Cackling Goose

Branta Canadensis
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species (East and Central)
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Cackling Goose
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
December-February
(Winter)

All Reports (Review Species Only):

As of March 1, 2011, the Cackling Goose has been removed fom the IBRC Review List for the Panhandle and Western Idaho but reports for East and Central Idaho  are still requested.  

  1. 25 December 1954 – (2) – CBC Nampa, Canyon, Latilong 17 – Birdsource 55th CBC (1954-955)
  2. November 1979 – (2) – Minidoka NWR, Cassia County, Latilong 26, Steve Bouffard
    Rare Bird Report #:11-A-06
    Voting: 5-2, 3-4, 5-2
  3. 10-29 October 2004 – (minima) Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County, n Latilong 17 – Harry Krueger -Photo by H. Krueger (on IdahoBirds.net photo gallery) – NAB59(1):112
    Rare Bird Report #:1-A-04
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  4. 16 October – 7 November 2004 – (2) – Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Terry Gray – Photo by T. Gray (on IdahoBirds.net photo gallery)
    Rare Bird Report #:1-B-04
    Voting: 7-0
  5. 25 November 2004 – (1-3) – Lake Lowell, Canyon County, Latilong 17 – Harry Krueger – IBLE
  6. 26 November 2004 – (hutchinsii) Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Harry Krueger – NAB59(1):112
  7. 1 December 2004– January 26 – (up to 6 ) Ann Morrison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Harry Krueger Dec. 30 IBLE “Richardson’s Race) , NAB59(4):627
  8. χ 24 December 2004 – Independence Point, Kootenai Couty, Latilong 2 – Gina Sheridan, Garrett MacDonald, Larry and Matthew Mosquik, Bill Gundlach – Inland-nw-birders – possible photo – request sent for more information on 12 May 2006 -NAB59(4):627
    Rare Bird Report #:11-B-04
    Voting: 0-7
  9. 28 December 2004 – American Falls Reservoir (on the main pond near the island at Springfield, Bingham County, Latilong 21 – Charles Trost – IBLE, NAB59(4):627
  10. 30 December 2004 – Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Harry Krueger IBLE
  11. 2 January 2005 – Lewiston CBC, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Birdsource 105TH CBC (2004-2005)
  12. 5 Febrary 2005 – Custer County, Latilong 13 – Dave and Elise Faike NAB59(4):627
  13. ♦5 February 2005 – Lane Marsh, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Bill Gundlach – NAB59(4):62
    Rare Bird Report #:1-B-05
    Voting: 7-0
  14. 19 March 2005 – Fremont County,Latilong 16 – Cliff Weisse – NAB59(4):628
  15. ♦15 April 2005 – Latah County, Latilong 4 – Terry Gray – NAB59(4):628
    Rare Bird Report #:42-B-06
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  16. χ 30 April 2005 – Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Latilong 21 – James Cleaver
    Rare Bird Report #:2-B-05
    Voting: 3-4, 1-6
  17. ♦4 November 2005 – Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County – Jay Carlisle – IBLE and NAB60(1):103
    Rare Bird Report #:14-B-07
    Voting: 5-2, 5-2
  18. ♦11 December 2005 – Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County – Jay Carlisle – IBLE and NAB60(1):103
    Rare Bird Report #:15-B-07
    Voting: 5-2, 5-2
  19. 7 January 2006 – Sewage Pond for Hidden Valley Trailer Park, south of Moscow, Latah, Latilong 4 – Kas Dumroiese – Inland-nw-birders
  20. ♦16 January 2006 – Spokane River, Coeur d’ Alene, Latilong 2 -Charles Swift
    Rare Bird Report #:65-B-07
    Voting: 6-1, 6-1
  21. χ 9 March 2006 – Genesee Sewage Ponds, Latah, Latilong 4 – Terry Gray – Inland-nw-Birders
    Rare Bird Report #:41-B-06
    Voting: 6-1, 3-4, 3-4
  22. 5 November 2006 – Ann Morison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle -IBLE
  23. ♦10 November 2006 – 1 – Island Park, Fremont County, Latilong 16 – Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #:65-B-06
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  24. ♦5 November 2006 – (hutchinsii’ ) – Ann Morrison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle, IBLE
    Rare Bird Report #:67-B-06
