Observation of Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) reported May 6, 2013 - 5:06pm by idfg-bwaterbury

What

Species: 
Species Identification Confidence: 
I'm absolutely certain
Observation Method(s): 
Photographed
Count: 
2
Count Type: 
Absolute
Sex: 
Both Sexes
Life State: 
Alive
Life Stage: 
Mature

Where

Location: 
Location Precision: 
±10 meters
Location Resource: 
Transformed Location
Directions: 
From North Fork, Idaho, turn west on the Salmon River Road (Forest Road 30); drive 25 miles downriver; turn left (south) onto Panther Creek Road (Forest Road 55); drive south for approx. 24 miles to just below confluence of Blackbird Creek (0.4 mile below creek).
Location Use: 
Breeding
Habitat Description: 
Idaho Batholith Ecosection; black cottonwood/willow/ponderosa pine riparian area; ponderosa pine/Douglas-fir forest to south and east; scree slopes to north and west. Location is just below Blackbird Mine - a federal Superfund site. Observation timeframe is before peak spring/summer flows.
Region: 
Game Management Unit: 
County: 

When

Date Time: 
May 4, 2013, 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm MDT
Date/Time Precision: 
±60 seconds

Who

Location Unresolveable: 
No