Harlequin Duck

Histrionicus histrionicus
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species (West, Winter, Migration- East)
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Harlequin Ducks
Darren Clark
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
December-February
(Winter)

All Reports (Review Species Only):
Report Winter sightings in all regions, Migration in East, all year in West.

  1. 1 January 1978 – 1 – Marsing Island Park, at the Snake River Bridge, Owyhee County, Latilong 17 – Dean Jones, Golden Eagle Audubon – eBird Historical
  2. ♦8 December 2003 (female or 1st year immature) – Coeur d’Alene River, Kingston, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Lisa Hardy – Rare Bird Allert 8 Dec. 2003, NorthAmerican Birds 58(2):255
    Rare Bird Report #:67-B-10
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0
  3. 18 December 2004 – Salmon, Lemhi County, Latilong 10 – Hadley Roberts –  North American Birds 59(4):627
  4. ♦17 February 2010 – Bennet Bay, Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Paul Sieracki – Inland-nw-Birders
    Rare Bird Report #:60-B-10
    Voting: 7-0
  5. 18 May 2011 – Bear Lake WMA, Franklin County, Latilong 28 – Annettee DeKnijf – IBRC  (report requested)
  6. ♦21 April 2013 – 2- Mores Creek, Highway 28 near mile marker 28, Boise County, Latilong 18  – Stoddard and Ellen Davenport  – photo video submitted
    Rare Bird Report #:24-B-14
    Voting: 7-0
  7. ♦19 February – 1 March 2015 – 1 immature male –  11st Street Marina (Tubbs Hill) Coeur d’Alene Lake, Kootenai County, Latilong 2 – Bob Kemp+, Will Young on February 20, Doug Wad  on February 27  and Mary Deasy March 1 at the 3rd Street entrance to Tubbs Hill.
    Rare Bird Report #:12-B-2015
    Voting: 7-0
  8. 8 May 2019 – 2 – Idaho Falls area, Bonneville County, Latilong 21 – Don Weber, Sheri Web – photo of one male – eBird
  9. » 15 December 2019 – 2 male and apparent female – Clearwater River about 3 miles east of Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Carl Lundblad and located after that by several birders – photos
    Rare Bird Report #:36-B-2019

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