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  25. ♦8 December 2006 – Ann Morrison Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+
    Rare Bird Report #:3-B-07
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  26. ♦16 December 2006 – Julie Davis Park, Boise, Ada County, Latilong 17 – Jay Carlisle+
    Rare Bird Report #:4-B-07
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  27. χ 23 December 2006 – C.J. Striker Reservoir, Owyhee Latilong 24 – Jay Carlisle+
    Rare Bird Report #:5-B-07
    Voting: 3-4, 2-5
  28. ♦18 February 2007 – Bruneau Duck Pond, Owhyee County, Latilong 24 – Cliff Weisse+
    Rare Bird Report #:21-B-07
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  29. ♦9 March 2007 – Sagle Memorial Park , Owhyee County, Latilong 24 – Cliff Weisse+
    Rare Bird Report #:28-B-07
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  30. χ 10 January 2008 – Lewiston, Nez Perce Couty, Latilong 4 – Terry Gray+ – Inland-nw-birders
    Rare Bird Report #:10-B-08
    Voting: 4-3, 4-3, 4-3
  31. ♦22 October 2008 – Moscow, UI Dairy Ponds, Latah County, Latilong 4 – Charles Swift (first discovered) , Terry Gray  – Inland-nw-birders
    Rare Bird Report #: 34-B-08
    Voting: 7-0
  32. χ 6 December 2008 – Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Terry Gray+ plus 15 others on a field trip – Inland-nw-birders
    Rare Bird Report #:35-B-08
    Voting: 2-5, 1-6
  33. ♦18 December -2008 Henry’s Fork on the Snake River in Island Park, Last Chance Seciton about 1/2 mile upsream from Harriman State Park, Fremont County, Latilong 16 – Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #:1-B-09
    Voting: 6-1, 6-1
  34. 27 December 2008 – 4 February 2009 – (2)  Ada County – Harry Krueger  NAB63(3):298
  35. ♦22 March 2009– (5) – Moscow, Darby and Mountain View Roads, Latah County, Latilong 4 – Charles Swift
    Rare Bird Report #:21-B-09
    Voting: 6-1, 5-2
  36. ♦8 May 2009 – North side of Mud Lake, Jefferson County, Latilong 21 – Steve Butterworth+, Marv Lambrech
    Rare Bird Report #:41-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  37. ♦12 October 2009 – 2 – Blue Creek Wetland, Mountain View Lake, NE shore, Owyhee County, Latilong 23 – Heidi Ware+ , Jay Carlisle (photos)
    Rare Bird Report #:57-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  38. ♦29 October 2009 – 1 – River Road south of the Cataldo Mission, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy (report and photographs)
    Rare Bird Report #: 59-B-09
    Voting: 7-0
  39. χ 19 December 2009 – Coeur d’Alene City Beach (CBC), Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Bill Gundlach
    Rare Bird Report #:6-B-10
    Voting: 3-4, 2-5
  40. ♦9 January 2010 – Meridian, Ada County, Lationg 17- Cliff Weisse
    Rare Bird Report #:13-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  41. ♦24 January 2010 –  1 “Aleutian” (B.h. leucopareia) – Courgar Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Doug Ward
    Rare Bird Report #:18-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  42. ♦24 January 2010 –  19 – “Taverner’s” (B.h. taverneri)  – Courgar Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Doug Ward
    Rare Bird Report #:19-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  43. ♦24 January 2010 –  2 – “Ridgway’s” (B.h. minima) – Courgar Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Doug Ward
    Rare Bird Report #:20-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  44. ♦29 January 2010– Hagernan WMA, Gooding County, Latilong 25 – Darren Clark+ , Cliff Weisse, Steve  Buttersorth
    Rare Bird Report #:16-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  45. ♦10 March 2012 – 1 – Rexburg, west of , Madison County, Latilong 22 – Bob Davis
    Rare Bird Report: #:29-B-12
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  46. ♦15 December 2012 – 2  –  pond adjacent to US 20 about 1.3 miles NNE from Thornton, Madison County, Latilong 22 – Cliff Weisse+ , Darren Clark, Bob Davis – during the Rexberg CBC
    Rare Bird Report: #:93-B-12
    Voting: 7-0

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