1 male seen ~8am this morning at Del Mar public works just west of the parking spaces reserved for the public works during week days.
It was among a flock of brown-headed cowbirds and red-winged blackbirds. It struck me as most similar in size and shape to common grackle. Greenish gloss to head, bright yellow eye, grackle-like tail but tail shorter than great-tailed grackle and overall size seemed much too small for that species. Breast brown-bronze color.
Paul L. kindly previewed the record to make sure I wasn't overlooking something obvious but more common.
Pictures in ebird:
Sean G. Buchanan