoint City Beach, Bonner County, Latilong 1 – Earl Chapin
    Rare Bird Report #:5-B-91
    Voting: 2-5
  14. ♦24-25 May 1992 – Mann Lake, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Russell Gebhart – photograph on file with Shirley Sturts and Chuck Trost – AB46(3):452
    Rare Bird Report #:8-B-92
    Voting: 7-0
  15. 4 September 1992 – (2) American Falls Dam, Power County?, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – A47(1):122 – there for about a week
  16. 8 May 1993 – (8) Dry Lake, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Mark Collie, Dave Trochlell, John Gatchet and others – AB47(3):434 south of Nampa
  17. 8 May 1993 – (2) -C.J. Strike Reservoir(mouth of Bruneau River), Owyhee County, Latilong 21- Harry Krueger – IBLE
  18. 29 August 1994 – (2) American Falls Reservoir, Poser County?, Latilong 27, Dave Burrup – AB49(1):72
  19. 1 June 1997 – Hagerman WMA, Gooding County, Latilong 25 – Kent Fothergill – Status Change Report
  20. ♦25 July 1999 – American Falls Reservoir, Power County?, 1/8 mile W of Willow Bay Marina, Latilong 27 – Jay Carlisle+, Marty Collar
    Rare Bird Report #:78-B-06
    Voting: 7-0
  21. April 30, 2003 – Dry Lake, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Brian Cooper, IBLE
  22. 30 May 2003 – Ingrams Pond, Custer County, Latilong 13 – Elise and Dave Faike – Status Change Report
  23. 2 -5 September 2003 – American Falls Reservoir, Power County?, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost (Sept 2-3, Darren Clark (Sept. 5) IBLE
  24. 30 April 2004 – Dry Lake, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Brian Cooper – IBLE
  25. 7 May 2004 – American Falls, Power County?, Latilong 27 – Charles Trost – NAB58(3):403
  26.  ♦9-12 May 2005 -(2)  Dry Lake, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Craig Fosdick and later R.L. Rowland+, Dave Lawerence (took pictures), Harry Krueger – IBLE, NAB59(4)628 (only photo – no documentation)
    Rare Bird Report #:15-B-05
    Voting:  5-2, 5-2
  27. 27 May 2005 -(2)  (possibly the same ones observed on May 9-12) Dry Lake, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Darrel Marks NAB59(4)628
  28. ♦8 August 2006 – Lower Dam at Lake Lowell, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Denise Hughes, Jim Holcomb, Cheryl Huizinger – IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:59-B-06
    Voting: 7-0
  29. ♦3-5 September 2006 – American Falls Reservoir, Power County, Latilong 27 – Jay Carlisle –
    Rare Bird Report #:60-B-07
    Voting: 7-0
  30. ♦8 May 2010 – Blacks Creek Reservoir, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+ , Heidi Ware, Harry Krueger, Robert Mortenson, Stephanie Coates, Jon Kauffman, and Kurt Frei
    Rare Bird Report #:26-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  31. ♦20 April 2013 – 1 – C J Strike Reservoir – Jack’s CreekAccess, Owyhee County, Latilong 24 – Dave Lawrence+,  Paula Lawrence, Cheryl Huizinga, Denise Hughes, Paul Ostler, Dan Toweil.
    Rare Bird Report #:25-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  32. ♦23 April 2014 – 1 – Mountain Home Reservoir, Elmore County,Latilong 18 – photos submitted – Denise Hughes+, and later the same day R.L.Rowland, Heidi Ware, Jay Carlisle, Larry Arnold
    Rare Bird Report #:23-B-14
    Voting: 7-0
  33. ♦16 April 2015 – Blacks Creek, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Mary Rumple+ , Robert Anderson, Photo
    Rare Bird Report #:13-B-15
    Voting: 7-0
  34. ♦14 May 2017 – 1 – Island Park Reservoir, Fremont County, Latilong 2016 – Cliff+ and Lisa Weisse – photo and video
    Rare Bird Report #:9-B-2017
    Voting: 7-0
  35. ♦26 May 2018 – 1 – C.J. Strike Reservoir, Jack’s Creeks access, Owhee County, Latilong 24 – Denise Hughes+, Cheryl Huizinga, first seen by R.L. Rowland, – photos on eBird checklists
    Rare Bird Report #:27-B-2018
    Voting: 7-0
  36. 12-13 May 2019 – 1 – Blacks Creek Bird Preserve, Ada County, Latilong 217 – Tod Day and later on by 7 other eBird listers – photo – eBird and IBLE
  37. 18 May 2019 – 1 – Oxford slough and coulam roads, Bannock County, Latilong 27 – Stevbe Kahl –

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